Canon City, CO 81212 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 81212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canon City, CO 81212

Acceptable Alternative
Brookside, CO 81212

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buckskin Joe, CO 81212
Ilse, CO 81212
Parkdale, CO 81212
Penitentiary, CO 81212
Prospect Heights, CO 81212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 807
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,759
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 796
  • County: Fremont County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.449, Longitude -105.233
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canon City, CO 81212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,818
Population in Households 24,308
Population in Familes 19,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,510
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 10,678
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 6,821
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,342 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,336 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,183 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $166,657
Average Home Value $192,757


Median Household Income $39,882
Average Household Income $56,189
Per Capita Income $20,879
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.14%
Households 0.02% 0.11%
Families -0.01% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Canon City, CO 81212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81212 to the other 504 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 86th
Population Density1 # 206 60th
Diversity Index2 # 237 53rd
Median Household Income # 417 17th
Per Capita Income # 439 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.