Tay, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Tay, a town in Canada with a land area of 137.86 km2 and has a population density of 80.50 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 Tay is around 11,091 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Tay in 2021 census have increased 10.55% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
10,03311,091 +10.55%

Population By Genders

Of the 11,091 total population in Tay, the largest gender is male with around 5,665 women within the population.

5,6655,425 +4.24%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 10,033 population in Tay, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 9.40% of them are male and 9.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 49.20.

0 to 4 years275 4.90%220 4.10% 20.00%495 4.50%
5 to 9 years295 5.20%250 4.60% 15.25%550 5.00%
10 to 14 years280 4.90%230 4.20% 17.86%505 4.60%
15 to 19 years240 4.20%230 4.20% 4.17%465 4.20%
20 to 24 years225 4.00%210 3.90% 6.67%430 3.90%
25 to 29 years320 5.60%305 5.60% 4.69%630 5.70%
30 to 34 years345 6.10%320 5.90% 7.25%665 6.00%
35 to 39 years325 5.70%335 6.20% 2.99%665 6.00%
40 to 44 years325 5.70%290 5.30% 10.77%615 5.50%
45 to 49 years325 5.70%305 5.60% 6.15%630 5.70%
50 to 54 years375 6.60%370 6.80% 1.33%745 6.70%
55 to 59 years510 9.00%520 9.60% 1.92%1,030 9.30%
60 to 64 years535 9.40%535 9.90% 0.00%1,070 9.60%
65 to 69 years445 7.90%485 8.90% 8.25%930 8.40%
70 to 74 years400 7.10%380 7.00% 5.00%780 7.00%
75 to 79 years280 4.90%230 4.20% 17.86%505 4.60%
80 to 84 years100 1.80%110 2.00% 9.09%215 1.90%
85 years and over80 1.40%100 1.80% 20.00%175 1.60%
85 to 89 years55 1.00%70 1.30% 21.43%125 1.10%
90 to 94 years15 0.30%20 0.40% 25.00%40 0.40%
95 to 99 years5 0.10%5 0.10% 0.00%15 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 Tay are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years15.00%12.90%14.00%
15 to 64 years62.10%63.00%62.60%
65 years and over22.90%24.00%23.50%
Average age of the population45.00%46.20%45.60%
Median age of the population48.40%50.00%49.20%

Population of Tay by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles5.54%4.17%4.82%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Tay, which totals 10,033, the majority, consisting of 4,175 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 person1,03011.35%
2 persons1,93021.30%
3 persons6757.45%
4 persons5906.50%
5 or more persons3103.40%

Income in Tay

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Tay is $39,200 (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 Tay is $82,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Tay 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 Tay.

Education Levels in Tay

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 Tay.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher6951,3402,03513.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate2,4202,5304,94531.80%
No certificate, diploma or degree1,3409902,33514.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree4,0504,0808,13553.65%

Employment in Tay

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 6.30% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate50.74%
Unemployment rate6.30%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Tay working as an employee. Most of them (70.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Tay 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 Tay. 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 (16%) in Tay are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting55101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction3001%
Wholesale trade105303%
Retail trade29536512%
Transportation and warehousing110603%
Information and cultural industries50352%
Finance and insurance35652%
Real estate and rental and leasing35401%
Professional, scientific and technical services1301205%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1351005%
Educational services851805%
Health care and social assistance14071516%
Arts, entertainment and recreation80553%
Accommodation and food services1201405%
Other services (except public administration)110954%
Public administration1801707%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Tay. 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 home33046580016.70%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address61517579016.50%
Usual place of work1,6151,5903,20566.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Tay 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 minutes29.20%
15 to 29 minutes31.80%
30 to 44 minutes20.50%
45 to 59 minutes7.10%
60 minutes and over11.30%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Tay 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 Tay 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 Tay, the most used official language is English. Around 10,850 people in the area speak English.

English and French15
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 Tay is Christian. Around 5,815 people in Tay are Christian (2,815 males and 2,815 females).