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Demographics

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Total Population

9,223

Median Household Income

77,074

Total Visible Minorities

355

Median Age

30.2

What is the Population of Oromocto, NB?

At present, Oromocto, NB has a population of 9,223 people. Overall, the population of Oromocto, NB is growing at a rate of 0.29% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 291 people, an average growth rate of 0.65% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Oromocto, NB?

Oromocto, NB has a median age of 30 years old.

Age

The largest population of Oromocto, NB is the age group between 25 and 29 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 69.69% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 30.51% 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 20 to 24 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 340 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 25 to 29 years old, comprising 12.46 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 44.59 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Oromocto, NB 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 59.72 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 120 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. persons with Registered or Treaty Indian status but are not First Nations, Métis or Inuit follows with 4.17% of the total Aboriginal population in Oromocto, NB.

Household Income

With a population at 9,223 people, most inhabitants at Oromocto, NB 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 $77,074 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 70.97 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Oromocto, NB, the median household income is $77,074 per year. The median household income in Oromocto, NB is greater than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 135 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 35.21 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 60 people.Following South Asian is Southeast Asian that is 12.68 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

4,665

Employment
Rate

67.0%

Participation
Rate

71.5%

Unemployment
Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Oromocto, NB is growing 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 2.0%, an average growth rate of 0.4% 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 Oromocto, NB is declining at a rate of 0.27% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 4.5%, an average growth rate of -0.9% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Oromocto, NB is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Oromocto, NB is declining at a rate of 0.29% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 5.7%, an average decline rate of 1.14% 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

Federal M&P
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Investment
Corporate Tax

15

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

1,735

Number of
Home Owners

1,720

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

31.55 per cent, which is majority of homes in Oromocto, NB, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk before 1960, where 720 homes were built. In between 2006 to 2011, 430 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

40.09%, which is majority of homes in Oromocto, NB, have three bedrooms. Homes with 4 or more bedrooms are also very popular, with 1,130 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 21.27 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

2,035

Vehicle Drivers

88.13%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Oromocto, NB 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 18.82% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 650 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 3,785 respondents in Oromocto, NB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 6.52% 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 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

Agriculture

Education

Most people in Oromocto, NB have have completed a high school education. With 2,615 people, it is what most people in Oromocto, NB completed. Coming in second, 19.26% of inhabitants say they have completed a university degree. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 980 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 570 people practicing it in Oromocto, NB. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 16.97% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 485 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. Oromocto, NB has 800 people or 26.1% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 96.42% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 40 people. At 1.14 per cent, those who received their education from United States is the third largest group.

Utilities

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Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

756

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

34

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-24