Canon City, CO 81212 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 785
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,367
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 790
  • County: Fremont County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.449, Longitude -105.233
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 81212 to the other 488 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 216 56th
Diversity Index2 # 234 52nd
Median Household Income # 416 15th
Per Capita Income # 396 19th

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Canon City, CO 81212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 29,342
Population in Households 23,904
Population in Familes 18,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,438
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 10,683
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 6,801
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,300 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,383 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,374 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $152,867
Average Home Value $167,647


Median Household Income $38,434
Average Household Income $52,963
Per Capita Income $20,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.21%
Households -0.11% -0.1%
Families -0.25% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
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.

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