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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


Highest household income growth in southwestern Ontario: Norfolk County

Median total income of Norfolk County households in 2015 was $67,338, up 6.5% since 2005.

Between 2005 and 2015, Norfolk County experienced the highest rate of growth in median household total income in southwestern Ontario, followed by Hamilton (5.3%), Ingersoll (4.2%), Woodstock (3.3%), Brantford (2.6%), Guelph (2.5%), Kitchener-Waterloo (1.4%), Sarnia (1.2%) and Stratford (1.0%).

At 8.6% growth during the period of 2005 to 2015, Norfolk County also experienced the highest rate of growth in after-tax median household total income in southwestern Ontario, followed by Hamilton (7.6%), Ingersoll (7.1%), Brantford (5.5%), and Guelph (5.2%).

The percentage of persons with low income was 12.7% in Norfolk County in 2015, which is lower than the Ontario average (14.4%) and the average in Canada (14.2%).

Norfolk County households in middle income brackets account for a larger share of population, compared to the rest of Ontario or Canada.
Source: Income Highlight Tables, 2016

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