Demographics of The Blue Mountains, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

9,390

33.7%
Population, 2016: 7,025
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 284.65
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 33
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$82,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$62,300
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$157,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$118,300
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
47.6%
Unemployment rate
10.9%
Participation rate
53.3%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$1,202,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,480
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,405
Population
Population, 2021 9,390
Population, 2016 7,025
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 33.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,396
Total private dwellings, 2016 6,477
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 14.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 4,348
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,271
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 32.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 285
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 33
National population rank, 2021 453
Province/territory population rank, 2021 161
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 9,295
Official languages 9,295
English 9,295
French 765
Non-official languages 1,030
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,250
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $82,700
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,250
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $62,300
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,805
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $76,900
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,330
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $71,700
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,360
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,180
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 390
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,480
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,910
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,140
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,180
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $128,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,210
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $15,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $34,600
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 88.00%
Employment income (%) 56.00%
Government transfers (%) 12.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.40%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 2.90%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 2.60%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,140
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $88,100
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,150
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $63,650
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,740
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $85,200
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,450
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $79,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,885
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,320
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 275
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,650
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,120
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $133,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,145
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $44,640
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 92.00%
Employment income (%) 60.20%
Government transfers (%) 8.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 4,350
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $157,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $118,300
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,260
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $80,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $61,700
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,095
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $188,000
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $141,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,985
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $189,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $142,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,815
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $178,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $132,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 915
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $228,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $171,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 240
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $118,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $95,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,505
Average total income in 2020 ($) $77,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $59,450
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 9,300
Canadian citizens 9,125
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,125
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 8,000
Not Canadian citizens 175
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 4,350
Owner 3,785
Renter 565
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 4,350
Condominium 830
Not condominium 3,520
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 4,350
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 225
2 bedrooms 740
3 bedrooms 1,590
4 or more bedrooms 1,800
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 4,350
1 to 4 rooms 505
5 rooms 590
6 rooms 665
7 rooms 625
8 or more rooms 1,960
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 4,350
1960 or before 780
1961 to 1980 905
1981 to 1990 550
1991 to 2000 445
2001 to 2005 305
2006 to 2010 350
2011 to 2015 300
2016 to 2021 700
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 4,350
15 to 24 years 40
25 to 34 years 230
35 to 44 years 350
45 to 54 years 575
55 to 64 years 1,225
65 to 74 years 1,130
75 to 84 years 590
85 years and over 200
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 4,255
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,375
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 880
30% to less than 100% 770
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,710
% of owner households with a mortgage 40.80%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 17.80%
% in core housing need 4.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,110
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,480
Median value of dwellings ($) $950,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $1,202,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,300
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,405
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 835
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,540
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,550
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 265
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,285
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 8,375
No certificate, diploma or degree 715
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,065
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,590
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 410
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 200
Apprenticeship certificate 210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,790
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 185
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,200
Bachelor's degree 2,040
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 295
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 130
Master's degree 665
Earned doctorate 70
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,550
No certificate, diploma or degree 215
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 960
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,370
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,495
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 235
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 125
Apprenticeship certificate 115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,160
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 95
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,880
Bachelor's degree 1,230
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 170
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 60
Master's degree 395
Earned doctorate 25
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 8,375
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,785
Education 375
13. Education 375
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 215
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 215
Humanities 370
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 115
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 105
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 30
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 65
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 920
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 120
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 65
22. Legal professions and studies 125
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 25
42. Psychology 150
45. Social sciences 420
Business, management and public administration 1,410
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 85
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,325
Physical and life sciences and technologies 180
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 60
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 45
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 190
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 85
25. Library science 25
27. Mathematics and statistics 70
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 750
04. Architecture and related services 75
14. Engineering 195
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 135
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 140
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 145
48. Precision production 60
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 150
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 110
03. Natural resources and conservation 40
Health and related fields 740
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 110
51. Health professions and related programs 595
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 275
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 145
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 75
49. Transportation and materials moving 55
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 4,550
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,180
Education 200
13. Education 200
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 160
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 160
Humanities 195
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 65
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 65
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 35
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 590
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 85
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 55
22. Legal professions and studies 85
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 70
45. Social sciences 270
Business, management and public administration 925
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 60
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 865
Physical and life sciences and technologies 80
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 40
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 30
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 110
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 65
25. Library science 20
27. Mathematics and statistics 15
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 405
04. Architecture and related services 40
14. Engineering 105
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 75
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 80
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 90
48. Precision production 15
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 100
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 70
03. Natural resources and conservation 30
Health and related fields 380
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 85
51. Health professions and related programs 280
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 220
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 125
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 60
49. Transportation and materials moving 40
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 8,375
In the labour force 4,460
Employed 3,985
Unemployed 485
Not in the labour force 3,910
Participation rate 53.30%
Employment rate 47.60%
Unemployment rate 10.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 8,375
Did not work 3,585
Worked 4,785
Worked full year full time 2,315
Worked part year and/or part time 2,465
Average weeks worked in reference year 39
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 4,460
Class of worker - not applicable 75
All classes of workers 4,390
Employee 2,785
Permanent position 2,305
Temporary position 480
Fixed term (1 year or more) 90
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 390
Self-employed 1,600
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 4,460
Occupation - not applicable 75
All occupations 4,390
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 215
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 880
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 260
3 Health occupations 300
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 455
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 275
6 Sales and service occupations 1,085
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 610
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 255
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 65
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 4,460
Industry - not applicable 75
All industries 4,390
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 210
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 15
22 Utilities 20
23 Construction 375
31-33 Manufacturing 185
41 Wholesale trade 110
44-45 Retail trade 470
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 100
51 Information and cultural industries 115
52 Finance and insurance 220
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 240
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 695
55 Management of companies and enterprises 10
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 190
61 Educational services 285
62 Health care and social assistance 415
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 160
72 Accommodation and food services 220
81 Other services (except public administration) 175
91 Public administration 170
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,980
Worked at home 1,665
Worked outside Canada 20
No fixed workplace address 475
Usual place of work 1,815
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 1,820
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 950
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 130
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 730
Commute to a different province or territory 10
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 2,295
Car, truck or van 1,995
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,890
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 105
Public transit 15
Walked 165
Bicycle 20
Other method 100
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 2,295
Less than 15 minutes 915
15 to 29 minutes 700
30 to 44 minutes 320
45 to 59 minutes 80
60 minutes and over 265
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 5,150
English 5,030
French 15
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 85
English and non-official language(s) 25
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 5,150
Official languages 5,140
English 5,105
French 30
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 9,045
Non-movers 4,555
Movers 4,490
Non-migrants 605
Migrants 3,885
Internal migrants 3,735
Intraprovincial migrants 3,665
Interprovincial migrants 70
External migrants 150
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