Demographics of Whitby, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

138,501

7.9%
Population, 2016: 128,377
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 146.69
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 944.1
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$63,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$51,160
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$142,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$115,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
58.8%
Unemployment rate
12.3%
Participation rate
67%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$894,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$2,048
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,536
Population
Population, 2021 138,501
Population, 2016 128,377
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.90%
Total private dwellings, 2021 47,389
Total private dwellings, 2016 44,195
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 46,460
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 43,529
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 147
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 944
National population rank, 2021 40
Province/territory population rank, 2021 18
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 136,665
Official languages 135,035
English 134,930
French 11,500
Non-official languages 36,555
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 104,980
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $63,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 105,045
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,160
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 95,670
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $59,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 80,700
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $59,700
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 93,125
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,840
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,525
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,090
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 30,010
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,340
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 41,580
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $80,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $91,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 28,510
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $16,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,400
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.20%
Employment income (%) 72.80%
Government transfers (%) 13.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.80%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.20%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 102,570
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $60,350
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 102,630
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 94,510
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $59,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 81,070
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $59,650
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 86,655
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,450
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,525
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,940
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 41,315
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $76,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $86,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 26,900
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $23,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,640
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.00%
Employment income (%) 78.00%
Government transfers (%) 9.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.80%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 46,460
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $142,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $115,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 7,990
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $61,350
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,640
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 38,470
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $159,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $129,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 37,845
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $158,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $128,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 9,760
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $136,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $108,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 21,440
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $184,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $149,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $101,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $86,700
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,635
Average total income in 2020 ($) $57,050
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $47,560
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 136,665
Canadian citizens 128,075
Canadian citizens aged under 18 31,130
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 96,950
Not Canadian citizens 8,585
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 46,460
Owner 38,125
Renter 8,330
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 46,460
Condominium 3,635
Not condominium 42,825
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 46,460
No bedrooms 155
1 bedroom 2,890
2 bedrooms 4,805
3 bedrooms 17,880
4 or more bedrooms 20,730
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 46,460
1 to 4 rooms 6,840
5 rooms 5,610
6 rooms 7,185
7 rooms 6,805
8 or more rooms 20,025
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 46,460
1960 or before 3,810
1961 to 1980 7,700
1981 to 1990 7,925
1991 to 2000 8,910
2001 to 2005 7,430
2006 to 2010 4,545
2011 to 2015 2,915
2016 to 2021 3,220
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 46,460
15 to 24 years 180
25 to 34 years 4,370
35 to 44 years 9,560
45 to 54 years 11,225
55 to 64 years 10,065
65 to 74 years 6,530
75 to 84 years 3,255
85 years and over 1,270
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 46,335
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 36,450
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 9,885
30% to less than 100% 9,145
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 38,100
% of owner households with a mortgage 67.80%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 17.40%
% in core housing need 4.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $2,020
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $2,048
Median value of dwellings ($) $850,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $894,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,430
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,536
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 15,090
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 95,180
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 73,480
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,835
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 68,650
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 110,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 13,870
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 29,880
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 66,515
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 33,250
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,340
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 2,445
Apprenticeship certificate 2,895
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25,305
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,605
Bachelor’s degree or higher 33,265
Bachelor's degree 23,315
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 2,085
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 645
Master's degree 6,605
Earned doctorate 620
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 73,485
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,140
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 16,490
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,855
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 25,245
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,695
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,730
Apprenticeship certificate 1,965
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 19,625
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,925
Bachelor’s degree or higher 27,605
Bachelor's degree 19,055
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,700
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 530
Master's degree 5,820
Earned doctorate 510
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 110,265
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 43,750
Education 3,910
13. Education 3,910
