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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.

To view the Creston Community Profile from the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) click HERE

UPDATED JUNE 3, 2013