Population and Demographics - Statistics in Niagara

Niagara region consists of 12 municipalities with a total population of 431,346 residents. It is located in southern Ontario, between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie and covers a land area of 1,854.2 km2.

Niagara's Village of 100 - Infographic

To better understand the health status of Niagara's population, we have envisioned our community as a village of 100 people.

Number of villagers living in each municipality

  • 31 people live in St. Catharines
  • 19 people live in Niagara Falls
  • 12 people live in Welland
  • 7 people live in Fort Erie
  • 6 people live in Grimsby
  • 5 people live in Lincoln
  • 4 people live in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • 4 people live in Port Colborne
  • 4 people live in Thorold
  • 4 people live in Pelham
  • 3 people live in West Lincoln
  • 1 person lives in Wainfleet

Population by age

  • 22 people are 0-19 years of age
  • 23 people are 20-39 years of age
  • 37 people are 40-64 years of age
  • 18 people are over 65 years of age

Language most spoken at home

  • 94 people speak English
  • 5 people speak French
  • 1 person speaks another language

Income

  • The male to female ratio is 48 men to 52 women
  • The median age in Niagara is 44.1 years
  • The after-tax median family income is $64,686
  • For single parents, the after-tax median income is $44,333
  • One in four families spend thirty per cent or more of their income on shelter costs

Immigration Status

  • 83 people were born in Canada
  • 16 people are immigrants
  • 1 person is a non-permanent resident

For residents 15 years and older

Education
  • 21 have less than a high school diploma
  • 30 have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 49 have a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate
Employment

Among those in the labour force:

  • 91 people are employed
  • 9 people are unemloyed
Marital Status
  • 58 people are married or common-law
  • 25 people are single
  • 17 people are separated, divorced or widowed
Labour Force Occupations
  • 30 people work in sales and services
  • 15 people work in trades
  • 14 people work in business, finance and administration
  • 10 people work in education, law, social, community and government
  • 10 people work in management
  • 6 people work in health
  • 5 people work in natural and applied sciences
  • 5 people work in manufacturing
  • 3 people work in art, culture, recreation and sport
  • 2 people work in agriculture


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