Canon City, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 16,725 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 8,048  (48.1%)
Females: 8,677  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 81212.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,577 (it was $31,736 in 2000)
Canon City:

$49,577
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,098 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Canon City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $184,829 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Canon City:

$184,829
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $206,882; detached houses: $217,600; townhouses or other attached units: $238,995; mobile homes: $25,356

Median gross rent in 2019: $861.

March 2019 cost of living index in Canon City: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.1%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 39.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for American Indian residents, 43.7% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Canon City, CO (2019)
    • 14,67986.5%White alone
    • 1,75210.3%Hispanic
    • 1981.2%Two or more races
    • 1510.9%Black alone
    • 890.5%American Indian alone
    • 210.1%Asian alone

Races in Canon City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 116 registered sex offenders living in Canon City, Colorado as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canon City is 147 to 1.


Crime rates in Canon City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(24.6)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(79.7)
27
(166.7)
27
(170.0)
33
(207.2)
17
(108.2)
23
(137.5)
3
(18.2)
11
(67.5)
16
(95.7)
20
(120.8)
37
(220.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(42.9)
1
(6.2)
4
(25.2)
4
(25.1)
1
(6.4)
4
(23.9)
7
(42.5)
2
(12.3)
6
(35.9)
7
(42.3)
2
(11.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
109
(668.6)
90
(555.6)
50
(314.8)
45
(282.6)
48
(305.6)
66
(394.6)
70
(424.9)
54
(331.5)
50
(299.0)
67
(404.7)
61
(363.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
101
(619.6)
88
(543.3)
80
(503.6)
57
(357.9)
70
(445.7)
75
(448.4)
94
(570.6)
62
(380.6)
110
(657.8)
96
(579.8)
136
(809.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
647
(3,969)
501
(3,093)
465
(2,927)
390
(2,449)
363
(2,311)
445
(2,660)
482
(2,926)
477
(2,928)
488
(2,918)
623
(3,763)
635
(3,781)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(184.0)
25
(154.3)
23
(144.8)
14
(87.9)
13
(82.8)
19
(113.6)
19
(115.3)
21
(128.9)
52
(310.9)
38
(229.5)
47
(279.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(61.3)
2
(12.3)
9
(56.7)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.7)
4
(23.9)
7
(42.5)
2
(12.3)
7
(41.9)
4
(24.2)
6
(35.7)
City-Data.com crime index427.2445.1395.6359.9279.9343.0278.5327.2346.7399.7518.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Canon City, CO

Crime rate in Canon City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 44 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Colorado average:

2.16
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Ancestries: German (17.2%), American (11.8%), English (8.6%), Italian (5.7%), Irish (5.2%), Norwegian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5332 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,392 people per square mile   (low).

Canon City, Colorado map

121 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $937 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $815 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (35.2 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (37.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (512.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln Park, CO (1.2 miles ),
Brookside, CO (1.8 miles ),
Williamsburg, CO (2.4 miles ),
Rockvale, CO (2.5 miles ),
Florence, CO (2.7 miles ),
Penrose-Portland, CO (3.4 miles ),
Penrose, CO (3.5 miles ),
Victor, CO (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 105.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,209 (+13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,680 (58.7%)

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Canon City, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Canon City, CO in 2019
Canon City satellite photo by USGS

Canon City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.4%
Colorado:

6.2%
Historical population in Canon City, CO
Historical housing units in Canon City, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +2,672 (+20.9%).
Most common industries in Canon City, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.2%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.3%)
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Canon City, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Canon City, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Canon City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Canon City city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 35.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Canon City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 765% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 507.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Canon City center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from Canon City center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 273.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Canon City:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST THOMAS MORE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1338 PHAY AVE)
  • FREMONT REGIONAL HOSPICE (107 NORTH 7TH)
  • CANON LODGE CARE CENTER (905 HARDING AVENUE)
  • CANON LODGE INC (905 HARDING AVENUE)
  • CENTURA HEALTH PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (1338 PHAY AVENUE)
  • HILDEBRAND CARE CENTER (1401 PHAY AVENUE)
  • SKYLINE RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (515 FAIRVIEW STREET)
  • VALLEY VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (2120 NORTH 10TH STREET)
  • CANON CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (2245 FREMONT DR)
  • FREMONT COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY (172 JUSTICE CENTER ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Canon City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canon City:

