Demographics of Pickering, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

99,186

8.1%
Population, 2016: 91,771
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 231.1
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 429.2
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$60,050
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$49,040
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$141,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$115,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
56.9%
Unemployment rate
12.9%
Participation rate
65.3%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$929,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$2,052
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,730
Population
Population, 2021 99,186
Population, 2016 91,771
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 34,327
Total private dwellings, 2016 31,630
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 33,425
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 30,919
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.10%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 231
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 429
National population rank, 2021 59
Province/territory population rank, 2021 29
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 98,585
Official languages 97,265
English 97,220
French 7,160
Non-official languages 34,680
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 78,595
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $60,050
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 78,610
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,040
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 70,855
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,250
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 59,260
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,000
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 70,675
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,380
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,290
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,140
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 24,580
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,750
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 29,350
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $85,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,195
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,600
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.40%
Employment income (%) 70.40%
Government transfers (%) 15.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.60%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.10%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 77,040
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $57,450
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 77,090
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,720
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 70,205
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $56,900
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 59,285
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $57,300
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 66,255
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,510
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,845
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,120
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 29,130
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $82,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,945
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $38,160
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 90.20%
Employment income (%) 76.80%
Government transfers (%) 9.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 33,425
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $141,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $115,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 5,745
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $66,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $54,350
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 27,685
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $156,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $128,000
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 27,315
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $155,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $127,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,415
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $139,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $110,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 14,630
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $180,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $147,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,400
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $101,300
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $88,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,700
Average total income in 2020 ($) $61,250
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $50,280
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 98,580
Canadian citizens 92,515
Canadian citizens aged under 18 19,165
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 73,345
Not Canadian citizens 6,065
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 33,425
Owner 28,470
Renter 4,960
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 33,425
Condominium 5,865
Not condominium 27,560
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 33,425
No bedrooms 70
1 bedroom 1,685
2 bedrooms 3,765
3 bedrooms 12,820
4 or more bedrooms 15,085
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 33,425
1 to 4 rooms 4,890
5 rooms 4,320
6 rooms 5,280
7 rooms 5,255
8 or more rooms 13,680
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 33,425
1960 or before 2,070
1961 to 1980 8,350
1981 to 1990 8,955
1991 to 2000 6,540
2001 to 2005 1,680
2006 to 2010 1,315
2011 to 2015 1,675
2016 to 2021 2,845
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 33,425
15 to 24 years 200
25 to 34 years 3,400
35 to 44 years 6,045
45 to 54 years 6,745
55 to 64 years 8,100
65 to 74 years 5,375
75 to 84 years 2,615
85 years and over 950
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 33,270
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 25,240
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 8,030
30% to less than 100% 7,355
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 28,435
% of owner households with a mortgage 65.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 21.70%
% in core housing need 7.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,980
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $2,052
Median value of dwellings ($) $880,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $929,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,720
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,730
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 10,425
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 71,770
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 54,080
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,590
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 50,495
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 82,195
No certificate, diploma or degree 9,500
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 23,440
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 49,250
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 24,005
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,000
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,945
Apprenticeship certificate 2,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 17,880
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,125
Bachelor’s degree or higher 25,245
Bachelor's degree 17,785
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,670
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 500
Master's degree 4,870
Earned doctorate 420
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 54,085
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,045
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 12,595
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 38,445
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 17,820
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,715
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,315
Apprenticeship certificate 1,405
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 13,555
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,545
Bachelor’s degree or higher 20,625
Bachelor's degree 14,325
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,375
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 445
Master's degree 4,150
Earned doctorate 330
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 82,195
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 32,945
Education 2,415
13. Education 2,415
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,635
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 260
50. Visual and performing arts 1,375
