Demographics of Drummondville, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

79,258

5.1%
Population, 2016: 75,423
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 247.11
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 320.7
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$38,240
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$77,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$65,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
58.6%
Unemployment rate
5.6%
Participation rate
62.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$266,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$981
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$705
Population
Population, 2021 79,258
Population, 2016 75,423
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 37,931
Total private dwellings, 2016 35,402
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.10%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 36,727
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 34,018
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 247
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 321
National population rank, 2021 75
Province/territory population rank, 2021 15
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 76,435
Official languages 76,110
English 24,530
French 75,875
Non-official languages 5,395
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,030
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 62,820
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 62,825
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $38,240
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 55,070
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,200
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 43,500
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,920
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 54,030
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,800
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,730
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,205
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,280
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,370
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,030
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,875
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $59,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,130
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,880
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 75.80%
Employment income (%) 62.40%
Government transfers (%) 24.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.90%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.60%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,030
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 62,100
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,320
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 62,125
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $35,600
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 54,420
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,160
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 43,930
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,440
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 49,245
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,110
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,920
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $5,835
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,030
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,775
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $48,400
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 17,240
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,480
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.00%
Employment income (%) 67.60%
Government transfers (%) 18.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.80%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 36,725
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $77,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $65,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 14,375
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $41,000
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $35,240
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 22,355
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $101,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $84,900
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 21,295
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $101,900
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $85,300
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,020
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $90,200
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $75,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,320
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $135,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $111,900
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,500
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $66,900
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $59,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,015
Average total income in 2020 ($) $40,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $34,480
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 76,435
Canadian citizens 74,100
Canadian citizens aged under 18 14,345
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 59,755
Not Canadian citizens 2,335
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 36,725
Owner 19,675
Renter 17,055
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 36,725
Condominium 2,840
Not condominium 33,885
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 36,725
No bedrooms 335
1 bedroom 5,510
2 bedrooms 10,620
3 bedrooms 12,940
4 or more bedrooms 7,320
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 36,725
1 to 4 rooms 12,445
5 rooms 7,875
6 rooms 3,770
7 rooms 4,010
8 or more rooms 8,630
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 36,725
1960 or before 6,655
1961 to 1980 9,755
1981 to 1990 4,620
1991 to 2000 5,215
2001 to 2005 2,615
2006 to 2010 2,570
2011 to 2015 2,350
2016 to 2021 2,940
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 36,725
15 to 24 years 1,575
25 to 34 years 4,765
35 to 44 years 6,160
45 to 54 years 5,600
55 to 64 years 7,265
65 to 74 years 6,970
75 to 84 years 3,500
85 years and over 890
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 36,595
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 31,375
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 5,220
30% to less than 100% 4,935
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 19,645
% of owner households with a mortgage 62.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 7.70%
% in core housing need 1.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $940
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $981
Median value of dwellings ($) $250,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $266,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $670
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $705
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,030
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 15,940
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 48,090
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 39,000
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,375
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 31,625
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 64,035
No certificate, diploma or degree 14,080
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 15,235
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 34,715
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 26,005
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 12,525
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 9,410
Apprenticeship certificate 3,110
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 11,465
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,020
Bachelor’s degree or higher 8,710
Bachelor's degree 6,130
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 680
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 295
Master's degree 1,460
Earned doctorate 155
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 39,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,040
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,430
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 25,535
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 18,580
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 9,295
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 7,125
Apprenticeship certificate 2,170
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 8,030
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,255
Bachelor’s degree or higher 6,950
Bachelor's degree 4,845
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 550
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 230
Master's degree 1,205
Earned doctorate 115
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 64,035
