Canton, IL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
43
1.18% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
16.5%
6.16% 1-year increase

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Canton, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.71%), White (Hispanic) (2.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.339%).

None of the households in Canton, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

Most people in Canton, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Canton, IL was 2 cars per household.

Canton, IL borders Galesburg, IL, Macomb, IL, and Peoria, IL.

Population & Diversity

In 2018, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.5k people) in Canton, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 842 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Canton, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.5k ± 23
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 88
  3. White (Hispanic)
    842 ± 129
2.94%
Hispanic Population
1.04k people

In 2018, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.5k people) in Canton, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 842 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.94% of the people in Canton, IL are hispanic (1.04k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Canton, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.77%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
627 people
2.05%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
734 people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    999 ± 114
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    354 ± 106
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    347 ± 96

Canton, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Canton, IL employs N/A people. The largest industries in Canton, IL are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 200
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 182
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 126
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

People in Canton, IL have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Canton, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Canton, IL is N/A. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Canton, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Canton, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $107,035, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $106,358 and $104,553.

The following map shows all of the counties in Canton, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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14.1k
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Canton, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Canton, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.27%)
  3. Walked (2.66%)

In 2018, 85.4% of workers in Canton, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.27%) and those who walked to work (2.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Canton, IL have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Canton, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Canton, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Canton, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Canton, IL (5.41k out of 32.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Canton, IL is false, followed by false and false.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Canton, IL has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

6.05%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Canton, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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