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Demographics

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Total Population

15,908

Median Household Income

87,916

Total Visible Minorities

615

Median Age

46.8

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 56.26 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Saugeen Shores, 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 54.22 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 180 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 2.41% of the total Aboriginal population in Saugeen Shores, ON.

Household Income

With a population at 13,715 people, most inhabitants at Saugeen Shores, 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 $87,916 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 92.73 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Saugeen Shores, ON, the median household income is $87,916 per year. The median household income in Saugeen Shores, 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 765 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 39.02 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Black, making up 80 people.Following Black is Chinese that is 10.57 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

6,390

Employment
Rate

52.5%

Participation
Rate

56.3%

Unemployment
Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Saugeen Shores, ON is growing at a rate of 0.15% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Saugeen Shores, ON is declining at a rate of 0.48% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 2.5%, an average growth rate of -0.5% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Saugeen Shores, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Saugeen Shores, ON is declining at a rate of 0.55% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 2.1%, an average decline rate of 0.42% 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)

562

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

278

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

32

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-18

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 114 mm. This is 13.57% of the annual rain experienced in Saugeen Shores, ON. The month of October is also rainy with an average rainfall of 111.0 mm. Following October is November, when 91.1 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

1,245

Number of
Home Owners

4,785

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

34.22 per cent, which is majority of homes in Saugeen Shores, ON, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk before 1960, where 1,105 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 710 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

42.63%, which is majority of homes in Saugeen Shores, ON, have three bedrooms. Homes with 4 or more bedrooms are also very popular, with 1,980 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 19.07 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

2,350

Vehicle Drivers

84.14%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Saugeen Shores, 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 24.49% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 1140 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 4,775 respondents in Saugeen Shores, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 7.4% 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 240 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

Agriculture

Education

Most people in Saugeen Shores, ON have have completed a high school education. With 2,810 people, it is what most people in Saugeen Shores, ON completed. Coming in second, 27.3% of inhabitants say they have completed a university degree. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 1,550 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 2,430 people practicing it in Saugeen Shores, ON. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 15.56% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 1,040 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. Saugeen Shores, ON has 2,895 people or 40.77% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Professional Services

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Public Admin

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

200-499 Employees