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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Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2021 3,915
Male population 1,890 48.3%
Female population 2,025 51.7%
Average age 44.0
Male population 48.3%
Female population 51.7%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 635 16.2%
15 to 24 395 10.1%
25 to 34 410 10.4%
35 to 44 595 15.2%
45 to 54 440 11.2%
55 to 64 500 12.7%
Over 65 950 24.2%
Under 14 16.2%
15 to 24 10.1%
25 to 34 10.4%
35 to 44 15.2%
45 to 54 11.2%
55 to 64 12.7%
Over 65 24.2%
There are 3,915 residents in Invermere, with an average age of 44.0. Males make up 48.3% of the population, while females account for 51.7%. Locals over 65 years old represent the largest age group in Invermere (950 individuals), followed by those aged under 14 (635 people).

What is the marital status of Invermere residents?

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% of Total
Married 1,485 45.2%
Common law 460 14.0%
Single 775 23.6%
Separated 80 2.4%
Divorced 210 6.4%
Widowed 275 8.4%
Married 45.2%
Common law 14.0%
Single 23.6%
Separated 2.4%
Divorced 6.4%
Widowed 8.4%
A total of 775 people in Invermere have never been married (which represents 23.6% of the population). Wedded people in Invermere (1,485 locals) account for 45.2% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 14% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 460 people).

What are the employment statistics in Invermere?

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Unemployment rate 5.9%
% of Total
Management 10 0.5%
Business, finance and administration 310 15.5%
Natural and applied sciences 90 4.5%
Health 140 7.0%
Education, law, community and government services 215 10.7%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 75 3.7%
Sales and service 605 30.2%
Trades and transport 395 19.7%
Natural resources and agriculture 75 3.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 90 4.5%
Management 0.5%
Business, finance and administration 15.5%
Natural and applied sciences 4.5%
Health 7.0%
Education, law, community and government services 10.7%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 3.7%
Sales and service 30.2%
Trades and transport 19.7%
Natural resources and agriculture 3.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 4.5%
Invermere has an unemployment rate of 5.9%. Regarding the most common jobs in Invermere, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (605 individuals), followed by those in Trades and transport (395 individuals) and Business, finance and administration (310 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Invermere?

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% of Total
English 3,765 97.2%
French 110 2.8%
The majority of Invermere residents (that’s 97.2%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Invermere?

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Median household income $84,000
Median after-tax household income $75,000
The median household income in Invermere is $84,000, while the median after-tax household income sits at $75,000 per year.

How many households are there in Invermere?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 1,665
Owned households 1,175 70.6%
Rented households 490 29.4%
Owned households 70.6%
Rented households 29.4%

Household size

Average household size 2.3
% of Total
1 person 525 31.7%
2 person 590 35.6%
3 person 225 13.6%
4 person 220 13.3%
5 person 95 5.7%
1 person 31.7%
2 person 35.6%
3 person 13.6%
4 person 13.3%
5 person 5.7%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 205 12.3%
35 to 44 325 19.5%
45 to 54 255 15.3%
55 to 64 270 16.2%
Over 65 610 36.6%
Under 34 12.3%
35 to 44 19.5%
45 to 54 15.3%
55 to 64 16.2%
Over 65 36.6%
There is a total of 1,665 households in Invermere, 70.6% of which are owner-occupied and 29.4% 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 (590 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (525 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Invermere, at 36.6%.

What are the housing characteristics in Invermere?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 70 4.2%
Between 1946 and 1960 130 7.8%
Between 1961 and 1970 170 10.2%
Between 1971 and 1980 315 18.8%
Between 1981 and 1990 165 9.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 290 17.3%
Between 2001 and 2010 365 21.8%
After 2011 170 10.2%
Before 1945 4.2%
Between 1946 and 1960 7.8%
Between 1961 and 1970 10.2%
Between 1971 and 1980 18.8%
Between 1981 and 1990 9.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 17.3%
Between 2001 and 2010 21.8%
After 2011 10.2%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 10 0.6%
1 bedroom 145 8.7%
2 bedrooms 405 24.4%
3 bedrooms 550 33.1%
4 or more bedroom 550 33.1%
No bedrooms 0.6%
1 bedroom 8.7%
2 bedrooms 24.4%
2 bedrooms 33.1%
4 or more bedroom 33.1%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 1,050 63.1%
Attached homes 605 36.3%
Movable homes 10 0.6%
Single-detached homes 63.1%
Attached homes 36.3%
Movable homes 0.6%
Median home value $448,000
Average home value $516,000

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 1,130 68.3%
Major repairs 95 5.7%
Minor repairs 430 26.0%
Regular maintenance 68.3%
Minor repairs 26.0%
Major repairs 5.7%
Single-detached houses account for 63.1% of the residential buildings in Invermere. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $448,000 and the average figure sits at $516,000. Of all the properties in Invermere, 3 bedrooms units include 550 (the highest share) and 4 or more bedrooms units have 550 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (68.3%) and minor repairs (26%).

What is the education level in Invermere?

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% of Total
No diploma 485 15.2%
High school diploma 895 28.1%
Apprenticeship diploma 290 9.1%
College diploma 675 21.2%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 80 2.5%
University degree 760 23.9%
No diploma 15.2%
High school diploma 28.1%
Apprenticeship diploma 9.1%
College diploma 21.2%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 2.5%
University degree 23.9%
Approximately 28.1% of the population in Invermere has a high school diploma (that’s 895 residents). Invermere locals holding a college diploma (675 people) account for 21.2% of the resident pool. Additionally, 23.9% of them hold a university degree (760 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 1,355 81.9%
By public transit 10 0.6%
By bicycle/by walking 265 16.0%
By other methods 25 1.5%
By car, truck or van 81.9%
By public transit 0.6%
By bicycle/by walking 16.0%
By other methods 1.5%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 865 62.9%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 450 32.7%
Commute to a different province 60 4.4%
Commute within the same municipality 62.9%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 32.7%
Commute to a different province 4.4%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 1,085 65.6%
15 to 29 minutes 405 24.5%
30 to 44 minutes 90 5.4%
45 to 59 minutes 20 1.2%
More than 60 minutes 55 3.3%
Less than 15 minutes 65.6%
15 to 29 minutes 24.5%
30 to 44 minutes 5.4%
45 to 59 minutes 1.2%
More than 60 minutes 3.3%
Most employed people in Invermere (1,085 individuals) travel less than 15 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 15 to 29 min (405 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 (2021).
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.

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