The Blue Mountains, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for The Blue Mountains, a town in Canada with a land area of 284.65 km2 and has a population density of 33.00 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 The Blue Mountains is around 9,390 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of The Blue Mountains in 2021 census have increased 33.67% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
7,0259,390 +33.67%

Population By Genders

Of the 9,390 total population in The Blue Mountains, the largest gender is female with around 4,780 women within the population.

4,6104,780 +3.56%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 7,025 population in The Blue Mountains, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 12.40% of them are male and 13.60% female. While the median age of the whole population is 58.80.

0 to 4 years115 2.50%115 2.40% 0.00%230 2.40%
5 to 9 years170 3.70%175 3.70% 2.86%345 3.70%
10 to 14 years180 3.90%175 3.70% 2.78%355 3.80%
15 to 19 years160 3.50%165 3.50% 3.03%325 3.50%
20 to 24 years190 4.10%180 3.80% 5.26%365 3.90%
25 to 29 years175 3.80%145 3.00% 17.14%320 3.40%
30 to 34 years175 3.80%190 4.00% 7.89%365 3.90%
35 to 39 years190 4.10%150 3.10% 21.05%345 3.70%
40 to 44 years175 3.80%205 4.30% 14.63%380 4.00%
45 to 49 years230 5.00%230 4.80% 0.00%460 4.90%
50 to 54 years265 5.70%285 6.00% 7.02%550 5.90%
55 to 59 years395 8.60%525 11.00% 24.76%920 9.80%
60 to 64 years570 12.40%650 13.60% 12.31%1,225 13.00%
65 to 69 years535 11.60%530 11.10% 0.93%1,065 11.30%
70 to 74 years435 9.40%435 9.10% 0.00%865 9.20%
75 to 79 years305 6.60%290 6.10% 4.92%600 6.40%
80 to 84 years175 3.80%170 3.60% 2.86%340 3.60%
85 years and over170 3.70%175 3.70% 2.86%340 3.60%
85 to 89 years95 2.10%110 2.30% 13.64%210 2.20%
90 to 94 years65 1.40%50 1.00% 23.08%120 1.30%
95 to 99 years5 0.10%10 0.20% 50.00%15 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 The Blue Mountains are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years10.10%9.60%9.90%
15 to 64 years54.70%57.10%55.90%
65 years and over35.10%33.40%34.20%
Average age of the population52.10%52.50%52.30%
Median age of the population58.80%58.80%58.80%

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Population of The Blue Mountains by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles8.74%8.04%8.45%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in The Blue Mountains, which totals 7,025, the majority, consisting of 3,485 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 person1,25514.45%
2 persons2,02523.30%
3 persons4905.65%
4 persons4154.75%
5 or more persons1551.80%

Income in The Blue Mountains

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in The Blue Mountains is $48,400 (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 The Blue Mountains is $101,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a The Blue Mountains 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 The Blue Mountains.

Education Levels in The Blue Mountains

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 The Blue Mountains.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher2,2802,8005,08039.75%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate1,5551,4803,02522.90%
No certificate, diploma or degree5653709306.60%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree4,1204,8408,96070.40%

Employment in The Blue Mountains

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.79% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate47.58%
Unemployment rate5.79%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in The Blue Mountains working as an employee. Most of them (51.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in The Blue Mountains 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 The Blue Mountains. 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 The Blue Mountains are working in the professional, scientific and technical services sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting135805%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1500%
Wholesale trade75353%
Retail trade19528011%
Transportation and warehousing60452%
Information and cultural industries60503%
Finance and insurance125955%
Real estate and rental and leasing1051355%
Professional, scientific and technical services40029516%
Management of companies and enterprises1000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services115704%
Educational services552306%
Health care and social assistance1103059%
Arts, entertainment and recreation85854%
Accommodation and food services1201005%
Other services (except public administration)601154%
Public administration95754%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within The Blue Mountains. 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 home8108601,66541.80%
Worked outside Canada150200.50%
No fixed workplace address37510047511.90%
Usual place of work8859351,81545.60%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in The Blue Mountains 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 minutes39.90%
15 to 29 minutes30.50%
30 to 44 minutes13.90%
45 to 59 minutes3.50%
60 minutes and over11.50%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within The Blue Mountains 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 The Blue Mountains 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 The Blue Mountains, the most used official language is English. Around 9,145 people in the area speak English.

English and French25
Neither English nor French15


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 The Blue Mountains is Christian. Around 5,300 people in The Blue Mountains are Christian (2,475 males and 2,475 females).