Canon City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 16,395 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Canon City is the 35th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some cities, Canon City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canon City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canon City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Canon City who work in office and administrative support (11.62%), sales jobs (10.04%), and food service (9.09%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.68 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Canon City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.06% of adults 25 and older in Canon City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Canon City in 2010 was $20,681, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,724 for a family of four. However, Canon City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Canon City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canon City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Canon City include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Canon City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.