Demographics in Wollaston, ON

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

What is the population of Wollaston?

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Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2021 715
Male population 375 52.4%
Female population 340 47.6%
Average age 52.1
Male population 52.4%
Female population 47.6%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 70 9.7%
15 to 24 50 6.9%
25 to 34 50 6.9%
35 to 44 65 9.0%
45 to 54 85 11.7%
55 to 64 160 22.1%
Over 65 245 33.8%
Under 14 9.7%
15 to 24 6.9%
25 to 34 6.9%
35 to 44 9.0%
45 to 54 11.7%
55 to 64 22.1%
Over 65 33.8%
There are 715 residents in Wollaston, with an average age of 52.1. Males make up 52.4% of the population, while females account for 47.6%. Locals over 65 years old represent the largest age group in Wollaston (245 individuals), followed by those aged 55 to 64 (160 people).

What is the marital status of Wollaston residents?

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% of Total
Married 335 51.5%
Common law 60 9.2%
Single 120 18.5%
Separated 25 3.8%
Divorced 60 9.2%
Widowed 50 7.7%
Married 51.5%
Common law 9.2%
Single 18.5%
Separated 3.8%
Divorced 9.2%
Widowed 7.7%
A total of 120 people in Wollaston have never been married (which represents 18.5% of the population). Wedded people in Wollaston (335 locals) account for 51.5% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 9.2% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 60 people).

What are the employment statistics in Wollaston?

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Unemployment rate 13.0%
% of Total
Business, finance and administration 40 17.4%
Health 10 4.4%
Education, law, community and government services 10 4.4%
Sales and service 80 34.8%
Trades and transport 80 34.8%
Natural resources and agriculture 10 4.4%
Business, finance and administration 17.4%
Health 4.4%
Education, law, community and government services 4.4%
Sales and service 34.8%
Trades and transport 34.8%
Natural resources and agriculture 4.4%
Wollaston has an unemployment rate of 13%. Regarding the most common jobs in Wollaston, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (80 individuals), followed by those in Trades and transport (80 individuals) and Business, finance and administration (40 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Wollaston?

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% of Total
English 720 99.3%
French 5 0.7%
The majority of Wollaston residents (that’s 99.3%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Wollaston?

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Median household income $56,400
Median after-tax household income $51,200
The median household income in Wollaston is $56,400, while the median after-tax household income sits at $51,200 per year.

How many households are there in Wollaston?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 360
Owned households 325 90.3%
Rented households 35 9.7%
Owned households 90.3%
Rented households 9.7%

Household size

Average household size 2.2
% of Total
1 person 125 34.2%
2 person 160 43.8%
3 person 40 11.0%
4 person 25 6.8%
5 person 15 4.1%
1 person 34.2%
2 person 43.8%
3 person 11.0%
4 person 6.8%
5 person 4.1%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
35 to 44 30 8.6%
45 to 54 65 18.6%
55 to 64 105 30.0%
Over 65 150 42.9%
35 to 44 8.6%
45 to 54 18.6%
55 to 64 30.0%
Over 65 42.9%
There is a total of 360 households in Wollaston, 90.3% of which are owner-occupied and 9.7% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Wollaston is 2.2 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (160 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (125 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Wollaston, at 42.9%.

What are the housing characteristics in Wollaston?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 60 16.4%
Between 1946 and 1960 50 13.7%
Between 1961 and 1970 35 9.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 60 16.4%
Between 1981 and 1990 15 4.1%
Between 1991 and 2000 60 16.4%
Between 2001 and 2010 25 6.8%
After 2011 60 16.4%
Before 1945 16.4%
Between 1946 and 1960 13.7%
Between 1961 and 1970 9.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 16.4%
Between 1981 and 1990 4.1%
Between 1991 and 2000 16.4%
Between 2001 and 2010 6.8%
After 2011 16.4%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
1 bedroom 25 6.8%
2 bedrooms 115 31.5%
3 bedrooms 160 43.8%
4 or more bedroom 65 17.8%
1 bedroom 6.8%
2 bedrooms 31.5%
2 bedrooms 43.8%
4 or more bedroom 17.8%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 330 98.5%
Attached homes 5 1.5%
Single-detached homes 98.5%
Attached homes 1.5%
Median home value $448,000
Average home value $484,000

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 220 61.1%
Major repairs 50 13.9%
Minor repairs 90 25.0%
Regular maintenance 61.1%
Minor repairs 25.0%
Major repairs 13.9%
Single-detached houses account for 98.5% of the residential buildings in Wollaston. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $448,000 and the average figure sits at $484,000. Of all the properties in Wollaston, 3 bedrooms units include 160 (the highest share) and 2 bedrooms units have 115 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (61.1%) and minor repairs (25%).

What is the education level in Wollaston?

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% of Total
No diploma 185 27.2%
High school diploma 170 25.0%
Apprenticeship diploma 65 9.6%
College diploma 170 25.0%
University degree 90 13.2%
No diploma 27.2%
High school diploma 25.0%
Apprenticeship diploma 9.6%
College diploma 25.0%
University degree 13.2%
Approximately 25% of the population in Wollaston has a high school diploma (that’s 170 residents). Wollaston locals holding a college diploma (170 people) account for 25% of the resident pool. Additionally, 13.2% of them hold a university degree (90 people).

What is the average commute time in Wollaston?

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Average commute time 36 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 180 100.0%
By car, truck or van 100.0%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 35 26.9%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 95 73.1%
Commute within the same municipality 26.9%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 73.1%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 45 25.0%
15 to 29 minutes 15 8.3%
30 to 44 minutes 60 33.3%
45 to 59 minutes 25 13.9%
More than 60 minutes 35 19.4%
Less than 15 minutes 25.0%
15 to 29 minutes 8.3%
30 to 44 minutes 33.3%
45 to 59 minutes 13.9%
More than 60 minutes 19.4%
Most employed people in Wollaston (60 individuals) travel 30 to 44 min to get to work, followed by those who commute less than 15 min (45 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Wollaston is 36 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Wollaston 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.

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