Demographics of Cambridge, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

138,479

6.6%
Population, 2016: 129,920
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 112.99
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1225.5
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$51,450
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$43,480
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$108,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$91,500
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
58.4%
Unemployment rate
11.5%
Participation rate
66%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$690,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,636
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,310
Population
Population, 2021 138,479
Population, 2016 129,920
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 53,013
Total private dwellings, 2016 49,388
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 51,269
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 48,239
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.30%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 113
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,226
National population rank, 2021 41
Province/territory population rank, 2021 19
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 137,120
Official languages 134,665
English 134,625
French 7,475
Non-official languages 38,160
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 107,770
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,450
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 107,870
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $43,480
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 95,425
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 80,150
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,120
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 97,535
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,530
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,090
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,470
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 32,710
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,490
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 40,120
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $62,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $72,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 31,040
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,160
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.40%
Employment income (%) 71.00%
Government transfers (%) 18.50%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.70%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.00%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 105,900
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,960
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 105,945
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $41,280
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 94,580
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,760
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 80,415
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 91,310
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,320
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,490
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,260
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 39,890
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 29,310
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,800
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.20%
Employment income (%) 76.60%
Government transfers (%) 12.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 51,270
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $108,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $91,500
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 11,880
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $52,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $44,880
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 39,390
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $124,900
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $105,500
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 38,165
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $123,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $104,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 12,255
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $105,900
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $88,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 18,255
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $150,400
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $125,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 6,455
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $82,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $72,900
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 16,895
Average total income in 2020 ($) $48,640
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $41,720
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 137,120
Canadian citizens 126,540
Canadian citizens aged under 18 28,475
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 98,065
Not Canadian citizens 10,580
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 51,270
Owner 35,315
Renter 15,955
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 51,270
Condominium 4,895
Not condominium 46,375
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 51,270
No bedrooms 205
1 bedroom 5,210
2 bedrooms 10,540
3 bedrooms 22,370
4 or more bedrooms 12,945
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 51,270
1 to 4 rooms 11,375
5 rooms 7,580
6 rooms 8,845
7 rooms 7,585
8 or more rooms 15,895
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 51,270
1960 or before 11,650
1961 to 1980 13,155
1981 to 1990 6,730
1991 to 2000 7,500
2001 to 2005 4,170
2006 to 2010 3,090
2011 to 2015 2,140
2016 to 2021 2,825
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 51,270
15 to 24 years 815
25 to 34 years 7,045
35 to 44 years 9,650
45 to 54 years 10,340
55 to 64 years 10,620
65 to 74 years 7,420
75 to 84 years 4,045
85 years and over 1,335
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 51,170
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 40,325
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 10,845
30% to less than 100% 10,105
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 35,310
% of owner households with a mortgage 67.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 14.80%
% in core housing need 4.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,620
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,636
Median value of dwellings ($) $650,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $690,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,220
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,310
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 22,975
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 89,680
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 74,855
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,505
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 65,355
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 112,655
No certificate, diploma or degree 21,115
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 35,125
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 56,420
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 33,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,555
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 3,085
Apprenticeship certificate 3,470
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25,140
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,155
Bachelor’s degree or higher 22,570
Bachelor's degree 16,000
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,255
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 495
Master's degree 4,345
Earned doctorate 470
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 74,860
No certificate, diploma or degree 8,325
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 21,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 44,985
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 26,470
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,640
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 2,110
Apprenticeship certificate 2,530
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20,235
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,590
Bachelor’s degree or higher 18,510
Bachelor's degree 12,900
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,005
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 435
Master's degree 3,800
Earned doctorate 375
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 112,655
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 56,240
Education 2,690
13. Education 2,690
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,960
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 155
