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Municipality of Brighton Profile

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Table 01 - Demographic Characteristics
Population 1991 1996 2001 % change
1996-2001
Total 8,481 9,022 9,449 4.7


Population by Age Group 1991 1996 % change
Under - 17 (note 1) 2,260 2,060 (10)
18 - 34 (note 2) 1,810 2,300 21
35 - 54 2,170 2,695 19
55 - 74 1,715 1,900 10
75 - Older 525 610 14
% Distribution by Age Group
Under - 17 (note 1) 26.6% 22.8% (17)
18 - 34 (note 2) 21.3% 19.6% (9)
35 - 54 25.6% 29.9% 14
55 - 74 20.2% 21.1% 4
75 - Older 6.2% 6.8% 8
Source: Statistics Canada 1991, 1996, 2001 Census. Reference: Cat #95F0181XDB96001 (416)973-6586
Note 1: in 1991, this represents "Under 19", as a detailed breakdown by precise age is not available.
Note 2: in 1991, this represents "20 - 34", as a detailed breakdown by precise age is not available.


Households 1991
Number
1991
% of Total
1996
Number
1996
% of Total
Number of Households in Income Group
Under - $30,000 980 35% 1,230 39%
$30,000 - $49,999 790 28% 815 26%
$50,001 - $69,999 590 21% 595 19%
$70,000 - Above 480 17% 500 16%
Total Occupied Private Households 2,840   3,150  
Median Household Income ($Cdn) 40,595   38,123  
Source: Statistics Canada 1991, 1996 Census. Reference: Cat #95F0181XDB96001 (416)973-6586


Workforce Education Attainment
(15 years and over)
Percentage
%
Less than High School Diploma 40.6%
High School Diploma Only 12.8%
Some post-secondary or trade 5.7%
Post-secondary certificate / diploma 26.7%
Some University 7.0%
University Degree 7.2%
Source: Statistics Canada Community Profile websites http://www.statcan.ca


Same table for: Northumberland County Cramahe Township
Alderville First Nation Hamilton Township
Alnwick-Haldimand Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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