StatisticCañon CityColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,3225691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Cañon City is 2261% 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
  • In Cañon City 0.38% of the population is Asian

Compare Cañon City, CO Demographics


      Cañon City population breakdown by race

      RaceCañon CityColoradoNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Cañon City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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