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Demographics

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Total Population

1,140

Median Household Income

47,296

Total Visible Minorities

10

Median Age

50.6

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 44.62 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Salmo, 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 68.75 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 25 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the First Nations.

Household Income

With a population at 1,141 people, most inhabitants at Salmo, 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 $47,296 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 95.61 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Salmo, BC, the median household income is $47,296 per year. The median household income in Salmo, 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 70 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Japanese, making up 100.0 per cent of the total visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

490

Employment
Rate

43.9%

Participation
Rate

49.0%

Unemployment
Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Salmo, BC is declining at a rate of 0.41% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Salmo, BC is declining at a rate of 0.43% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 0.4%, an average growth rate of -0.04% per year from 2006 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Salmo, BC is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Salmo, BC is declining at a rate of 0.2% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates grew by 1.8%, an average growth rate of 0.18% per year from 2006 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

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

564

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

201

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

38

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-19

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 72 mm. This is 12.81% of the annual rain experienced in Salmo, BC. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 70.1 mm. Following May is November, when 58.7 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Sunshine

Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 291 hours. This is 15.74% of the annual sunshine experienced in Salmo, BC. The month of August is also sunny with an average sunshine of 276 hours. Following August is June, when 233.0 hours is the average number of sun hours.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

190

Number of
Home Owners

390

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

37.39 per cent, which is majority of homes in Salmo, BC, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 180 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 80 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

36.21%, which is majority of homes in Salmo, BC, have three bedrooms. Homes with two bedrooms are also very popular, with 160 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 20.69 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

6:00AM - 6:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

70

Vehicle Drivers

82.50%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Salmo, BC leave their homes from 6:00am to 6:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 25.0% of respondents, is from 7:00am to 7:59am. However, 60 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 330 respondents in Salmo, BC, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 11.25% of respondents say that they prefer driving alone in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is walking with 15 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

Mathematics

Education

Most people in Salmo, BC have have completed a high school education. With 335 people, it is what most people in Salmo, BC completed. Coming in second, 27.17% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 170 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 165 people practicing it in Salmo, BC. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 13.1% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Social Sciences & Law, with 50 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. Salmo, BC has 175 people or 41.67% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Construction

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Educational

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

100-199 Employees