Demographics in Invermere, BC

Population Marital Status Employment Spoken Language Median Income Households Housing Education Commute Time

What is the population of Invermere?

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Y-o-Y Change
Total population 2020* 3,758 2.7%

Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2016 3,390
Male population 1,610 47.5%
Female population 1,780 52.5%
Average age 43.1
Male population 47.5%
Female population 52.5%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 550 16.2%
15 to 24 385 11.3%
25 to 34 370 10.9%
35 to 44 490 14.4%
45 to 54 405 11.9%
55 to 64 505 14.8%
Over 65 695 20.4%
Under 14 16.2%
15 to 24 11.3%
25 to 34 10.9%
35 to 44 14.4%
45 to 54 11.9%
55 to 64 14.8%
Over 65 20.4%
There are 3,390 residents in Invermere, with an average age of 43.1. Males make up 47.5% of the population, while females account for 52.5%. Locals over 65 years old represent the largest age group in Invermere (695 individuals), followed by those aged under 14 (550 people).

What is the marital status of Invermere residents?

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% of Total
Married 1,320 46.5%
Common law 345 12.2%
Single 660 23.2%
Separated 55 1.9%
Divorced 210 7.4%
Widowed 250 8.8%
Married 46.5%
Common law 12.2%
Single 23.2%
Separated 1.9%
Divorced 7.4%
Widowed 8.8%
A total of 660 people in Invermere have never been married (which represents 23.2% of the population). Wedded people in Invermere (1,320 locals) account for 46.5% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 12.2% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 345 people).

What are the employment statistics in Invermere?

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Unemployment rate 5.7%
% of Total
Management 240 13.8%
Business, finance and administration 150 8.6%
Natural and applied sciences 80 4.6%
Health 140 8.0%
Education, law, community and government services 185 10.6%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 60 3.4%
Sales and service 460 26.4%
Trades and transport 280 16.0%
Natural resources and agriculture 100 5.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 50 2.9%
Management 13.8%
Business, finance and administration 8.6%
Natural and applied sciences 4.6%
Health 8.0%
Education, law, community and government services 10.6%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 3.4%
Sales and service 26.4%
Trades and transport 16.0%
Natural resources and agriculture 5.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 2.9%
Invermere has an unemployment rate of 5.7%. Regarding the most common jobs in Invermere, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (460 individuals), followed by those in Trades and transport (280 individuals) and Management (240 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Invermere?

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% of Total
English 3,180 97.7%
French 75 2.3%
The majority of Invermere residents (that’s 97.7%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Invermere?

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Median household income $74,606
Median after-tax household income $65,331
The median household income in Invermere is $74,606, while the median after-tax household income sits at $65,331 per year.

How many households are there in Invermere?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 1,380
Owned households 990 71.7%
Rented households 390 28.3%
Owned households 71.7%
Rented households 28.3%

Household size

Average household size 2.3
% of Total
1 person 370 26.9%
2 person 545 39.6%
3 person 195 14.2%
4 person 185 13.4%
5 person 80 5.8%
1 person 26.9%
2 person 39.6%
3 person 14.2%
4 person 13.4%
5 person 5.8%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 1,095 66.6%
35 to 44 380 23.1%
45 to 54 105 6.4%
Over 65 65 4.0%
Under 34 66.6%
35 to 44 23.1%
45 to 54 6.4%
Over 65 4.0%
There is a total of 1,380 households in Invermere, 71.7% of which are owner-occupied and 28.3% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Invermere is 2.3 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (545 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (370 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is under 34 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Invermere, at 66.6%.

What are the housing characteristics in Invermere?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 60 4.4%
Between 1946 and 1960 150 10.9%
Between 1961 and 1970 105 7.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 270 19.6%
Between 1981 and 1990 190 13.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 245 17.8%
Between 2001 and 2010 340 24.7%
After 2011 15 1.1%
Before 1945 4.4%
Between 1946 and 1960 10.9%
Between 1961 and 1970 7.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 19.6%
Between 1981 and 1990 13.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 17.8%
Between 2001 and 2010 24.7%
After 2011 1.1%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
1 bedroom 80 5.8%
2 bedrooms 300 21.9%
3 bedrooms 485 35.4%
4 or more bedroom 505 36.9%
1 bedroom 5.8%
2 bedrooms 21.9%
2 bedrooms 35.4%
4 or more bedroom 36.9%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 955 69.7%
Attached homes 415 30.3%
Single-detached homes 69.7%
Attached homes 30.3%
Median home value $380,729
Average home value $422,880

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 935 68.2%
Major repairs 75 5.5%
Minor repairs 360 26.3%
Regular maintenance 68.2%
Minor repairs 26.3%
Major repairs 5.5%
Single-detached houses account for 69.7% of the residential buildings in Invermere. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $380,729 and the average figure sits at $422,880. Of all the properties in Invermere, 4 or more bedrooms units include 505 (the highest share) and 3 bedrooms units have 485 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (68.2%) and minor repairs (26.3%).

What is the education level in Invermere?

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% of Total
No diploma 325 12.2%
High school diploma 635 23.8%
Apprenticeship diploma 395 14.8%
College diploma 685 25.7%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 90 3.4%
University degree 535 20.1%
No diploma 12.2%
High school diploma 23.8%
Apprenticeship diploma 14.8%
College diploma 25.7%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 3.4%
University degree 20.1%
Approximately 23.8% of the population in Invermere has a high school diploma (that’s 635 residents). Invermere locals holding a college diploma (685 people) account for 25.7% of the resident pool. Additionally, 20.1% of them hold a university degree (535 people).

What is the average commute time in Invermere?

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Average commute time 14 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 1,330 80.8%
By public transit 15 0.9%
By bicycle/by walking 290 17.6%
By other methods 10 0.6%
By car, truck or van 80.8%
By public transit 0.9%
By bicycle/by walking 17.6%
By other methods 0.6%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 935 67.3%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 445 32.0%
Commute to a different province 10 0.7%
Commute within the same municipality 67.3%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 32.0%
Commute to a different province 0.7%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 1,095 66.6%
15 to 29 minutes 380 23.1%
30 to 44 minutes 105 6.4%
More than 60 minutes 65 4.0%
Less than 15 minutes 66.6%
15 to 29 minutes 23.1%
30 to 44 minutes 6.4%
More than 60 minutes 4.0%
Most employed people in Invermere (1,095 individuals) travel less than 15 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 15 to 29 min (380 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Invermere is 14 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Invermere locals commute within the same municipality to get to work.

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest census data from Statistics Canada (2016).
Census aggregated data represented here is extracted from Data Tables, by topic, at census subdivision area level. Differences may be found between the totals of the various categories due to multiple variables.
The information is updated as soon as new data is made available. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information.
*Total population 2020 extracted from Annual Population Estimates.

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