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Population in 2011: 7,952
Population in 2006: 8,103
Population in 2001: 8,315

2006 to 2011 population change
This town -1.9%
Province 5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town -2.5%
Ontario 6.6%

Total private houses: 3,774
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 3,500
Land area (km2): 26.85

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

296.2
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


Fort Frances population and houses statistics

Airports in Fort Frances

  • Fort Frances Municipal Airport (IATA: YAG, ICAO: CYAG)
  • Fort Frances Water Aerodrome

Education

Education attainment in this town

Major field of study

Education in this town

Sports teams in this town

  • Fort Frances Thunderhawks (Hockey)
  • Fort Frances Borderland Thunder (Hockey)
  • Fort Frances Royals (Hockey)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

44.0
Province:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

83.6%
Ontario:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this town

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 45
This town:

0.6%
Ontario:

22.8%
Male: 30
This town:

0.8%
Ontario:

22.7%
Female: 15
This town:

0.4%
Ontario:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,330
This town:

16.8%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 630
Here:

16.6%
Ontario:

2.0%
Female: 700
This town:

17.0%
Province:

2.0%

Fort Frances Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

Fort Frances - Place of residence in 2001

Fort Frances mobility details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Fort Frances

Participation rate
This town:

64.4%
Ontario:

67.1%
Employment rate
This town:

59.7%
Ontario:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
This town:

7.3%
Province:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Fort Frances

Lakes located in this town

  • Rainy Lake

Companies located in this town

  • Ontario and Rainy River Railway

Radio stations located in Fort Frances

  • CFOB-FM (93.1 MHz)

Federal Corporations In This Town

  • FORT FRANCES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (474 SCOTT STREET, Directors: ANTHONY MASON, BARB COURNOYER, CATHY EMMES, DAVE WEST, GORD WINIK, JENNIFER HORTON, KEVIN LANGFORD, KRISTA GUSHULAK, LEO MELANSON, LISA PLOURDE, LUKE SKAARUP, MARK CARON, MYLES KUHARSKIS, ROBIN PAYEUR)
  • ANISHINAABEG KAKENWAYDEMIWATCH NEPI (AKN) (1455 IDYLWILD DR, P.O. Box:522, Directors: GARY DEAN BETHUNE, KEVIN SHERLOCK, PETER CAMPBELL)
  • THE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FORT FRANCES (474 SCOTT STREET, Directors: ALAN TIBBETTS, BRIAN HAGARTY, CHRISTINE DENBY, DARREN BROWN, DAWN BOOTH, DEBBIE WILLIAMSON, KELLY SPICER, LARRY SYROVY, LOUISE HOLZER, MARLA THOMSON, ROBERTA OLIVER, TAMMI SHOEMAKER, TAMMY HAYWARD, TANNIS DRYSDALE)
  • COUSINEAU HEALTH SERVICES, INC. (808 SCOTT STREET, P.O. BOX 431, Directors: SUSAN COUSINEAU, THOMAS R. COUSINEAU)
  • First Phoenix Power Corporation (1455 Idylwild Dr, Nanicost Building, Site 206-197, RR#2, Directors: CLINT CALDER, THOMAS SMEENK)
  • ANOOKEWIN DEVELOPMENTS INC. (RR 2, SITE 206-20, Directors: JAMES R. MCLEOD)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH OF FORT FRANCES, INC. (RR 1, Directors: BARBARA ADAIR, BEVERLY SISCO, GORDON SISCO, MIKE OHMAN, MILLER GEORGE, MYRNA MILLER)
  • RAINY LAKE CONSERVANCY (817 VICTORIA AVENUE, Directors: ANDREA TREMBATH, ANNE NEWHART, BOB HAMMAR, BRIAN Johnson, CANDY GINTER, CHRISTOPHER CAUSEY, DALE CALLAGHAN, DON DICKSON, ED MCLEOD, GINNY SWEATT, GORDON MARTIN, KAY LARSEN, MARY ELLIS, PAUL ANDERSON, PAUL LARSEN, PHYLLIS CALLAGHAN, STEPHEN CHALLIS)

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,720
This town:

55.9%
Ontario:

57.7%
Male: 1,860
This town:

59.3%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 1,865
This town:

53.1%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,935
Here:

44.1%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 1,280
This town:

40.8%
Province:

40.2%
Female: 1,655
Here:

47.1%
Province:

44.3%

Fort Frances - Married

This town - Not married

Fort Frances marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Fort Frances

Households types in Fort Frances

Average family income in this town in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Universities located in Fort Frances

  • Seven Generations Education Institute

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this town

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

28,891 CAD
Ontario:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

29,998 CAD
Province:

27,258 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This town:

10.6%
Province:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for this town

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this town

First official language spoken in this town

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this town

Noteworthy people related to Fort Frances

Birthplace of:
  • Howard Hampton (Politician)
  • Gord Mackintosh (Politician)
  • Gene Eugene (Musical Artist)
  • Mike Allison (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Dave Allison (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Steve Arpin (NASCAR Driver)
  • Murray Bannerman (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Chris Lindberg (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Neil Sheehy (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Ed Kryzanowski (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Orville Frenette (Judge)
  • Ray Frederick (Ice Hockey Player)

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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