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Canon City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Cañon City had a population of 17,121 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Canon City is located at latitude 38.441 and longitude -105.2424 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cañon City encompass a land area of 12.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,351 feet.

The City of Cañon City (GNIS ID: 2409976) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cañon City is located within Cañon City Division of Fremont County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Canon City: Canyon City, East Canon.

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Canon City, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Canon City, CO Housing Affordability Index is 141
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Canon City, CO Wealth Index is 63
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 17,121
Population in Households 15,765
Population in Families 12,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,356
Population Density 1,376
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,597
Average Household Income $62,028
Per Capita Income $25,936
Wealth Index3 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,511 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,446 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 591 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $169,288
Housing Affordability Index2 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,956
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,189
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.46% 0.45%
Households 0.5% 0.5%
Families 0.45% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Canon City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canon City to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 43 91st
Population Density # 133 71st
Diversity Index # 265 43rd
Median Household Income # 355 23rd
Per Capita Income # 334 27th

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