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Demographics

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Total Population

6,686

Median Household Income

51,226

Total Visible Minorities

480

Median Age

54.5

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 46.7 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Hope, BC as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts.

Aboriginal Identification

The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 69.53 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 195 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis.

Household Income

With a population at 6,181 people, most inhabitants at Hope, BC are above the low income cut-off, or the income a person must earn to be considered to be part of the low income group. However, majority are below the 2016 median income of $51,226 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 96.03 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Hope, BC, the median household income is $51,226 per year. The median household income in Hope, BC is lower than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 530 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 32.29 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Chinese, making up 85 people.Following Chinese is Filipino that is 13.54 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

2,680

Employment
Rate

45.5%

Participation
Rate

51.3%

Unemployment
Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Hope, BC is declining at a rate of 0.05% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its unemployment rates grew by 1.4%, an average growth rate of 0.28% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing unemployment rate signals that there is a higher level of competition between job applicants so obtaining a job becomes more difficult.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Hope, BC is declining at a rate of 0.61% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 0.6%, an average growth rate of -0.12% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Hope, BC is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Hope, BC is declining at a rate of 0.52% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 1.3%, an average decline rate of 0.26% per year from 2011 to 2016. Further decrease in employment rates signals a negative economic condition in the community with job seekers not finding employment.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

1,365

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

78

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

33

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-12

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of November when it rains an average of 344 mm. This is 16.35% of the annual rain experienced in Hope, BC. The month of January is also rainy with an average rainfall of 262.6 mm. Following January is December, when 236.2 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

710

Number of
Home Owners

2,160

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

2 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

35.89 per cent, which is majority of homes in Hope, BC, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk before 1960, where 575 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 465 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

33.92%, which is majority of homes in Hope, BC, have two bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 885 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 26.75 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

1,240

Vehicle Drivers

78.10%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Hope, BC leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 18.14% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 390 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 1,765 respondents in Hope, BC, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 10.62% of respondents say that they prefer walking. The third most popular means of transportation is driving alone in a private car, truck, or van with 155 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Life Sciences

Education

Most people in Hope, BC have have completed a high school education. With 1,585 people, it is what most people in Hope, BC completed. Coming in second, 27.02% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 740 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 735 people practicing it in Hope, BC. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 16.37% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 380 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Department of Finance confirms that Canada is lagging behind other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in terms of STEM graduates. Hope, BC has 835 people or 32.94% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Real Estate

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Utilities

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

50-99 Employees