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Population in 2011: 134,933
Population in 2006: 133,080
Population in 2001: 125,856

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

1.4%
Ontario:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This division:

5.7%
Ontario:

6.6%

Total private houses: 68,009
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 55,637
Land area (km2): 3847.77

Population density per square kilometre
This division:

35.1
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


Peterborough population and houses statistics

Companies located in this division

  • Siemens Milltronics Process Instruments
  • Mold-Busters

Theatres in Peterborough

  • Union Theatre

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

24,067 CAD
Ontario:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

24,730 CAD
Province:

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

12.8%
Province:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for Peterborough

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 68,195
Here:

59.0%
Ontario:

57.7%
Male: 34,030
Here:

61.7%
Province:

59.8%
Female: 34,165
Here:

56.5%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 47,480
Here:

41.0%
Ontario:

42.3%
Male: 21,125
This division:

38.3%
Province:

40.2%
Female: 26,355
Here:

43.5%
Province:

44.3%

Peterborough - Married

Peterborough - Not married

Peterborough marital status details

Radio stations in Peterborough

  • CJMB-FM (90.5 MHz)
  • CKPT-FM (99.7 MHz)
  • CKRU-FM (100.5 MHz)
  • CFFF-FM (92.7 MHz)
  • CJWV-FM (96.7 MHz)
  • CKWF-FM (101.5 MHz)
  • CKQM-FM (105.1 MHz)

Buildings located in this division

  • Beth Israel Synagogue

Museums located in this division

  • Peterborough Museum & Archives
  • Canadian Canoe Museum
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 3,210
This division:

2.4%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 1,630
This division:

2.6%
Province:

22.7%
Female: 1,580
This division:

2.3%
Ontario:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 4,145
This division:

3.2%
Ontario:

2.0%
Male: 2,020
Here:

3.2%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 2,125
This division:

3.1%
Province:

2.0%

This division Minority Population Characteristics

This division citizenship and immigration Details

Newspapers located in this division

  • Arthur
  • Peterborough This Week

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in Peterborough

Average family income in Peterborough in 2005

Peterborough families and households characteristics

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in Peterborough

IUCN protected areas located in this division

  • Petroglyphs Provincial Park
  • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park

Zoos in Peterborough

  • Riverview Park & Zoo

Stadiums located in Peterborough

  • Trent University

Universities in Peterborough

  • Trent University
  • Fleming College
  • Master's College and Seminary
  • Kawartha Lakes Bible College

Famous people related to Peterborough

Noteworthy people born in this division:
  • Bobby Roode (Wrestler)
  • Manly P. Hall (Writer)
  • John Grant (Lacrosse Player)
  • Dean A. Del Mastro (Politician)
  • Bob Gainey (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Mike Fisher (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Most Reverend Alden J. Bell (Christian Leader)
  • Nathan Longpre (Ice Hockey Player)
  • W.W.E. Ross (Writer)
  • Jane Pitfield (Politician)
  • Kevin Evans (Ice Hockey Player)
  • David Kaye
  • Seán Cullen (Comedian)
  • John Druce (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Shawn Evans (Lacrosse Player)
  • Estella Warren
  • Cory Stillman (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Adam Gontier (Musical Artist)
  • Tracey Kelusky (Lacrosse Player)
  • J.C. MacKenzie
Death place of:
  • Dit Clapper (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Barbara Howard (Artist)
  • Roger Neilson
  • Willie P. Bennett (Musical Artist)
  • Henry Rowe Hocking Kenner
  • Harold Town (Artist)
  • Paul O'Sullivan
  • William Thomas Lucas (Politician)
  • Dennis McDermott (Politician)
  • David Alexander Fife
  • John Richardson (Politician)
  • Kirk Wipper
  • Jack Coughlin (Ice Hockey Player)
  • John Burnham (Politician)
  • Hec Fowler (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Les Ascott (CFL Player)
  • Rork Scott Ferguson (Politician)
  • Richard Birdsall Rogers (Engineer)
  • Jack McGee (CFL Player)
  • Fred Frise Stenson (Politician)

Schools located in this division

Magazines in Peterborough

  • Ontario Out of Doors (ISSN: 0707-3178)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

45.7
Ontario:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This division:

85.7%
Ontario:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Peterborough

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this division

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this division

Sports teams located in this division

  • Kitchener Greenshirts (Hockey)
  • Peterborough Lakers
  • Peterborough Orfuns (NFL)
  • Peterborough Pets (NFL)

Mobility status in 2006

Peterborough - Place of residence in 2005

Peterborough - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Peterborough

Participation rate
Here:

62.0%
Ontario:

67.1%
Employment rate
Here:

57.6%
Province:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
Here:

7.1%
Province:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Peterborough

Airports located in Peterborough

  • Peterborough Airport (IATA: YPQ, ICAO: CYPQ)

Airlines in Peterborough

  • City Express (IATA: OU, ICAO: OUL)

TV stations located in this division

  • CHEX-DT (Digital: 12 VHF)

Churches located in this division

  • Cathedral of Saint Peter-in-Chains

Government agencies located in this division

  • Ontario Parks

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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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