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.
Canon City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.25%), sales jobs (11.19%), and food service (10.26%).
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. 18.12% of adults 25 and older in Canon City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Canon City in 2010 was $20,611, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,444 for a family of four. However, Canon City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canon City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German.