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Population in 2012: 16,462 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.7%
 

Males: 9,292  (56.4%)
Females: 7,170  (43.6%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81212.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,793 (it was $31,736 in 2000)
Canon City:

$38,793
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,073

Canon City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,574 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Canon City:

$151,574
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,476; Detached houses: $165,032; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,002; In 2-unit structures: $266,344; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,957; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $416,774; Mobile homes: $65,149; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,731

Median gross rent in 2012: $708.

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Canon City races chart
  • White alone - 13,265 (80.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,845 (11.2%)
  • Black alone - 804 (4.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 235 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 201 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 147 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canon City: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (15.0%), English (9.3%), United States (4.8%), Italian (4.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5332 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,370 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Canon City:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canon City city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

647 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Canon City, Colorado as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Canon City to the number of sex offenders is 16,462 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $802 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $777 (0.5%)

Canon City satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1999: 88 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2003: 107 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2004: 82 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $258,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.45 N, Longitude: 105.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,404 (+14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,434 (61.9%)

Area code: 719

Canon City household income distribution Canon City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Canon City by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00000022000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.012.312.60.00.00.0
Rapes 6802531132727331723
per 100,000 37.049.50.0156.7193.479.7166.7170.0207.2108.2137.5
Robberies 38174714414
per 100,000 18.549.56.343.925.042.96.225.225.16.423.9
Assaults 16473145731099050454866
per 100,000 98.7290.7195.6282.0455.3668.6555.6314.8282.6305.6394.6
Burglaries 691148583871018880577075
per 100,000 425.8705.1536.4520.2542.7619.6543.3503.6357.9445.7448.4
Thefts 500570450449579647501465390363445
per 100,000 3085.33525.72840.02814.03611.53968.83093.02927.32449.02311.22660.4
Auto thefts 1730372727302523141319
per 100,000 104.9185.6233.5169.2168.4184.0154.3144.887.982.8113.6
Arson 0414371029124
per 100,000 0.024.788.418.843.761.312.356.76.312.723.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.2) 220.8324.0215.0364.4457.9435.6453.8403.3366.9285.4349.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Colorado average:

2.23

Canon City, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,672 (+20.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Canon City-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 50% 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 slightly below Colorado state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Canon City center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2001 at 12:45:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from Canon City center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Canon City topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Canon City:

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

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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: 5,185)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 35 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 37 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 38 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 44 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Adams State College (about 77 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)

Public high schools in Canon City:

Private high school in Canon City:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 1415 ELM AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canon City:

Private elementary/middle school in Canon City:

  • FOUR MILE ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 3180 E MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Canon City, School District: CANON CITY RE-1

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.

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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 USHighway 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

 
Fremont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

CANON CITY CITY OF (Population served: 34800, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Chlorine dioxide. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2003)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2002)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2002)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
WHITEWATER BAR AND GRILL (Address: 45045 Hwy 50 W , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BROOKSIDE TOWN OF (Population served: 219, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-06-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-24-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
THUNDERBIRD OF ROYAL GORGE RST (Address: 28 CR 3A , Population served: 202, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
YOGI BEAR JELLYSTONE PARK CAMP (Address: 43595 W US HWY 50 , Population served: 127, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROYAL VIEW CG (Address: 43590 HWY 50 W , Population served: 106, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
COLLEGIATE VALLEY MV (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-1997), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PONDEROSA CG (Address: 3170 E Main St , Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ROYAL GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY (Address: PO BOX 1387, Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • ST CHARLES CG (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.9%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Canon City, CO

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

Canon City compared to Colorado state average:

Canon City, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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

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

  • Super 8 Motel Canon City, 209 N 19TH, Canon City, CO 81212 , Phone: (719) 275-8687
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3075 E Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 , Phone: (719) 275-8676, Fax: (719) 275-8675
  • Comfort Inn, 311 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212 , Phone: (719) 276-6900
  • Best Western Canon City, 110 Latigo Ln, Canon City, CO 81212 , Phone: (719) 275-2400, Fax: (719) 276-0101
  • Hampton Inn, 102 Mccormick Pkwy, Canon City, CO 81212 , Phone: (719) 269-1112, Fax: (719) 269-1113
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canon City, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Canon City travel time to work - commute


Canon City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.01%
Here36.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents45.3%12.2%5.7%3.3%3.2%
Congregations6.4%12.8%4.3%2.1%6.4%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.2%2.9%2.9%2.6%18.8%
Congregations4.3%6.4%2.1%2.1%53.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fremont County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.4%
State:

9.6%

Canon City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,106,000 ($188.68)
    Water Utilities: $711,000 ($43.19)
    Health - Other: $245,000 ($14.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $215,000 ($13.06)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,605,000 ($158.24)
    Water Utilities: $2,490,000 ($151.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,347,000 ($81.82)
    Regular Highways: $1,267,000 ($76.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $805,000 ($48.90)
    Libraries: $624,000 ($37.91)
    Financial Administration: $303,000 ($18.41)
    Health Services - Other: $249,000 ($15.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($13.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $117,000 ($7.11)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($5.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $789,000 ($47.93)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $680,000 ($41.31)
    Benefit Payments: $183,000 ($11.12)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $57,000 ($3.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $25,000 ($1.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $200,000 ($12.15)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($8.08)
    Police Protection: $117,000 ($7.11)
    Central Staff: $32,000 ($1.94)
    General Public Building: $29,000 ($1.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($1.70)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.36)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,058,000 ($307.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Canon City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $138,000 ($8.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $64,000 ($3.89)
    Local Employee Contribution: $36,000 ($2.19)
    From Local Government: $28,000 ($1.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,032,000 ($62.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $215,000 ($13.06)
    Highways: $37,000 ($2.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,487,000 ($90.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $453,000 ($27.52)
    Interest Earnings: $426,000 ($25.88)
    Special Assessments: $138,000 ($8.38)
    Property Sale Other: $8,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,132,000 ($251.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $829,000 ($50.36)
    Highways: $474,000 ($28.79)
    General Support: $59,000 ($3.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,364,000 ($265.10)
    Public Utilities: $474,000 ($28.79)
    Property: $316,000 ($19.20)
    NEC: $214,000 ($13.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000 ($3.40)

Canon City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,342,000 ($81.52)
    Total Federal Securities: $790,000 ($47.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,253,000 ($501.34)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

8.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from El Paso County, CO  1.11% ($41,164 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.71% ($25,629)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.38% ($33,904)


7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to El Paso County, CO  1.27% ($36,965 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.86% ($33,974)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.33% ($31,773)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Canon City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 49 meters (161ft)
Total costs: $795,000
Total average daily traffic: 67,548
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,833
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 96,237

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Canon City, CO


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 185
  • Hazardous Condition: 83
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 34

Incident types - Canon City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canon City, CO

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
Businesses in Canon City, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Goodwill4U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Village Inn1
Home Depot1Vons1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
Browse common businesses in Canon City, CO


Canon City on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 (81212) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slavic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Benjamin J. Kwitek (9)
  • Thomas Harding (5)
  • Raymond D. Middlemiss (3)
  • David Pruett (3)
  • David M. Pruett (3)
  • Raymond Middlemiss (3)
  • Ernest L. Klemm (2)
  • Matthew J. Buchholz (2)
  • Anne R. Sand (2)
  • Martin A. Atwood (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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