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Demographics

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Total Population

7,881

Median Household Income

60,103

Total Visible Minorities

125

Median Age

52.8

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 380 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 32.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 30 people.Following South Asian is West Asian that is 12.0 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

3,550

Employment
Rate

53.5%

Participation
Rate

56.7%

Unemployment
Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Goderich, ON is growing at a rate of 0.04% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Goderich, ON is declining at a rate of 0.47% 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 Goderich, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Goderich, ON is declining at a rate of 0.47% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 4.0%, an average decline rate of 0.8% 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)

782

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

374

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

31

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-23

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 123 mm. This is 14.1% of the annual rain experienced in Goderich, ON. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 102.3 mm. Following May is August, when 101.4 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

1,270

Number of
Home Owners

2,390

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

2,090

Vehicle Drivers

77.41%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Goderich, 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 22.56% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 490 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 2,450 respondents in Goderich, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 11.06% 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 180 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 Goderich, ON have have completed a high school education. With 2,100 people, it is what most people in Goderich, ON completed. Coming in second, 23.04% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed a university degree, with 925 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 660 people practicing it in Goderich, ON. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 19.02% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 540 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. Goderich, ON has 785 people or 25.53% 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

Mining & Oil

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

100-199 Employees