Canton, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,097 housing units in Canton. This represents a 3.2% growth from 5,907 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,000 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 97 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Canton is about 69.2%. Canton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.1%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Canton were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom15.70%
Two Bedrooms35%
Three Bedrooms35.20%
Four Bedrooms11.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.39
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$61,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$82,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.04
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$310

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.60%
Home Equity Loan6%
Simple Mortgage44.30%
Debt Free47%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15%