Demographics of Oakville, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

213,759

10.3%
Population, 2016: 193,832
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 138.94
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1538.5
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$81,800
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$61,000
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$182,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$136,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
57.6%
Unemployment rate
11.7%
Participation rate
65.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$1,388,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$2,384
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$2,146
Population
Population, 2021 213,759
Population, 2016 193,832
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 10.30%
Total private dwellings, 2021 76,179
Total private dwellings, 2016 68,617
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.00%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 73,558
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 66,269
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 139
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,539
National population rank, 2021 25
Province/territory population rank, 2021 11
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 212,060
Official languages 207,205
English 207,080
French 23,355
Non-official languages 100,415
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 164,420
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $81,800
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 164,560
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $61,000
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 151,890
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $80,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 121,885
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $81,500
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 142,425
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,760
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,720
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,890
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,015
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,050
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 60,755
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $91,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $127,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,015
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $40,880
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 90.80%
Employment income (%) 73.80%
Government transfers (%) 9.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.60%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.00%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 159,170
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $80,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 159,250
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $60,100
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 147,990
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $81,700
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 120,880
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $80,900
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 131,020
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $5,610
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,805
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,930
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 59,955
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $86,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $121,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 41,640
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $46,920
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 94.20%
Employment income (%) 76.20%
Government transfers (%) 5.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.40%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 73,560
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $182,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $136,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 13,430
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $75,900
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $59,400
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 60,130
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $206,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $153,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 59,035
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $207,400
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $153,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 15,820
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $171,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $128,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 34,540
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $245,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $180,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,450
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $114,500
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $91,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,650
Average total income in 2020 ($) $68,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $54,350
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 212,055
Canadian citizens 181,815
Canadian citizens aged under 18 42,140
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 139,670
Not Canadian citizens 30,245
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 73,560
Owner 57,025
Renter 16,530
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 73,560
Condominium 12,435
Not condominium 61,120
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 73,560
No bedrooms 295
1 bedroom 5,095
2 bedrooms 10,885
3 bedrooms 23,715
4 or more bedrooms 33,565
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 73,560
1 to 4 rooms 14,020
5 rooms 8,980
6 rooms 10,215
7 rooms 9,490
8 or more rooms 30,855
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 73,560
1960 or before 5,950
1961 to 1980 13,935
1981 to 1990 13,600
1991 to 2000 11,910
2001 to 2005 8,055
2006 to 2010 6,480
2011 to 2015 5,310
2016 to 2021 8,320
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 73,560
15 to 24 years 700
25 to 34 years 5,795
35 to 44 years 13,370
45 to 54 years 19,345
55 to 64 years 15,745
65 to 74 years 9,810
75 to 84 years 6,310
85 years and over 2,485
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 73,110
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 53,810
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 19,295
30% to less than 100% 15,945
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 57,025
% of owner households with a mortgage 61.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 20.80%
% in core housing need 6.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $2,080
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $2,384
Median value of dwellings ($) $1,200,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $1,388,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $2,040
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $2,146
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 19,360
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 154,265
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 111,485
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,790
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 107,695
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 173,625
No certificate, diploma or degree 18,145
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 36,890
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 118,590
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 35,355
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,910
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 2,535
Apprenticeship certificate 2,375
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25,865
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,580
Bachelor’s degree or higher 83,230
Bachelor's degree 51,400
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 5,225
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 2,380
Master's degree 21,565
Earned doctorate 2,660
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 111,485
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,190
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 15,200
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 93,095
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 25,120
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,070
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,555
Apprenticeship certificate 1,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 18,915
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,135
Bachelor’s degree or higher 67,975
Bachelor's degree 40,765
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 4,170
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 2,020
Master's degree 18,885
Earned doctorate 2,135
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 173,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 55,035
Education 5,675
13. Education 5,675
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 4,615
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 430
