Demographics of Cowansville, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

15,234

11.6%
Population, 2016: 13,656
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 46.87
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 325
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$42,160
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$36,160
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$71,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$61,350
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
54.1%
Unemployment rate
6.1%
Participation rate
57.6%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$294,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,025
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$793
Population
Population, 2021 15,234
Population, 2016 13,656
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,247
Total private dwellings, 2016 6,272
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 15.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 6,980
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 5,992
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 16.50%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 47
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 325
National population rank, 2021 286
Province/territory population rank, 2021 72
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 14,285
Official languages 14,245
English 8,200
French 13,405
Non-official languages 730
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,005
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,840
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,160
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,840
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,160
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,220
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $35,240
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,750
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,640
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,195
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,640
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,445
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,355
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,055
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,760
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,010
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,490
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $49,200
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,305
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,520
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 72.20%
Employment income (%) 56.90%
Government transfers (%) 27.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.80%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.80%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.80%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,005
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,680
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,720
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,685
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $34,720
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,185
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $36,480
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,905
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,240
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,375
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $11,110
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,215
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,060
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,010
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,490
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $45,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $52,200
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,115
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $23,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,160
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 78.00%
Employment income (%) 61.90%
Government transfers (%) 21.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.80%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 6,980
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $71,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $61,350
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,770
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $38,520
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $33,600
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 4,210
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $93,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $79,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,100
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $92,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $79,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,015
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $82,200
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $70,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,260
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $121,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $103,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 710
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $69,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $61,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,045
Average total income in 2020 ($) $39,280
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $34,160
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 14,285
Canadian citizens 14,130
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,705
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 11,425
Not Canadian citizens 155
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 6,980
Owner 3,485
Renter 3,495
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 6,980
Condominium 640
Not condominium 6,340
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 6,980
No bedrooms 25
1 bedroom 1,075
2 bedrooms 2,210
3 bedrooms 2,465
4 or more bedrooms 1,200
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 6,980
1 to 4 rooms 2,660
5 rooms 1,480
6 rooms 650
7 rooms 675
8 or more rooms 1,510
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 6,980
1960 or before 1,435
1961 to 1980 2,205
1981 to 1990 765
1991 to 2000 455
2001 to 2005 255
2006 to 2010 345
2011 to 2015 540
2016 to 2021 980
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 6,980
15 to 24 years 210
25 to 34 years 795
35 to 44 years 1,010
45 to 54 years 955
55 to 64 years 1,475
65 to 74 years 1,425
75 to 84 years 830
85 years and over 290
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 6,970
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 5,755
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,210
30% to less than 100% 1,100
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,475
% of owner households with a mortgage 60.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.10%
% in core housing need 0.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $970
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,025
Median value of dwellings ($) $250,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $294,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $695
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $793
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,005
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,200
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,810
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,930
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,310
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,615
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,005
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,895
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,320
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,795
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,190
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,630
Apprenticeship certificate 560
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,825
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 310
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,470
Bachelor's degree 1,050
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 130
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 55
Master's degree 215
Earned doctorate 30
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,930
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,115
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,790
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,020
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,980
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,520
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,110
Apprenticeship certificate 410
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,285
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 180
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,040
Bachelor's degree 730
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 80
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 165
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 12,010
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,215
Education 520
13. Education 520
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 155
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 140
Humanities 305
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 50
23. English language and literature/letters 15
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 165
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 510
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 160
22. Legal professions and studies 65
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 70
45. Social sciences 155
Business, management and public administration 1,110
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 90
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,015
Physical and life sciences and technologies 80
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 35
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 15
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 150
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 135
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,250
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 95
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 255
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 370
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 260
48. Precision production 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 210
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 145
03. Natural resources and conservation 70
Health and related fields 770
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 700
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 40
Personal, protective and transportation services 725
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 435
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 130
49. Transportation and materials moving 155
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 6,930
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,905
Education 290
13. Education 290
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 130
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 120
Humanities 175
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 35
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 85
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 415
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 135
22. Legal professions and studies 40
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 50
45. Social sciences 130
Business, management and public administration 745
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 65
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 680
Physical and life sciences and technologies 65
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 25
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 105
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 90
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 890
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 80
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 195
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 250
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 175
48. Precision production 180
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 175
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 120
03. Natural resources and conservation 55
Health and related fields 525
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 475
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 505
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 125
49. Transportation and materials moving 115
Other 10
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 12,005
In the labour force 6,920
Employed 6,500
Unemployed 420
Not in the labour force 5,085
Participation rate 57.60%
Employment rate 54.10%
Unemployment rate 6.10%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 12,010
Did not work 5,010
Worked 7,000
Worked full year full time 3,570
Worked part year and/or part time 3,425
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 6,920
Class of worker - not applicable 115
All classes of workers 6,810
Employee 5,985
Permanent position 5,140
Temporary position 850
Fixed term (1 year or more) 305
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 545
Self-employed 820
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 6,920
Occupation - not applicable 115
All occupations 6,810
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 100
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 845
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 250
3 Health occupations 520
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 850
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 170
6 Sales and service occupations 1,935
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,350
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 155
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 640
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 6,920
Industry - not applicable 115
All industries 6,810
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 120
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 10
22 Utilities 10
23 Construction 535
31-33 Manufacturing 1,285
41 Wholesale trade 190
44-45 Retail trade 965
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 235
51 Information and cultural industries 55
52 Finance and insurance 115
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 75
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 300
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 280
61 Educational services 410
62 Health care and social assistance 910
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 125
72 Accommodation and food services 435
81 Other services (except public administration) 380
91 Public administration 390
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 6,505
Worked at home 695
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 710
Usual place of work 5,080
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 5,080
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,635
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,350
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 1,090
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 5,790
Car, truck or van 5,290
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,870
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 415
Public transit 15
Walked 385
Bicycle 35
Other method 70
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 5,790
Less than 15 minutes 2,735
15 to 29 minutes 1,885
30 to 44 minutes 810
45 to 59 minutes 150
60 minutes and over 205
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 7,465
English 430
French 4,520
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 2,485
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 15
English, French and non-official language(s) 15
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 7,465
Official languages 7,020
English 725
French 6,290
Non-official languages 10
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 13,560
Non-movers 7,165
Movers 6,395
Non-migrants 2,470
Migrants 3,925
Internal migrants 3,820
Intraprovincial migrants 3,710
Interprovincial migrants 110
External migrants 110
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