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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.
Median Household Income96,949
Total Visible Minorities61,445
What is the Population of Ajax, ON?
At present, Ajax, ON has a population of 119,677 people. Overall, the population of Ajax, ON is growing at a rate of 4.15% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 10,077 people, an average growth rate of 1.84% per year from 2011 to 2016.
What is the Median Age of Ajax, ON?
Ajax, ON has a median age of 37 years old.
The largest population of Ajax, ON is the age group between 50 and 54 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 69.26% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 28.54% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.
Overall, women outnumber men by 3960 people. The 15 to 19 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 195 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 50 to 54 years old, comprising 8.31 per cent of the population.
Majority of the population are married, making up 52.59 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Ajax, ON 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.
The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 51.75 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 455 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 4.82% of the total Aboriginal population in Ajax, ON.
With a population at 119,677 people, most inhabitants at Ajax, ON 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 $96,949 per year.
Knowledge Of Official Language
Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 90.75 per cent of the population.
Median Household Income
In Ajax, ON, the median household income is $96,949 per year. The median household income in Ajax, ON is greater than the national household median income in 2015.
Period Of Immigration
The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was from 1991 to 2000, where 12,255 people surveyed called Canada their new home.
The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 40.52 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Black, making up 19,860 people.Following Black is Filipino that is 9.25 per cent of the visible minority population.
View the Labour Force tab for information such as Unemployment Rate, Participation Rate and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Overall, the unemployment rate in Ajax, ON is growing at a rate of 0.19% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.
Overall, the participation rate in Ajax, ON is declining at a rate of 0.34% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 2.3%, an average growth rate of -0.46% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Ajax, ON is lower than in the past.
Overall, the employment rate in Ajax, ON is declining at a rate of 0.45% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 1.7%, an average decline rate of 0.34% 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.
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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.
Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 94 mm. This is 12.27% of the annual rain experienced in Ajax, ON. The month of November is also rainy with an average rainfall of 80.0 mm. Following November is May, when 78.9 mm is the average rainfall.
Wrap up in layers in the month of Janurary when snow builds up tp an average of 35.6 centimetres. This is 33.68% of the annual snowfall experienced in Ajax, ON. The month of February is also snowy with an average snowfall of 24.9 cm. Following February is December, when 24.9 cm is the average snowfall.
It is coldest in Ajax, ON in January when temperature drops to -8.5 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 25.1 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around June when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 9.4 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Ajax, ON in the month of November.
View the Housing 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.
22.68 per cent, which is majority of homes in Ajax, ON, were constructed between 1981 to 1990. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 6,465 homes were built. In between 2006 to 2011, 6,065 of homes were built too.
Dwellings By Bedroom
44.74%, which is majority of homes in Ajax, ON, have 4 or more bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 15,460 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 10.73 per cent of dwellings.
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.
Time Leaving For Work
Majority of commuters in Ajax, ON 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 20.38% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 9890 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.
Majority of commuters, around 42,125 respondents in Ajax, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 17.04% of respondents say that they prefer taking the public transit, which includes buses, subways among other things. The third most popular means of transportation is driving alone in a private car, truck, or van with 3,695 commuters preferring it.
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.
Field of Study
Field of Study
Most people in Ajax, ON have have completed a high school education. With 27,770 people, it is what most people in Ajax, ON completed. Coming in second, 30.8% of inhabitants say they have completed a university degree. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 14,400 people responding.
Field Of Study
Most are in Business, Management & Public Administration with 13,370 people practicing it in Ajax, ON. Engineering & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 18.45% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Social Sciences & Law, with 7,130 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. Ajax, ON has 15,305 people or 28.67% of workers in STEM industries.
Location Of Study
Majority of the population, which is around 75.85% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 6,225 people. At 3.9 per cent, those who received their education from India is the third largest group.
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View the Companies tab for information such as Business Size and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
by Business Count
by Business Count
The industry that dominates Ajax, ON is 1 to 4 employees comprising of 1,467 businesses or 60.54% of the community's business establishments. Coming second is the 5 to 9 employees industry that makes up 17.75% of the business community.The third largest is the 10 to 19 employees industry, which includes 268 businesses. Meanwhile, 0.62 per cent of businesses are considered to be small business, providing jobs to 1 to 99 employees. Then 0.54 per cent make up the medium-sized businesses that employs 100 to 499 people. 8 large companies, those employing more than 500 people, are situated in Ajax, ON.