Demographics of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

19,088

9%
Population, 2016: 17,511
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 131.35
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 145.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$62,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$49,840
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$126,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$101,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
43.1%
Unemployment rate
15%
Participation rate
50.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$1,009,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,434
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,592
Population
Population, 2021 19,088
Population, 2016 17,511
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.00%
Total private dwellings, 2021 8,578
Total private dwellings, 2016 7,964
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 7,857
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 7,089
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 10.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 131
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 145
National population rank, 2021 241
Province/territory population rank, 2021 91
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,465
Official languages 18,270
English 18,270
French 1,505
Non-official languages 4,850
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,370
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,970
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $62,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,970
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,840
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 14,965
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,900
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,180
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,680
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 14,465
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,120
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,060
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,220
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,910
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,620
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,370
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,760
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $71,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $89,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,325
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $15,500
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,280
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.40%
Employment income (%) 49.70%
Government transfers (%) 17.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.70%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.80%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,370
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,675
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $62,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,685
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,840
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,750
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $57,800
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,280
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,840
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 13,710
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,930
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 655
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,000
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,370
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,710
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $87,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,190
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,600
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.40%
Employment income (%) 53.60%
Government transfers (%) 12.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.50%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 7,855
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $126,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $101,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,885
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $64,900
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $51,300
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 5,975
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $146,400
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $117,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 5,835
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $147,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $117,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,300
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $141,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $109,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,865
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $169,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $140,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 495
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $89,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $76,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,450
Average total income in 2020 ($) $56,350
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $45,240
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,465
Canadian citizens 17,425
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,550
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 14,875
Not Canadian citizens 1,040
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 7,855
Owner 6,660
Renter 1,200
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 7,855
Condominium 845
Not condominium 7,015
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 7,855
No bedrooms 25
1 bedroom 395
2 bedrooms 1,645
3 bedrooms 3,110
4 or more bedrooms 2,675
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 7,855
1 to 4 rooms 1,000
5 rooms 950
6 rooms 1,240
7 rooms 1,310
8 or more rooms 3,355
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 7,855
1960 or before 1,585
1961 to 1980 1,410
1981 to 1990 745
1991 to 2000 800
2001 to 2005 835
2006 to 2010 640
2011 to 2015 1,040
2016 to 2021 800
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 7,855
15 to 24 years 65
25 to 34 years 375
35 to 44 years 670
45 to 54 years 1,045
55 to 64 years 1,710
65 to 74 years 2,235
75 to 84 years 1,315
85 years and over 440
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 7,645
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,150
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,500
30% to less than 100% 1,335
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 6,495
% of owner households with a mortgage 39.60%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 14.40%
% in core housing need 3.90%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $960
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,434
Median value of dwellings ($) $900,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $1,009,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,430
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,592
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,370
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,900
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 14,465
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,130
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 480
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,655
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 16,365
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,770
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,395
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,205
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,980
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 885
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 405
Apprenticeship certificate 480
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,605
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 490
Bachelor’s degree or higher 5,225
Bachelor's degree 3,235
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 420
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 135
Master's degree 1,215
Earned doctorate 220
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,135
No certificate, diploma or degree 445
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,840
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,850
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,795
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 435
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 255
Apprenticeship certificate 180
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,145
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 210
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,055
Bachelor's degree 1,915
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 225
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 75
Master's degree 705
Earned doctorate 140
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 16,370
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,165
Education 825
13. Education 825
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 450
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 440
Humanities 730
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 40
23. English language and literature/letters 170
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 160
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 30
38. Philosophy and religious studies 45
39. Theology and religious vocations 55
54. History 170
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 55
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,285
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 20
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 160
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 165
22. Legal professions and studies 190
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 45
42. Psychology 255
45. Social sciences 450
Business, management and public administration 2,475
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 120
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,345
Physical and life sciences and technologies 360
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 165
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 95
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 15
40. Physical sciences 85
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 330
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 235
25. Library science 35
27. Mathematics and statistics 55
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,550
04. Architecture and related services 80
14. Engineering 380
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 425
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 270
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 265
48. Precision production 130
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 275
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 225
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 1,340
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 205
51. Health professions and related programs 1,110
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 20
Personal, protective and transportation services 575
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 325
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 170
49. Transportation and materials moving 70
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 8,135
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,280
Education 400
13. Education 400
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 270
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 270
Humanities 315
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 20
23. English language and literature/letters 60
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 85
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 95
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 755
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 100
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 115
22. Legal professions and studies 115
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 140
45. Social sciences 255
Business, management and public administration 1,540
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 90
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,445
Physical and life sciences and technologies 225
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 100
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 70
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 45
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 210
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 165
25. Library science 20
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 775
04. Architecture and related services 60
14. Engineering 205
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 200
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 155
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 100
48. Precision production 55
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 205
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 165
03. Natural resources and conservation 40
Health and related fields 750
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 135
51. Health professions and related programs 605
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 410
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 230
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 125
49. Transportation and materials moving 40
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 16,365
In the labour force 8,290
Employed 7,050
Unemployed 1,240
Not in the labour force 8,085
Participation rate 50.70%
Employment rate 43.10%
Unemployment rate 15.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 16,370
Did not work 7,740
Worked 8,630
Worked full year full time 3,910
Worked part year and/or part time 4,715
Average weeks worked in reference year 39
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 8,285
Class of worker - not applicable 220
All classes of workers 8,065
Employee 5,840
Permanent position 4,770
Temporary position 1,065
Fixed term (1 year or more) 255
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 805
Self-employed 2,225
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 8,285
Occupation - not applicable 220
All occupations 8,065
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 230
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,310
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 540
3 Health occupations 595
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 940
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 355
6 Sales and service occupations 2,220
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,070
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 550
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 245
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 8,285
Industry - not applicable 220
All industries 8,065
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 475
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 20
22 Utilities 30
23 Construction 550
31-33 Manufacturing 550
41 Wholesale trade 270
44-45 Retail trade 920
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 300
51 Information and cultural industries 115
52 Finance and insurance 340
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 270
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 745
55 Management of companies and enterprises 20
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 460
61 Educational services 555
62 Health care and social assistance 775
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 355
72 Accommodation and food services 620
81 Other services (except public administration) 280
91 Public administration 415
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 7,045
Worked at home 2,285
Worked outside Canada 65
No fixed workplace address 760
Usual place of work 3,940
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,940
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,665
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,815
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 440
Commute to a different province or territory 15
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 4,700
Car, truck or van 4,235
Car, truck or van - as a driver 3,950
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 285
Public transit 30
Walked 205
Bicycle 20
Other method 215
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 4,700
Less than 15 minutes 1,860
15 to 29 minutes 1,695
30 to 44 minutes 620
45 to 59 minutes 180
60 minutes and over 340
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 9,305
English 8,840
French 15
Non-official language 50
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 50
English and French 165
English and non-official language(s) 225
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 15
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 9,305
Official languages 9,140
English 9,115
French 25
Non-official languages 100
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 17,875
Non-movers 11,410
Movers 6,460
Non-migrants 1,515
Migrants 4,945
Internal migrants 4,305
Intraprovincial migrants 4,010
Interprovincial migrants 295
External migrants 640
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