Prescott, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Prescott, a town in Canada with a land area of 4.94 km2 and has a population density of 826.00 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 Prescott is around 4,078 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Prescott in 2021 census have decreased -3.41% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
4,2224,078 --3.41%

Population By Genders

Of the 4,078 total population in Prescott, the largest gender is female with around 2,100 women within the population.

MaleFemaleDifference
1,9752,100 -5.95%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 4,222 population in Prescott, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 8.60% of them are male and 7.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 49.60.

DataMaleFemaleDifferenceTotal
0 to 4 years75 3.80%75 3.60% 0.00%150 3.70%
5 to 9 years110 5.60%100 4.80% 9.09%210 5.10%
10 to 14 years125 6.30%105 5.00% 16.00%230 5.60%
15 to 19 years110 5.60%90 4.30% 18.18%200 4.90%
20 to 24 years95 4.80%85 4.00% 10.53%180 4.40%
25 to 29 years125 6.30%125 6.00% 0.00%250 6.10%
30 to 34 years105 5.30%115 5.50% 8.70%220 5.40%
35 to 39 years100 5.10%100 4.80% 0.00%200 4.90%
40 to 44 years85 4.30%115 5.50% 26.09%195 4.80%
45 to 49 years100 5.10%115 5.50% 13.04%215 5.30%
50 to 54 years120 6.10%135 6.40% 11.11%255 6.30%
55 to 59 years140 7.10%175 8.30% 20.00%320 7.80%
60 to 64 years170 8.60%165 7.90% 2.94%335 8.20%
65 to 69 years160 8.10%165 7.90% 3.03%320 7.80%
70 to 74 years145 7.30%160 7.60% 9.38%305 7.50%
75 to 79 years85 4.30%100 4.80% 15.00%190 4.70%
80 to 84 years65 3.30%80 3.80% 18.75%145 3.60%
85 years and over65 3.30%95 4.50% 31.58%155 3.80%
85 to 89 years35 1.80%40 1.90% 12.50%80 2.00%
90 to 94 years20 1.00%35 1.70% 42.86%50 1.20%
95 to 99 years10 0.50%10 0.50% 0.00%20 0.50%
100 years and over0 0.00%5 0.20% 100.00%5 0.10%

Broader Age Groups

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

DataMaleFemaleTotal
0 to 14 years15.40%13.30%14.50%
15 to 64 years58.00%58.30%58.10%
65 years and over26.30%28.60%27.30%
Average age of the population45.50%47.60%46.60%
Median age of the population48.40%51.20%49.60%

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Population of Prescott by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
English29.32%27.43%28.34%
Irish28.01%26.21%27.20%
Scottish25.65%24.27%24.94%
Canadian19.11%18.69%18.89%
French15.97%16.99%16.50%
German9.42%10.44%9.95%
Dutch6.02%6.31%6.30%
British Isles4.45%4.37%4.53%
First Nations (North American Indian)3.40%4.37%3.90%
Italian3.40%2.67%2.90%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Prescott, which totals 4,222, the majority, consisting of 1,090 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person70018.55%
2 persons68018.05%
3 persons2556.75%
4 persons1754.65%
5 or more persons802.10%

Income in Prescott

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Prescott is $35,200 (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 Prescott is $61,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Prescott 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 Prescott.

Education Levels in Prescott

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 Prescott.

Only using 25% sample data.
DegreeMenWomenTotalPercentage
Bachelor's degree or higher26541067512.70%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate9509301,87534.40%
No certificate, diploma or degree51038088515.20%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,1451,5152,66550.15%

Employment in Prescott

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 6.12% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusPercentage
Employment rate43.29%
Unemployment rate6.12%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Prescott working as an employee. Most of them (76.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.

Self-employed

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

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusMenWomenTotal
Self-employed8090170

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Prescott. 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 (19%) in Prescott are working in the retail trade sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
IndustryMenWomenPercentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting000%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Utilities000%
Construction145159%
Manufacturing1405511%
Wholesale trade4002%
Retail trade14018519%
Transportation and warehousing70558%
Information and cultural industries1001%
Finance and insurance0352%
Real estate and rental and leasing1001%
Professional, scientific and technical services30555%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services45455%
Educational services10503%
Health care and social assistance2523015%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1501%
Accommodation and food services20454%
Other services (except public administration)40204%
Public administration60507%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Prescott. 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 home7013520013.50%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1405519513.10%
Usual place of work5355551,09073.40%

Commuting

This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Prescott 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.
DurationPercentage
Less than 15 minutes40.90%
15 to 29 minutes40.10%
30 to 44 minutes3.90%
45 to 59 minutes5.80%
60 minutes and over9.30%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Prescott 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 Prescott area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
53.15%
Married or living common-law
46.85%

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 Prescott, the most used official language is English. Around 3,900 people in the area speak English.

LanguagePopulation
English3,900
French115
English and French5
Neither English nor French5

Religion

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 Prescott is Christian. Around 2,305 people in Prescott are Christian (1,085 males and 1,085 females).

ReligionPopulation
Buddhist0.0%
Christian58.1%
Hindu0.5%
Jewish0.3%
Islam0.0%
Sikh0.0%