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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

36,707

Median Household Income

90,226

Total Visible Minorities

755

Median Age

45.1

What is the Population of Brant County, ON?

At present, Brant County, ON has a population of 36,707 people. Overall, the population of Brant County, ON is growing at a rate of 1.06% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 1,069 people, an average growth rate of 0.6% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Brant County, ON?

Brant County, ON has a median age of 44 years old.

Age

The largest population of Brant County, ON is the age group between 50 and 54 years old, and the least populated age group is between 80 and 84 years old. 64.12% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 26.79% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 210 people. The 10 to 14 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 100 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 50 to 54 years old, comprising 8.35 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 56.81 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Brant County, 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.

Aboriginal Identification

The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 72.97 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 235 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 1.62% of the total Aboriginal population in Brant County, ON.

Household Income

With a population at 36,707 people, most inhabitants at Brant County, 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 $90,226 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 95.74 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Brant County, ON, the median household income is $90,226 per year. The median household income in Brant County, ON is greater than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 2,265 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 29.14 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 195 people.Following South Asian is Chinese that is 13.25 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

19,890

Employment
Rate

65.0%

Participation
Rate

68.0%

Unemployment
Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Brant County, ON is growing at a rate of 0.03% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Brant County, ON 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 participation rates declined by 1.0%, an average growth rate of -0.2% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Brant County, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Brant County, ON is declining at a rate of 0.21% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 0.1%, an average decline rate of 0.02% 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

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)

897

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

99

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

34

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-25

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of July when it rains an average of 95 mm. This is 12.34% of the annual rain experienced in Brant County, ON. The month of September is also rainy with an average rainfall of 86.6 mm. Following September is May, when 81.1 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of Janurary when snow builds up tp an average of 27.1 centimetres. This is 27.51% of the annual snowfall experienced in Brant County, ON. The month of December is also snowy with an average snowfall of 24.2 cm. Following December is February, when 21.9 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Brant County, ON in January when temperature drops to -10.4 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 27.2 °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 11.9 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Brant County, ON in the month of December.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

1,765

Number of
Home Owners

11,550

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

35.34 per cent, which is majority of homes in Brant County, ON, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 2,840 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 1,560 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

46.36%, which is majority of homes in Brant County, ON, have three bedrooms. Homes with 4 or more bedrooms are also very popular, with 4,585 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 14.88 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

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

3,900

Vehicle Drivers

89.26%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Brant County, 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 20.41% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 3215 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 15,375 respondents in Brant County, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 5.22% 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 585 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 Brant County, ON have have completed a high school education. With 8,255 people, it is what most people in Brant County, ON completed. Coming in second, 23.41% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed a university degree, with 4,860 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 3,995 people practicing it in Brant County, ON. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 17.19% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 2,720 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. Brant County, ON has 4,855 people or 30.4% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 92.77% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is United States, making up 430 people. At 2.41 per cent, those who received their education from another country not listed here is the third largest group.

Utilities

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