Demographics of Peterborough, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

83,651

3.2%
Population, 2016: 81,032
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 64.76
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1291.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,960
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$40,360
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$87,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$75,500
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
48.8%
Unemployment rate
14.7%
Participation rate
57.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$553,500
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,334
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,200
Population
Population, 2021 83,651
Population, 2016 81,032
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.20%
Total private dwellings, 2021 38,006
Total private dwellings, 2016 36,785
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 35,977
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 34,710
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 65
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,292
National population rank, 2021 72
Province/territory population rank, 2021 32
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 81,600
Official languages 81,295
English 81,290
French 6,410
Non-official languages 8,625
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,640
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 67,270
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,960
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 67,310
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 58,440
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,160
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,120
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 62,485
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,080
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,265
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,510
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,970
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,870
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,640
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,645
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,905
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,020
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 76.20%
Employment income (%) 57.40%
Government transfers (%) 23.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.20%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.30%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,640
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 66,235
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,520
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 66,260
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $38,200
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 58,185
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $41,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 45,610
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 59,485
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,890
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,660
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,480
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,640
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,490
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $64,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 17,900
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,720
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.00%
Employment income (%) 62.80%
Government transfers (%) 17.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 35,980
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $87,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $75,500
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 11,705
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $46,400
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $40,040
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 24,275
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $107,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $92,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 22,465
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $108,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $92,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 9,335
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $95,500
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $82,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,870
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $142,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $119,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,410
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $73,500
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $66,100
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,740
Average total income in 2020 ($) $41,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $35,880
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 81,600
Canadian citizens 78,285
Canadian citizens aged under 18 13,970
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 64,305
Not Canadian citizens 3,315
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 35,980
Owner 21,375
Renter 14,610
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 35,980
Condominium 2,140
Not condominium 33,835
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 35,980
No bedrooms 240
1 bedroom 4,970
2 bedrooms 9,290
3 bedrooms 12,195
4 or more bedrooms 9,275
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 35,980
1 to 4 rooms 9,550
5 rooms 5,280
6 rooms 5,170
7 rooms 4,980
8 or more rooms 11,000
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 35,980
1960 or before 12,975
1961 to 1980 9,950
1981 to 1990 4,250
1991 to 2000 3,275
2001 to 2005 1,410
2006 to 2010 1,685
2011 to 2015 1,325
2016 to 2021 1,110
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 35,980
15 to 24 years 1,500
25 to 34 years 5,115
35 to 44 years 5,245
45 to 54 years 5,140
55 to 64 years 6,600
65 to 74 years 6,525
75 to 84 years 4,050
85 years and over 1,800
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 35,895
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 26,660
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 9,235
30% to less than 100% 8,535
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 21,370
% of owner households with a mortgage 55.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 13.80%
% in core housing need 4.90%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,160
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,334
Median value of dwellings ($) $500,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $553,500
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,110
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,200
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,645
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 11,700
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 57,935
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 40,935
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,230
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 36,705
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 69,640
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,465
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 21,450
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 37,725
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 21,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,385
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,645
Apprenticeship certificate 1,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 17,155
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,035
Bachelor’s degree or higher 16,155
Bachelor's degree 11,010
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,110
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 375
Master's degree 3,085
Earned doctorate 570
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 40,930
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,695
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 11,095
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 26,135
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 14,470
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,880
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 960
Apprenticeship certificate 920
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 11,995
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 600
Bachelor’s degree or higher 11,660
Bachelor's degree 7,935
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 770
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 280
Master's degree 2,295
Earned doctorate 385
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 69,640
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,915
Education 2,695
13. Education 2,695
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,265
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 190
