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 Census14,028
Population in 2011 Census13,627
2011 to 2016 % Increase2.9 %
Land area of Town sq.km.16.74
Population density838.2
Persons in private households13,705
Total number of private households6,205
Average persons in households2.2

Population Age by Gender:

Age of PopulationTotalMaleFemale
All ages (breakdown below)14,0256,5607,465
0 to 4 years555280280
5 to 9 years720375350
10 to 14 years695365325
15 to 19 years785395395
20 to 24 years490260230
25 to 29 years480245240
30 to 34 years615295325
35 to 39 years780340365
40 to 44 years800385420
45 to 49 years805350455
50 to 54 years1,100510590
55 to 59 years1,095480620
60 to 64 years1,095475615
65 to 69 years1,160535620
70 to 74 years980445530
75 to 79 years725340380
80 to 84 years570260310
85 years and over650225425
Median age (in 2016 Census)51.8 years50.0years53.1 years
% aged 15 & over (2016 Census)86.0%83.5%82.3%
Median age (in the prior 2011 Census)49.1 years48.0 years50.1 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 house4,150
Movable dwelling85
Semi-detached house590
Row house575
Apartment, duplex90
Apartment, building under 5 storeys715

Census Family Characteristics

Census families in private households (breakdown below)4,250
Census families with 2 persons2,630
Census families with 3 persons765
Census families with 4 persons625
Census families with 5 or more230
Average per census family2.6

Mother tongue

ResponseTotalMaleFemale
English12,4405,8706,570
French480255230
Non-official languages865370495
English & French552030
English & Non-official602535
French & Non-official505

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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