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Demographics

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Total Population

21,939

Median Household Income

62,344

Total Visible Minorities

2,985

Median Age

56.8

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 44.97 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to White Rock, 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 58.04 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 205 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the First Nations. Inuit follows with 2.68% of the total Aboriginal population in White Rock, BC.

Household Income

With a population at 19,952 people, most inhabitants at White Rock, 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. Majority are also above the 2,016 national median income of $62,344 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 90.21 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In White Rock, BC, the median household income is $62,344 per year. The median household income in White Rock, 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 2,455 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Chinese, making up 39.87 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 965 people.Following South Asian is Filipino that is 6.53 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

9,270

Employment
Rate

51.0%

Participation
Rate

54.3%

Unemployment
Rate

6.0%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in White Rock, BC is growing at a rate of 0.07% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in White Rock, BC is declining at a rate of 0.31% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 5.5%, an average growth rate of -1.1% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in White Rock, BC is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in White Rock, BC is declining at a rate of 0.33% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 4.7%, an average decline rate of 0.94% 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)

873

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

30

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

31

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-8

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of November when it rains an average of 169 mm. This is 15.68% of the annual rain experienced in White Rock, BC. The month of January is also rainy with an average rainfall of 134.7 mm. Following January is December, when 130.5 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

3,210

Number of
Home Owners

6,790

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

2 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Construction Period

34.78 per cent, which is majority of homes in White Rock, BC, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1981 to 1990, where 1,970 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 1,505 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

42.66%, which is majority of homes in White Rock, BC, have two bedrooms. Homes with no bedroom or one bedroom are also very popular, with 2,500 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 16.48 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

1,030

Vehicle Drivers

77.79%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in White Rock, 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 19.36% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 1440 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 5,970 respondents in White Rock, BC, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 8.99% of respondents say that they prefer walking. The third most popular means of transportation is taking the public transit, which includes buses, subways among other things with 555 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Business Admin

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Agriculture

Education

Most people in White Rock, BC have have completed a high school education. With 5,160 people, it is what most people in White Rock, BC completed. Coming in second, 31.52% of inhabitants say they have completed a university degree. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 1,835 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Business, Management & Public Administration with 2,160 people practicing it in White Rock, BC. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 17.26% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Engineering & related fields, with 1,710 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. White Rock, BC has 2,270 people or 21.89% 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

Public Admin

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

500-999 Employees