  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 33 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,395)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 35 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado College (about 36 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 37 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 38 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 38 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

Public high schools in Canon City:

  • CANON CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,147, Location: 1313 COLLEGE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CANON ONLINE ACADEMY (Location: 101 NORTH 14TH STREET, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Canon City:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30, Location: 1415 ELM AVE, Grades: KG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canon City:

Private elementary/middle school in Canon City:

  • FOUR MILE ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN (Students: 13, Location: 3180 E MAIN ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Canon City:

  • CANON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $950,358; Location: 516 MACON AVE; 69,757 books; 4,888 audio materials; 5,240 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Saint Scholastica Academy for girls closed in 2002.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Canon City: American Medical Response (A), Canon City Fire District Station 1 (B), Fremont County Sheriff's Office (C), Fremont County Combined Investigative Response Team (D), Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility (E), Fremont County Detention Center (F), Canon City Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seventh and Main Shopping Center (1), Oxford Shopping Center (2), Kendall Shopping Center (3), Craddock Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sell Lake (A), Mud Gulch Detention MG-1 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Sand Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Canon City include: Rudd Park (1), Margrette Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dinosaur Depot Museum (330 Royal Gorge Boulevard) (1), Museum of Colorado Prisons (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 North 1st Street) (2), Buckskin Joe (Tours & Charters; 1289 County Road 3A) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Knotty Pine Motel (2990 East Main Street) (1), Holiday Motel (1502 Main Street) (2), Comfort Inn (311 Royal Gorge Boulevard) (3), Colorado Inn - Rooms (1031 Royal Gorge Boulevard) (4), Hotel St Cloud LLC (631 Main Street) (5), Colorado Inn (1031 Royal Gorge Boulevard) (6), Cactus Rose (44058 West US Highway 50) (7), Best Western Royal Gorge (1925 Fremont Drive) (8), Quality Inn & Suites (3075 East US 50) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Canon City City Government - Municipal Court (161 Justice Center Road) (1), Colorado State Government - County Court- Combined Courts- District Co (136 Justice Center Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Edgar Allen - Anatomist and physiologist, Stan Blake - Politician.

Fremont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canon City and their reported violations in the past:

CANON CITY CITY OF (Population served: 34,800, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE CO OF COLO (Population served: 3,024, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-08-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2007)
  • 43 regular monitoring violations
PROSPECTORS RV RESORT (Population served: 407, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
TALLAHASSEE TRUCKING INC (Population served: 106, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PONDEROSA CG (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
OPHIR CREEK NO 4 (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PURGATOIRE CG (Population served: 46, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOUTHSIDE CG 3020 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canon City that have no violations reported:

  • ST CHARLES CG (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRUCE CG (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SELLEN WATER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Canon City in 2010:

  • 945 people in state prisons
  • 337 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Canon City in 2000:

  • 955 people in state prisons
  • 361 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Canon City (2011 data):

  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Canon City Wal-Mart Branch at 3105 East Highway 50, branch established on 1999/05/15; Canon City Royal Gorge Branch at 831 Royal Gorge Boulevard, branch established on 1974/09/16. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Canon East Branch at 3080 East Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/01; Canon Main Branch at 532 Main Street, branch established on 1874/08/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Canon National Bank: at 816 Royal Gorge Boulevard, branch established on 1974/10/23; Fremont Drive Branch at 2101 Fremont Drive, branch established on 1997/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.6 mil, Deposits: $201.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Canon Bank Corporation
  • High Country Bank: Canon City Branch at 150 North Raynolds, branch established on 2007/06/20. Info updated 2009/04/08: Bank assets: $181.4 mil, Deposits: $158.6 mil, headquarters in Salida, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: High Country Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Pueblo Bank and Trust Company: Main Street And Canon City Branch at 1401 Main Street, branch established on 1992/06/29. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $309.6 mil, Deposits: $272.8 mil, headquarters in Pueblo, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pueblo Bancorporation
  • Great Western Bank: Canon City Branch at 110 South 9th Street, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Canon City Branch at 801 Macon Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Legacy Bank: - Canon City Branch at 1010 Royal Gorge Blvd, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $252.4 mil, Deposits: $213.1 mil, headquarters in Wiley, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Canon City:

