Demographics of Kamloops, British Columbia

Overview
Population, 2021

97,902

8.4%
Population, 2016: 90,280
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 297.93
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 328.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$53,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,880
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$104,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$89,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
59.2%
Unemployment rate
7.4%
Participation rate
64%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$567,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,406
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,256
Population
Population, 2021 97,902
Population, 2016 90,280
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.40%
Total private dwellings, 2021 41,619
Total private dwellings, 2016 39,081
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 39,914
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 36,814
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 298
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 329
National population rank, 2021 61
Province/territory population rank, 2021 12
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 94,555
Official languages 94,175
English 94,170
French 5,285
Non-official languages 12,950
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,775
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 77,555
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $53,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 77,575
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 69,710
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,200
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 55,805
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,840
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 63,855
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,390
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,055
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,590
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,245
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,540
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,770
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 25,690
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 22,945
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,680
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.60%
Employment income (%) 66.80%
Government transfers (%) 17.50%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.00%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,775
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 75,435
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $51,450
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 75,555
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,480
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 68,940
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 57,640
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,280
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 51,810
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,180
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,305
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,110
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,770
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 25,455
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,585
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $38,320
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.80%
Employment income (%) 71.80%
Government transfers (%) 12.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 39,915
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $104,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $89,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 11,350
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $52,250
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $44,960
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 28,565
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $124,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $106,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 26,625
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $124,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $106,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 11,380
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $109,100
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $93,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,260
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $159,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $134,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,030
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $79,300
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,100
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 18,145
Average total income in 2020 ($) $46,720
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,600
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 94,560
Canadian citizens 89,210
Canadian citizens aged under 18 17,440
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 71,775
Not Canadian citizens 5,350
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 39,910
Owner 27,960
Renter 11,955
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 39,910
Condominium 6,895
Not condominium 33,020
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 39,910
No bedrooms 480
1 bedroom 4,810
2 bedrooms 9,120
3 bedrooms 11,555
4 or more bedrooms 13,950
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 39,910
1 to 4 rooms 10,740
5 rooms 5,290
6 rooms 4,990
7 rooms 4,685
8 or more rooms 14,205
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 39,910
1960 or before 4,245
1961 to 1980 16,020
1981 to 1990 4,245
1991 to 2000 6,020
2001 to 2005 1,700
2006 to 2010 2,765
2011 to 2015 2,145
2016 to 2021 2,770
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 39,910
15 to 24 years 1,575
25 to 34 years 5,955
35 to 44 years 6,715
45 to 54 years 6,640
55 to 64 years 7,695
65 to 74 years 6,470
75 to 84 years 3,610
85 years and over 1,255
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 39,795
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 32,240
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 7,550
30% to less than 100% 6,900
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 27,910
% of owner households with a mortgage 60.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 11.30%
% in core housing need 4.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,300
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,406
Median value of dwellings ($) $552,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $567,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,180
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,256
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,775
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 12,165
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 67,605
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 50,805
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,355
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 46,445
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 79,775
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,475
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 26,825
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 42,470
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 26,185
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 8,445
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 3,000
Apprenticeship certificate 5,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 13,705
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,035
Bachelor’s degree or higher 16,285
Bachelor's degree 10,945
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,275
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 490
Master's degree 3,130
Earned doctorate 445
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 50,805
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,540
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 15,460
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,810
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 18,800
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,930
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 2,025
Apprenticeship certificate 3,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 9,880
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,985
Bachelor’s degree or higher 13,010
Bachelor's degree 8,815
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 980
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 390
Master's degree 2,505
Earned doctorate 325
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 79,775
