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Demographics

 

The following is a brief overview of how Creston's population has changed over the past two census releases:

Population Data (Source: Statistics Canada)
Indicator 2006 Census 2011 Census % Change
Total Population 4,825 5,306 +9.97%
Male 2,250 2,470 +9.78%
Female 2,575 2,830 +9.90%
Seniors (> 65) 1,610 1,755 +9.01%
Male Seniors 700 755 +7.86%
Female Seniors 910 995 +9.34%
Seniors
(% of Total Population)
33.4% 33.1% -0.30%

 

 

 

 

 

 



Language Data (Source: Statistics Canada)
Indicator 2006 Census 2011 Census % Change
English (Mother Tongue) 4,135 4,535 +9.67%
French (Mother Tongue) 80 115 +43.75%
Other (Mother Tongue) 425 470 +10.59%


Housing Data (Source: Statistics Canada)
Indicator 2006 Census 2011 Census % Change
Population in Private Households 4,720* 5,070 +7.42%
Total Occupied Private Dwellings 2,360 2,465 +8.68%
Average Household Size 2 people 2.1 people +5.00%

*Actual statistic was not found, estimated based on Average Household Size x Total Occupied Private Dwellings
**Note: More statistics will be included as they become available from Statistics Canada

For the most up-to-date census information, search for Creston, BC in the Community Profiles section of the Statistics Canada website.

UPDATED JUNE 3, 2013