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Demographics

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Total Population

1,608

Median Household Income

43,922

Total Visible Minorities

100

Median Age

63.6

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 55.15 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Keremeos, 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 Metis, making up 72.73 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 15 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the First Nations.

Household Income

With a population at 1,502 people, most inhabitants at Keremeos, 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 $43,922 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 93.88 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Keremeos, BC, the median household income is $43,922 per year. The median household income in Keremeos, 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 125 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 60.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the West Asian, making up 20 people.Following West Asian is Black that is 10.0 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

540

Employment
Rate

36.0%

Participation
Rate

43.3%

Unemployment
Rate

16.8%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Keremeos, BC is growing at a rate of 0.15% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its unemployment rates grew by 13.2%, an average growth rate of 1.32% per year from 2006 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 Keremeos, BC is growing at a rate of 0.64% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates grew by 5.9%, an average growth rate of 0.59% per year from 2006 to 2016. An increase in participation rate means that higher proportions of people residing in Keremeos, BC are involved in the labour force and contributing to the community's economy.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Keremeos, BC is growing at a rate of 0.45% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, there was neither an increase nor a decrease in its employment rate. Employment rates can further be brought down through entrepreneurship and other activities that boost economic activity.

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)

135

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

42

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

39

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-15

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 39 mm. This is 15.39% of the annual rain experienced in Keremeos, BC. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 33.8 mm. Following May is July, when 29.7 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

170

Number of
Home Owners

565

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

27.21 per cent, which is majority of homes in Keremeos, BC, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1991 to 2000, where 145 homes were built. In before 1960, 115 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

38.78%, which is majority of homes in Keremeos, BC, have three bedrooms. Homes with two bedrooms are also very popular, with 270 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 14.29 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

150

Vehicle Drivers

83.95%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Keremeos, 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 22.89% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 75 of commuters still prefer to leave from 12:00am to 4:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 340 respondents in Keremeos, BC, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 8.64% 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 20 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 Keremeos, BC have have completed a high school education. With 400 people, it is what most people in Keremeos, BC completed. Coming in second, 31.19% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 160 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 150 people practicing it in Keremeos, BC. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 23.21% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 95 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. Keremeos, BC has 160 people or 28.57% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Manufacturing

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

20-49 Employees