Canon City, CO 81212 ZIP Code Profile


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
  • County: Fremont County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.449, Longitude -105.233
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 823
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,652
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 788
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,864

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Canon City, CO 81212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,998
Daytime Population: Workers 13,111
Daytime Population: Residents 14,674
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,785
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 24,495
Population in Familes 19,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,503
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $40,938
Average Household Income $57,696
Per Capita Income $21,491


Total Housing Units 11,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,397 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,388 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,148 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $162,647
Average Home Value $193,856


Total Households 10,785
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 6,866
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.29%
Households 0.24% 0.32%
Families 0.18% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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

The table below compares 81212 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 74 85th
Population Density # 206 59th
Diversity Index # 238 53rd
Median Household Income # 404 20th
Per Capita Income # 441 13th

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