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Durham Demographics

Data Last Updated: 26 September, 2016
Characteristic (2016 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Total estimated population 673,980
Census population 2006 561,258
Census population 2011 608,124

Age Structure

Age 0-4 34,716
Age 5-9 37,668
Age 10-14 40,095
Age 15-19 44,795
Age 20-24 50,869
Age 25-29 42,818
Age 30-34 37,156
Age 35-39 39,293
Age 40-44 43,884
Age 45-49 48,982
Age 50-54 59,320
Age 55-59 53,672
Age 60-64 41,820
Age 65-69 34,385
Age 70-74 23,279
Age 75-79 16,549
Age 80-84 12,470
Age 85+ 12,206
Total male population 328,506
Males 0-4 17,700
Males 5-9 19,169
Males 10-14 20,604
Males 15-19 22,804
Males 20-24 26,120
Males 25-29 21,907
Males 30-34 18,335
Males 35-39 18,515
Males 40-44 20,899
Males 45-49 23,185
Males 50-54 28,578
Males 55-59 26,340
Males 60-64 20,163
Males 65-69 16,386
Males 70-74 11,068
Males 75-79 7,315
Males 80-84 5,252
Males 85+ 4,164
Total female population 345,474
Females 0-4 17,016
Females 5-9 18,499
Females 10-14 19,491
Females 15-19 21,991
Females 20-24 24,749
Females 25-29 20,911
Females 30-34 18,821
Females 35-39 20,778
Females 40-44 22,985
Females 45-49 25,797
Females 50-54 30,742
Females 55-59 27,332
Females 60-64 21,657
Females 65-69 17,999
Females 70-74 12,211
Females 75-79 9,234
Females 80-84 7,218
Females 85+ 8,042

Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over (2016)

Total population 15 and over 561,501
Population 15 and over without income 33,552
Population 15 and over with income 527,949
Median 2015 total income $ 38,438
Average 2015 total income $ 50,728
Median 2015 total income for males $ 45,739
Average 2015 total income for males $ 60,259
Median 2015 total income for females $ 31,350
Average 2015 total income for females $ 41,800
Under $5,000 51,411
$5,000 to $9,999 39,817
$10,000 to $14,999 41,012
$15,000 to $19,999 38,631
$20,000 to $29,999 58,339
$30,000 to $39,999 57,657
$40,000 to $49,999 53,037
$50,000 to $59,999 45,507
$60,000 to $79,999 57,884
$80,000 to $99,999 40,624
$100,000 and over 44,029
$100,000 to $124,999 22,914
$125,000 and over 21,116

Households & Household Income (2016)

Total number of households 238,403
Median household income $ 88,808
Average household income $ 107,868
Under $5,000 4,033
$5,000 to $9,999 3,184
$10,000 to $14,999 4,834
$15,000 to $19,999 7,229
$20,000 to $29,999 13,417
$30,000 to $39,999 15,083
$40,000 to $49,999 17,259
$50,000 to $59,999 20,797
$60,000 to $79,999 30,819
$80,000 to $99,999 30,673
$100,000 to $124,999 31,721
$125,000 to $149,999 23,867
$150,000 and over 35,487
Average # of persons in household 2.78

Dwelling Information

Total number of occupied dwellings 238,403
Number of dwellings owned 197,394
Number of dwellings rented 40,995

Citizenship & Residency

With Canadian citizenship 652,513
With citizenship other than Canadian 21,467
Immigrated before 2000 108,578
Immigrated between 2000-2005 14,027
Immigrated between 2006-2011 9,992
Immigrated after 2012 10,624
Born in province of residence 477,294
Born outside province of residence 51,150

Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)

Total population 2016 (estimated) 673,980
English only 623,191
French only 411
English and French 46,381
Neither English nor French 3,997

Knowledge of Languages other than English or French

Non-Aboriginal languages 103,248
Afrikaans 424
Akan (Twi) 327
Albanian 109
Amharic 205
Arabic 4,079
Armenian 332
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 161
Bengali 1,214
Berber languages (Kabyle) 1
Bisayan languages 372
Bosnian 2
Bulgarian 199
Cantonese 2,514
Chinese, n.o.s. 2,298
Creoles 950
Croatian 771
Czech 409
Danish 237
Dutch 3,708
Estonian 266
Finnish 337
Flemish 104
Fukien 22
Gaelic languages 113
German 6,373
Greek 4,282
Gujarati 2,461
Hakka 88
Hebrew 160
Hindi 5,739
Hungarian 1,771
Ilocano 139
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 165
Italian 9,662
Japanese 465
Kannada 116
Khmer (Cambodian) 75
Konkani 166
Korean 1,105
Kurdish 147
Lao 51
Latvian 157
Lingala 16
Lithuanian 98
Macedonian 2,149
Malay 408
Malayalam 362
Maltese 484
Mandarin 1,811
Marathi 185
Nepali 36
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 488
Norwegian 56
African languages, n.i.e. 82
Oromo 50
Pashto 341
Persian (Farsi) 4,089
Polish 5,853
Portuguese 3,856
Panjabi (Punjabi) 3,582
Romanian 1,448
Rundi (Kirundi) 28
Russian 1,590
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 1
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 116
Serbian 769
Serbo-Croatian 78
Sindhi 495
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 943
Slovak 265
Slovenian 303
Somali 123
Spanish 8,511
Swahili 521
Swedish 224
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 8,364
Taiwanese 2
Tamil 5,481
Telugu 327
Thai 253
Tigrigna 23
Turkish 246
Ukrainian 1,982
Urdu 7,784
Vietnamese 861
Yiddish 3
Other non-Aboriginal languages 1,579
Aboriginal languages 82
Algonquin - Various non-official languages spoken 4
Atikamekw 9
Blackfoot 7
Cree 24
Mi'kmaq 12
Montagnais-Naskapi 14
Ojibway 41
Oji-Cree 14
Carrier 3
Dene 15
Dogrib 4
South Slave 3
Stoney 5
Inuktitut, n.i.e. 23
Other Aboriginal languages 31

Mobility Status 1 Year Ago

Total population 1 year and over by mobility status 1 year ago 673,980
Non-movers 606,424
Movers 67,557
Moved within lower tier municipality 30,226
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 37,330
Moved from within Canada 34,969
Moved from another municipality within the province 33,006
Moved from another province 1,963
Moved from outside of Canada 2,362

Mobility Status 5 Years Ago

Total population 5 years and over by mobility status 5 years ago 673,980
Non-movers 439,260
Movers 234,720
Moved within lower tier municipality 101,517
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 133,203
Moved from within Canada 122,592
Moved from another municipality within the province 117,012
Moved from another province 5,580
Moved from outside of Canada 10,611


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