Windsor, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Windsor, a city in Canada with a land area of 146.02 km2 and has a population density of 1572.80 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 Windsor is around 229,660 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Windsor in 2021 census have increased 5.74% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
217,188229,660 +5.74%

Population By Genders

Of the 229,660 total population in Windsor, the largest gender is female with around 115,865 women within the population.

113,795115,865 +1.79%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 217,188 population in Windsor, majority of them are in the age of 25 to 29 years years old, with 8.40% of them are male and 7.10% female. While the median age of the whole population is 40.80.

0 to 4 years5,710 5.00%5,375 4.60% 5.87%11,080 4.80%
5 to 9 years6,350 5.60%6,040 5.20% 4.88%12,385 5.40%
10 to 14 years6,755 5.90%6,410 5.50% 5.11%13,170 5.70%
15 to 19 years6,995 6.10%6,525 5.60% 6.72%13,520 5.90%
20 to 24 years8,870 7.80%7,510 6.50% 15.33%16,380 7.10%
25 to 29 years9,600 8.40%8,235 7.10% 14.22%17,830 7.80%
30 to 34 years7,685 6.80%7,595 6.60% 1.17%15,285 6.70%
35 to 39 years6,575 5.80%6,905 6.00% 4.78%13,480 5.90%
40 to 44 years6,260 5.50%6,925 6.00% 9.60%13,185 5.70%
45 to 49 years6,835 6.00%7,330 6.30% 6.75%14,165 6.20%
50 to 54 years7,490 6.60%7,545 6.50% 0.73%15,040 6.50%
55 to 59 years8,035 7.10%8,120 7.00% 1.05%16,160 7.00%
60 to 64 years7,555 6.60%7,770 6.70% 2.77%15,330 6.70%
65 to 69 years6,180 5.40%6,820 5.90% 9.38%13,005 5.70%
70 to 74 years5,105 4.50%5,900 5.10% 13.47%11,005 4.80%
75 to 79 years3,425 3.00%4,085 3.50% 16.16%7,510 3.30%
80 to 84 years2,295 2.00%3,135 2.70% 26.79%5,430 2.40%
85 years and over2,065 1.80%3,630 3.10% 43.11%5,695 2.50%
85 to 89 years1,350 1.20%1,960 1.70% 31.12%3,310 1.40%
90 to 94 years585 0.50%1,265 1.10% 53.75%1,855 0.80%
95 to 99 years115 0.10%355 0.30% 67.61%475 0.20%
100 years and over10 0.00%50 0.00% 80.00%60 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years16.50%15.40%16.00%
15 to 64 years66.70%64.30%65.50%
65 years and over16.80%20.30%18.60%
Average age of the population40.20%42.60%41.40%
Median age of the population38.40%42.40%40.80%

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Population of Windsor by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Indian (India)4.11%2.71%3.40%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Windsor, which totals 217,188, the majority, consisting of 56,625 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 person31,21016.55%
2 persons29,37515.60%
3 persons13,5007.15%
4 persons11,2405.95%
5 or more persons8,9404.75%

Income in Windsor

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Windsor is $36,400 (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 Windsor is $70,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Windsor 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 Windsor.

Education Levels in Windsor

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 Windsor.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher38,14539,49577,64025.60%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate50,20047,65097,85031.40%
No certificate, diploma or degree23,04023,68546,72514.40%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree79,78085,050164,83554.20%

Employment in Windsor

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 10.61% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate45.68%
Unemployment rate10.61%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Windsor 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 Windsor 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 Windsor. 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 Windsor are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting7155651%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction145100%
Wholesale trade1,5907902%
Retail trade5,4756,28011%
Transportation and warehousing4,1151,3405%
Information and cultural industries6054001%
Finance and insurance1,3601,8753%
Real estate and rental and leasing8256501%
Professional, scientific and technical services3,5252,5056%
Management of companies and enterprises70650%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services2,8702,1755%
Educational services2,5554,6707%
Health care and social assistance2,71010,77013%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1,1151,0852%
Accommodation and food services3,3104,2007%
Other services (except public administration)1,9352,3204%
Public administration1,5301,4003%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Windsor. 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 home6,9457,40514,35016.50%
Worked outside Canada1,7501,1952,9503.40%
No fixed workplace address7,7652,77010,54012.20%
Usual place of work30,56528,33058,89067.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Windsor 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 minutes40.00%
15 to 29 minutes44.80%
30 to 44 minutes9.10%
45 to 59 minutes3.60%
60 minutes and over2.50%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Windsor 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 Windsor 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 Windsor, the most used official language is English. Around 214,725 people in the area speak English.

English and French1,915
Neither English nor French6,295


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 Windsor is Christian. Around 125,885 people in Windsor are Christian (59,295 males and 59,295 females).