Statewide Claims to Fame

Cañon City is 4th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Cañon City is 9th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Income below poverty line

Cañon City is 13th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 16,462 34th 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.5 35th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,312.1 77th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 72nd 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.2% 89th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.4% 4th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.3% 87th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.2% 79th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Race - White 92.0% 21st 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.7% 26th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 13th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 103rd 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 108th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 94th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 76th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 85.3% 26th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Female residents 49.1% 85th 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.1% 86th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Housing units 7,295 39th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.7% 44th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 6,525 38th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.3% 87th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $143,600 94th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 1.9 108th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $20,068 91st $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $33,966 105th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.0% 9th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Cañon City Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,186 62nd 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $255,840 35th $65,896,788 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,184 36th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $31,405 41st $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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