Demographics of Waterloo, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

4,920

11.6%
Population, 2016: 4,410
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 12.23
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 402.2
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$42,080
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$36,240
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$71,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$61,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
56.6%
Unemployment rate
6.9%
Participation rate
61%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$264,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,066
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$672
Population
Population, 2021 4,920
Population, 2016 4,410
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 2,404
Total private dwellings, 2016 2,124
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 13.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 2,242
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 1,973
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 13.60%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 12
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 402
National population rank, 2021 747
Province/territory population rank, 2021 190
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 4,795
Official languages 4,795
English 2,285
French 4,525
Non-official languages 265
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,890
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,810
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,080
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,810
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,240
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,285
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $34,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,595
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,680
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,305
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $14,120
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 610
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $5,880
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,200
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,920
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,890
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,195
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $53,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,180
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $23,880
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 71.00%
Employment income (%) 59.40%
Government transfers (%) 29.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.20%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 7.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.90%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,890
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,750
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $38,480
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,755
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $33,280
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,180
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $34,720
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,590
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,000
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,945
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $11,500
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 485
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,400
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,890
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,180
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $47,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,125
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,450
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 76.60%
Employment income (%) 66.40%
Government transfers (%) 23.50%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 2,245
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $71,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $61,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 925
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $39,100
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $34,300
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,315
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $94,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $80,700
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,275
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $93,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $80,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 540
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $86,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $72,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 460
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $116,400
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $99,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 255
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $67,500
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $61,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,050
Average total income in 2020 ($) $39,100
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $34,300
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 4,795
Canadian citizens 4,725
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,075
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 3,650
Not Canadian citizens 75
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 2,240
Owner 1,285
Renter 955
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 2,240
Condominium 145
Not condominium 2,100
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 2,240
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 270
2 bedrooms 845
3 bedrooms 705
4 or more bedrooms 400
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 2,240
1 to 4 rooms 810
5 rooms 335
6 rooms 320
7 rooms 290
8 or more rooms 500
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 2,240
1960 or before 790
1961 to 1980 545
1981 to 1990 130
1991 to 2000 160
2001 to 2005 135
2006 to 2010 135
2011 to 2015 145
2016 to 2021 215
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 2,240
15 to 24 years 65
25 to 34 years 305
35 to 44 years 385
45 to 54 years 345
55 to 64 years 490
65 to 74 years 355
75 to 84 years 225
85 years and over 75
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 2,235
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 1,940
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 300
30% to less than 100% 300
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,290
% of owner households with a mortgage 68.60%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.70%
% in core housing need 0.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,070
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,066
Median value of dwellings ($) $234,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $264,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $596
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $672
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,890
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,340
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,555
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,460
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 680
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,775
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,895
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,260
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 935
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,695
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,205
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 600
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 405
Apprenticeship certificate 200
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 525
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 75
Bachelor’s degree or higher 495
Bachelor's degree 340
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 15
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 120
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 625
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 535
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,300
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 905
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 465
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 325
Apprenticeship certificate 145
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 385
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 55
Bachelor’s degree or higher 390
Bachelor's degree 295
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 10
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 75
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 3,895
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,195
Education 175
13. Education 175
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 60
Humanities 105
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 55
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 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 140
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 30
22. Legal professions and studies 35
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 25
45. Social sciences 25
Business, management and public administration 330
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 10
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 320
Physical and life sciences and technologies 30
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 35
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 35
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 440
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 30
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 110
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 90
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 85
48. Precision production 110
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 25
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 195
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 15
51. Health professions and related programs 175
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 145
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 90
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 30
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 2,460
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,160
Education 135
13. Education 135
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 60
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 45
Humanities 70
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 35
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 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 105
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 25
22. Legal professions and studies 35
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 15
45. Social sciences 15
Business, management and public administration 250
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 0
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 250
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 35
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 35
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 330
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 25
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 85
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 50
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 60
48. Precision production 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 30
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 20
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 150
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 135
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 115
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 60
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 25
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 3,895
In the labour force 2,375
Employed 2,205
Unemployed 165
Not in the labour force 1,520
Participation rate 61.00%
Employment rate 56.60%
Unemployment rate 6.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 3,895
Did not work 1,455
Worked 2,440
Worked full year full time 1,220
Worked part year and/or part time 1,220
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 2,370
Class of worker - not applicable 45
All classes of workers 2,325
Employee 2,100
Permanent position 1,790
Temporary position 305
Fixed term (1 year or more) 85
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 215
Self-employed 230
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 2,370
Occupation - not applicable 45
All occupations 2,325
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 25
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 260
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 155
3 Health occupations 155
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 285
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 70
6 Sales and service occupations 620
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 470
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 80
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 215
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 2,370
Industry - not applicable 45
All industries 2,325
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 40
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
22 Utilities 15
23 Construction 140
31-33 Manufacturing 435
41 Wholesale trade 60
44-45 Retail trade 300
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 90
51 Information and cultural industries 35
52 Finance and insurance 60
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 15
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 125
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 110
61 Educational services 180
62 Health care and social assistance 245
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 40
72 Accommodation and food services 200
81 Other services (except public administration) 135
91 Public administration 100
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 2,205
Worked at home 320
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 250
Usual place of work 1,635
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 1,640
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 515
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 470
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 650
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 1,885
Car, truck or van 1,710
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,590
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 115
Public transit 0
Walked 150
Bicycle 10
Other method 15
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 1,885
Less than 15 minutes 645
15 to 29 minutes 735
30 to 44 minutes 345
45 to 59 minutes 90
60 minutes and over 75
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 2,560
English 140
French 1,795
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 600
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 0
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 2,560
Official languages 2,465
English 205
French 2,260
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 4,560
Non-movers 2,570
Movers 1,990
Non-migrants 510
Migrants 1,480
Internal migrants 1,420
Intraprovincial migrants 1,390
Interprovincial migrants 30
External migrants 60
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