Demographics of Edmundston, New Brunswick

Overview
Population, 2021

16,437

-0.9%
Population, 2016: 16,580
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 106.84
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 153.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$43,560
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$37,120
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$74,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$63,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
50.9%
Unemployment rate
7.9%
Participation rate
55.3%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$170,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$944
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$681
Population
Population, 2021 16,437
Population, 2016 16,580
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -0.90%
Total private dwellings, 2021 8,117
Total private dwellings, 2016 8,051
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.80%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 7,707
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 7,567
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 107
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 154
National population rank, 2021 273
Province/territory population rank, 2021 8
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 15,255
Official languages 15,235
English 9,935
French 14,900
Non-official languages 715
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,205
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $43,560
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,205
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $37,120
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,235
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $38,880
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,720
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,560
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,805
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,820
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,045
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,050
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,945
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,130
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,260
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $53,200
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,050
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,185
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $15,700
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,040
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 76.00%
Employment income (%) 60.00%
Government transfers (%) 24.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.20%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.20%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 13,035
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $41,760
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 13,040
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $35,680
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,220
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,810
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,040
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,840
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,410
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,805
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,720
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,250
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $57,250
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,030
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,720
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.20%
Employment income (%) 64.80%
Government transfers (%) 18.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 7,705
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $74,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $63,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 3,020
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $38,640
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $33,640
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 4,680
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $97,900
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $82,900
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,535
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $98,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $83,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,360
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $86,700
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $73,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,365
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $135,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $112,900
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 650
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $65,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $58,600
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,455
Average total income in 2020 ($) $37,440
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $32,800
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 15,255
Canadian citizens 14,635
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,175
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 12,455
Not Canadian citizens 620
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 7,705
Owner 5,035
Renter 2,670
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 7,705
Condominium 800
Not condominium 6,910
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 7,705
No bedrooms 25
1 bedroom 1,095
2 bedrooms 2,525
3 bedrooms 2,595
4 or more bedrooms 1,465
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 7,705
1 to 4 rooms 2,275
5 rooms 1,475
6 rooms 1,175
7 rooms 925
8 or more rooms 1,855
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 7,705
1960 or before 2,315
1961 to 1980 2,600
1981 to 1990 1,025
1991 to 2000 840
2001 to 2005 305
2006 to 2010 255
2011 to 2015 135
2016 to 2021 235
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 7,705
15 to 24 years 175
25 to 34 years 780
35 to 44 years 985
45 to 54 years 1,150
55 to 64 years 1,750
65 to 74 years 1,740
75 to 84 years 885
85 years and over 240
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 7,680
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,515
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,170
30% to less than 100% 1,085
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 5,035
% of owner households with a mortgage 56.00%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.00%
% in core housing need 0.90%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $810
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $944
Median value of dwellings ($) $150,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $170,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $640
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $681
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,710
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 10,690
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,795
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 820
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,975
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,400
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,545
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,745
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,110
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,705
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,720
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,045
Apprenticeship certificate 670
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,575
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 415
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,405
Bachelor's degree 1,675
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 160
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 120
Master's degree 355
Earned doctorate 95
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,795
No certificate, diploma or degree 760
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,025
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,015
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,260
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,065
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 690
Apprenticeship certificate 375
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,965
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 235
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,750
Bachelor's degree 1,235
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 105
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 95
Master's degree 250
Earned doctorate 65
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,395
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,285
Education 565
13. Education 565
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 60
Humanities 160
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 25
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 40
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 35
Social and behavioural sciences and law 470
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 150
22. Legal professions and studies 80
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 115
45. Social sciences 80
Business, management and public administration 1,700
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 140
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,565
Physical and life sciences and technologies 105
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 65
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 175
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 120
25. Library science 20
27. Mathematics and statistics 25
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,555
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 175
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 365
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 405
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 420
48. Precision production 170
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 195
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 75
03. Natural resources and conservation 120
Health and related fields 1,425
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 55
51. Health professions and related programs 1,305
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 65
Personal, protective and transportation services 700
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 455
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 140
49. Transportation and materials moving 95
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,795
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,785
Education 315
13. Education 315
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 60
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 60
Humanities 95
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 20
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 25
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 340
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 115
22. Legal professions and studies 50
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 90
45. Social sciences 50
Business, management and public administration 1,215
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 95
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,120
Physical and life sciences and technologies 75
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 50
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 140
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 115
25. Library science 20
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,045
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 120
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 295
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 240
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 250
48. Precision production 120
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 170
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 65
03. Natural resources and conservation 105
Health and related fields 1,045
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 40
51. Health professions and related programs 960
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 45
Personal, protective and transportation services 510
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 300
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 130
49. Transportation and materials moving 80
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 13,400
In the labour force 7,405
Employed 6,825
Unemployed 585
Not in the labour force 5,990
Participation rate 55.30%
Employment rate 50.90%
Unemployment rate 7.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 13,395
Did not work 5,725
Worked 7,675
Worked full year full time 4,355
Worked part year and/or part time 3,320
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 7,410
Class of worker - not applicable 85
All classes of workers 7,325
Employee 6,595
Permanent position 5,440
Temporary position 1,160
Fixed term (1 year or more) 295
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 865
Self-employed 730
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 7,410
Occupation - not applicable 85
All occupations 7,325
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 85
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,040
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 365
3 Health occupations 1,015
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 850
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 100
6 Sales and service occupations 2,180
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,015
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 140
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 535
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 7,410
Industry - not applicable 85
All industries 7,325
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 190
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
22 Utilities 25
23 Construction 290
31-33 Manufacturing 990
41 Wholesale trade 140
44-45 Retail trade 1,025
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 255
51 Information and cultural industries 100
52 Finance and insurance 180
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 60
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 235
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 245
61 Educational services 490
62 Health care and social assistance 1,620
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 85
72 Accommodation and food services 465
81 Other services (except public administration) 300
91 Public administration 615
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 6,820
Worked at home 665
Worked outside Canada 50
No fixed workplace address 715
Usual place of work 5,400
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 5,400
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,600
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 545
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 190
Commute to a different province or territory 60
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 6,115
Car, truck or van 5,725
Car, truck or van - as a driver 5,320
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 405
Public transit 25
Walked 225
Bicycle 30
Other method 110
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 6,115
Less than 15 minutes 4,415
15 to 29 minutes 1,185
30 to 44 minutes 290
45 to 59 minutes 110
60 minutes and over 110
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 8,115
English 355
French 5,350
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 2,400
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 8,115
Official languages 7,735
English 645
French 7,090
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 14,805
Non-movers 10,295
Movers 4,510
Non-migrants 2,150
Migrants 2,355
Internal migrants 1,915
Intraprovincial migrants 1,405
Interprovincial migrants 515
External migrants 440
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