Demographics in East Gwillimbury, ON

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

What is the population of East Gwillimbury?

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Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2021 34,640
Male population 17,270 49.9%
Female population 17,370 50.1%
Average age 39.2
Male population 49.9%
Female population 50.1%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 6,635 19.2%
15 to 24 3,880 11.2%
25 to 34 4,305 12.4%
35 to 44 5,180 15.0%
45 to 54 4,865 14.0%
55 to 64 4,965 14.3%
Over 65 4,805 13.9%
Under 14 19.2%
15 to 24 11.2%
25 to 34 12.4%
35 to 44 15.0%
45 to 54 14.0%
55 to 64 14.3%
Over 65 13.9%
There are 34,640 residents in East Gwillimbury, with an average age of 39.2. Males make up 49.9% of the population, while females account for 50.1%. Locals under 14 years old represent the largest age group in East Gwillimbury (6,635 individuals), followed by those aged 35 to 44 (5,180 people).

What is the marital status of East Gwillimbury residents?

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% of Total
Married 15,525 55.4%
Common law 2,350 8.4%
Single 7,100 25.4%
Separated 650 2.3%
Divorced 1,375 4.9%
Widowed 1,005 3.6%
Married 55.4%
Common law 8.4%
Single 25.4%
Separated 2.3%
Divorced 4.9%
Widowed 3.6%
A total of 7,100 people in East Gwillimbury have never been married (which represents 25.4% of the population). Wedded people in East Gwillimbury (15,525 locals) account for 55.4% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 8.4% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 2,350 people).

What are the employment statistics in East Gwillimbury?

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Unemployment rate 11.5%
% of Total
Management 365 2.0%
Business, finance and administration 3,775 20.4%
Natural and applied sciences 1,645 8.9%
Health 1,095 5.9%
Education, law, community and government services 2,220 12.0%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 590 3.2%
Sales and service 4,175 22.6%
Trades and transport 3,335 18.0%
Natural resources and agriculture 535 2.9%
Manufacturing and utilities 740 4.0%
Management 2.0%
Business, finance and administration 20.4%
Natural and applied sciences 8.9%
Health 5.9%
Education, law, community and government services 12.0%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 3.2%
Sales and service 22.6%
Trades and transport 18.0%
Natural resources and agriculture 2.9%
Manufacturing and utilities 4.0%
East Gwillimbury has an unemployment rate of 11.5%. Regarding the most common jobs in East Gwillimbury, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (4,175 individuals), followed by those in Business, finance and administration (3,775 individuals) and Trades and transport (3,335 individuals).

What language is most spoken in East Gwillimbury?

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% of Total
English 32,670 95.5%
French 320 0.9%
English and French 210 0.6%
Neither English nor French 1,005 2.9%
The majority of East Gwillimbury residents (that’s 95.5%) speak English.

What is the median household income in East Gwillimbury?

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Median household income $119,000
Median after-tax household income $102,000
The median household income in East Gwillimbury is $119,000, while the median after-tax household income sits at $102,000 per year.

How many households are there in East Gwillimbury?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 11,445
Owned households 9,640 84.2%
Rented households 1,805 15.8%
Owned households 84.2%
Rented households 15.8%

Household size

Average household size 3.0
% of Total
1 person 1,595 13.9%
2 person 3,500 30.6%
3 person 2,265 19.8%
4 person 2,535 22.2%
5 person 1,550 13.5%
1 person 13.9%
2 person 30.6%
3 person 19.8%
4 person 22.2%
5 person 13.5%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 1,340 11.7%
35 to 44 2,500 21.8%
45 to 54 2,535 22.1%
55 to 64 2,515 22.0%
Over 65 2,560 22.4%
Under 34 11.7%
35 to 44 21.8%
45 to 54 22.1%
55 to 64 22.0%
Over 65 22.4%
There is a total of 11,445 households in East Gwillimbury, 84.2% of which are owner-occupied and 15.8% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in East Gwillimbury is 3.0 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (3,500 households), followed by establishments occupied by 4 people (2,535 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in East Gwillimbury, at 22.4%.

What are the housing characteristics in East Gwillimbury?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 520 4.5%
Between 1946 and 1960 585 5.1%
Between 1961 and 1970 775 6.8%
Between 1971 and 1980 1,315 11.5%
Between 1981 and 1990 1,950 17.0%
Between 1991 and 2000 980 8.6%
Between 2001 and 2010 1,070 9.3%
After 2011 4,270 37.2%
Before 1945 4.5%
Between 1946 and 1960 5.1%
Between 1961 and 1970 6.8%
Between 1971 and 1980 11.5%
Between 1981 and 1990 17.0%
Between 1991 and 2000 8.6%
Between 2001 and 2010 9.3%
After 2011 37.2%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 25 0.2%
1 bedroom 285 2.5%
2 bedrooms 795 6.9%
3 bedrooms 4,190 36.6%
4 or more bedroom 6,155 53.8%
No bedrooms 0.2%
1 bedroom 2.5%
2 bedrooms 6.9%
2 bedrooms 36.6%
4 or more bedroom 53.8%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 9,295 81.2%
Apartments 5 0.0%
Attached homes 2,150 18.8%
Single-detached homes 81.2%
Attached homes 18.8%
Median home value $1,000,000
Average home value $1,118,000

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 8,725 76.2%
Major repairs 405 3.5%
Minor repairs 2,315 20.2%
Regular maintenance 76.2%
Minor repairs 20.2%
Major repairs 3.5%
Single-detached houses account for 81.2% of the residential buildings in East Gwillimbury. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $1,000,000 and the average figure sits at $1,118,000. Of all the properties in East Gwillimbury, 4 or more bedrooms units include 6,155 (the highest share) and 3 bedrooms units have 4,190 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (76.2%) and minor repairs (20.2%).

What is the education level in East Gwillimbury?

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% of Total
No diploma 3,570 13.0%
High school diploma 7,295 26.5%
Apprenticeship diploma 1,725 6.3%
College diploma 6,180 22.5%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 715 2.6%
University degree 8,020 29.2%
No diploma 13.0%
High school diploma 26.5%
Apprenticeship diploma 6.3%
College diploma 22.5%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 2.6%
University degree 29.2%
Approximately 26.5% of the population in East Gwillimbury has a high school diploma (that’s 7,295 residents). East Gwillimbury locals holding a college diploma (6,180 people) account for 22.5% of the resident pool. Additionally, 29.2% of them hold a university degree (8,020 people).

What is the average commute time in East Gwillimbury?

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Average commute time 32 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 10,525 92.8%
By public transit 285 2.5%
By bicycle/by walking 255 2.2%
By other methods 270 2.4%
By car, truck or van 92.8%
By public transit 2.5%
By bicycle/by walking 2.2%
By other methods 2.4%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 1,765 19.6%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 7,225 80.2%
Commute to a different province 20 0.2%
Commute within the same municipality 19.6%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 80.2%
Commute to a different province 0.2%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 2,165 19.1%
15 to 29 minutes 3,235 28.5%
30 to 44 minutes 2,615 23.1%
45 to 59 minutes 1,755 15.5%
More than 60 minutes 1,570 13.8%
Less than 15 minutes 19.1%
15 to 29 minutes 28.5%
30 to 44 minutes 23.1%
45 to 59 minutes 15.5%
More than 60 minutes 13.8%
Most employed people in East Gwillimbury (3,235 individuals) travel 15 to 29 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 30 to 44 min (2,615 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in East Gwillimbury is 32 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed East Gwillimbury locals commute to another municipality within the same province 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.