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Canyon City is a town in Grant County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location in a canyon south of the John Day River
The latitude of Canyon City is 44.389N. The longitude is -118.949W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,173 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 611.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canyon City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97820 ZIP code.
16% of Canyon City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canyon City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canyon City was $14,404, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Canyon City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Canyon City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canyon City political report.
The average commute time for Canyon City workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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