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Population and Demographics

Niagara's Village of 100

To help us better understand Niagara's population, we have envisioned our community as a village of 100 people.


If Niagara had 100 people...

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If Fort Erie was a village of 100 people...

19 would be 0 - 19 years old
19 would be 20 - 39 years old
38 would be 40 - 64 years old
24 would be 65+ years old
49 would be male
51 would be female
The median age would be 50 years


After taxes, the median family income would be $67,442
After taxes, the median family income for single parents would be $44,873

Immigration Status

83 were born in Canada
16 have immigrated to Niagara
1 are a non-permanent resident

Shelter Costs

1 in 4 families would spend 30% or more of their income on shelter costs

Visible Minorities

The most common visible minorities are:
1. Black
2. Latin American
3. Chinese

If Fort Erie was a village of people only 15 years and older...


47 would have a post-secondary degree, diploma
34 would have a high school diploma
19 would have less than high school

Marital Status

60 would be married or common-law
22 would be single
18 would be separated, divorced or widowed


92 would be employed
8 would be unemployed

Labour Force Occupations


Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of the Population.

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