East Hawkesbury, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for East Hawkesbury, a town in Canada with a land area of 235.06 km2 and has a population density of 14.50 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 East Hawkesbury is around 3,418 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of East Hawkesbury in 2021 census have increased 3.70% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,2963,418 +3.70%

Population By Genders

Of the 3,418 total population in East Hawkesbury, the largest gender is male with around 1,770 women within the population.

1,7701,645 +7.06%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 3,296 population in East Hawkesbury, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 10.70% of them are male and 10.60% female. While the median age of the whole population is 50.80.

0 to 4 years70 4.00%75 4.60% 6.67%150 4.40%
5 to 9 years85 4.80%95 5.80% 10.53%175 5.10%
10 to 14 years105 5.90%85 5.20% 19.05%190 5.60%
15 to 19 years80 4.50%55 3.30% 31.25%130 3.80%
20 to 24 years70 4.00%65 4.00% 7.14%135 4.00%
25 to 29 years90 5.10%90 5.50% 0.00%180 5.30%
30 to 34 years90 5.10%80 4.90% 11.11%170 5.00%
35 to 39 years90 5.10%85 5.20% 5.56%175 5.10%
40 to 44 years100 5.60%85 5.20% 15.00%185 5.40%
45 to 49 years95 5.40%95 5.80% 0.00%195 5.70%
50 to 54 years100 5.60%105 6.40% 4.76%205 6.00%
55 to 59 years190 10.70%175 10.60% 7.89%365 10.70%
60 to 64 years185 10.50%170 10.30% 8.11%355 10.40%
65 to 69 years140 7.90%120 7.30% 14.29%265 7.80%
70 to 74 years130 7.30%120 7.30% 7.69%250 7.30%
75 to 79 years80 4.50%75 4.60% 6.25%155 4.50%
80 to 84 years50 2.80%35 2.10% 30.00%85 2.50%
85 years and over25 1.40%30 1.80% 16.67%50 1.50%
85 to 89 years15 0.80%20 1.20% 25.00%30 0.90%
90 to 94 years5 0.30%10 0.60% 50.00%15 0.40%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 0.30% 100.00%5 0.10%
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 East Hawkesbury are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years14.70%15.20%15.10%
15 to 64 years61.30%61.70%61.30%
65 years and over24.00%23.10%23.70%
Average age of the population46.00%46.10%46.10%
Median age of the population50.40%51.20%50.80%

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Population of East Hawkesbury by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing East Hawkesbury'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 East Hawkesbury.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
French Canadian13.01%12.20%12.63%
British Isles3.76%3.66%3.57%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in East Hawkesbury, which totals 3,296, the majority, consisting of 1,310 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 person35512.45%
2 persons63022.10%
3 persons1756.15%
4 persons1705.95%
5 or more persons1003.50%

Income in East Hawkesbury

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in East Hawkesbury is $39,600 (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 East Hawkesbury is $81,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a East Hawkesbury 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 East Hawkesbury.

Education Levels in East Hawkesbury

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 East Hawkesbury.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher31538069514.80%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8206701,48531.75%
No certificate, diploma or degree32523055510.90%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,2701,3802,66057.35%

Employment in East Hawkesbury

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 4.53% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate57.49%
Unemployment rate4.53%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in East Hawkesbury working as an employee. Most of them (63.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in East Hawkesbury 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 East Hawkesbury. 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 (13%) in East Hawkesbury are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1455511%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1001%
Wholesale trade50305%
Retail trade85809%
Transportation and warehousing85256%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance15303%
Real estate and rental and leasing2001%
Professional, scientific and technical services30555%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services75457%
Educational services50606%
Health care and social assistance2519512%
Arts, entertainment and recreation0252%
Accommodation and food services20303%
Other services (except public administration)45455%
Public administration45405%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within East Hawkesbury. 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.


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in East Hawkesbury 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.

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within East Hawkesbury 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 East Hawkesbury 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 East Hawkesbury, the most used official language is French. Around 2,040 people in the area speak French.

English and French65
Neither English nor French10


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 East Hawkesbury is Christian. Around 2,575 people in East Hawkesbury are Christian (1,320 males and 1,320 females).