Marital status in Canon City, CO
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Canon City:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Colorado average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Canon City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canon City, CO (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0313
Evangelical Protestant6,38936
Mainline Protestant2,1359
Other1,5425
None27,727-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Fremont County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Fremont County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fremont County:

6.4%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Colorado:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Canon City:

20.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Canon City:

11.4%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Canon City:

35.3%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Canon City:

55.6%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Canon City:

77.0%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Canon City, CO Residents

Canon City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,168,000 ($69.84)
    Regular Highways: $803,000 ($48.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,417,000 ($264.10)
    Water Utilities: $3,516,000 ($210.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,236,000 ($133.69)
    Regular Highways: $2,113,000 ($126.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,473,000 ($88.07)
    Financial Administration: $546,000 ($32.65)
    General - Other: $479,000 ($28.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $450,000 ($26.91)
    Sewerage: $447,000 ($26.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $393,000 ($23.50)
    General Public Buildings: $266,000 ($15.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $231,000 ($13.81)
    Libraries: $117,000 ($7.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($6.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $742,000 ($44.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $522,000 ($31.21)

Canon City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,852,000 ($110.73)
    Sewerage: $871,000 ($52.08)
    Other: $492,000 ($29.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($0.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $72,000 ($4.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $60,000 ($3.59)
    Highways: $38,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $494,000 ($29.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $279,000 ($16.68)
    Rents: $104,000 ($6.22)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($4.13)
    Special Assessments: $66,000 ($3.95)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($2.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,911,000 ($413.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,034,000 ($61.82)
    Other: $590,000 ($35.28)
    General Local Government Support: $48,000 ($2.87)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,806,000 ($406.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $929,000 ($55.55)
    Property: $573,000 ($34.26)
    Other License: $249,000 ($14.89)
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000 ($4.66)
    Other: $23,000 ($1.38)

Canon City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,063,000 ($840.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,539,000 ($809.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $524,000 ($31.33)

Canon City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,648,000 ($756.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,345,000 ($80.42)

8.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from El Paso County, CO  1.17% ($48,977 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.67% ($40,697)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.31% ($41,043)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to El Paso County, CO  1.09% ($39,887 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.89% ($35,269)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.27% ($34,795)
Businesses in Canon City, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Big O Tires1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
Goodwill4UPS5
H&R Block1Village Inn1
Hilton1Vons1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Canon City:

  • KRLN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: ROYAL GORGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canon City:

  • K289AH (105.7 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)

TV broadcast stations around Canon City:

  • K12ME (Channel 12; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K19DY (Channel 19; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K10LI (Channel 10; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Canon City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 65.8mTotal length
  • $6,267,000Total costs
  • 83,322Total average daily traffic
  • 5,118Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,199Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Canon City, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Canon City, CO

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 99. The highest number of fires - 185 took place in 2006, and the least - 64 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Canon City, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.1%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Canon City, CO
    • 66952.1%Outside Fires
    • 36328.3%Structure Fires
    • 12810.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1239.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canon City, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Canon City, Colorado:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3075 E Hwy 50, Canon City, Colorado 81212 , Phone: (719) 275-8676, Fax: (719) 275-8675
  • Best Western Canon City, 110 Latigo Ln, Canon City, Colorado 81212 , Phone: (719) 275-2400, Fax: (719) 276-0101
  • Hampton Inn, 102 Mccormick Pkwy, Canon City, Colorado 81212 , Phone: (719) 269-1112, Fax: (719) 269-1113
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canon City, Colorado
Most common first names in Canon City, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26277.1 years
Mary20681.0 years
William19576.1 years
James15775.1 years
Robert15472.7 years
Charles14377.7 years
George11979.1 years
Frank9878.9 years
Joseph9776.9 years
Helen9781.0 years
Most common last names in Canon City, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13578.8 years
Jones7278.2 years
Miller6180.0 years
Wilson5978.9 years
Williams5875.7 years
Johnson5880.1 years
Davis5176.6 years
Brown5075.2 years
Anderson3578.4 years
Nelson3176.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Canon City, CO
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Canon City, CO
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Canon City compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Canon City on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
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