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Squamish - District municipality, British Columbia, Canada





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Population in 2011: 17,158
Population in 2006: 14,949
Population in 2001: 14,247

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

14.8%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This region:

4.9%
Province:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 6,953
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6,520
Land area (km2): 104.88

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

163.6
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8


Squamish population and dwellings statistics

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this region

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

29,992 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This region:

30,326 CAD
Province:

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

11.7%
Province:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for Squamish

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Squamish

Participation rate
Here:

75.1%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

70.4%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.2%
Province:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Squamish

Federal Corporations In This Region

  • Formula Photographic Inc. (#32-1200 Edgewater Drive, Directors: WARWICK PATTERSON)
  • 7930291 CANADA CORP. (1367 Winnipeg Street, Box 500, Directors: Leanne Sherri Skrenka)
  • HARBOUR AUTHORITY OF SQUAMISH (P O BOX 97, Directors: ANDREW GUILBRIDE, BILL MCENERY, CHRIS TAMBOURIE, LESLIE SMITH, TED JOHNSTONE)
  • 7531486 Canada Inc. (38346 CHESTNUT AVE, Directors: Nirmaljit Kaur)
  • Oceangybe Environmental Awareness Association (40417 BRAEMAR DR., PO BOX 2846, Directors: BRYSON ROBERTSON, HUGH PATTERSON, RYAN ROBERTSON)
  • 6541071 CANADA LTD. (39711 clark rd, box 946, Directors: BRIAN THOMAS BLOY)
  • Tantalus Geoscience Services Inc. (1023 PIA ROAD, Directors: ELIZABETH SHERLOCK, ROSS SHERLOCK)
  • Celtic Roots Masonry Inc. (38861 BUCKLEY AVENUE, ARMS, APARTMENT 213, Directors: KEVIN MALONEY)
  • 6378226 CANADA LTD. (40449 AYR DRIVE, BOX 1762, Directors: BJARNI JACKSON, KELLY JACKSON)
  • Squamish Chamber of Commerce (102 - 38551 LOGGERS LANE, Directors: AMY FAST, ANA SANTOS, DENISE IMMBEAU, DENISE JIMMO, JASMINE HENEZEL, JOHN JERVIS, MARK STEPHENS, MAURICE FREITAG, NANCY HAMILTON, RON ANDERSON, SAMEER KAJANI, SUSAN CHAPELLE)
  • MARILYN D. RUBIN SALES AND SERVICE INC. (1851 MAMQUAM ROAD, Directors: MARILYN D. RUBIN)
  • COMMUNITY FUTURES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HOWE SOUND (P.O. 2539, Directors: ALEXANDER WOLF, BOB ADAMS, BRIAN HUGHES, CRAIG MCCONNELL, KAREN ROSS, MARK BLUNDELL, TED CRADDOCK)
  • CLEAR IMPACT CONSULTING INC. (2011 Smoke Bluff Road, Directors: ADAM HART)
  • Critter Guard Lock Systems INC. (1402 JUDD RD., P.O. BOX 1658, Directors: RUSSELL R. ROY)
  • Garco Ventures Ltd. (P.O. BOX 5447, Directors: GARRY ANTHONEY BESSELINK)
  • Atwell Peak Sports Retreat Inc. (1019 Tobermory Way, Directors: Paul Stuart Zuckernick)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 2,345
Here:

15.8%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 1,040
Here:

13.7%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 1,305
This region:

17.9%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 550
This region:

3.7%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 300
Here:

4.0%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 250
This region:

3.4%
Province:

4.9%

Squamish Minority Population Characteristics

Squamish citizenship and immigration Details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Squamish

First official language spoken in Squamish

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this region

Noteworthy people related to Squamish

Birthplace of:
  • Daniel Cudmore
  • Joe Eppele (CFL Player)

Radio stations in this region

  • CISQ-FM (107.1 MHz)
  • VF2467 (88.1 MHz)

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Squamish

Households types in Squamish

Average family income in this region in 2005

This region families and households characteristics

Airports located in Squamish

  • Squamish Airport (IATA: YSE, ICAO: CYSE)

Sports teams in Squamish

  • Squamish Wolf Pack (Hockey)

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,470
This region:

61.2%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 4,215
Here:

60.2%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 4,255
This region:

62.3%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,365
Here:

38.8%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 2,785
Here:

39.8%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 2,580
Here:

37.7%
Province:

43.6%

This region - Married

Squamish - Not married

This region marital status details

Mobility status in 2006

This region - Place of residence in 2005

This region - Place of residence in 2001

This region mobility details

Squamish schools

Universities in this region

  • Capilano University
  • Quest University Canada

IUCN protected areas in Squamish

  • Garibaldi Provincial Park
  • Murrin Provincial Park

Education

Education attainment in this region

Major field of study

Education in Squamish

Lakes in Squamish

  • Elfin Lakes

Mountains in Squamish

  • Mount Garibaldi

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This region:

36.8
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

80.6%
Province:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this region

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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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