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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,061$40,597$81,194
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Cañon City median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other31.5%18.4%

      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).