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 29,315
Education 3,085
13. Education 3,085
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 915
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 145
50. Visual and performing arts 775
Humanities 1,665
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 215
23. English language and literature/letters 55
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 920
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 40
39. Theology and religious vocations 110
54. History 110
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 205
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,460
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 30
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 245
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 805
22. Legal professions and studies 350
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 70
42. Psychology 535
45. Social sciences 420
Business, management and public administration 7,770
30.16 Accounting and computer science 20
44. Public administration and social service professions 370
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 7,385
Physical and life sciences and technologies 785
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 195
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 130
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 205
40. Physical sciences 195
41. Science technologies/technicians 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 825
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 710
25. Library science 75
27. Mathematics and statistics 25
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 15
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 8,810
04. Architecture and related services 145
14. Engineering 1,005
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,760
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 2,105
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,930
48. Precision production 1,860
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 835
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 680
03. Natural resources and conservation 155
Health and related fields 4,245
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 220
51. Health professions and related programs 3,895
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 130
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,310
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,885
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 545
49. Transportation and materials moving 860
Other 20
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 38,995
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,465
Education 2,095
13. Education 2,095
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 690
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 110
50. Visual and performing arts 580
Humanities 970
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 185
23. English language and literature/letters 35
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 490
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 50
54. History 70
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 140
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,915
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 20
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 195
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 650
22. Legal professions and studies 275
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 40
42. Psychology 430
45. Social sciences 305
Business, management and public administration 5,820
30.16 Accounting and computer science 20
44. Public administration and social service professions 285
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 5,515
Physical and life sciences and technologies 465
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 160
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 70
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 40
40. Physical sciences 155
41. Science technologies/technicians 45
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 715
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 645
25. Library science 50
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 15
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 6,545
04. Architecture and related services 130
14. Engineering 890
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,400
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,500
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,310
48. Precision production 1,315
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 675
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 560
03. Natural resources and conservation 115
Health and related fields 3,125
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 170
51. Health professions and related programs 2,835
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 120
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,505
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,445
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 400
49. Transportation and materials moving 640
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 64,030
In the labour force 39,755
Employed 37,540
Unemployed 2,215
Not in the labour force 24,275
Participation rate 62.10%
Employment rate 58.60%
Unemployment rate 5.60%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 64,035
Did not work 23,920
Worked 40,110
Worked full year full time 21,300
Worked part year and/or part time 18,810
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 39,755
Class of worker - not applicable 705
All classes of workers 39,050
Employee 35,240
Permanent position 30,525
Temporary position 4,715
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,630
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 3,090
Self-employed 3,805
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 39,755
Occupation - not applicable 705
All occupations 39,050
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 650
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 6,040
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,255
3 Health occupations 3,015
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 4,375
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 890
6 Sales and service occupations 9,880
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 7,625
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 580
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 3,745
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 39,755
Industry - not applicable 705
All industries 39,050
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 585
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 95
22 Utilities 165
23 Construction 2,765
31-33 Manufacturing 8,120
41 Wholesale trade 1,730
44-45 Retail trade 5,005
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 1,930
51 Information and cultural industries 325
52 Finance and insurance 960
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 450
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 2,045
55 Management of companies and enterprises 25
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,130
61 Educational services 2,660
62 Health care and social assistance 5,245
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 455
72 Accommodation and food services 2,390
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,795
91 Public administration 1,185
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 37,540
Worked at home 4,285
Worked outside Canada 70
No fixed workplace address 3,370
Usual place of work 29,810
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 29,810
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 24,365
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 2,305
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 3,125
Commute to a different province or territory 10
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 33,175
Car, truck or van 30,540
Car, truck or van - as a driver 28,845
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 1,700
Public transit 490
Walked 1,350
Bicycle 360
Other method 435
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 33,175
Less than 15 minutes 17,885
15 to 29 minutes 10,695
30 to 44 minutes 2,250
45 to 59 minutes 1,190
60 minutes and over 1,145
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 42,425
English 275
French 37,255
Non-official language 80
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 80
English and French 4,530
English and non-official language(s) 20
French and non-official language(s) 110
English, French and non-official language(s) 160
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 42,425
Official languages 41,755
English 745
French 41,010
Non-official languages 115
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 72,630
Non-movers 42,345
Movers 30,290
Non-migrants 16,220
Migrants 14,070
Internal migrants 12,415
Intraprovincial migrants 12,120
Interprovincial migrants 290
External migrants 1,655
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