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A collection of selected Statistics about Cobourg from the 2016 Census and 2021 when it becomes available.

Population

In 2016, the enumerated population of Cobourg (Town) was 19,440.
In 2021, the enumerated population of Cobourg (Town) was 20,519.

Age groups

Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups

 

Cobourg

Ontario

  Total Male Female Total Male Female
0 to 14 years 12.6 13.8 11.4 16.4 17.3 15.6
15 to 64 years 56.1 57.6 54.8 66.8 67.3 66.4
65 years and over 31.4 28.6 33.7 16.7 15.5 17.9
85 years and over 5.3 3.8 6.6 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 49.1 47.2 50.8 41.0 40.0 41.9
Median age of the population 53.5 51.5 55.1 41.3 40.2 42.4


Where did we live

Households

Total - Private households in Cobourg - 8,635 in 2016 and 9520 in 2021
Average household size: Cobourg:    2.2    Ontario:  2.6    

Dwellings (2016)

  • Owners 6,060
  • Renters 2,580
  • Condominium 1,215 
  • Not condominium 7,425


Language

Knowledge of official languages:

Language Number
English only 18,545
French only 5
English and French 1,470
Neither English nor French 45


Citizenship

2016 - All Canadian Citizens except:

  Total Male Female
Not Canadian citizens 375 185 190


Generation Status in 2016

Generation status refers to whether or not the person or the person's parents were born in Canada (not how many generations lived in Cobourg!)

  Total Male Female
First generation 2,580 1,175 1,400
Second generation  3,250 1,500 1,745
Third generation or more 12,890 6,070 6,820


Income and Employment

Average total income in 2015 among recipients

  All Male Female
Cobourg $44,945 $53,763 $37,459
Ontario $47,915 $56,780 $39,585


Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015: $97,676

Employment

Population aged 15 years and over by Labour force status

  All Male Female
Participation rate 52.7 56.1 49.8
Employment rate 48.2 51.3 45.5
Unemployment rate 8.5 8.6 8.6


Commuting to Work in 2016

Main mode of commuting

  Total Male Female
Car, truck, van - as a driver 5,760 2,855 2,905
Car, truck, van - as a passenger 480 240 240
Public transit 195 75 120
Walked 610 280 335
Bicycle 100 65 35
Other method 100 35 60

For more details, go to Statistics Canada site and search for Cobourg.  https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/start

Full Census results from the 2021 census are not yet available.

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