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Demographics

View the Demographics tab for information such as Population, Age and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Total Population

1,989

Median Household Income

N/A

Total Visible Minorities

30

Median Age

N/A

What is the Population of Wiarton, ON?

At present, Wiarton, ON has a population of 1,989 people. Overall, the population of Wiarton, ON is declining at a rate of 1.02% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations declined by -,302 people, an average decline rate of 2.64% per year from 2011 to 2016.

Age

The largest population of Wiarton, ON is the age group between 50 and 54 years old, and the least populated age group is between 10 and 14 years old. 56.78% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 19.91% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 170 people. The 0 to 4 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 10 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 50 to 54 years old, comprising 8.54 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 41.0 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Wiarton, 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.

Household Income

With a population at 1,989 people, most inhabitants at Wiarton, 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. However, majority are below the 2016 median income of $70,336 per year.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 50.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Chinese, making up 15 people.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

825

Employment
Rate

49.5%

Participation
Rate

53.4%

Unemployment
Rate

7.2%

Labour Force Industry

The industry that hires the most from Wiarton, ON's workforce is Health Care and Social Assistance hiring 175 people or 21.08% of the community's workforce. This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: providing health care by diagnosis and treatment, providing residential care for medical and social reasons, and providing social assistance, such as counselling, welfare, child protection, community housing and food services, vocational rehabilitation and child care, to those requiring such assistance. The second largest is the Retail Trade industry that hired 10.84% of locals. The third largest is the Accommodation and Food Services industry, whose 80 employees are from Wiarton, ON.

Labour Force Occupation

Most of Wiarton, ON's workforce is working in Sales and service with 230 people or 27.88% 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 18.18% of locals. The third largest group are those in Education, law and social, community and government services, whose 90 employees are from Wiarton, ON.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Wiarton, ON is declining at a rate of 0.11% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 1.6%, an average growth rate of -0.11% per year from 2001 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Wiarton, ON is lower than in the past.

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, Average Snowfall and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

751

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

405

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

24

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-10

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 103 mm. This is 13.73% of the annual rain experienced in Wiarton, ON. The month of October is also rainy with an average rainfall of 97.2 mm. Following October is May, when 83.0 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of Janurary when snow builds up tp an average of 111.7 centimetres. This is 27.61% of the annual snowfall experienced in Wiarton, ON. The month of December is also snowy with an average snowfall of 108.9 cm. Following December is February, when 77.7 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Sunshine

Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 300 hours. This is 15.21% of the annual sunshine experienced in Wiarton, ON. The month of June is also sunny with an average sunshine of 265 hours. Following June is August, when 259.5 hours is the average number of sun hours.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Wiarton, ON in February when temperature drops to -10.4 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 24.1 °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 11.2 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Wiarton, ON in the month of December.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

320

Number of
Home Owners

655

Home Ownership

67.18% of people in Wiarton, 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

75.86%

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 550 respondents in Wiarton, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 11.72% 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 80 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

Life Sciences

Education

Most people in Wiarton, ON have have completed a high school education. With 495 people, it is what most people in Wiarton, 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 335 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 145 people practicing it in Wiarton, ON. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 20.71% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 115 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. Wiarton, ON has 165 people or 23.57% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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