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West Elgin Demographics

Data Last Updated: 12 June, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value
Total estimated population 5,162
Census population 2011 5,157
Census population 2016 4,995

Age Structure

Age 0-4 206
Age 5-9 233
Age 10-14 244
Age 15-19 310
Age 20-24 329
Age 25-29 294
Age 30-34 220
Age 35-39 227
Age 40-44 273
Age 45-49 320
Age 50-54 442
Age 55-59 448
Age 60-64 441
Age 65-69 382
Age 70-74 310
Age 75-79 203
Age 80-84 139
Age 85+ 140
Total male population 2,569
Males 0-4 105
Males 5-9 120
Males 10-14 124
Males 15-19 160
Males 20-24 152
Males 25-29 147
Males 30-34 124
Males 35-39 113
Males 40-44 125
Males 45-49 168
Males 50-54 220
Males 55-59 232
Males 60-64 213
Males 65-69 195
Males 70-74 152
Males 75-79 103
Males 80-84 64
Males 85+ 51
Total female population 2,593
Females 0-4 101
Females 5-9 113
Females 10-14 120
Females 15-19 150
Females 20-24 177
Females 25-29 147
Females 30-34 96
Females 35-39 114
Females 40-44 148
Females 45-49 152
Females 50-54 222
Females 55-59 216
Females 60-64 228
Females 65-69 187
Females 70-74 158
Females 75-79 100
Females 80-84 75
Females 85+ 89

Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over

Total population 15 and over 4,478
Population 15 and over without income 370
Population 15 and over with income 4,108
Median 2017 total income ($) 24,838
Average 2017 total income ($) 37,007
Median 2017 total income for males ($) 31,523
Average 2017 total income for males ($) 44,095
Median 2017 total income for females ($) 20,832
Average 2017 total income for females ($) 29,823
Under $5,000 567
$5,000 to $9,999 359
$10,000 to $14,999 341
$15,000 to $19,999 523
$20,000 to $29,999 604
$30,000 to $39,999 552
$40,000 to $49,999 361
$50,000 to $59,999 261
$60,000 to $79,999 287
$80,000 to $99,999 156
$100,000 and over 97
$100,000 to $124,999 49
$125,000 and over 49

Households & Household Income

Total number of households 2,184
Median household income ($) 48,298
Average household income ($) 67,713
Under $5,000 127
$5,000 to $9,999 135
$10,000 to $14,999 206
$15,000 to $19,999 184
$20,000 to $29,999 183
$30,000 to $39,999 162
$40,000 to $49,999 209
$50,000 to $59,999 193
$60,000 to $79,999 245
$80,000 to $99,999 212
$100,000 to $124,999 154
$125,000 to $149,999 58
$150,000 and over 117
Average # of persons in household 2.32

Dwelling Information

Total number of occupied dwellings 2,184
Number of dwellings owned 1,775
Number of dwellings rented 410

Citizenship & Residency

With Canadian citizenship 5,064
With citizenship other than Canadian 98
Immigrated between 2000-2005 29
Immigrated between 2006-2011 0
Immigrated after 2012 6
Born in province of residence 4,297
Born outside province of residence 249

Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)

Total population 2017 (estimated) 5,162
English only 4,906
French only 5
English and French 216
Neither English nor French 34

Knowledge of Languages other than English or French

Non-Aboriginal languages 612
Afrikaans 0
Akan (Twi) 0
Albanian 0
Amharic 0
Arabic 0
Armenian 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0
Bengali 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0
Bisayan languages 0
Bosnian 0
Bulgarian 0
Cantonese 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0
Creoles 0
Croatian 0
Czech 0
Danish 0
Dutch 144
Estonian 0
Finnish 0
Flemish 0
Fukien 0
Gaelic languages 0
German 53
Greek 0
Gujarati 0
Hakka 0
Hebrew 0
Hindi 0
Hungarian 24
Ilocano 0
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0
Italian 1
Japanese 0
Kannada 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0
Konkani 0
Korean 0
Kurdish 0
Lao 0
Latvian 0
Lingala 0
Lithuanian 14
Macedonian 0
Malay 0
Malayalam 0
Maltese 0
Mandarin 0
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) 0
Polish 33
Portuguese 303
Panjabi (Punjabi) 1
Romanian 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Russian 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0
Serbian 0
Serbo-Croatian 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0
Slovak 0
Slovenian 0
Somali 0
Spanish 1
Swahili 0
Swedish 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0
Taiwanese 0
Tamil 0
Telugu 0
Thai 0
Tigrigna 0
Turkish 0
Ukrainian 0
Urdu 0
Vietnamese 0
Yiddish 0
Other non-Aboriginal languages 0
Aboriginal languages 0
Algonquin - Various non-official languages spoken 0
Atikamekw 0
Blackfoot 0
Cree 0
Mi'kmaq 0
Montagnais-Naskapi 0
Ojibway 0
Oji-Cree 0
Carrier 0
Dene 0
Dogrib 0
South Slave 0
Stoney 0
Inuktitut, n.i.e. 0
Other Aboriginal languages 0

Mobility Status 1 Year Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 5,162
Non-movers 4,877
Movers 284
Moved within lower tier municipality 57
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 227
Moved from within Canada 227
Moved from another municipality within the province 227
Moved from another province 0
Moved from outside of Canada 0

Mobility Status 5 Years Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 5,162
Non-movers 4,083
Movers 1,079
Moved within lower tier municipality 241
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 837
Moved from within Canada 837
Moved from another municipality within the province 816
Moved from another province 21
Moved from outside of Canada 0