Tillsonburg, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Tillsonburg, a town in Canada with a land area of 22.20 km2 and has a population density of 838.60 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 Tillsonburg is around 18,615 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Tillsonburg in 2021 census have increased 17.28% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
15,87218,615 +17.28%

Population By Genders

Of the 18,615 total population in Tillsonburg, the largest gender is female with around 9,735 women within the population.

8,8809,735 +8.78%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 15,872 population in Tillsonburg, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 7.10% of them are male and 7.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 49.20.

0 to 4 years445 5.00%440 4.50% 1.12%885 4.80%
5 to 9 years435 4.90%425 4.40% 2.30%860 4.60%
10 to 14 years455 5.10%430 4.40% 5.49%885 4.80%
15 to 19 years475 5.30%490 5.00% 3.06%965 5.20%
20 to 24 years480 5.40%415 4.30% 13.54%895 4.80%
25 to 29 years490 5.50%480 4.90% 2.04%970 5.20%
30 to 34 years490 5.50%520 5.30% 5.77%1,010 5.40%
35 to 39 years495 5.60%495 5.10% 0.00%990 5.30%
40 to 44 years460 5.20%530 5.40% 13.21%985 5.30%
45 to 49 years505 5.70%470 4.80% 6.93%980 5.30%
50 to 54 years560 6.30%535 5.50% 4.46%1,095 5.90%
55 to 59 years590 6.60%690 7.10% 14.49%1,280 6.90%
60 to 64 years610 6.90%760 7.80% 19.74%1,370 7.40%
65 to 69 years630 7.10%770 7.90% 18.18%1,405 7.50%
70 to 74 years635 7.20%760 7.80% 16.45%1,395 7.50%
75 to 79 years475 5.30%605 6.20% 21.49%1,080 5.80%
80 to 84 years350 3.90%400 4.10% 12.50%750 4.00%
85 years and over305 3.40%515 5.30% 40.78%820 4.40%
85 to 89 years205 2.30%335 3.40% 38.81%540 2.90%
90 to 94 years70 0.80%125 1.30% 44.00%195 1.00%
95 to 99 years25 0.30%50 0.50% 50.00%75 0.40%
100 years and over0 0.00%5 0.10% 100.00%10 0.10%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years15.00%13.40%14.10%
15 to 64 years58.10%55.30%56.60%
65 years and over27.00%31.40%29.30%
Average age of the population45.40%48.20%46.90%
Median age of the population47.20%51.60%49.20%

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Population of Tillsonburg by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles5.47%5.56%5.52%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Tillsonburg, which totals 15,872, the majority, consisting of 5,575 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 person2,57515.65%
2 persons3,30020.05%
3 persons1,0156.15%
4 persons8805.35%
5 or more persons4602.80%

Income in Tillsonburg

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Tillsonburg 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 Tillsonburg is $73,500 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Tillsonburg 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 Tillsonburg.

Education Levels in Tillsonburg

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 Tillsonburg.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher1,3001,8303,13013.20%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate3,9704,0508,02533.15%
No certificate, diploma or degree2,5702,4104,97519.30%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree5,0256,26511,29547.60%

Employment in Tillsonburg

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 6.22% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate47.32%
Unemployment rate6.22%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Tillsonburg working as an employee. Most of them (77.50%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Tillsonburg 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 Tillsonburg. 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 (24%) in Tillsonburg are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting100952%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1000%
Wholesale trade150853%
Retail trade47562013%
Transportation and warehousing2401204%
Information and cultural industries30351%
Finance and insurance751553%
Real estate and rental and leasing50351%
Professional, scientific and technical services1351654%
Management of companies and enterprises0100%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1901404%
Educational services602854%
Health care and social assistance13080011%
Arts, entertainment and recreation65301%
Accommodation and food services1753606%
Other services (except public administration)1501654%
Public administration1351103%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Tillsonburg. 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 home42054095512.90%
Worked outside Canada00100.10%
No fixed workplace address69025094512.70%
Usual place of work2,7702,7355,50574.20%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Tillsonburg 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 minutes51.10%
15 to 29 minutes21.60%
30 to 44 minutes14.90%
45 to 59 minutes6.40%
60 minutes and over5.80%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Tillsonburg 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 Tillsonburg 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 Tillsonburg, the most used official language is English. Around 18,230 people in the area speak English.

English and French15
Neither English nor French40


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 Tillsonburg is Christian. Around 11,020 people in Tillsonburg are Christian (5,040 males and 5,040 females).