Demographics of Petrolia, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

6,013

4.7%
Population, 2016: 5,742
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 12.46
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 482.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,080
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$102,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$86,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
52.9%
Unemployment rate
9.1%
Participation rate
58.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$382,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,193
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$960
Population
Population, 2021 6,013
Population, 2016 5,742
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 2,524
Total private dwellings, 2016 2,323
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 2,460
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 2,277
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 12
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 483
National population rank, 2021 648
Province/territory population rank, 2021 216
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 5,820
Official languages 5,805
English 5,795
French 480
Non-official languages 200
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,735
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,600
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,700
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,080
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,170
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,160
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,215
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,960
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,200
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,160
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 460
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,360
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,100
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,800
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,740
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,485
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $66,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $79,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,255
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,350
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.40%
Employment income (%) 63.80%
Government transfers (%) 18.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.40%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,735
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,520
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,850
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,520
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,600
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,130
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,250
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,800
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,025
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,490
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 370
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,760
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,740
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,490
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $75,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,165
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,200
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.00%
Employment income (%) 68.00%
Government transfers (%) 14.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 2,460
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $102,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $86,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 720
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,700
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $44,100
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,735
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $124,000
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $103,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,710
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $123,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $103,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 690
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $106,200
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $89,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 710
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $159,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $130,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 280
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $69,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 820
Average total income in 2020 ($) $49,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $43,000
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 5,815
Canadian citizens 5,710
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,285
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 4,430
Not Canadian citizens 105
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 2,460
Owner 1,945
Renter 515
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 2,460
Condominium 75
Not condominium 2,385
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 2,460
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 210
2 bedrooms 455
3 bedrooms 985
4 or more bedrooms 810
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 2,460
1 to 4 rooms 300
5 rooms 310
6 rooms 345
7 rooms 330
8 or more rooms 1,170
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 2,460
1960 or before 815
1961 to 1980 540
1981 to 1990 200
1991 to 2000 295
2001 to 2005 170
2006 to 2010 165
2011 to 2015 115
2016 to 2021 160
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 2,460
15 to 24 years 85
25 to 34 years 310
35 to 44 years 440
45 to 54 years 375
55 to 64 years 395
65 to 74 years 460
75 to 84 years 265
85 years and over 125
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 2,455
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,175
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 285
30% to less than 100% 275
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,945
% of owner households with a mortgage 60.90%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 7.70%
% in core housing need 2.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,070
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,193
Median value of dwellings ($) $376,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $382,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $850
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $960
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,735
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 800
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,940
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,780
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 255
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,530
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 645
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,380
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,710
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,050
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 480
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 195
Apprenticeship certificate 290
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,505
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 55
Bachelor’s degree or higher 660
Bachelor's degree 515
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 30
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 95
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 200
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 680
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,905
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,405
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 245
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 110
Apprenticeship certificate 135
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,110
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 45
Bachelor’s degree or higher 500
Bachelor's degree 385
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 30
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 65
Earned doctorate 15
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 4,735
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,025
Education 150
13. Education 150
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 60
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 60
Humanities 100
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 25
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 25
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 265
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 110
22. Legal professions and studies 40
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 25
45. Social sciences 65
Business, management and public administration 415
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 65
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 350
Physical and life sciences and technologies 80
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 25
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 25
41. Science technologies/technicians 30
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 50
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 760
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 225
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 225
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 130
48. Precision production 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 45
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 30
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 515
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 60
51. Health professions and related programs 455
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 240
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 120
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 80
49. Transportation and materials moving 35
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 2,780
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 875
Education 95
13. Education 95
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 40
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 40
Humanities 70
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 15
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 30
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 210
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 95
22. Legal professions and studies 30
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 15
45. Social sciences 50
Business, management and public administration 325
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 50
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 275
Physical and life sciences and technologies 45
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 65
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 45
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 450
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 50
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 115
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 145
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 80
48. Precision production 55
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 45
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 30
03. Natural resources and conservation 15
Health and related fields 390
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 50
51. Health professions and related programs 335
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 170
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 80
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 65
49. Transportation and materials moving 30
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 4,735
In the labour force 2,750
Employed 2,505
Unemployed 250
Not in the labour force 1,985
Participation rate 58.10%
Employment rate 52.90%
Unemployment rate 9.10%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 4,735
Did not work 1,940
Worked 2,795
Worked full year full time 1,505
Worked part year and/or part time 1,290
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 2,750
Class of worker - not applicable 45
All classes of workers 2,705
Employee 2,465
Permanent position 2,135
Temporary position 325
Fixed term (1 year or more) 65
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 260
Self-employed 245
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 2,750
Occupation - not applicable 45
All occupations 2,705
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 15
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 385
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 155
3 Health occupations 275
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 360
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 30
6 Sales and service occupations 555
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 625
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 70
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 240
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 2,750
Industry - not applicable 45
All industries 2,705
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 45
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 45
22 Utilities 60
23 Construction 245
31-33 Manufacturing 395
41 Wholesale trade 75
44-45 Retail trade 255
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 160
51 Information and cultural industries 15
52 Finance and insurance 55
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 50
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 100
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 140
61 Educational services 175
62 Health care and social assistance 460
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 45
72 Accommodation and food services 140
81 Other services (except public administration) 100
91 Public administration 125
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 2,500
Worked at home 330
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 320
Usual place of work 1,840
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 1,840
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 760
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 965
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 115
Commute to a different province or territory 0
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 2,160
Car, truck or van 2,055
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,920
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 130
Public transit 0
Walked 85
Bicycle 10
Other method 15
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 2,160
Less than 15 minutes 895
15 to 29 minutes 820
30 to 44 minutes 340
45 to 59 minutes 45
60 minutes and over 55
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 2,955
English 2,910
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 25
English and non-official language(s) 0
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 2,955
Official languages 2,950
English 2,935
French 20
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 5,490
Non-movers 3,385
Movers 2,105
Non-migrants 555
Migrants 1,550
Internal migrants 1,490
Intraprovincial migrants 1,420
Interprovincial migrants 65
External migrants 60
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