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Elgin County Demographics

Data Last Updated: 12 June, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value
Total estimated population 92,862
Census population 2011 87,461
Census population 2016 88,978

Age Structure

Age 0-4 4,398
Age 5-9 5,533
Age 10-14 5,761
Age 15-19 5,930
Age 20-24 6,402
Age 25-29 5,508
Age 30-34 4,858
Age 35-39 5,059
Age 40-44 5,605
Age 45-49 5,924
Age 50-54 6,946
Age 55-59 7,005
Age 60-64 6,301
Age 65-69 5,699
Age 70-74 4,536
Age 75-79 3,147
Age 80-84 2,080
Age 85+ 2,171
Total male population 45,715
Males 0-4 2,242
Males 5-9 2,844
Males 10-14 2,988
Males 15-19 3,072
Males 20-24 3,224
Males 25-29 2,766
Males 30-34 2,417
Males 35-39 2,506
Males 40-44 2,747
Males 45-49 2,929
Males 50-54 3,434
Males 55-59 3,422
Males 60-64 3,081
Males 65-69 2,707
Males 70-74 2,206
Males 75-79 1,476
Males 80-84 917
Males 85+ 738
Total female population 47,147
Females 0-4 2,156
Females 5-9 2,689
Females 10-14 2,773
Females 15-19 2,858
Females 20-24 3,178
Females 25-29 2,742
Females 30-34 2,441
Females 35-39 2,553
Females 40-44 2,858
Females 45-49 2,995
Females 50-54 3,512
Females 55-59 3,583
Females 60-64 3,220
Females 65-69 2,992
Females 70-74 2,330
Females 75-79 1,671
Females 80-84 1,163
Females 85+ 1,433

Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over

Total population 15 and over 77,170
Population 15 and over without income 3,895
Population 15 and over with income 73,276
Median 2017 total income ($) 31,999
Average 2017 total income ($) 42,228
Median 2017 total income for males ($) 40,995
Average 2017 total income for males ($) 50,264
Median 2017 total income for females ($) 25,257
Average 2017 total income for females ($) 34,747
Under $5,000 6,781
$5,000 to $9,999 5,748
$10,000 to $14,999 6,782
$15,000 to $19,999 6,944
$20,000 to $29,999 11,434
$30,000 to $39,999 9,440
$40,000 to $49,999 7,705
$50,000 to $59,999 5,570
$60,000 to $79,999 6,327
$80,000 to $99,999 4,001
$100,000 and over 2,543
$100,000 to $124,999 1,591
$125,000 and over 952

Households & Household Income

Total number of households 36,702
Median household income ($) 70,297
Average household income ($) 81,611
Under $5,000 876
$5,000 to $9,999 808
$10,000 to $14,999 1,205
$15,000 to $19,999 1,603
$20,000 to $29,999 3,028
$30,000 to $39,999 3,327
$40,000 to $49,999 3,571
$50,000 to $59,999 3,591
$60,000 to $79,999 5,211
$80,000 to $99,999 4,685
$100,000 to $124,999 3,895
$125,000 to $149,999 2,382
$150,000 and over 2,520
Average # of persons in household 2.49

Dwelling Information

Total number of occupied dwellings 36,702
Number of dwellings owned 28,530
Number of dwellings rented 8,172

Citizenship & Residency

With Canadian citizenship 91,526
With citizenship other than Canadian 1,336
Immigrated before 2000 185,724
Immigrated between 2000-2005 1,076
Immigrated between 2006-2011 727
Immigrated after 2012 785
Born in province of residence 75,660
Born outside province of residence 5,049

Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)

Total population 2017 (estimated) 92,862
English only 88,505
French only 22
English and French 3,522
Neither English nor French 813

Knowledge of Languages other than English or French

Non-Aboriginal languages 12,768
Afrikaans 18
Akan (Twi) 0
Albanian 51
Amharic 0
Arabic 73
Armenian 8
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0
Bengali 1
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0
Bisayan languages 0
Bosnian 0
Bulgarian 0
Cantonese 39
Chinese, n.o.s. 7
Creoles 2
Croatian 351
Czech 68
Danish 0
Dutch 1,475
Estonian 0
Finnish 0
Flemish 91
Fukien 0
Gaelic languages 0
German 7,893
Greek 78
Gujarati 141
Hakka 0
Hebrew 1
Hindi 124
Hungarian 140
Ilocano 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Italian 239
Japanese 25
Kannada 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 128
Konkani 0
Korean 92
Kurdish 0
Lao 0
Latvian 0
Lingala 0
Lithuanian 30
Macedonian 0
Malay 0
Malayalam 0
Maltese 68
Mandarin 41
Marathi 0
Nepali 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0
Norwegian 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0
Oromo 0
Pashto 0
Persian (Farsi) 13
Polish 314
Portuguese 424
Panjabi (Punjabi) 27
Romanian 2
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Russian 33
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Serbian 1
Serbo-Croatian 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0
Slovak 46
Slovenian 0
Somali 1
Spanish 1,102
Swahili 1
Swedish 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 71
Taiwanese 0
Tamil 3
Telugu 0
Thai 0
Tigrigna 0
Turkish 1
Ukrainian 52
Urdu 19
Vietnamese 205
Yiddish 0
Other non-Aboriginal languages 157
Aboriginal languages 1
Algonquin - Various non-official languages spoken 0
Atikamekw 1
Blackfoot 1
Cree 1
Mi'kmaq 1
Montagnais-Naskapi 1
Ojibway 1
Oji-Cree 1
Carrier 0
Dene 1
Dogrib 0
South Slave 0
Stoney 0
Inuktitut, n.i.e. 1
Other Aboriginal languages 1

Mobility Status 1 Year Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 92,862
Non-movers 82,422
Movers 10,440
Moved within lower tier municipality 5,439
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 5,002
Moved from within Canada 4,653
Moved from another municipality within the province 4,438
Moved from another province 215
Moved from outside of Canada 348

Mobility Status 5 Years Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 92,862
Non-movers 60,104
Movers 32,758
Moved within lower tier municipality 16,295
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 16,463
Moved from within Canada 15,496
Moved from another municipality within the province 14,662
Moved from another province 834
Moved from outside of Canada 967