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Demographics

View the Demographics tab for information such as Population, Median Age and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Total Population

2,828

Median Household Income

51,913

Total Visible Minorities

55

Median Age

51.7

What is the Population of Princeton, BC?

At present, Princeton, BC has a population of 2,828 people. Overall, the population of Princeton, BC is growing at a rate of 0.56% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 104 people, an average growth rate of 0.76% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Princeton, BC?

Princeton, BC has a median age of 51 years old.

Age

The largest population of Princeton, BC is the age group between 55 and 59 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 60.42% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 21.64% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, there is no significant difference between the numbers of men and women. The 10 to 14 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 25 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 55 to 59 years old, comprising 9.72 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 43.52 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Princeton, 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 63.64 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 90 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. Inuit follows with 3.64% of the total Aboriginal population in Princeton, BC.

Household Income

With a population at 2,828 people, most inhabitants at Princeton, 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 $51,913 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 96.41 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Princeton, BC, the median household income is $51,913 per year. The median household income in Princeton, 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 Filipino, making up 45.45 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Arab, making up 10 people.Following Arab is Black that is 18.18 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

1,250

Employment
Rate

49.5%

Participation
Rate

53.1%

Unemployment
Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Princeton, BC is declining at a rate of 0.49% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Princeton, BC is declining at a rate of 0.03% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates grew by 8.1%, an average growth rate of 1.62% per year from 2011 to 2016. An increase in participation rate means that higher proportions of people residing in Princeton, BC are involved in the labour force and contributing to the community's economy.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Princeton, BC is growing at a rate of 0.23% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates grew by 9.5%, an average growth rate of 1.9% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing employment rate reflects positive economic conditions in the community, , and implies that people looking for a job are getting matched to an employer.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Federal M&P
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Investment
Corporate Tax

15

Quality of Life

View the Quality of Life tab for information such as Average Rainfall, Average Snowfall and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

213

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

125

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

35

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-30

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 37 mm. This is 15.3% of the annual rain experienced in Princeton, BC. The month of July is also rainy with an average rainfall of 29.6 mm. Following July is May, when 28.9 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of December when snow builds up tp an average of 37.7 centimetres. This is 30.09% of the annual snowfall experienced in Princeton, BC. The month of Janurary is also snowy with an average snowfall of 33.9 cm. Following Janurary is November, when 21.6 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Sunshine

Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 300 hours. This is 14.38% of the annual sunshine experienced in Princeton, BC. The month of August is also sunny with an average sunshine of 285 hours. Following August is June, when 255.5 hours is the average number of sun hours.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Princeton, BC in December when temperature drops to -8.9 °C and warmest in the month of August when it hits 26.7 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around August when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 17.7 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Princeton, BC in the month of December.

Real Estate

View the Real Estate tab for information such as Construction Period, Dwellings By Bedroom and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Number of
Renters

410

Number of
Home Owners

985

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

40.65 per cent, which is majority of homes in Princeton, BC, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk before 1960, where 420 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 150 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

36.69%, which is majority of homes in Princeton, BC, have three bedrooms. Homes with two bedrooms are also very popular, with 405 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 23.02 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

View the Transportation tab for information such as Time Leaving For Work, Transportation Mode and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

12:00PM - 4:59PM

Residents Who
Work Locally

940

Vehicle Drivers

80.18%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Princeton, BC leave their homes from 12:00am to 4:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 21.27% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 200 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 890 respondents in Princeton, BC, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 9.01% 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 90 commuters preferring it.

Education

View the Education tab for information such as Education, Field Of Study and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Visual Arts

Education

Most people in Princeton, BC have have completed a high school education. With 710 people, it is what most people in Princeton, BC completed. Coming in second, 27.93% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 315 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 345 people practicing it in Princeton, BC. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 19.63% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 195 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. Princeton, BC has 400 people or 36.53% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 92.27% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 35 people. At 1.82 per cent, those who received their education from United States is the third largest group.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees