Demographics of Salmon Arm, British Columbia

Overview
Population, 2021

19,432

9.7%
Population, 2016: 17,706
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 155.19
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 125.2
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$48,360
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$41,960
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$91,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$79,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
52.5%
Unemployment rate
7.9%
Participation rate
56.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$542,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,181
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,099
Population
Population, 2021 19,432
Population, 2016 17,706
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 8,517
Total private dwellings, 2016 7,838
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 8,106
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 7,460
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 155
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 125
National population rank, 2021 235
Province/territory population rank, 2021 36
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,620
Official languages 18,565
English 18,565
French 1,400
Non-official languages 2,015
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,405
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,360
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,405
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,960
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,975
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,480
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,785
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,680
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,090
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,650
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,475
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,610
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,310
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,290
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,985
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $66,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,415
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,680
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 77.80%
Employment income (%) 54.70%
Government transfers (%) 22.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,155
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,175
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $41,080
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,010
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,470
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,640
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,125
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,700
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,295
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,390
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,975
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,400
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $62,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,280
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,520
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 83.80%
Employment income (%) 58.30%
Government transfers (%) 16.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 8,105
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $91,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $79,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,375
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $45,480
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $39,960
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 5,735
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $111,100
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $96,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 5,550
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $109,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $94,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,705
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $96,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $83,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,895
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $142,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $121,500
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 760
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $65,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,080
Average total income in 2020 ($) $44,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $38,840
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,620
Canadian citizens 18,025
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,415
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 14,610
Not Canadian citizens 600
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 8,105
Owner 6,300
Renter 1,810
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 8,105
Condominium 1,080
Not condominium 7,025
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 8,105
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 760
2 bedrooms 2,170
3 bedrooms 2,420
4 or more bedrooms 2,735
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 8,105
1 to 4 rooms 1,830
5 rooms 1,255
6 rooms 1,110
7 rooms 985
8 or more rooms 2,925
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 8,105
1960 or before 855
1961 to 1980 2,275
1981 to 1990 1,025
1991 to 2000 1,665
2001 to 2005 435
2006 to 2010 675
2011 to 2015 450
2016 to 2021 735
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 8,105
15 to 24 years 120
25 to 34 years 785
35 to 44 years 1,085
45 to 54 years 1,115
55 to 64 years 1,635
65 to 74 years 1,800
75 to 84 years 1,145
85 years and over 425
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 7,970
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,530
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,440
30% to less than 100% 1,375
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 6,180
% of owner households with a mortgage 52.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.30%
% in core housing need 3.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $830
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,181
Median value of dwellings ($) $500,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $542,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,010
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,099
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,915
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 12,890
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,840
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 970
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,865
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,810
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,455
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,680
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,675
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 5,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,625
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 620
Apprenticeship certificate 1,005
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,605
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 495
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,955
Bachelor's degree 2,005
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 205
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 115
Master's degree 580
Earned doctorate 55
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,840
No certificate, diploma or degree 780
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,445
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,610
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,620
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 965
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 335
Apprenticeship certificate 630
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,355
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 300
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,995
Bachelor's degree 1,385
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 115
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 85
Master's degree 370
Earned doctorate 35
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 15,805
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,135
Education 1,020
13. Education 1,020
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 210
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 30
50. Visual and performing arts 180
Humanities 320
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 20
23. English language and literature/letters 55
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 60
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 25
39. Theology and religious vocations 120
54. History 35
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 755
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 35
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 160
22. Legal professions and studies 130
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 30
42. Psychology 150
45. Social sciences 250
Business, management and public administration 1,560
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 135
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,425
Physical and life sciences and technologies 210
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 100
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 60
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 35
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 180
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 115
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 40
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,825
04. Architecture and related services 30
14. Engineering 200
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 430
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 475
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 480
48. Precision production 215
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 480
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 265
03. Natural resources and conservation 210
Health and related fields 1,595
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 110
51. Health professions and related programs 1,465
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 525
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 320
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 150
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 8,835
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,230
Education 580
13. Education 580
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 145
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 130
Humanities 190
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 20
23. English language and literature/letters 35
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 50
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 55
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 480
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 30
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 85
22. Legal professions and studies 70
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 25
42. Psychology 80
45. Social sciences 185
Business, management and public administration 1,030
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 100
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 930
Physical and life sciences and technologies 145
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 45
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 25
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 120
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 85
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 30
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,170
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 140
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 290
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 305
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 305
48. Precision production 105
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 355
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 190
03. Natural resources and conservation 165
Health and related fields 1,065
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 65
51. Health professions and related programs 980
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 20
Personal, protective and transportation services 325
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 225
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 30
49. Transportation and materials moving 70
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 15,810
In the labour force 9,000
Employed 8,295
Unemployed 710
Not in the labour force 6,805
Participation rate 56.90%
Employment rate 52.50%
Unemployment rate 7.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 15,805
Did not work 6,820
Worked 8,990
Worked full year full time 4,235
Worked part year and/or part time 4,755
Average weeks worked in reference year 40
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 9,005
Class of worker - not applicable 125
All classes of workers 8,880
Employee 7,040
Permanent position 5,720
Temporary position 1,315
Fixed term (1 year or more) 245
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,070
Self-employed 1,840
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 9,005
Occupation - not applicable 125
All occupations 8,880
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 90
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,260
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 515
3 Health occupations 850
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,030
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 280
6 Sales and service occupations 2,340
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,680
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 470
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 365
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 9,005
Industry - not applicable 125
All industries 8,880
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 465
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 160
22 Utilities 85
23 Construction 800
31-33 Manufacturing 670
41 Wholesale trade 115
44-45 Retail trade 1,285
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 215
51 Information and cultural industries 90
52 Finance and insurance 295
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 145
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 530
55 Management of companies and enterprises 15
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 325
61 Educational services 790
62 Health care and social assistance 1,220
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 245
72 Accommodation and food services 625
81 Other services (except public administration) 500
91 Public administration 330
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 8,290
Worked at home 1,170
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 1,210
Usual place of work 5,900
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 5,900
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,665
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 540
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 605
Commute to a different province or territory 100
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 7,105
Car, truck or van 6,300
Car, truck or van - as a driver 5,780
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 520
Public transit 65
Walked 510
Bicycle 105
Other method 130
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 7,105
Less than 15 minutes 4,545
15 to 29 minutes 1,495
30 to 44 minutes 475
45 to 59 minutes 250
60 minutes and over 345
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 9,860
English 9,720
French 15
Non-official language 20
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 15
English and French 40
English and non-official language(s) 70
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 9,860
Official languages 9,805
English 9,780
French 20
Non-official languages 45
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 17,820
Non-movers 9,615
Movers 8,205
Non-migrants 2,940
Migrants 5,265
Internal migrants 4,975
Intraprovincial migrants 3,770
Interprovincial migrants 1,210
External migrants 290
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