Cañon City demographics profile

StatisticCañon CityColoradoNational
Population16,4455,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,3225091
Median age42.336.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%45%43%
Speak English96%83%79%
Speak Spanish4%12%13%
Cañon City, CO has a population of 16,445 and is the 2,598th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,322 per sq mi which is 2555% higher than the Colorado average and 1359% higher than the national average. The median age in Cañon City is 42 which is approximately 16% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Cañon City, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 51% of Cañon City residents were born in Colorado, 46% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cañon City is 2555% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Cañon City is 16% higher than Colorado.
  • In Cañon City 95.52% of the population is White.
  • In Cañon City 1.89% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cañon City 0.38% of the population is Asian.

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Cañon City population breakdown by race

RaceCañon CityColoradoNational
White95.52%84.28%73.35%
Black or African American1.89%4.09%12.63%
Asian0.38%2.94%5.22%
American Indian0.42%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race1.32%3.43%3.06%
Other race0.47%4.18%4.75%
In Cañon City, 9.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cañon City, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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