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Town of Cobourg Profile

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Table 01 - Demographic Characteristics
Population 1991 1996 2001 % change
1996-2001
Total 15,079 16,185 17,172 6.1


Population by Age Group 1991 1996 % change
Under - 17 (note 1) 3,865 3,775 (2)
18 - 34 (note 2) 3,375 4,305 22
35 - 54 3,730 4,330 14
55 - 74 2,900 3,200 9
75 - Older 1,225 1,425 14
% Distribution by Age Group
Under - 17 (note 1) 25.6% 23.6% (9)
18 - 34 (note 2) 22.4% 20.6% (9)
35 - 54 24.7% 27.0% 8
55 - 74 19.2% 20.0% 4
75 - Older 8.1% 8.9% 9
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.


Household 1991
Number
1991
% of Total
1996
Number
1996
% of Total
Number of Households in Income Group
Under - $30,000 2,090 36% 2,305 36%
$30,000 - $49,999 1,560 27% 1,590 25%
$50,001 - $69,999 1,285 22% 1,125 18%
$70,000 - Above 935 16% 1,335 21%
Total Occupied Private Households 5,870   6,355  
Median Household Income ($Cdn) 40,297   40,939  
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 35.7%
High School Diploma Only 16.1%
Some post-secondary or trade 6.0%
Post-secondary certificate / diploma 23.8%
Some University 7.3%
University Degree 11.3%
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
Brighton Trent Hills

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