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 37,305
Education 3,435
13. Education 3,435
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 940
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 75
50. Visual and performing arts 860
Humanities 1,600
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 110
23. English language and literature/letters 440
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 530
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 75
39. Theology and religious vocations 185
54. History 230
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 20
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,575
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 40
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 315
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 720
22. Legal professions and studies 755
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 45
42. Psychology 635
45. Social sciences 1,055
Business, management and public administration 8,435
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,210
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 7,215
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,635
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 715
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 395
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 15
40. Physical sciences 400
41. Science technologies/technicians 100
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,140
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 960
25. Library science 65
27. Mathematics and statistics 110
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 9,465
04. Architecture and related services 140
14. Engineering 1,200
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,665
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 2,775
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 2,620
48. Precision production 1,075
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,625
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 575
03. Natural resources and conservation 1,050
Health and related fields 7,860
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 345
51. Health professions and related programs 7,295
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 205
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,735
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,620
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 420
49. Transportation and materials moving 690
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 50,805
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 19,000
Education 2,290
13. Education 2,290
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 780
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 45
50. Visual and performing arts 740
Humanities 1,185
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 95
23. English language and literature/letters 315
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 360
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 65
39. Theology and religious vocations 120
54. History 200
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,825
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 20
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 245
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 560
22. Legal professions and studies 635
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 40
42. Psychology 500
45. Social sciences 830
Business, management and public administration 6,370
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 915
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 5,455
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,270
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 580
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 310
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 310
41. Science technologies/technicians 60
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 940
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 825
25. Library science 40
27. Mathematics and statistics 70
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 6,840
04. Architecture and related services 115
14. Engineering 905
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,220
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,980
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,815
48. Precision production 800
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,320
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 475
03. Natural resources and conservation 845
Health and related fields 5,930
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 295
51. Health professions and related programs 5,450
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 175
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,045
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,220
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 295
49. Transportation and materials moving 530
Other 15
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 79,775
In the labour force 51,030
Employed 47,235
Unemployed 3,800
Not in the labour force 28,745
Participation rate 64.00%
Employment rate 59.20%
Unemployment rate 7.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 79,775
Did not work 29,170
Worked 50,605
Worked full year full time 26,275
Worked part year and/or part time 24,335
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 51,030
Class of worker - not applicable 1,005
All classes of workers 50,025
Employee 43,895
Permanent position 36,885
Temporary position 7,015
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,755
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 5,260
Self-employed 6,130
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 51,030
Occupation - not applicable 1,005
All occupations 50,025
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 255
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 7,510
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,090
3 Health occupations 4,915
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 6,240
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,030
6 Sales and service occupations 13,475
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,575
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 1,560
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 1,375
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 51,030
Industry - not applicable 1,005
All industries 50,025
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 595
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1,575
22 Utilities 285
23 Construction 4,580
31-33 Manufacturing 2,350
41 Wholesale trade 1,405
44-45 Retail trade 6,950
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 2,880
51 Information and cultural industries 495
52 Finance and insurance 1,115
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 820
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 3,230
55 Management of companies and enterprises 65
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,010
61 Educational services 3,420
62 Health care and social assistance 7,955
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,210
72 Accommodation and food services 3,750
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,215
91 Public administration 3,125
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 47,235
Worked at home 6,360
Worked outside Canada 65
No fixed workplace address 7,325
Usual place of work 33,480
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 33,480
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 28,675
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 3,890
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 695
Commute to a different province or territory 220
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 40,800
Car, truck or van 35,645
Car, truck or van - as a driver 33,190
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,455
Public transit 1,840
Walked 2,075
Bicycle 385
Other method 855
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 40,800
Less than 15 minutes 17,330
15 to 29 minutes 17,630
30 to 44 minutes 3,000
45 to 59 minutes 1,215
60 minutes and over 1,625
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 54,585
English 53,665
French 60
Non-official language 140
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 140
English and French 195
English and non-official language(s) 525
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 54,585
Official languages 54,275
English 54,175
French 100
Non-official languages 220
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 90,120
Non-movers 49,480
Movers 40,645
Non-migrants 20,585
Migrants 20,055
Internal migrants 16,880
Intraprovincial migrants 12,495
Interprovincial migrants 4,385
External migrants 3,175
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