Demographics of Petawawa, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

18,160

5.7%
Population, 2016: 17,187
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 164.7
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 110.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$58,550
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$49,720
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$112,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$95,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
66.4%
Unemployment rate
6.3%
Participation rate
70.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$384,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,342
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,049
Population
Population, 2021 18,160
Population, 2016 17,187
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,174
Total private dwellings, 2016 6,747
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 6,762
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 6,334
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 165
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 110
National population rank, 2021 252
Province/territory population rank, 2021 96
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 17,295
Official languages 17,255
English 17,100
French 3,780
Non-official languages 1,330
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,370
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,930
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $58,550
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,930
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,720
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,870
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $55,950
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,430
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,250
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,305
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,230
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,095
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,480
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,350
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,650
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,155
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,135
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,480
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.80%
Employment income (%) 77.40%
Government transfers (%) 12.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 2.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,370
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,790
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $57,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,810
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,040
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,845
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $56,150
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,530
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $54,650
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,830
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $5,915
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,140
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,880
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,145
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,030
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,040
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.20%
Employment income (%) 79.00%
Government transfers (%) 8.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 6,765
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $112,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $95,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,555
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $68,100
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $56,150
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 5,205
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $125,100
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $106,700
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,885
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $123,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $105,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,860
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $112,900
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $95,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,380
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $141,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $120,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 560
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $69,600
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,460
Average total income in 2020 ($) $63,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $52,750
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 17,295
Canadian citizens 16,980
Canadian citizens aged under 18 4,440
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 12,545
Not Canadian citizens 310
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 6,760
Owner 4,340
Renter 2,420
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 6,760
Condominium 100
Not condominium 6,665
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 6,760
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 285
2 bedrooms 1,100
3 bedrooms 2,965
4 or more bedrooms 2,410
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 6,760
1 to 4 rooms 900
5 rooms 1,035
6 rooms 1,140
7 rooms 1,030
8 or more rooms 2,655
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 6,760
1960 or before 1,130
1961 to 1980 2,005
1981 to 1990 795
1991 to 2000 910
2001 to 2005 315
2006 to 2010 555
2011 to 2015 560
2016 to 2021 490
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 6,760
15 to 24 years 295
25 to 34 years 1,935
35 to 44 years 1,525
45 to 54 years 980
55 to 64 years 985
65 to 74 years 650
75 to 84 years 295
85 years and over 100
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 6,745
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,170
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 575
30% to less than 100% 550
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 4,335
% of owner households with a mortgage 68.50%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 5.30%
% in core housing need 0.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,430
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,342
Median value of dwellings ($) $348,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $384,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $950
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,049
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,370
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,810
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 11,565
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 9,780
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 720
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,060
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,370
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,600
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,800
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,970
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,690
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 920
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 430
Apprenticeship certificate 490
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,610
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 155
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,280
Bachelor's degree 1,590
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 135
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 45
Master's degree 430
Earned doctorate 80
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 9,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 615
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,425
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,745
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,765
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 715
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 355
Apprenticeship certificate 355
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,950
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 105
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,980
Bachelor's degree 1,370
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 110
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 40
Master's degree 385
Earned doctorate 80
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 13,370
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,405
Education 370
13. Education 370
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 150
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 25
50. Visual and performing arts 125
Humanities 280
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 30
23. English language and literature/letters 50
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 70
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 80
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 735
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 45
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 220
22. Legal professions and studies 70
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 125
45. Social sciences 265
Business, management and public administration 1,210
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 175
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,040
Physical and life sciences and technologies 320
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 115
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 40
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 115
41. Science technologies/technicians 45
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 130
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 110
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 15
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,585
04. Architecture and related services 30
14. Engineering 280
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 420
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 320
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 415
48. Precision production 125
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 130
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 75
03. Natural resources and conservation 55
Health and related fields 1,270
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 90
51. Health professions and related programs 1,155
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 795
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 260
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 50
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 85
43. Security and protective services 320
49. Transportation and materials moving 80
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 9,780
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,035
Education 285
13. Education 285
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 125
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 110
Humanities 240
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 30
23. English language and literature/letters 35
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 55
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 75
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 625
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 175
22. Legal professions and studies 55
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 100
45. Social sciences 245
Business, management and public administration 1,015
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 160
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 850
Physical and life sciences and technologies 280
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 90
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 40
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 105
41. Science technologies/technicians 40
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 115
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 100
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,280
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 230
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 345
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 240
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 325
48. Precision production 115
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 110
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 70
03. Natural resources and conservation 40
Health and related fields 1,005
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 75
51. Health professions and related programs 915
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 670
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 225
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 40
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 65
43. Security and protective services 270
49. Transportation and materials moving 70
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 13,370
In the labour force 9,475
Employed 8,875
Unemployed 600
Not in the labour force 3,895
Participation rate 70.90%
Employment rate 66.40%
Unemployment rate 6.30%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 13,370
Did not work 3,850
Worked 9,525
Worked full year full time 6,215
Worked part year and/or part time 3,310
Average weeks worked in reference year 44
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 9,475
Class of worker - not applicable 140
All classes of workers 9,335
Employee 8,690
Permanent position 7,195
Temporary position 1,495
Fixed term (1 year or more) 950
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 545
Self-employed 650
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 9,475
Occupation - not applicable 140
All occupations 9,335
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 70
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,090
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 600
3 Health occupations 735
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 3,795
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 130
6 Sales and service occupations 1,715
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,020
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 70
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 115
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 9,475
Industry - not applicable 140
All industries 9,335
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 30
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 10
22 Utilities 65
23 Construction 315
31-33 Manufacturing 135
41 Wholesale trade 40
44-45 Retail trade 710
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 160
51 Information and cultural industries 55
52 Finance and insurance 90
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 70
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 720
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 320
61 Educational services 520
62 Health care and social assistance 930
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 100
72 Accommodation and food services 555
81 Other services (except public administration) 205
91 Public administration 4,305
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 8,875
Worked at home 1,405
Worked outside Canada 200
No fixed workplace address 1,090
Usual place of work 6,170
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 6,175
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,140
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,765
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 235
Commute to a different province or territory 35
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 7,265
Car, truck or van 6,860
Car, truck or van - as a driver 6,565
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 295
Public transit 10
Walked 230
Bicycle 35
Other method 130
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 7,265
Less than 15 minutes 4,040
15 to 29 minutes 2,475
30 to 44 minutes 545
45 to 59 minutes 75
60 minutes and over 125
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 10,070
English 9,025
French 150
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 855
English and non-official language(s) 30
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 10,070
Official languages 9,960
English 9,755
French 205
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 15,905
Non-movers 7,260
Movers 8,635
Non-migrants 2,520
Migrants 6,120
Internal migrants 5,945
Intraprovincial migrants 3,860
Interprovincial migrants 2,085
External migrants 170
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