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Durham Demographics

Data Last Updated: 12 June, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Total estimated population 679,868
Census population 2011 608,124
Census population 2016 645,862

Age Structure

Age 0-4 35,033
Age 5-9 38,131
Age 10-14 40,349
Age 15-19 43,438
Age 20-24 49,374
Age 25-29 44,567
Age 30-34 38,290
Age 35-39 39,924
Age 40-44 43,759
Age 45-49 48,529
Age 50-54 56,965
Age 55-59 54,713
Age 60-64 43,890
Age 65-69 34,954
Age 70-74 25,451
Age 75-79 17,312
Age 80-84 12,543
Age 85+ 12,645
Total male population 331,574
Males 0-4 17,861
Males 5-9 19,397
Males 10-14 20,659
Males 15-19 22,148
Males 20-24 25,396
Males 25-29 22,840
Males 30-34 19,017
Males 35-39 18,944
Males 40-44 20,808
Males 45-49 23,092
Males 50-54 27,393
Males 55-59 26,751
Males 60-64 21,204
Males 65-69 16,628
Males 70-74 12,064
Males 75-79 7,728
Males 80-84 5,287
Males 85+ 4,356
Total female population 348,294
Females 0-4 17,172
Females 5-9 18,734
Females 10-14 19,690
Females 15-19 21,290
Females 20-24 23,978
Females 25-29 21,727
Females 30-34 19,273
Females 35-39 20,980
Females 40-44 22,951
Females 45-49 25,437
Females 50-54 29,572
Females 55-59 27,962
Females 60-64 22,686
Females 65-69 18,326
Females 70-74 13,387
Females 75-79 9,584
Females 80-84 7,256
Females 85+ 8,289

Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over

Total population 15 and over 566,357
Population 15 and over without income 33,426
Population 15 and over with income 532,931
Median 2016 total income ($) 39,252
Average 2016 total income ($) 52,804
Median 2016 total income for males ($) 46,785
Average 2016 total income for males ($) 62,890
Median 2016 total income for females ($) 32,153
Average 2016 total income for females ($) 43,311
Under $5,000 51,709
$5,000 to $9,999 39,817
$10,000 to $14,999 41,070
$15,000 to $19,999 38,974
$20,000 to $29,999 58,837
$30,000 to $39,999 57,864
$40,000 to $49,999 53,609
$50,000 to $59,999 46,018
$60,000 to $79,999 58,708
$80,000 to $99,999 41,718
$100,000 and over 44,607
$100,000 to $124,999 23,096
$125,000 and over 21,511

Households & Household Income

Total number of households 239,985
Median household income ($) 90,896
Average household income ($) 111,361
Under $5,000 4,107
$5,000 to $9,999 3,237
$10,000 to $14,999 4,850
$15,000 to $19,999 7,307
$20,000 to $29,999 13,510
$30,000 to $39,999 15,118
$40,000 to $49,999 17,203
$50,000 to $59,999 20,874
$60,000 to $79,999 30,754
$80,000 to $99,999 30,841
$100,000 to $124,999 32,294
$125,000 to $149,999 24,268
$150,000 and over 35,622
Average # of persons in household 2.78

Dwelling Information

Total number of occupied dwellings 239,985
Number of dwellings owned 198,812
Number of dwellings rented 41,157

Citizenship & Residency

With Canadian citizenship 658,348
With citizenship other than Canadian 21,520
Immigrated before 2000 1,359,736
Immigrated between 2000-2005 14,756
Immigrated between 2006-2011 10,106
Immigrated after 2012 10,860
Born in province of residence 481,496
Born outside province of residence 51,112

Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)

Total population 2017 (estimated) 679,868
English only 628,646
French only 431
English and French 46,687
Neither English nor French 4,104

Knowledge of Languages other than English or French

Non-Aboriginal languages 112,198
Afrikaans 559
Akan (Twi) 346
Albanian 109
Amharic 201
Arabic 4,370
Armenian 334
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 157
Bengali 1,312
Berber languages (Kabyle) 1
Bisayan languages 376
Bosnian 2
Bulgarian 249
Cantonese 2,690
Chinese, n.o.s. 2,687
Creoles 961
Croatian 852
Czech 423
Danish 239
Dutch 3,929
Estonian 270
Finnish 357
Flemish 106
Fukien 22
Gaelic languages 112
German 6,736
Greek 4,661
Gujarati 2,652
Hakka 87
Hebrew 160
Hindi 6,602
Hungarian 1,920
Ilocano 139
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 167
Italian 10,510
Japanese 499
Kannada 113
Khmer (Cambodian) 77
Konkani 164
Korean 1,139
Kurdish 229
Lao 52
Latvian 158
Lingala 15
Lithuanian 108
Macedonian 2,269
Malay 488
Malayalam 350
Maltese 492
Mandarin 2,009
Marathi 186
Nepali 36
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 492
Norwegian 56
African languages, n.i.e. 82
Oromo 45
Pashto 337
Persian (Farsi) 4,554
Polish 6,216
Portuguese 4,185
Panjabi (Punjabi) 3,875
Romanian 1,527
Rundi (Kirundi) 28
Russian 1,999
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 1
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 118
Serbian 806
Serbo-Croatian 76
Sindhi 516
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 972
Slovak 292
Slovenian 306
Somali 125
Spanish 9,244
Swahili 605
Swedish 223
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 9,160
Taiwanese 2
Tamil 5,846
Telugu 321
Thai 252
Tigrigna 23
Turkish 248
Ukrainian 2,342
Urdu 8,776
Vietnamese 979
Yiddish 3
Other non-Aboriginal languages 2,501
Aboriginal languages 81
Algonquin - Various non-official languages spoken 4
Atikamekw 9
Blackfoot 7
Cree 24
Mi'kmaq 12
Montagnais-Naskapi 14
Ojibway 41
Oji-Cree 13
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 679,868
Non-movers 609,525
Movers 70,343
Moved within lower tier municipality 31,112
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 39,231
Moved from within Canada 36,848
Moved from another municipality within the province 34,854
Moved from another province 1,994
Moved from outside of Canada 2,383

Mobility Status 5 Years Ago

Total population 679,868
Non-movers 435,892
Movers 243,976
Moved within lower tier municipality 105,000
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 138,976
Moved from within Canada 128,327
Moved from another municipality within the province 122,689
Moved from another province 5,638
Moved from outside of Canada 10,649


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