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Population in 2011: 71,974
Population in 2006: 70,981
Population in 2001: 72,406

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

1.4%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city -2.0%
British Columbia 5.3%

Total private houses: 31,797
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 29,261
Land area (km2): 318.26

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

226.1
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8


Prince George population and houses statistics

Federal Corporations In Prince George

  • MID-ATLANTIC INVESTMENTS LTD. (2147 PG PULP MILL RD, BOX 2366, Directors: BRUCE LERNER, CORINA LAURIN, JOSEPH E. PATTISON)
  • PRINCE GEORGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (1198 VICTORIA ST, Directors: BILL MCGILL, BILL PHILLIPS, BRAD GAGNON, CINDI POHL, DANIEL SEITER, DEREK DAUGHERTY, DOUG ANDREWS, GAURAV PARMAR, KEN NEWELL, MOIRA NEAL, RANJIT GILL, ROY SPOONER, SHANE DEHOD, TRACY MCCALL, TRACY PETERSON)
  • 3296393 CANADA INC. (614 - 1488 - 4TH AVENUE, Directors: KEVIN HODGINS)
  • CORESTOCK INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. (550 VICTORIA STREET, SUITE 700, Directors: JOHN PATEMAN, TERRY TREGARTHEN)
  • 7151748 CANADA LIMITED (5225 York Place, Directors: DEBORAH ALEXANDER, JAMES ALEXANDER)
  • Biped Resource Development Corp. (4160 Hwy 16 west, PO Box 5137, Directors: PAUL JAMES MOTT)
  • MARY KORDYBAN FOUNDATION (136 KING DRIVE, Directors: ELIZABETH KORDYBAN, MARY KORDYBAN, WILLIAM KORDYBAN)
  • FMC OF CANADA LIMITED (2147 PG PULP MILL ROAD, BOX 2366, Directors: BRUCE LERNER, CORINA LAURIN, JOSEPH E PATTISON)
  • D4L Inc. (3735 CHRISTOPHER P1, Directors: CHRISTOPHER BERTOLD SCHULZ, JENNIFER ANN SCHULZ)
  • People Dynamics Inc. (2379 McTavish Rd, Directors: ELIZABETH MARY VIEIRA RICHARD, MICHEL JOSEPH RICHARD)
  • L.E.J. INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS LTD. (1951 FIRST AVENUE, Directors: KATHY A JOSEPHSON, LARRY E JOSEPHSON)
  • Circumpolar and Northern Municipalities Association (1100 PATRICIA BOULEVARD, Directors: COLIN JAMES KINSLEY, GEORGE ANDREW PAUL, PATRICIA ANNE PAUL)
  • Synergy Healthcare Solutions Inc. (1010 burden, Directors: Jeff Renaud)
  • Blackwater Construction Co. Ltd. (700 - 550 Victoria Street, Directors: TERRANCE MICHAEL O'NEILL)
  • C.D. GRINDING LTD. (1488 FOURTH AVE., SUITE 614, Directors: GOBBI GWENDA, PARLEE CHARELS B)

Radio stations in this city

  • CBYG-FM (91.5 MHz)
  • CKDV-FM (99.3 MHz)
  • CKKN-FM (101.3 MHz)
  • CIRX-FM (94.3 MHz)
  • CFUR-FM (88.7 MHz)
  • CFIS-FM (93.1 MHz)
  • CJCI-FM (97.3 MHz)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 4,205
Here:

6.0%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 2,045
Here:

5.8%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 2,155
This city:

6.1%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 8,045
This city:

11.4%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 3,925
This city:

11.2%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 4,125
Here:

11.7%
Province:

4.9%

Prince George Minority Population Characteristics

Prince George citizenship and immigration Details

Sports teams in this city

  • Prince George Spruce Kings (Hockey)
  • Victoria Cougars (Hockey)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

29,110 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

27,670 CAD
Province:

24,867 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

14.7%
Province:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for this city

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Prince George

Participation rate
This city:

72.0%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This city:

66.5%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

7.6%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in this city in 2005

Prince George families and households characteristics

Museums located in Prince George

  • Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in Prince George

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Prince George

Bridges in Prince George

  • Cameron Street Bridge

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 32,805
This city:

55.6%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 16,385
This city:

55.9%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 16,420
Here:

55.2%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 26,230
Here:

44.4%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 12,925
Here:

44.1%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 13,305
This city:

44.8%
British Columbia:

43.6%

Prince George - Married

This city - Not married

Prince George marital status details

Famous people related to Prince George

Noteworthy people born in Prince George:
  • Steph St. Laurent
  • Richard Hastings (Football)
  • Steve Carpenter (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Bill Mahood (Martial Artist)
  • Turner Stevenson (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Garrett Festerling (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Nick Drazenovic (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Daryl Reaugh (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Murray Baron (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brandon Manning (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brett Bulmer (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jon Cooper (NHL Coach)
  • Mayo Moran (Politician)
  • Dean Butler
  • Jeff Moleski (Lacrosse Player)
  • Greg Kuznik (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Sarena Parmar
  • Stewart Malgunas (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Elisha Williams (Basketball)

Stadiums located in this city

  • CN Centre

IUCN protected areas located in Prince George

  • Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park
  • Tweedsmuir North Provincial Park

TV stations located in Prince George

  • CKPG-TV (Analog: 2 VHF)

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in Prince George

Universities located in Prince George

  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • College of New Caledonia
  • College Educacentre College

Airlines located in Prince George

  • Northern Thunderbird Air (ICAO: NTA)

Newspapers located in this city

  • The Prince George Citizen

Airports in this city

  • Prince George

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

38.1
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

82.0%
British Columbia:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Prince George

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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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