Algonquin Highlands, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Algonquin Highlands, a town in Canada with a land area of 999.69 km2 and has a population density of 2.60 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Algonquin Highlands is around 2,588 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Algonquin Highlands in 2021 census have increased 10.08% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,3512,588 +10.08%

Population By Genders

Of the 2,588 total population in Algonquin Highlands, the largest gender is male with around 1,360 women within the population.

1,3601,225 +9.93%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 2,351 population in Algonquin Highlands, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 14.00% of them are male and 13.10% female. While the median age of the whole population is 60.40.

0 to 4 years30 2.20%30 2.40% 0.00%60 2.30%
5 to 9 years30 2.20%35 2.90% 14.29%70 2.70%
10 to 14 years50 3.70%25 2.00% 50.00%75 2.90%
15 to 19 years25 1.80%25 2.00% 0.00%50 1.90%
20 to 24 years40 2.90%30 2.40% 25.00%75 2.90%
25 to 29 years55 4.00%30 2.40% 45.45%90 3.50%
30 to 34 years50 3.70%45 3.70% 10.00%90 3.50%
35 to 39 years55 4.00%30 2.40% 45.45%90 3.50%
40 to 44 years55 4.00%55 4.50% 0.00%105 4.10%
45 to 49 years55 4.00%40 3.30% 27.27%95 3.70%
50 to 54 years85 6.30%85 6.90% 0.00%170 6.60%
55 to 59 years130 9.60%150 12.20% 13.33%290 11.20%
60 to 64 years190 14.00%160 13.10% 15.79%350 13.50%
65 to 69 years180 13.20%145 11.80% 19.44%325 12.60%
70 to 74 years145 10.70%140 11.40% 3.45%280 10.80%
75 to 79 years95 7.00%100 8.20% 5.00%195 7.50%
80 to 84 years55 4.00%65 5.30% 15.38%125 4.80%
85 years and over35 2.60%35 2.90% 0.00%65 2.50%
85 to 89 years20 1.50%20 1.60% 0.00%40 1.50%
90 to 94 years10 0.70%10 0.80% 0.00%20 0.80%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 0.40% 100.00%5 0.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Algonquin Highlands are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years8.50%6.90%7.70%
15 to 64 years54.80%53.50%54.20%
65 years and over37.10%39.20%38.30%
Average age of the population54.10%56.10%55.00%
Median age of the population60.40%61.20%60.40%

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Population of Algonquin Highlands by Ethnicity and Origin

In Algonquin Highlands, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Algonquin Highlands embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Algonquin Highlands's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Algonquin Highlands.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles5.60%3.35%4.55%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Algonquin Highlands, which totals 2,351, the majority, consisting of 1,235 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person41016.20%
2 persons61024.10%
3 persons1355.35%
4 persons702.75%
5 or more persons351.40%

Income in Algonquin Highlands

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Algonquin Highlands, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Algonquin Highlands is $40,800 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Algonquin Highlands is $77,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Algonquin Highlands provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Algonquin Highlands.

Education Levels in Algonquin Highlands

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Algonquin Highlands.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher29541070519.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate5804851,06530.10%
No certificate, diploma or degree23017540510.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,0601,0152,06559.15%

Employment in Algonquin Highlands

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Algonquin Highlands's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 4.83% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate37.82%
Unemployment rate4.83%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Algonquin Highlands working as an employee. Most of them (63.20%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Algonquin Highlands working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Algonquin Highlands. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (17%) in Algonquin Highlands are working in the construction sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1002%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade2503%
Retail trade658014%
Transportation and warehousing3003%
Information and cultural industries1002%
Finance and insurance2003%
Real estate and rental and leasing10254%
Professional, scientific and technical services30155%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services40357%
Educational services0455%
Health care and social assistance209512%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1001%
Accommodation and food services25709%
Other services (except public administration)30154%
Public administration15103%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Algonquin Highlands. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home8012020022.10%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1603018520.40%
Usual place of work26025051556.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Algonquin Highlands travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes29.50%
15 to 29 minutes37.40%
30 to 44 minutes20.10%
45 to 59 minutes2.20%
60 minutes and over10.80%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Algonquin Highlands offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Algonquin Highlands area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Algonquin Highlands, the most used official language is English. Around 2,565 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Algonquin Highlands is Christian. Around 1,425 people in Algonquin Highlands are Christian (700 males and 700 females).