Demographics of Stratford, Prince Edward Island

Overview
Population, 2021

10,927

12.5%
Population, 2016: 9,711
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 22.67
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 482
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$56,250
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,520
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$110,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$89,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
62.3%
Unemployment rate
8%
Participation rate
67.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$432,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,422
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,240
Population
Population, 2021 10,927
Population, 2016 9,711
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 4,667
Total private dwellings, 2016 4,099
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 13.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 4,307
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,820
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 23
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 482
National population rank, 2021 400
Province/territory population rank, 2021 3
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 10,850
Official languages 10,755
English 10,750
French 1,830
Non-official languages 1,660
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,400
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,250
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,435
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,520
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,920
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,480
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,335
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,360
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,370
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,470
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,090
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,500
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,095
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,380
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,380
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $64,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,315
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,480
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.60%
Employment income (%) 67.60%
Government transfers (%) 15.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.70%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,280
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,650
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,285
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,400
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,820
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,480
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,480
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,080
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,580
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,910
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 940
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,000
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,355
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,400
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,195
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,360
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 88.80%
Employment income (%) 71.60%
Government transfers (%) 11.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.70%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 4,295
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $110,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $89,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 990
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $52,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $43,500
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,305
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $127,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $103,100
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,135
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $128,200
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $103,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,175
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $112,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $90,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,460
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $155,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $124,700
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 420
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $83,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $70,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,440
Average total income in 2020 ($) $49,280
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $41,200
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 10,850
Canadian citizens 9,575
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,205
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 7,370
Not Canadian citizens 1,270
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 4,295
Owner 3,050
Renter 1,245
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 4,295
Condominium 400
Not condominium 3,895
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 4,295
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 180
2 bedrooms 1,280
3 bedrooms 1,430
4 or more bedrooms 1,415
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 4,295
1 to 4 rooms 1,095
5 rooms 615
6 rooms 565
7 rooms 510
8 or more rooms 1,510
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 4,295
1960 or before 230
1961 to 1980 940
1981 to 1990 495
1991 to 2000 565
2001 to 2005 400
2006 to 2010 560
2011 to 2015 510
2016 to 2021 600
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 4,295
15 to 24 years 160
25 to 34 years 545
35 to 44 years 860
45 to 54 years 735
55 to 64 years 780
65 to 74 years 715
75 to 84 years 395
85 years and over 95
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 4,285
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,535
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 745
30% to less than 100% 635
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,045
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 11.40%
% in core housing need 1.80%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,310
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,422
Median value of dwellings ($) $400,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $432,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,150
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,240
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 865
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,875
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 5,500
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 185
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,315
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 790
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,785
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,165
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 415
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 200
Apprenticeship certificate 215
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,145
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 285
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,315
Bachelor's degree 2,095
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 185
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 140
Master's degree 820
Earned doctorate 75
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 5,500
No certificate, diploma or degree 155
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 800
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,540
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,875
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 240
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 100
Apprenticeship certificate 140
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,480
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 165
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,670
Bachelor's degree 1,670
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 125
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 120
Master's degree 695
Earned doctorate 60
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 8,740
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,575
Education 515
13. Education 515
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 140
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 125
Humanities 290
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 65
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 35
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 95
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 725
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 60
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 150
22. Legal professions and studies 120
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 150
45. Social sciences 235
Business, management and public administration 1,675
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 135
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,540
Physical and life sciences and technologies 235
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 105
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 70
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 50
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 305
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 280
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 785
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 245
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 125
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 180
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 130
48. Precision production 80
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 200
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 140
03. Natural resources and conservation 60
Health and related fields 1,005
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 85
51. Health professions and related programs 885
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 280
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 160
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 65
49. Transportation and materials moving 50
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 5,500
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 955
Education 345
13. Education 345
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 125
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 110
Humanities 195
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 25
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 35
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 25
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 70
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 575
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 45
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 105
22. Legal professions and studies 110
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 115
45. Social sciences 190
Business, management and public administration 1,225
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 100
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,125
Physical and life sciences and technologies 170
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 85
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 55
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 30
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 265
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 250
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 560
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 190
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 95
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 120
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 85
48. Precision production 50
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 155
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 105
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 740
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 70
51. Health professions and related programs 645
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 180
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 95
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 50
49. Transportation and materials moving 35
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 8,735
In the labour force 5,915
Employed 5,440
Unemployed 475
Not in the labour force 2,820
Participation rate 67.70%
Employment rate 62.30%
Unemployment rate 8.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 8,740
Did not work 2,835
Worked 5,905
Worked full year full time 3,430
Worked part year and/or part time 2,475
Average weeks worked in reference year 43
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 5,915
Class of worker - not applicable 110
All classes of workers 5,805
Employee 5,100
Permanent position 3,820
Temporary position 1,280
Fixed term (1 year or more) 395
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 885
Self-employed 710
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 5,915
Occupation - not applicable 110
All occupations 5,805
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 110
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,060
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 500
3 Health occupations 645
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,045
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 180
6 Sales and service occupations 1,320
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 665
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 150
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 130
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 5,915
Industry - not applicable 110
All industries 5,805
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 135
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 20
22 Utilities 30
23 Construction 325
31-33 Manufacturing 285
41 Wholesale trade 75
44-45 Retail trade 705
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 170
51 Information and cultural industries 70
52 Finance and insurance 190
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 60
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 510
55 Management of companies and enterprises 15
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 210
61 Educational services 565
62 Health care and social assistance 945
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 120
72 Accommodation and food services 330
81 Other services (except public administration) 230
91 Public administration 835
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 5,440
Worked at home 1,030
Worked outside Canada 25
No fixed workplace address 550
Usual place of work 3,835
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,830
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 620
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 2,815
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 250
Commute to a different province or territory 145
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 4,385
Car, truck or van 4,200
Car, truck or van - as a driver 3,915
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 285
Public transit 45
Walked 50
Bicycle 15
Other method 70
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 4,385
Less than 15 minutes 1,940
15 to 29 minutes 1,810
30 to 44 minutes 390
45 to 59 minutes 110
60 minutes and over 130
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 6,320
English 5,890
French 30
Non-official language 25
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 25
English and French 180
English and non-official language(s) 185
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 6,320
Official languages 6,190
English 6,130
French 60
Non-official languages 60
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 10,270
Non-movers 5,745
Movers 4,525
Non-migrants 1,060
Migrants 3,460
Internal migrants 2,520
Intraprovincial migrants 1,595
Interprovincial migrants 920
External migrants 945
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