Canton, IL has a population of 14,397 and is the 2,925th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,832 per sq mi which is 724% higher than the Illinois average and 1922% higher than the national average. The median age in Canton is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Canton, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 83% of Canton residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.