Cañon City employment information

IndexCañon CityColoradoNational
Income per capita$20,681$31,674$28,555
Median household income$38,540$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,239$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,144$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$27,426$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$15,103$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.2%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cañon City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cañon City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cañon City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cañon City is 49% higher than the national average.

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Cañon City median earnings by income bracket

Cañon City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.5%
Manufacturing sector5.0%2.2%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%16.9%
Public administration15.3%13.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%3.5%
Education, health & social services14.1%36.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Penrose, CO3,293$50,0007%
Brookside, CO268$46,25014%
Williamsburg, CO647$44,54517%
Lincoln Park, CO3,294$41,78622%
Coal Creek town, CO311$40,00025%
Cañon City, CO16,410$38,54028%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tanque Verde, AZ16,411$95,01978%
Lithia Springs, GA16,384$38,22129%
Clarksburg, WV16,437$36,35332%
Lansdale, PA16,382$61,18214%
Martha Lake, WA16,441$77,22944%
Cañon City, CO16,410$38,54028%
Source: The Cañon City, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.