Demographics of Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

24,862

20.3%
Population, 2016: 20,675
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 57.42
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 433
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,920
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$39,560
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$90,100
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$77,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
40.5%
Unemployment rate
13.9%
Participation rate
47%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$634,500
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,184
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,428
Population
Population, 2021 24,862
Population, 2016 20,675
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 20.30%
Total private dwellings, 2021 13,768
Total private dwellings, 2016 12,516
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 10.00%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 10,811
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 9,005
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 20.10%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 57
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 433
National population rank, 2021 180
Province/territory population rank, 2021 70
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 24,585
Official languages 24,495
English 24,475
French 1,390
Non-official languages 3,670
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,205
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,920
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,225
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,560
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,635
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $37,920
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,470
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,625
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,600
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,720
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,280
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,180
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,660
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,045
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,950
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,360
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 72.60%
Employment income (%) 51.70%
Government transfers (%) 27.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.10%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 20,990
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,120
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 21,005
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 18,585
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,320
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,870
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $41,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 18,805
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,380
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,295
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,030
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,015
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,790
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,240
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 79.00%
Employment income (%) 57.90%
Government transfers (%) 21.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 10,815
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $90,100
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $77,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,860
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,640
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $43,480
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 7,950
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $104,300
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $90,000
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,780
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $103,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $89,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,120
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $89,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $77,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,365
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $135,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $115,900
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,010
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $81,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,585
Average total income in 2020 ($) $47,480
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,840
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 24,585
Canadian citizens 23,920
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,410
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 20,510
Not Canadian citizens 665
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 10,810
Owner 9,235
Renter 1,575
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 10,810
Condominium 1,010
Not condominium 9,810
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 10,810
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 585
2 bedrooms 2,915
3 bedrooms 4,100
4 or more bedrooms 3,205
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 10,810
1 to 4 rooms 2,025
5 rooms 1,920
6 rooms 1,755
7 rooms 1,655
8 or more rooms 3,450
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 10,810
1960 or before 895
1961 to 1980 1,655
1981 to 1990 965
1991 to 2000 2,190
2001 to 2005 1,255
2006 to 2010 1,515
2011 to 2015 1,080
2016 to 2021 1,250
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 10,810
15 to 24 years 80
25 to 34 years 690
35 to 44 years 1,145
45 to 54 years 1,355
55 to 64 years 2,345
65 to 74 years 2,980
75 to 84 years 1,715
85 years and over 495
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 10,780
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 8,620
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 2,155
30% to less than 100% 1,965
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 9,235
% of owner households with a mortgage 51.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.90%
% in core housing need 4.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $900
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,184
Median value of dwellings ($) $600,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $634,500
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,410
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,428
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,570
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 17,115
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 11,310
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,600
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,710
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,035
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,585
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,065
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 7,345
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,715
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 850
Apprenticeship certificate 870
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,180
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 450
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,715
Bachelor's degree 1,995
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 200
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 30
Master's degree 450
Earned doctorate 40
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 11,310
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,395
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,870
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,045
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 855
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 390
Apprenticeship certificate 465
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,215
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 255
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,725
Bachelor's degree 1,315
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 115
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 245
Earned doctorate 20
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 21,685
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,620
Education 500
13. Education 500
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 395
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 65
50. Visual and performing arts 330
Humanities 420
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 35
23. English language and literature/letters 125
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 115
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 50
54. History 50
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 20
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,155
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 165
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 270
22. Legal professions and studies 205
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 70
42. Psychology 155
45. Social sciences 285
Business, management and public administration 2,010
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 180
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,830
Physical and life sciences and technologies 270
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 100
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 80
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 60
41. Science technologies/technicians 25
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 360
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 320
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 25
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,265
04. Architecture and related services 55
14. Engineering 275
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 490
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 620
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 515
48. Precision production 305
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 185
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 140
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 1,635
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 145
51. Health professions and related programs 1,475
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 865
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 420
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 15
43. Security and protective services 265
49. Transportation and materials moving 170
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 11,310
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,270
Education 230
13. Education 230
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 205
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 205
Humanities 255
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 90
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 70
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 25
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 790
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 125
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 200
22. Legal professions and studies 150
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 30
42. Psychology 110
45. Social sciences 165
Business, management and public administration 1,165
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 130
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,035
Physical and life sciences and technologies 145
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 60
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 55
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 220
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 210
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,230
04. Architecture and related services 30
14. Engineering 155
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 255
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 360
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 290
48. Precision production 140
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 130
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 90
03. Natural resources and conservation 40
Health and related fields 1,095
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 125
51. Health professions and related programs 960
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 570
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 265
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 180
49. Transportation and materials moving 115
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 21,685
In the labour force 10,200
Employed 8,785
Unemployed 1,415
Not in the labour force 11,485
Participation rate 47.00%
Employment rate 40.50%
Unemployment rate 13.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 21,685
Did not work 11,155
Worked 10,530
Worked full year full time 5,225
Worked part year and/or part time 5,310
Average weeks worked in reference year 40
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 10,200
Class of worker - not applicable 250
All classes of workers 9,950
Employee 8,245
Permanent position 7,105
Temporary position 1,140
Fixed term (1 year or more) 315
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 825
Self-employed 1,705
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 10,200
Occupation - not applicable 250
All occupations 9,950
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 100
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,495
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 500
3 Health occupations 705
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,105
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 260
6 Sales and service occupations 2,860
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,185
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 290
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 450
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 10,200
Industry - not applicable 250
All industries 9,950
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 90
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 15
22 Utilities 80
23 Construction 1,110
31-33 Manufacturing 880
41 Wholesale trade 315
44-45 Retail trade 1,455
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 485
51 Information and cultural industries 110
52 Finance and insurance 240
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 290
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 580
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 505
61 Educational services 460
62 Health care and social assistance 1,195
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 225
72 Accommodation and food services 795
81 Other services (except public administration) 395
91 Public administration 725
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 8,785
Worked at home 1,795
Worked outside Canada 25
No fixed workplace address 1,305
Usual place of work 5,655
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 5,660
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,695
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 3,065
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 870
Commute to a different province or territory 25
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 6,960
Car, truck or van 6,465
Car, truck or van - as a driver 6,015
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 455
Public transit 105
Walked 160
Bicycle 65
Other method 165
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 6,960
Less than 15 minutes 1,895
15 to 29 minutes 1,980
30 to 44 minutes 1,450
45 to 59 minutes 765
60 minutes and over 880
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 11,345
English 11,000
French 45
Non-official language 30
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 30
English and French 175
English and non-official language(s) 95
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 11,345
Official languages 11,265
English 11,205
French 65
Non-official languages 35
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 23,750
Non-movers 12,850
Movers 10,900
Non-migrants 2,095
Migrants 8,805
Internal migrants 8,595
Intraprovincial migrants 8,175
Interprovincial migrants 430
External migrants 205
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