Income/capita 29%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 13%
IndexCañon CityColoradoNational
Income per capita$21,180$33,230$29,829
Median household income$40,597$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,183$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,394$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$25,023$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$20,057$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.3%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cañon City is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cañon City is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cañon City is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cañon City is 41% higher than the national average

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      Cañon City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%2.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%16.3%
      Public administration15.3%17.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.1%
      Education, health & social services13.8%39.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Penrose, CO3,374$49,77010%
      Williamsburg, CO663$49,37511%
      Brookside, CO249$44,58319%
      Lincoln Park, CO2,977$43,90921%
      Rockvale, CO511$41,05826%
      Cañon City, CO16,445$40,59727%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Frankfort, IN16,447$40,82826%
      Sartell, MN16,442$71,95930%
      Beaver Dam, WI16,440$46,31916%
      Lansdale, PA16,454$61,09510%
      Nipomo, CA16,456$70,22627%
      Cañon City, CO16,445$40,59727%
      Source: The Cañon City, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).