Paxton, IL has a population of 4,276 and is the 7,142nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,451 per sq mi which is 537% higher than the Illinois average and 1502% higher than the national average. The median age in Paxton is 42 which is approximately 13% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Paxton, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 75% of Paxton residents were born in Illinois, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.