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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 Income67,597
Total Visible Minorities100
What is the Population of Brockton, ON?
At present, Brockton, ON has a population of 9,461 person. Overall, the average population is dwindling at an average of -0.14% per year over the past 15 years. In the last two census, its population grew by 29 people, an average growth rate of 0.06% from 2011 to 2016.
What is the Median Age of Brockton, ON?
Brockton, ON has a median age of 46 years old.
62.08 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 16.76 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 2,745 people are expected to retire in the coming years.
Overall, women outnumber men by 85 people. The 0 to 4 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 40 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 50 to 54 years old, comprising 8.28 per cent of the population.
Majority of the population are married, making up 53.97 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Brockton, 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 50.0 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 35 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis.
With a population at 9,461 people, most inhabitants at Brockton, 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 $67,597 per year.
Knowledge Of Official Language
Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 95.86 per cent of the population.
Median Household Income
In Brockton, ON, the median household income is $67,597 per year. The median household income in Brockton, ON is lower than the national household median income in 2015.
Period Of Immigration
The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 265 people surveyed called Canada their new home.
The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 35.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 30 people.Following South Asian is Chinese that is 25.0 per cent of the visible minority population.
View the Labour Force tab for information such as Employment Rate, Participation Rate and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Overall, the average employment rate of Brockton, ON is dwindling at an average of -0.46% per year over the past 15 years.There was neither an increase or a decrease in its employment rate in the last two census. Employment rates can further be brought down through entrepreneurship and other activities that will boost economic activity.
Overall, the average unemployment rate of Brockton, ON is dwindling at an average of -0.44% per year over the past 15 years.There was neither an increase or a decrease in its participation rate in the last two census. Further gowth can be fostered through government's higher education and income support policies. Employment of women in the labour force will also advance the community's participation rate.
Overall, the average unemployment rate of Brockton, ON is growing at an average of 0.82% per year over the past 15years.In the last census, its unemployment rate declined by 0 per cent, an average rate of decline of 3.16% from 2011 to 2016. Further declines in unemployment rates reflects positive economic conditions in the community, as more people are finding jobs and businesses are most likely thriving.
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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 109 mm. This is 13.31% of the annual rain experienced in Brockton, ON. The month of August is also rainy with an average rainfall of 95.0 mm. Following August is October, when 88.2 mm is the average rainfall.
Wrap up in layers in the month of Janurary when snow builds up tp an average of 82.6 centimetres. This is 30.42% of the annual snowfall experienced in Brockton, ON. The month of December is also snowy with an average snowfall of 67.9 cm. Following December is February, when 51.8 cm is the average snowfall.
It is coldest in Brockton, ON in January when temperature drops to -11.0 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 26.1 °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 13.1 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Brockton, ON in the month of December.
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.
43.67 per cent, which is majority of homes in Brockton, ON, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 1,045 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 385 of homes were built too.
Dwellings By Bedroom
37.44%, which is majority of homes in Brockton, ON, have three bedrooms. Homes with 4 or more bedrooms are also very popular, with 1,355 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 22.46 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 Brockton, 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 21.7% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 870 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.
Majority of commuters, around 3,610 respondents in Brockton, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 6.85% of respondents say that they prefer walking. The third most popular means of transportation is driving alone in a private car, truck, or van with 285 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 Brockton, ON have have completed a high school education. With 2,195 people, it is what most people in Brockton, ON completed. Coming in second, 28.34% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 955 people responding.
Field Of Study
Most are in Engineering & related fields with 1,090 people practicing it in Brockton, ON. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 15.71% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 575 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. Brockton, ON has 1,255 people or 34.29% of workers in STEM industries.
Location Of Study
Majority of the population, which is around 96.05% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 55 people. At 1.09 per cent, those who received their education from United States 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 Brockton, ON is 1 to 4 employees comprising of 142 businesses or 48.46% of the community's business establishments. Coming second is the 10 to 19 employees industry that makes up 20.48% of the business community.The third largest is the 5 to 9 employees industry, which includes 57 businesses. Meanwhile, 5.12 per cent of businesses are considered to be small business, providing jobs to 1 to 99 employees. Then 4.44 per cent make up the medium-sized businesses that employs 100 to 499 people.