50. Visual and performing arts 4,185
Humanities 7,085
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 835
23. English language and literature/letters 1,925
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 2,250
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 150
38. Philosophy and religious studies 385
39. Theology and religious vocations 295
54. History 920
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 17,395
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 125
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 2,155
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,580
22. Legal professions and studies 2,810
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 330
42. Psychology 2,520
45. Social sciences 7,880
Business, management and public administration 34,080
30.16 Accounting and computer science 30
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,235
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 32,815
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5,790
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 2,255
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 1,550
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 105
40. Physical sciences 1,750
41. Science technologies/technicians 130
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 7,580
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 5,680
25. Library science 280
27. Mathematics and statistics 1,365
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 255
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 19,280
04. Architecture and related services 1,295
14. Engineering 11,110
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 3,155
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,450
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,475
48. Precision production 795
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,425
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 855
03. Natural resources and conservation 570
Health and related fields 12,565
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 1,465
51. Health professions and related programs 10,455
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 35
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 610
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,080
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,705
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 35
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 20
43. Security and protective services 890
49. Transportation and materials moving 430
Other 20
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 111,485
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 18,390
Education 3,990
13. Education 3,990
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 3,455
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 335
50. Visual and performing arts 3,120
Humanities 5,090
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 670
23. English language and literature/letters 1,385
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 1,605
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 80
38. Philosophy and religious studies 260
39. Theology and religious vocations 185
54. History 665
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 250
Social and behavioural sciences and law 13,875
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 110
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 1,750
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,235
22. Legal professions and studies 2,300
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 230
42. Psychology 1,940
45. Social sciences 6,310
Business, management and public administration 28,140
30.16 Accounting and computer science 20
44. Public administration and social service professions 905
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 27,215
Physical and life sciences and technologies 4,200
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 1,675
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 1,185
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 95
40. Physical sciences 1,165
41. Science technologies/technicians 75
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 6,540
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 5,040
25. Library science 170
27. Mathematics and statistics 1,115
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 210
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 14,805
04. Architecture and related services 1,040
14. Engineering 8,980
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,280
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,025
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,005
48. Precision production 485
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,155
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 665
03. Natural resources and conservation 490
Health and related fields 9,455
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 1,040
51. Health professions and related programs 7,870
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 515
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,385
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,315
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 25
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 15
43. Security and protective services 720
49. Transportation and materials moving 315
Other 15
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 173,625
In the labour force 113,195
Employed 99,950
Unemployed 13,245
Not in the labour force 60,435
Participation rate 65.20%
Employment rate 57.60%
Unemployment rate 11.70%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 173,625
Did not work 61,575
Worked 112,050
Worked full year full time 63,085
Worked part year and/or part time 48,965
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 113,190
Class of worker - not applicable 3,660
All classes of workers 109,530
Employee 88,730
Permanent position 73,970
Temporary position 14,760
Fixed term (1 year or more) 4,580
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 10,180
Self-employed 20,800
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 113,190
Occupation - not applicable 3,660
All occupations 109,530
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 3,535
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 27,150
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 14,760
3 Health occupations 7,450
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 12,590
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 4,190
6 Sales and service occupations 25,870
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,235
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 990
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,765
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 113,190
Industry - not applicable 3,660
All industries 109,530
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 305
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 465
22 Utilities 780
23 Construction 5,540
31-33 Manufacturing 7,425
41 Wholesale trade 5,790
44-45 Retail trade 11,620
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4,195
51 Information and cultural industries 3,195
52 Finance and insurance 11,800
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 3,460
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 17,005
55 Management of companies and enterprises 1,020
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 3,685
61 Educational services 8,135
62 Health care and social assistance 10,655
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 2,020
72 Accommodation and food services 4,970
81 Other services (except public administration) 3,430
91 Public administration 4,035
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 99,945
Worked at home 44,885
Worked outside Canada 740
No fixed workplace address 7,760
Usual place of work 46,555
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 46,555
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 21,685
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 4,900
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 19,840
Commute to a different province or territory 130
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 54,320
Car, truck or van 46,305
Car, truck or van - as a driver 42,375
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 3,930
Public transit 3,850
Walked 2,020
Bicycle 250
Other method 1,890
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 54,320
Less than 15 minutes 14,895
15 to 29 minutes 17,515
30 to 44 minutes 11,985
45 to 59 minutes 5,055
60 minutes and over 4,860
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 120,275
English 111,145
French 260
Non-official language 1,180
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 1,180
English and French 2,320
English and non-official language(s) 5,135
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 215
Multiple non-official languages 10
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 120,275
Official languages 116,855
English 116,365
French 490
Non-official languages 2,185
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 202,780
Non-movers 122,625
Movers 80,155
Non-migrants 23,860
Migrants 56,295
Internal migrants 37,985
Intraprovincial migrants 33,815
Interprovincial migrants 4,175
External migrants 18,305
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