Canon City, Colorado Population 2022

16,677
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Canon City is a city located in Fremont County Colorado. Canon City has a 2020 population of 16,677. It is also the county seat of Fremont County. Canon City is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually but its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,412 in 2010.

The average household income in Canon City is $58,466 with a poverty rate of 17.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $160,800. The median age in Canon City is 44.2 years, 38.7 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Canon City Demographics

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

  • White: 95.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Canon City, Colorado is 16,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,412.

Canon City, Colorado Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202147,599-120-0.25%
202047,719-120-0.25%
201947,839-120-0.25%
201847,9594110.86%
201747,5485721.20%
201646,9766941.48%
201546,2821350.29%
201446,147-185-0.40%
201346,332-720-1.55%
201247,052-327-0.69%
201147,3795421.14%
201046,8370.00%

Canon City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,76695.37%
Two or More Races2531.53%
Some Other Race2171.31%
Black or African American1731.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1030.62%
Asian200.12%
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Canon City Population by Race

Canon City Population Pyramid $2022

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Canon City Median Age

44.2


Total

38.7


Male

49.3


Female

Canon City Adults

There are 12,798 adults, (4,072 of whom are seniors) in Canon City.

Canon City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Canon City Sex Ratio

Female

8,595

51.99%

Male

7,937

48.01%

Canon City Population by Age

Canon City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Canon City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52.1%47.9%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female56.4%43.6%
All67.6%32.4%
Married83.4%16.6%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canon City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4482.0567.6
Married3,2782.7983.4
Non Family2,7391.1155.3
Female9632.256.4
Male4682.0952.1

2.54

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Canon City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2652.26%
9th to 12th Grade7646.51%
High School Graduate3,64531.08%
Some College3,18627.16%
Associates Degree1,0989.36%
Bachelors Degree1,59513.60%
Graduate Degree1,17610.03%
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Canon City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canon City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,6399,7782,675
Hispanic78162049
2+ Races16514421
Black11711716
Native American6565
Other Race59599
Asian202010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Canon City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,455$40,228$27,083
Less Than 9th Grade$23,655$47,679$
High School Graduate$26,328$31,875$22,320
Some College$34,045$43,850$30,052
Bachelors Degree$35,150$36,250$32,027
Graduate Degree$48,103$50,333$47,279

$32,455

Average Earnings

$40,228

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

Canon City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canon City Language by Age

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Canon City Language

97.61% of Canon City residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Canon City Language

Canon City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5221,98514.68%
Hispanic1,42956739.68%
Other87NaN%
Multiple2085928.37%
Black1062624.53%
Native432353.49%

17.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canon City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canon City is Native, with 53.49% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.76%.

Canon City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.76%
Some College15.23%
High School13.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Canon City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.00%
Female Unemployed28.32%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed5.21%

Canon City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canon City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,494$58,466
Families$58,274$69,737
Married Families$69,727-
Non Families$27,737$36,655
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Income by Household Type

Canon City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Canon City Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Canon City Marital Status by Race

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Canon City Marital Status

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1,725

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam603
Second Gulf War388
First Gulf War341
Korea180
World War II87

Canon City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74443
75+364
55 to 64346
35 to 54298
18 to 34274

Canon City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,69013.83%
Hispanic232.55%
Black1511.19%
Asian1050.00%
Native American68.96%
Other Race42.44%

Canon City Veterans by Race

Canon City Veterans by Education

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4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canon City Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Canon City Employment by Age

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Canon City Employment by Race

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Canon City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.23%

Born in Canon City

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Canon City residents were born in the United States, with 52.23% having been born in Colorado. 0.29% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202216,677-16-0.10%
202116,693-16-0.10%
202016,709-16-0.10%
201916,725-16-0.10%
201816,7411861.12%
201716,5551410.86%
201616,4141811.12%
201516,233560.35%
201416,177-50-0.31%
201316,227-215-1.31%
201216,442-4-0.02%
201116,446340.21%
201016,4129810.62%
200015,4312,7441.98%
199012,687-350-0.27%
198013,0373,8313.54%
19709,2062330.26%
19608,9732,6283.53%
19506,345-345-0.53%
19406,6907521.20%
19305,9381,3872.70%
19204,551-611-1.25%
19105,1621,3873.18%
19003,7759502.94%
18902,8250.00%

Canon City Population by Year