50. Visual and performing arts 1,075
Humanities 2,385
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 140
23. English language and literature/letters 695
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 375
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 100
38. Philosophy and religious studies 200
39. Theology and religious vocations 330
54. History 495
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 60
Social and behavioural sciences and law 4,945
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 160
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 315
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 945
22. Legal professions and studies 690
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 205
42. Psychology 930
45. Social sciences 1,695
Business, management and public administration 6,775
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,125
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 5,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,630
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 880
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 295
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 50
40. Physical sciences 340
41. Science technologies/technicians 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,370
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,000
25. Library science 55
27. Mathematics and statistics 230
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 90
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 5,740
04. Architecture and related services 125
14. Engineering 1,130
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,785
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,205
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 865
48. Precision production 630
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 990
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 405
03. Natural resources and conservation 590
Health and related fields 7,170
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 575
51. Health professions and related programs 6,425
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 150
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,715
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,300
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 10
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 1,055
49. Transportation and materials moving 335
Other 40
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 40,930
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 14,795
Education 1,840
13. Education 1,840
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 870
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 95
50. Visual and performing arts 770
Humanities 1,495
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 95
23. English language and literature/letters 455
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 195
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 70
38. Philosophy and religious studies 160
39. Theology and religious vocations 165
54. History 320
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 35
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,530
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 130
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 265
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 680
22. Legal professions and studies 505
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 160
42. Psychology 630
45. Social sciences 1,150
Business, management and public administration 4,840
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 885
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 3,955
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,130
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 645
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 210
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 25
40. Physical sciences 215
41. Science technologies/technicians 35
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,000
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 790
25. Library science 30
27. Mathematics and statistics 125
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 55
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,610
04. Architecture and related services 100
14. Engineering 775
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,140
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 720
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 510
48. Precision production 360
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 760
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 300
03. Natural resources and conservation 460
Health and related fields 4,960
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 435
51. Health professions and related programs 4,385
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 15
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 120
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,075
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 970
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 10
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 820
49. Transportation and materials moving 265
Other 30
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 69,640
In the labour force 39,845
Employed 34,000
Unemployed 5,845
Not in the labour force 29,795
Participation rate 57.20%
Employment rate 48.80%
Unemployment rate 14.70%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 69,640
Did not work 30,440
Worked 39,200
Worked full year full time 19,055
Worked part year and/or part time 20,145
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 39,850
Class of worker - not applicable 1,345
All classes of workers 38,505
Employee 33,855
Permanent position 28,330
Temporary position 5,525
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,545
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 3,985
Self-employed 4,645
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 39,850
Occupation - not applicable 1,345
All occupations 38,505
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 325
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 5,135
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,440
3 Health occupations 4,125
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 5,600
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,160
6 Sales and service occupations 11,795
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 5,665
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 560
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 1,705
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 39,850
Industry - not applicable 1,345
All industries 38,505
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 510
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 80
22 Utilities 455
23 Construction 2,720
31-33 Manufacturing 2,635
41 Wholesale trade 1,035
44-45 Retail trade 5,340
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 1,365
51 Information and cultural industries 600
52 Finance and insurance 1,015
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 645
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 2,140
55 Management of companies and enterprises 35
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,295
61 Educational services 3,670
62 Health care and social assistance 7,005
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 960
72 Accommodation and food services 2,815
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,625
91 Public administration 1,555
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 34,005
Worked at home 7,070
Worked outside Canada 85
No fixed workplace address 4,060
Usual place of work 22,785
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 22,790
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 17,480
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 2,535
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 2,735
Commute to a different province or territory 40
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 26,845
Car, truck or van 22,805
Car, truck or van - as a driver 20,605
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,200
Public transit 985
Walked 2,080
Bicycle 385
Other method 590
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 26,845
Less than 15 minutes 13,915
15 to 29 minutes 7,245
30 to 44 minutes 2,550
45 to 59 minutes 1,400
60 minutes and over 1,735
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 42,345
English 41,385
French 100
Non-official language 65
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 65
English and French 485
English and non-official language(s) 275
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 25
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 42,345
Official languages 42,120
English 41,940
French 175
Non-official languages 125
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 77,990
Non-movers 46,600
Movers 31,395
Non-migrants 14,015
Migrants 17,375
Internal migrants 15,085
Intraprovincial migrants 14,105
Interprovincial migrants 980
External migrants 2,290
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