50. Visual and performing arts 1,800
Humanities 3,300
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 185
23. English language and literature/letters 685
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 1,125
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 90
38. Philosophy and religious studies 205
39. Theology and religious vocations 410
54. History 495
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 110
Social and behavioural sciences and law 6,615
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 75
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 815
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,615
22. Legal professions and studies 845
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 160
42. Psychology 925
45. Social sciences 2,185
Business, management and public administration 11,700
30.16 Accounting and computer science 45
44. Public administration and social service professions 975
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 10,680
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,175
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 865
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 570
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 570
41. Science technologies/technicians 125
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,540
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,075
25. Library science 120
27. Mathematics and statistics 330
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 12,765
04. Architecture and related services 435
14. Engineering 2,795
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 3,330
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,775
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 2,310
48. Precision production 2,115
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,235
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 820
03. Natural resources and conservation 415
Health and related fields 7,530
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 775
51. Health professions and related programs 6,670
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 15
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 70
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,895
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,775
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 20
43. Security and protective services 1,415
49. Transportation and materials moving 690
Other 15
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 74,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 29,875
Education 2,025
13. Education 2,025
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,645
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 120
50. Visual and performing arts 1,525
Humanities 2,515
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 145
23. English language and literature/letters 560
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 800
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 60
38. Philosophy and religious studies 155
39. Theology and religious vocations 310
54. History 395
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 85
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5,395
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 45
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 670
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,370
22. Legal professions and studies 710
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 115
42. Psychology 720
45. Social sciences 1,765
Business, management and public administration 9,515
30.16 Accounting and computer science 25
44. Public administration and social service professions 805
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 8,680
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,675
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 720
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 415
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 420
41. Science technologies/technicians 90
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,190
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,820
25. Library science 90
27. Mathematics and statistics 260
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 9,975
04. Architecture and related services 370
14. Engineering 2,330
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,740
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,285
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,710
48. Precision production 1,545
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,010
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 645
03. Natural resources and conservation 365
Health and related fields 5,890
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 575
51. Health professions and related programs 5,250
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 15
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 55
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,130
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,415
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 1,225
49. Transportation and materials moving 485
Other 15
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 112,655
In the labour force 74,395
Employed 65,845
Unemployed 8,550
Not in the labour force 38,260
Participation rate 66.00%
Employment rate 58.40%
Unemployment rate 11.50%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 112,655
Did not work 38,905
Worked 73,755
Worked full year full time 41,175
Worked part year and/or part time 32,580
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 74,390
Class of worker - not applicable 1,860
All classes of workers 72,535
Employee 64,530
Permanent position 56,630
Temporary position 7,900
Fixed term (1 year or more) 2,455
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 5,445
Self-employed 8,005
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 74,390
Occupation - not applicable 1,860
All occupations 72,535
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 640
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 11,790
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,915
3 Health occupations 4,380
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 7,055
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,630
6 Sales and service occupations 17,740
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 14,580
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 1,105
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 7,710
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 74,390
Industry - not applicable 1,860
All industries 72,535
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 605
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 130
22 Utilities 340
23 Construction 5,630
31-33 Manufacturing 13,820
41 Wholesale trade 3,620
44-45 Retail trade 8,565
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4,600
51 Information and cultural industries 1,270
52 Finance and insurance 2,840
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,090
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 4,980
55 Management of companies and enterprises 165
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 3,055
61 Educational services 4,605
62 Health care and social assistance 7,435
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 940
72 Accommodation and food services 3,605
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,730
91 Public administration 2,495
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 65,845
Worked at home 14,100
Worked outside Canada 195
No fixed workplace address 7,235
Usual place of work 44,320
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 44,315
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 24,850
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 7,190
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 12,210
Commute to a different province or territory 70
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 51,550
Car, truck or van 47,590
Car, truck or van - as a driver 43,605
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 3,985
Public transit 1,695
Walked 1,250
Bicycle 200
Other method 815
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 51,550
Less than 15 minutes 16,690
15 to 29 minutes 18,540
30 to 44 minutes 8,900
45 to 59 minutes 3,480
60 minutes and over 3,935
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 78,910
English 75,895
French 145
Non-official language 185
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 185
English and French 870
English and non-official language(s) 1,750
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 55
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 78,910
Official languages 78,105
English 77,830
French 270
Non-official languages 415
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 129,595
Non-movers 80,065
Movers 49,530
Non-migrants 19,615
Migrants 29,920
Internal migrants 24,510
Intraprovincial migrants 22,770
Interprovincial migrants 1,740
External migrants 5,410
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