Hawkesbury, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Hawkesbury, a town in Canada with a land area of 10.10 km2 and has a population density of 1009.70 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 Hawkesbury is around 10,194 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Hawkesbury in 2021 census have decreased -0.67% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
10,26310,194 --0.67%

Population By Genders

Of the 10,194 total population in Hawkesbury, the largest gender is female with around 5,370 women within the population.

4,8205,370 -10.24%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 10,263 population in Hawkesbury, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 9.30% of them are male and 10.40% female. While the median age of the whole population is 54.80.

0 to 4 years170 3.50%170 3.20% 0.00%340 3.30%
5 to 9 years195 4.00%195 3.60% 0.00%390 3.80%
10 to 14 years230 4.80%235 4.40% 2.13%470 4.60%
15 to 19 years240 5.00%215 4.00% 10.42%450 4.40%
20 to 24 years210 4.40%175 3.30% 16.67%385 3.80%
25 to 29 years265 5.50%260 4.80% 1.89%530 5.20%
30 to 34 years205 4.30%235 4.40% 12.77%435 4.30%
35 to 39 years240 5.00%230 4.30% 4.17%465 4.60%
40 to 44 years210 4.40%235 4.40% 10.64%445 4.40%
45 to 49 years255 5.30%310 5.80% 17.74%570 5.60%
50 to 54 years315 6.50%325 6.10% 3.08%640 6.30%
55 to 59 years440 9.10%460 8.60% 4.35%900 8.80%
60 to 64 years450 9.30%465 8.70% 3.23%920 9.00%
65 to 69 years450 9.30%560 10.40% 19.64%1,005 9.90%
70 to 74 years340 7.10%455 8.50% 25.27%795 7.80%
75 to 79 years285 5.90%375 7.00% 24.00%655 6.40%
80 to 84 years165 3.40%210 3.90% 21.43%375 3.70%
85 years and over150 3.10%265 4.90% 43.40%420 4.10%
85 to 89 years95 2.00%165 3.10% 42.42%265 2.60%
90 to 94 years45 0.90%75 1.40% 40.00%110 1.10%
95 to 99 years5 0.10%25 0.50% 80.00%35 0.30%
100 years and over5 0.10%5 0.10% 0.00%5 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years12.60%11.10%11.80%
15 to 64 years58.80%54.20%56.40%
65 years and over28.70%34.70%31.90%
Average age of the population48.00%51.10%49.70%
Median age of the population52.80%56.40%54.80%

Population of Hawkesbury by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
French Canadian9.93%10.21%10.17%
Caucasian (White)5.02%4.96%4.98%
First Nations (North American Indian)1.28%2.04%1.73%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Hawkesbury, which totals 10,263, the majority, consisting of 2,160 people live in a 1 person. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person2,16021.25%
2 persons1,85518.25%
3 persons5605.50%
4 persons3303.25%
5 or more persons1701.65%

Income in Hawkesbury

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Hawkesbury is $33,200 (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 Hawkesbury is $53,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a 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 Hawkesbury.

Education Levels in 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 Hawkesbury.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher5956551,2459.35%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate2,2202,4204,64034.65%
No certificate, diploma or degree1,7751,6453,43024.60%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree2,4602,9355,39540.80%

Employment in Hawkesbury

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.57% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate42.72%
Unemployment rate5.57%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Hawkesbury working as an employee. Most of them (74.40%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in 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 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 (15%) in Hawkesbury are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting40201%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1500%
Wholesale trade130204%
Retail trade26533515%
Transportation and warehousing120504%
Information and cultural industries25351%
Finance and insurance20652%
Real estate and rental and leasing1500%
Professional, scientific and technical services70854%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services105804%
Educational services702357%
Health care and social assistance10549014%
Arts, entertainment and recreation30151%
Accommodation and food services1551658%
Other services (except public administration)1151306%
Public administration100955%

Places of Work

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

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home17024541511.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address30011541511.30%
Usual place of work1,4601,3902,85077.40%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in 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.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes59.00%
15 to 29 minutes16.40%
30 to 44 minutes10.10%
45 to 59 minutes5.80%
60 minutes and over8.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within 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 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 Hawkesbury, the most used official language is French. Around 7,450 people in the area speak French.

English and French165
Neither English nor French20


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 Hawkesbury is Christian. Around 7,780 people in Hawkesbury are Christian (3,600 males and 3,600 females).