Demographics

Highlights of Town's Census Profile

Statistics Canada has published complete 2016 Census results and National Household Survey Data for the Town of Comox on its website (please see link below).

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Total Population and Dwelling Counts

Population in 2016 Census 14,028
Population in 2011 Census 13,627
2011 to 2016 % Increase 2.9 %
Land area of Town sq.km. 16.74
Population density 838.2
Persons in private households 13,705
Total number of private households 6,205
Average persons in households 2.2

Population Age by Gender:

Age of Population Total Male Female
All ages (breakdown below) 14,025 6,560 7,465
0 to 4 years 555 280 280
5 to 9 years 720 375 350
10 to 14 years 695 365 325
15 to 19 years 785 395 395
20 to 24 years 490 260 230
25 to 29 years 480 245 240
30 to 34 years 615 295 325
35 to 39 years 780 340 365
40 to 44 years 800 385 420
45 to 49 years 805 350 455
50 to 54 years 1,100 510 590
55 to 59 years 1,095 480 620
60 to 64 years 1,095 475 615
65 to 69 years 1,160 535 620
70 to 74 years 980 445 530
75 to 79 years 725 340 380
80 to 84 years 570 260 310
85 years and over 650 225 425
Median age (in 2016 Census) 51.8 years 50.0years 53.1 years
% aged 15 & over (2016 Census) 86.0% 83.5% 82.3%
Median age (in the prior 2011 Census) 49.1 years 48.0 years 50.1 years
% aged 15 & over (2011 Census) 85.4% 84.2% 86.4%

Occupied Private Dwellings by Type

Total occupied private dwellings (breakdown below) 6,210
Single detached house 4,150
Movable dwelling 85
Semi-detached house 590
Row house 575
Apartment, duplex 90
Apartment, building under 5 storeys 715

Census Family Characteristics

Census families in private households (breakdown below) 4,250
Census families with 2 persons 2,630
Census families with 3 persons 765
Census families with 4 persons 625
Census families with 5 or more 230
Average per census family 2.6

Mother tongue

Response Total Male Female
English 12,440 5,870 6,570
French 480 255 230
Non-official languages 865 370 495
English & French 55 20 30
English & Non-official 60 25 35
French & Non-official 5 0 5

Household income in 2015

Median household total income $ 69,254
Average household total income $ 82,032
Median after-tax household income $ 61,116
Average after-tax household income $ 69,943

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