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Norfolk County
Economic Development
185 Robinson St, Ste 200, Simcoe, ON N3Y 5L6 Canada
Phone: 519-426-9497
Toll Free: 1-800-699-9038

Email: business@norfolkcounty.ca

By the numbers

 

Norfolk County

Source: Statistics Canada  
Population Estimate (2016) 64,044  
Population Increase over 2011 1.4%  
Total Private Dwellings (2016) 28,720  
Owner Occupied (2011) 82%  
Renter Occupied 18%  
Population Density per sq. km. (2016) 39.8  
Land area (sq. km.) 1,607.6  
Average persons per household 2.42  
Average household income $77,840  
Median Estimated Household Income $56,934  
Median Age 47.2  

Population by Age (2011)

     
0 to 4 years 3,210 5%  
5 to 19 years 10,174 16%  
20 to 24 years 3,998 6%  
25 to 34 years 7,104 11%  
35 to 44 years 6,456 10%  
45 to 54 years 9,470 14%  
55 to 64 years 10,873 17%  
65 to 74 years 8,056 12%  
75 to 84 years 4,264 7%  
85 years and over 1,734 3%  

Educational Attainment (2011)

     
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,375 16%  
High school diploma or equivalent 9,747 29%  
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,796 11%  
College, CEGEP or other non university certificate or diploma 10,826 32%  
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 303 1%  
Bachelor’s degree 2,792 8%  
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level 1,064 3%  

Marital Status (2011)

     
Single 12,026 22%  
Common-Law 4,841 9%  
Married 30,189 54%  
Divorced or Separated 4,774 9%  
Widowed 3,979 7%  

Dominant Languages (2011)

English (94%), German (3%), Spanish (<1%)

 

Labour Force by Occupation

33,004 (2011)    
Management 3,277 10%  
Business, finance & administrative 3,966 12%  
Natural & applied sciences 416 1%  
Health 1,812 5%  
Social science, education, government and religion 2,968 9%  
Art, culture, recreation and sport 43 0%  
Sales and service 8,410 25%  
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 9,038 27%  
Primary industry-specific 1,050 3%  
Processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,945 6%  
Occupation – Not applicable 79 0%  

Occupied Dwellings by Structure Type (2011)

     
Single-detached house 22,035 84%  
Semi-detached house 630 2%  
Row house 670 3%  
Apartment; building that has fewer than five storeys 1,739 7%  
Apartment; building that has five or more storeys 413 2%  
Apartment; duplex 601 2%  
Other single-attached house 128 0%  
Movable dwelling 46 0%  

Expenditures Summary (2015)

Total Expenditure Expenditure per Household % Index to Ontario
Total expenditure $1,921,711,847 $73,175    
Total current consumption $1,394,653,843 $53,105 73% 103
Food $190,911,409 $7,269 10% 101
Shelter $365,417,581 $13,914 19% 95
Household operation $96,992,794 $3,693 5% 109
Household furnishings and equipment $58,846,694 $2,241 3% 108
Clothing $73,009,237 $2,780 4% 89
Transportation $289,470,987 $11,022 15% 114
Health care $55,129,287 $2,099 3% 116
Personal care $30,077,321 $1,145 2% 97
Recreation $122,131,262 $4,650 6% 112
Reading materials and other printed matter $7,177,682 $273 0% 104
Education $21,934,794 $835 1% 75
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages $45,815,121 $1,745 2% 120
Games of chance $7,979,023 $304 0% 125
Miscellaneous expenditures $29,760,347 $1,133 2% 102
Personal taxes $364,178,812 $13,867 19% 88
Personal insurance payments and pension contributions $107,269,244 $4,085 6% 103
Gifts of money and contributions $55,609,834 $2,118 3% 107