Canon City, Colorado Population 2024

17,502

Canon City is a city located in Fremont County Colorado. Canon City has a 2024 population of 17,502. Canon City is currently growing at a rate of 0.7% annually and its population has increased by 3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,961 in 2020.

The average household income in Canon City is $64,048 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Canon City is 44.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Canon City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Canon City was:

  • White: 91.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
12.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,412.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.19% (541)
The current population of Canon City, Colorado is 17,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,961.

Canon City, Colorado Population 2024

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Canon City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,58991.38%
Two or more races7044.13%
Black or African American3111.82%
Other race3051.79%
Asian860.5%
Native American640.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Canon City Population by Race

Canon City Population Pyramid 2024

Canon City Median Age

44.8

Total

36.8

Male

51.7

Female

Canon City Adults

There are 13,410 adults, (4,160 of whom are seniors) in Canon City.

Canon City Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Canon City Sex Ratio

Female8,33448.85%
Male8,72551.15%

Canon City Population by Age

Canon City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1762.2369.130.9
Non Family3,1661.1556.243.8
Married2,9683.0389.310.7
Female6603.2750.249.8
Male3823.1651.848.2
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3

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Canon City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Canon City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canon City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.07%.

Canon City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,221

Average Earnings

$46,951

Average Male

$32,076

Average Female

Canon City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canon City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Canon City Language

97.51% of Canon City residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Canon City Language

Canon City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,4341,61011.98%
Hispanic1,84578342.44%
Multiple59722838.19%
Other2856422.46%
Black1736135.26%
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15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canon City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canon City is Hispanic, with 42.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canon City is White, with 11.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Canon City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.29%
Some College13.52%
High School12.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.6%
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Canon City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Unemployed12.12%
Female Employed8%
Male Employed5.7%
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Canon City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canon City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Canon City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Canon City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Canon City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Canon City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Canon City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,439

Number of Veterans

1,319

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

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Canon City Veterans by War

count

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Canon City Veterans by Age

count

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Canon City Veterans by Race

Canon City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canon City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Canon City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Canon City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Canon City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.82%

Born in Canon City

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Canon City residents were born in the United States, with 49.82% having been born in Colorado. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Canon City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,1121220.68%
202817,9901220.68%
202717,8681220.69%
202617,7461220.69%
202517,6241220.7%
202417,5021220.7%
202317,3801220.71%
202217,2581220.71%
202117,1361751.03%
202016,9614912.98%
201916,470250.15%
201816,4451861.14%
201716,259760.47%
201616,1831731.08%
201516,010250.16%
201415,985-40-0.25%
201316,025-240-1.48%
201216,265-50-0.31%
201116,315-63-0.38%
201016,3789476.14%
200015,4312,74421.63%
199012,687-350-2.68%
198013,0373,83141.61%
19709,2062332.6%
19608,9732,62841.42%
19506,345-345-5.16%
19406,69075212.66%
19305,9381,38730.48%
19204,551-611-11.84%
19105,1621,38736.74%
19003,77595033.63%
18902,825
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Canon City Population by Year