Demographics of Acton Vale, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

7,605

-0.7%
Population, 2016: 7,656
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 91.01
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 83.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$40,160
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$34,840
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$70,100
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$60,850
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
57.7%
Unemployment rate
6.4%
Participation rate
61.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$232,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$856
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$586
Population
Population, 2021 7,605
Population, 2016 7,656
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -0.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,628
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,594
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,479
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,367
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.30%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 91
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 84
National population rank, 2021 536
Province/territory population rank, 2021 132
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,300
Official languages 7,285
English 1,595
French 7,285
Non-official languages 205
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,070
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,160
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,070
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $34,840
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,295
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $32,960
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,135
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,720
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,335
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,000
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 825
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $5,840
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,730
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,050
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,075
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $45,600
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $49,960
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,645
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,000
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 71.60%
Employment income (%) 62.30%
Government transfers (%) 28.50%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.00%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.00%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,990
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,520
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,990
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $32,480
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,180
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $33,280
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,190
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $36,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,895
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,690
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 885
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $5,250
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,060
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $44,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $47,960
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,580
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,640
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 76.80%
Employment income (%) 67.40%
Government transfers (%) 23.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.10%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,475
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $70,100
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $60,850
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,315
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $37,960
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $33,360
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,165
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $89,700
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $77,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,120
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $89,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $77,300
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,060
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $75,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $65,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 655
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $126,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $106,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 355
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $66,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $59,600
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,460
Average total income in 2020 ($) $37,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $32,680
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,300
Canadian citizens 7,265
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,320
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,945
Not Canadian citizens 35
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,480
Owner 2,205
Renter 1,275
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,480
Condominium 150
Not condominium 3,330
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,480
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 500
2 bedrooms 1,110
3 bedrooms 1,210
4 or more bedrooms 645
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,480
1 to 4 rooms 1,075
5 rooms 765
6 rooms 440
7 rooms 445
8 or more rooms 760
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,480
1960 or before 895
1961 to 1980 1,200
1981 to 1990 545
1991 to 2000 415
2001 to 2005 125
2006 to 2010 100
2011 to 2015 90
2016 to 2021 110
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,480
15 to 24 years 90
25 to 34 years 350
35 to 44 years 560
45 to 54 years 555
55 to 64 years 825
65 to 74 years 685
75 to 84 years 320
85 years and over 95
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,435
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,095
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 340
30% to less than 100% 320
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,160
% of owner households with a mortgage 60.40%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 5.60%
% in core housing need 0.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $795
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $856
Median value of dwellings ($) $200,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $232,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $568
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $586
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,080
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,100
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,785
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,025
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,760
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,180
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,835
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,675
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,670
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,245
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,320
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 965
Apprenticeship certificate 355
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 825
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 100
Bachelor’s degree or higher 425
Bachelor's degree 290
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 0
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 45
Master's degree 85
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,785
No certificate, diploma or degree 865
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 920
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,995
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,685
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,035
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 765
Apprenticeship certificate 270
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 600
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 50
Bachelor’s degree or higher 315
Bachelor's degree 210
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 0
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 60
Earned doctorate 0
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 6,185
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,510
Education 170
13. Education 170
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 65
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 20
50. Visual and performing arts 45
Humanities 110
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 50
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 195
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 90
22. Legal professions and studies 30
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 25
45. Social sciences 30
Business, management and public administration 570
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 15
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 550
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 15
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 40
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 775
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 15
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 110
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 255
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 185
48. Precision production 195
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 90
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 85
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 355
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 340
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 265
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 185
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 20
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 3,785
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,790
Education 115
13. Education 115
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 40
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 50
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 30
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 170
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 85
22. Legal professions and studies 25
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 25
45. Social sciences 25
Business, management and public administration 425
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 15
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 405
Physical and life sciences and technologies 25
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 30
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 580
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 100
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 195
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 120
48. Precision production 150
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 90
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 85
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 275
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 265
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 205
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 15
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 6,180
In the labour force 3,810
Employed 3,565
Unemployed 245
Not in the labour force 2,375
Participation rate 61.70%
Employment rate 57.70%
Unemployment rate 6.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 6,185
Did not work 2,320
Worked 3,860
Worked full year full time 2,135
Worked part year and/or part time 1,730
Average weeks worked in reference year 43
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 3,810
Class of worker - not applicable 65
All classes of workers 3,740
Employee 3,320
Permanent position 2,920
Temporary position 395
Fixed term (1 year or more) 130
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 265
Self-employed 420
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 3,810
Occupation - not applicable 65
All occupations 3,740
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 40
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 445
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 140
3 Health occupations 260
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 315
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35
6 Sales and service occupations 870
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 915
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 220
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 510
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 3,810
Industry - not applicable 65
All industries 3,740
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 230
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 25
22 Utilities 10
23 Construction 295
31-33 Manufacturing 1,020
41 Wholesale trade 85
44-45 Retail trade 430
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 175
51 Information and cultural industries 20
52 Finance and insurance 115
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 20
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 120
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 120
61 Educational services 215
62 Health care and social assistance 405
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 50
72 Accommodation and food services 130
81 Other services (except public administration) 200
91 Public administration 80
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,565
Worked at home 380
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 365
Usual place of work 2,825
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 2,825
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,335
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 200
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 1,295
Commute to a different province or territory 0
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 3,190
Car, truck or van 2,905
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,770
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 135
Public transit 10
Walked 215
Bicycle 30
Other method 25
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 3,190
Less than 15 minutes 1,415
15 to 29 minutes 580
30 to 44 minutes 870
45 to 59 minutes 155
60 minutes and over 180
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 4,095
English 0
French 3,805
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 245
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 15
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 4,095
Official languages 4,055
English 25
French 4,030
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,995
Non-movers 4,425
Movers 2,570
Non-migrants 1,035
Migrants 1,535
Internal migrants 1,505
Intraprovincial migrants 1,500
Interprovincial migrants 0
External migrants 30
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