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Population in 2011: 108,359
Population in 2006: 109,160
Population in 2001: 109,016

2006 to 2011 population change
This city -0.7%
Province 5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

0.1%
Ontario:

6.6%

Total private houses: 49,547
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 46,946
Land area (km2): 328.24

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

330.1
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


Thunder Bay population and houses statistics

Sports teams located in this city

  • Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks (Baseball)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

28,124 CAD
Province:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

27,395 CAD
Ontario:

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

13.8%
Province:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for this city

Universities in this city

  • Confederation College

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Notable people related to Thunder Bay

Birthplace of:
  • Amanda Dunbar (Artist)
  • James Hugh "Jim" Jessiman (Politician)
  • Dave McCaig (Comics Creator)
Death place of:
  • James Hugh "Jim" Jessiman (Politician)
  • George Thomas Gordon (Politician)
  • John Boyle Chapple (Politician)

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
This city:

63.2%
Province:

67.1%
Employment rate
This city:

58.6%
Province:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
This city:

7.2%
Province:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Thunder Bay

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Thunder Bay

Households types in this city

Average family income in this city in 2005

Thunder Bay families and households characteristics

Companies located in Thunder Bay

  • Wardrop Engineering Inc

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.3
Province:

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

85.2%
Ontario:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Thunder Bay

Federal Corporations In This City

  • SPINAL CORD SOCIETY CANADA (244 CAMELOT STREET, Directors: JOCELYN LOVELL, PETER YOUNG, RICHARD STONESTROM)
  • ROSS PILATES AND CONDITIONING INC. (1084 DEEPWOOD DRIVE, Directors: DEBORAH DIANA ROSS)
  • 7846991 CANADA LIMITED (3067 dog lake rd, Directors: Kyle Gibson)
  • COLLEEN SYRJA SCHOLARSHIP FUND (265 WINDEMERE AVENUE SOUTH, Directors: CARL REUBEN SYRJA, MARIANNE LARSON, RODERICK KENNETH BOSCH, ROY DARYL LARSON, SHARRON ROBERTA MALCOLM, STEPHEN DANA CLEARWATER, SUSAN MARGARET MACRAE)
  • APPLIANCE PLUS CENTRE 99 INC. (320 BAY STREET, Directors: KEVIN JOHN CHAMBERS, MERJA TUULIKKI CHAMBERS)
  • KOPKA TRANSPORT INC. (180 PARK AVE, P O BOX 2984, Directors: LAWRENCE LETOURNEAU)
  • 4177231 CANADA INC. (899 TUNGSTEN STREET, Directors: LEVINO TITTAFERRANTE)
  • SUPERIOR SAFETY INC. (782, rue MacDonell, Directors: Martin Tremblay)
  • LEFT BEHIND BY SUICIDE INC. (1085 CARRICK STREET, Directors: JANET MCLEOD, ROGER QURION, SCOTT CHISHOLM)
  • HANDS ON CAR WASH AND DETAILING INC. (567 MEMORIAL AVENUE, Directors: BEVERLY JOANNE BARANYK, CHRISTOPHER STEVEN BARANYK, NESTOR STEVEN BARANYK)
  • Sabai Canada Ltd. (589 ELEVENTH AVENUE)
  • 7324511 CANADA INC. (1545 HUTTON PK DR, Directors: MIKE GAUTHIER)
  • 6635091 CANADA INCORPORATED (1380 HILLDALE RD., Directors: CLARK ALLAN WOJICK)
  • 6637451 CANADA INCORPORATED (862 John St., Directors: RONALD C. ROY)
  • 7782616 CANADA INC. (4278 Oak Heights Place, Mountain Road, Directors: Graziella Vita, Philip R Haynes)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 3,175
This city:

3.0%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 1,715
This city:

3.3%
Province:

22.7%
Female: 1,460
Here:

2.6%
Province:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 8,845
Here:

8.2%
Ontario:

2.0%
Male: 4,090
This city:

7.9%
Ontario:

2.0%
Female: 4,755
This city:

8.6%
Ontario:

2.0%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

Thunder Bay citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 49,605
Here:

53.7%
Ontario:

57.7%
Male: 24,755
This city:

55.7%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 24,850
Here:

51.8%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 42,765
Here:

46.3%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 19,655
Here:

44.3%
Province:

40.2%
Female: 23,110
Here:

48.2%
Ontario:

44.3%

Thunder Bay - Married

This city - Not married

Thunder Bay marital status details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in Thunder Bay

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Thunder Bay - Place of residence in 2001

Thunder Bay mobility details

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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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