Humanities 2,300
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 160
23. English language and literature/letters 660
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 790
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 50
38. Philosophy and religious studies 170
39. Theology and religious vocations 155
54. History 265
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 50
Social and behavioural sciences and law 7,305
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 65
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 850
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,160
22. Legal professions and studies 1,235
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 215
42. Psychology 1,090
45. Social sciences 2,695
Business, management and public administration 12,565
30.16 Accounting and computer science 45
44. Public administration and social service professions 880
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 11,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,350
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 985
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 685
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 55
40. Physical sciences 490
41. Science technologies/technicians 135
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,840
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,345
25. Library science 60
27. Mathematics and statistics 375
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 60
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 9,005
04. Architecture and related services 365
14. Engineering 2,805
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,080
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,680
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,445
48. Precision production 635
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 555
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 320
03. Natural resources and conservation 235
Health and related fields 6,090
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 605
51. Health professions and related programs 5,355
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 15
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 115
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,170
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,055
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 10
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 875
49. Transportation and materials moving 225
Other 25
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 54,085
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,635
Education 1,785
13. Education 1,785
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,270
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 180
50. Visual and performing arts 1,085
Humanities 1,715
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 130
23. English language and literature/letters 480
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 600
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 30
38. Philosophy and religious studies 130
39. Theology and religious vocations 95
54. History 210
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 40
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5,960
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 65
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 725
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 940
22. Legal professions and studies 1,055
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 185
42. Psychology 830
45. Social sciences 2,165
Business, management and public administration 10,165
30.16 Accounting and computer science 40
44. Public administration and social service professions 690
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 9,430
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,735
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 800
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 450
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 30
40. Physical sciences 360
41. Science technologies/technicians 105
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,430
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,055
25. Library science 50
27. Mathematics and statistics 280
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 50
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 6,600
04. Architecture and related services 235
14. Engineering 2,230
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,515
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,200
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,050
48. Precision production 370
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 420
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 225
03. Natural resources and conservation 195
Health and related fields 4,735
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 480
51. Health professions and related programs 4,155
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 90
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,605
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 765
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 670
49. Transportation and materials moving 170
Other 20
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 82,195
In the labour force 53,705
Employed 46,795
Unemployed 6,910
Not in the labour force 28,490
Participation rate 65.30%
Employment rate 56.90%
Unemployment rate 12.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 82,195
Did not work 29,530
Worked 52,665
Worked full year full time 30,100
Worked part year and/or part time 22,565
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 53,700
Class of worker - not applicable 1,720
All classes of workers 51,980
Employee 44,475
Permanent position 38,300
Temporary position 6,175
Fixed term (1 year or more) 2,055
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 4,120
Self-employed 7,505
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 53,700
Occupation - not applicable 1,720
All occupations 51,980
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 800
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 11,605
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,375
3 Health occupations 3,400
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 6,490
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,540
6 Sales and service occupations 12,370
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,185
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 635
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 1,585
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 53,700
Industry - not applicable 1,720
All industries 51,980
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 260
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 70
22 Utilities 730
23 Construction 3,840
31-33 Manufacturing 3,135
41 Wholesale trade 1,905
44-45 Retail trade 5,510
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 2,915
51 Information and cultural industries 1,730
52 Finance and insurance 4,840
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,210
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 5,210
55 Management of companies and enterprises 315
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,520
61 Educational services 3,850
62 Health care and social assistance 5,730
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,000
72 Accommodation and food services 2,250
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,045
91 Public administration 2,915
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 46,790
Worked at home 16,745
Worked outside Canada 180
No fixed workplace address 5,475
Usual place of work 24,385
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 24,390
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 6,485
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 3,295
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 14,595
Commute to a different province or territory 20
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 29,865
Car, truck or van 26,000
Car, truck or van - as a driver 23,800
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,195
Public transit 2,335
Walked 565
Bicycle 80
Other method 880
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 29,865
Less than 15 minutes 5,605
15 to 29 minutes 8,450
30 to 44 minutes 8,175
45 to 59 minutes 3,820
60 minutes and over 3,810
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 56,825
English 54,390
French 90
Non-official language 245
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 245
English and French 780
English and non-official language(s) 1,255
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 40
Multiple non-official languages 30
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 56,825
Official languages 56,045
English 55,845
French 210
Non-official languages 405
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 93,395
Non-movers 62,410
Movers 30,985
Non-migrants 6,735
Migrants 24,250
Internal migrants 21,565
Intraprovincial migrants 20,900
Interprovincial migrants 665
External migrants 2,685
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