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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

64,044

Median Household Income

67,338

Total Visible Minorities

1,300

Median Age

48.4

What is the Population of Norfolk County, ON?

At present, Norfolk County, ON has a population of 64,044 people. Overall, the population of Norfolk County, ON is growing at a rate of 0.35% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 869 people, an average growth rate of 0.28% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Norfolk County, ON?

Norfolk County, ON has a median age of 47 years old.

Age

The largest population of Norfolk County, ON is the age group between 60 and 64 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 62.33% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 24.36% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 540 people. The 10 to 14 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 190 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 60 to 64 years old, comprising 8.58 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 52.52 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Norfolk 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 74.79 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 380 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 3.36% of the total Aboriginal population in Norfolk County, ON.

Household Income

With a population at 64,044 people, most inhabitants at Norfolk 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 $67,338 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 95.69 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Norfolk County, ON, the median household income is $67,338 per year. The median household income in Norfolk County, 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 3,890 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 44.23 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Chinese, making up 175 people.Following Chinese is Filipino that is 10.38 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

30,855

Employment
Rate

55.1%

Participation
Rate

59.6%

Unemployment
Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Norfolk County, ON is growing at a rate of 0.06% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Norfolk County, ON is declining at a rate of 0.43% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 1.8%, an average growth rate of -0.36% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Norfolk County, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Norfolk County, 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 1.0%, an average decline rate of 0.2% 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 and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

1,086

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

130

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

32

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-27

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of November when it rains an average of 102 mm. This is 11.34% of the annual rain experienced in Norfolk County, ON. The month of September is also rainy with an average rainfall of 99.2 mm. Following September is July, when 96.6 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

View the Real Estate 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.

Number of
Renters

5,225

Number of
Home Owners

20,780

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

38.68 per cent, which is majority of homes in Norfolk County, ON, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 6,895 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 2,695 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

44.3%, which is majority of homes in Norfolk County, ON, have three bedrooms. Homes with 4 or more bedrooms are also very popular, with 6,545 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 23.69 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

12,970

Vehicle Drivers

86.37%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Norfolk 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 21.34% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 4820 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 22,690 respondents in Norfolk County, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 6.53% 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 1,390 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

Other

Education

Most people in Norfolk County, ON have have completed a high school education. With 15,810 people, it is what most people in Norfolk County, ON completed. Coming in second, 30.34% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed a university degree, with 5,580 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 6,200 people practicing it in Norfolk County, ON. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 18.21% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 4,035 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. Norfolk County, ON has 7,165 people or 29.63% 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

Public Admin

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

500-999 Employees