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,480
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 410
50. Visual and performing arts 2,060
Humanities 3,280
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 300
23. English language and literature/letters 885
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 1,065
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 75
38. Philosophy and religious studies 165
39. Theology and religious vocations 215
54. History 485
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 100
Social and behavioural sciences and law 9,535
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 110
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 1,110
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,360
22. Legal professions and studies 1,690
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 230
42. Psychology 1,745
45. Social sciences 3,290
Business, management and public administration 15,685
30.16 Accounting and computer science 15
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,150
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 14,525
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,745
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 1,040
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 775
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 105
40. Physical sciences 690
41. Science technologies/technicians 120
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 3,525
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,930
25. Library science 60
27. Mathematics and statistics 420
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 115
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 11,815
04. Architecture and related services 535
14. Engineering 3,505
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,820
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 2,100
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 2,025
48. Precision production 825
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 940
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 565
03. Natural resources and conservation 375
Health and related fields 8,790
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 1,150
51. Health professions and related programs 7,395
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 220
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,790
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,695
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 1,655
49. Transportation and materials moving 425
Other 20
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 73,480
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 20,630
Education 3,000
13. Education 3,000
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,915
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 285
50. Visual and performing arts 1,625
Humanities 2,515
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 245
23. English language and literature/letters 665
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 855
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 55
38. Philosophy and religious studies 105
39. Theology and religious vocations 115
54. History 385
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 80
Social and behavioural sciences and law 7,890
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 95
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 935
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,055
22. Legal professions and studies 1,440
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 180
42. Psychology 1,375
45. Social sciences 2,800
Business, management and public administration 12,915
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 945
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 11,960
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,165
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 860
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 615
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 95
40. Physical sciences 515
41. Science technologies/technicians 75
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 3,040
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,585
25. Library science 40
27. Mathematics and statistics 315
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 105
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 9,050
04. Architecture and related services 430
14. Engineering 2,890
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,155
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,560
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,455
48. Precision production 565
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 735
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 430
03. Natural resources and conservation 305
Health and related fields 6,680
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 860
51. Health professions and related programs 5,640
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 150
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,940
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,255
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 1,345
49. Transportation and materials moving 340
Other 15
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 110,265
In the labour force 73,915
Employed 64,840
Unemployed 9,070
Not in the labour force 36,350
Participation rate 67.00%
Employment rate 58.80%
Unemployment rate 12.30%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 110,265
Did not work 37,485
Worked 72,780
Worked full year full time 42,410
Worked part year and/or part time 30,365
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 73,910
Class of worker - not applicable 2,250
All classes of workers 71,660
Employee 62,455
Permanent position 53,750
Temporary position 8,705
Fixed term (1 year or more) 2,615
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 6,090
Self-employed 9,210
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 73,910
Occupation - not applicable 2,250
All occupations 71,660
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 945
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 14,790
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 7,400
3 Health occupations 5,100
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 9,515
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,365
6 Sales and service occupations 17,555
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,500
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 925
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,570
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 73,910
Industry - not applicable 2,250
All industries 71,660
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 410
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 130
22 Utilities 1,615
23 Construction 5,115
31-33 Manufacturing 4,555
41 Wholesale trade 2,535
44-45 Retail trade 8,120
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 3,050
51 Information and cultural industries 2,065
52 Finance and insurance 5,910
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,545
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 6,565
55 Management of companies and enterprises 470
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 3,265
61 Educational services 5,995
62 Health care and social assistance 8,180
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,485
72 Accommodation and food services 3,560
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,740
91 Public administration 4,355
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 64,840
Worked at home 22,440
Worked outside Canada 165
No fixed workplace address 7,025
Usual place of work 35,210
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 35,210
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 11,620
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 10,115
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 13,390
Commute to a different province or territory 90
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 42,240
Car, truck or van 37,285
Car, truck or van - as a driver 34,180
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 3,105
Public transit 2,555
Walked 1,045
Bicycle 105
Other method 1,255
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 42,240
Less than 15 minutes 10,445
15 to 29 minutes 11,860
30 to 44 minutes 8,235
45 to 59 minutes 5,505
60 minutes and over 6,195
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 77,860
English 74,710
French 215
Non-official language 310
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 310
English and French 1,100
English and non-official language(s) 1,425
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 85
Multiple non-official languages 15
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 77,860
Official languages 76,830
English 76,475
French 355
Non-official languages 630
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 129,320
Non-movers 84,605
Movers 44,715
Non-migrants 10,855
Migrants 33,855
Internal migrants 29,855
Intraprovincial migrants 28,815
Interprovincial migrants 1,040
External migrants 4,005
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