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Demographics

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Total Population

59,297

Median Household Income

N/A

Total Visible Minorities

785

Median Age

N/A

What is the Population of Huron County, ON?

At present, Huron County, ON has a population of 59,297 people. Overall, the population of Huron County, ON is declining at a rate of 0.05% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 197 people, an average growth rate of 0.07% per year from 2011 to 2016.

Age

The largest population of Huron County, ON is the age group between 55 and 59 years old, and the least populated age group is between 80 and 84 years old. 60.45% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 27.87% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 575 people. The 5 to 9 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 55 to 59 years old, comprising 8.06 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 54.37 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Huron 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 61.39 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 305 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis.

Household Income

With a population at 59,297 people, most inhabitants at Huron 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 $70,336 per year.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 20.38 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 140 people.Following South Asian is Southeast Asian that is 17.2 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

30,470

Employment
Rate

61.0%

Participation
Rate

64.4%

Unemployment
Rate

4.4%

Labour Force Industry

The industry that hires the most from Huron County, ON's workforce is Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting hiring 4605 people or 15.12% of the community's workforce. This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, harvesting fish and other animals from their natural habitats and providing related support activities. The second largest is the Manufacturing industry that hired 11.01% of locals. The third largest is the Health Care and Social Assistance industry, whose 3215 employees are from Huron County, ON.

Labour Force Occupation

Most of Huron County, ON's workforce is working in Sales and service with 6160 people or 20.22% of the community's workforce. This category contains retail and wholesale sales occupations and customer and personal service occupations related to a wide range of industries, such as accommodation and food services, travel, tourism and cleaning services. Sales and service occupations can be linked, for the most part, to formal post-secondary or occupation-specific training programs. Others are characterized by periods of formal on-the-job training. Apprenticeship training is available for some specialized service occupations. Progression from sales and service occupations to positions of increased responsibility, or supervision, usually requires occupational experience and may require completion of related training programs. The second largest is those in Trades, transport and equipment operators, comprising 20.12% of locals. The third largest group are those in Management, whose 4525 employees are from Huron County, ON.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Huron County, ON is declining at a rate of 0.25% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 3.1%, an average growth rate of -0.31% per year from 2006 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Huron County, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Huron County, ON 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 3.5%, an average decline rate of 0.35% per year from 2006 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

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

815

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

86

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

27

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-7

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 87 mm. This is 10.79% of the annual rain experienced in Huron County, ON. The month of April is also rainy with an average rainfall of 84.3 mm. Following April is May, when 84.2 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of Janurary when snow builds up tp an average of 28.3 centimetres. This is 32.83% of the annual snowfall experienced in Huron County, ON. The month of February is also snowy with an average snowfall of 22.2 cm. Following February is December, when 15.5 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Huron County, ON in January when temperature drops to -7.1 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 26.8 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around May when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 9.2 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Huron County, ON in the month of December.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

5,320

Number of
Home Owners

18,875

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Home Ownership

78.01% of people in Huron County, ON are home owners while the remaining are renters.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

N/A

Residents Who
Work Locally

N/A

Vehicle Drivers

85.27%

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 20,960 respondents in Huron County, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 6.81% 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 1,295 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

N/A

Least Popular
Field of Study

Other

Education

Most people in Huron County, ON have have completed a high school education. With 13,785 people, it is what most people in Huron County, ON completed. Coming in second, 24.52% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed college education, with 11,625 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 5,175 people practicing it in Huron County, ON. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 19.0% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 3,535 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. Huron County, ON has 6,035 people or 27.01% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Most Popular
Business Size

N/A

Least Popular
Business Size

N/A