Demographics of Fort Erie, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

32,901

7.1%
Population, 2016: 30,710
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 166.24
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 197.9
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$47,160
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$40,600
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$91,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$78,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
46.4%
Unemployment rate
15.4%
Participation rate
54.8%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$574,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,267
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,073
Population
Population, 2021 32,901
Population, 2016 30,710
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 15,875
Total private dwellings, 2016 15,345
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 14,081
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 13,184
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 166
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 198
National population rank, 2021 147
Province/territory population rank, 2021 59
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 32,495
Official languages 32,320
English 32,305
French 1,585
Non-official languages 3,850
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 27,295
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,160
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 27,315
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,600
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 23,830
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,760
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 17,630
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 25,180
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,550
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,115
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,155
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,385
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,330
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,410
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $57,600
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,105
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,460
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 75.40%
Employment income (%) 56.70%
Government transfers (%) 24.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.50%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.40%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 26,960
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,520
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 26,970
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $38,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 23,825
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 17,995
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,880
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 24,185
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,010
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,195
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,530
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,340
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $57,200
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $66,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,785
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $23,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $31,640
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.20%
Employment income (%) 62.90%
Government transfers (%) 17.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 14,080
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $91,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $78,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 3,910
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $48,520
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $41,640
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 10,175
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $107,900
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $93,000
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 9,875
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $107,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $92,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,625
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $97,100
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $82,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,440
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $136,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $116,700
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,480
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $74,900
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $67,700
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,740
Average total income in 2020 ($) $46,960
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,560
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 32,500
Canadian citizens 30,945
Canadian citizens aged under 18 5,250
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 25,700
Not Canadian citizens 1,555
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 14,080
Owner 11,230
Renter 2,850
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 14,080
Condominium 295
Not condominium 13,785
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 14,080
No bedrooms 25
1 bedroom 1,050
2 bedrooms 3,720
3 bedrooms 6,310
4 or more bedrooms 2,975
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 14,080
1 to 4 rooms 2,335
5 rooms 2,280
6 rooms 2,605
7 rooms 2,440
8 or more rooms 4,420
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 14,080
1960 or before 5,475
1961 to 1980 3,265
1981 to 1990 1,175
1991 to 2000 1,510
2001 to 2005 615
2006 to 2010 695
2011 to 2015 515
2016 to 2021 840
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 14,080
15 to 24 years 185
25 to 34 years 1,145
35 to 44 years 1,650
45 to 54 years 2,260
55 to 64 years 3,425
65 to 74 years 3,220
75 to 84 years 1,640
85 years and over 555
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 13,995
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 11,295
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 2,695
30% to less than 100% 2,510
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 11,190
% of owner households with a mortgage 56.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.00%
% in core housing need 5.90%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,080
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,267
Median value of dwellings ($) $500,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $574,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $980
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,073
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,055
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 23,040
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 16,295
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,745
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 14,550
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 28,095
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,460
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,895
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,735
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 9,420
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,180
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,010
Apprenticeship certificate 1,175
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 6,745
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 495
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,315
Bachelor's degree 2,945
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 300
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 120
Master's degree 805
Earned doctorate 150
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 16,300
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,475
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,485
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 9,330
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 6,430
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,285
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 590
Apprenticeship certificate 695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,830
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 320
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,905
Bachelor's degree 1,940
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 205
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 80
Master's degree 560
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 28,095
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 14,355
Education 935
13. Education 935
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 390
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 65
50. Visual and performing arts 320
Humanities 560
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 35
23. English language and literature/letters 130
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 175
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 25
38. Philosophy and religious studies 20
39. Theology and religious vocations 80
54. History 70
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 20
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,645
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 30
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 145
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 415
22. Legal professions and studies 240
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 25
42. Psychology 280
45. Social sciences 505
Business, management and public administration 2,550
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 280
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,270
Physical and life sciences and technologies 405
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 165
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 85
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 105
41. Science technologies/technicians 40
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 320
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 255
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 40
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,035
04. Architecture and related services 75
14. Engineering 325
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 685
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 620
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 840
48. Precision production 485
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 370
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 285
03. Natural resources and conservation 85
Health and related fields 2,150
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 240
51. Health professions and related programs 1,870
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 35
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,385
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 655
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 15
43. Security and protective services 530
49. Transportation and materials moving 185
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 16,300
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,965
Education 520
13. Education 520
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 265
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 30
50. Visual and performing arts 225
Humanities 340
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 20
23. English language and literature/letters 65
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 120
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 20
38. Philosophy and religious studies 20
39. Theology and religious vocations 40
54. History 50
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 20
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,220
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 95
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 345
22. Legal professions and studies 170
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 200
45. Social sciences 375
Business, management and public administration 1,800
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 195
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,605
Physical and life sciences and technologies 300
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 135
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 65
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 60
41. Science technologies/technicians 35
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 240
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 195
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 30
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,915
04. Architecture and related services 55
14. Engineering 170
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 515
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 365
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 520
48. Precision production 295
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 275
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 210
03. Natural resources and conservation 65
Health and related fields 1,405
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 155
51. Health professions and related programs 1,225
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,050
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 495
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 430
49. Transportation and materials moving 125
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 28,095
In the labour force 15,405
Employed 13,040
Unemployed 2,365
Not in the labour force 12,690
Participation rate 54.80%
Employment rate 46.40%
Unemployment rate 15.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 28,095
Did not work 12,915
Worked 15,180
Worked full year full time 7,675
Worked part year and/or part time 7,505
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 15,410
Class of worker - not applicable 505
All classes of workers 14,900
Employee 12,745
Permanent position 10,720
Temporary position 2,020
Fixed term (1 year or more) 570
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,450
Self-employed 2,160
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 15,410
Occupation - not applicable 505
All occupations 14,900
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 85
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,200
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 735
3 Health occupations 1,070
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,610
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 385
6 Sales and service occupations 4,300
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,140
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 455
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 915
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 15,410
Industry - not applicable 505
All industries 14,900
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 235
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 30
22 Utilities 135
23 Construction 1,415
31-33 Manufacturing 1,610
41 Wholesale trade 365
44-45 Retail trade 1,855
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 965
51 Information and cultural industries 135
52 Finance and insurance 370
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 240
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 750
55 Management of companies and enterprises 25
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 725
61 Educational services 780
62 Health care and social assistance 1,745
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 590
72 Accommodation and food services 1,275
81 Other services (except public administration) 815
91 Public administration 850
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 13,040
Worked at home 2,225
Worked outside Canada 335
No fixed workplace address 1,790
Usual place of work 8,690
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 8,690
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,765
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 3,265
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 635
Commute to a different province or territory 30
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 10,475
Car, truck or van 9,885
Car, truck or van - as a driver 9,175
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 705
Public transit 30
Walked 310
Bicycle 60
Other method 195
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 10,475
Less than 15 minutes 4,030
15 to 29 minutes 3,130
30 to 44 minutes 2,235
45 to 59 minutes 465
60 minutes and over 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 16,420
English 15,985
French 35
Non-official language 35
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 35
English and French 160
English and non-official language(s) 185
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 25
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 16,420
Official languages 16,295
English 16,245
French 50
Non-official languages 65
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 31,210
Non-movers 19,515
Movers 11,695
Non-migrants 3,975
Migrants 7,715
Internal migrants 7,200
Intraprovincial migrants 6,805
Interprovincial migrants 395
External migrants 515
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