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Oshawa Demographics

Data Last Updated: 12 June, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Total estimated population 167,965
Census population 2011 149,607
Census population 2016 159,458

Age Structure

Age 0-4 8,885
Age 5-9 9,509
Age 10-14 9,195
Age 15-19 9,285
Age 20-24 10,650
Age 25-29 11,019
Age 30-34 10,573
Age 35-39 10,657
Age 40-44 10,652
Age 45-49 11,145
Age 50-54 13,224
Age 55-59 13,175
Age 60-64 11,053
Age 65-69 9,219
Age 70-74 7,024
Age 75-79 5,020
Age 80-84 3,717
Age 85+ 3,962
Total male population 81,791
Males 0-4 4,530
Males 5-9 4,766
Males 10-14 4,668
Males 15-19 4,635
Males 20-24 5,407
Males 25-29 5,681
Males 30-34 5,278
Males 35-39 5,227
Males 40-44 5,218
Males 45-49 5,495
Males 50-54 6,463
Males 55-59 6,514
Males 60-64 5,312
Males 65-69 4,320
Males 70-74 3,244
Males 75-79 2,167
Males 80-84 1,517
Males 85+ 1,349
Total female population 86,174
Females 0-4 4,355
Females 5-9 4,743
Females 10-14 4,527
Females 15-19 4,650
Females 20-24 5,243
Females 25-29 5,338
Females 30-34 5,295
Females 35-39 5,430
Females 40-44 5,434
Females 45-49 5,650
Females 50-54 6,761
Females 55-59 6,661
Females 60-64 5,741
Females 65-69 4,899
Females 70-74 3,780
Females 75-79 2,853
Females 80-84 2,200
Females 85+ 2,613

Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over

Total population 15 and over 140,376
Population 15 and over without income 8,051
Population 15 and over with income 132,325
Median 2016 total income ($) 36,268
Average 2016 total income ($) 46,627
Median 2016 total income for males ($) 42,363
Average 2016 total income for males ($) 54,388
Median 2016 total income for females ($) 29,755
Average 2016 total income for females ($) 39,291
Under $5,000 12,393
$5,000 to $9,999 9,872
$10,000 to $14,999 11,529
$15,000 to $19,999 10,869
$20,000 to $29,999 16,902
$30,000 to $39,999 16,502
$40,000 to $49,999 14,758
$50,000 to $59,999 11,120
$60,000 to $79,999 12,414
$80,000 to $99,999 8,388
$100,000 and over 7,578
$100,000 to $124,999 4,297
$125,000 and over 3,280

Households & Household Income

Total number of households 65,891
Median household income ($) 71,225
Average household income ($) 89,788
Under $5,000 1,351
$5,000 to $9,999 1,304
$10,000 to $14,999 1,950
$15,000 to $19,999 2,922
$20,000 to $29,999 5,783
$30,000 to $39,999 5,346
$40,000 to $49,999 6,313
$50,000 to $59,999 6,242
$60,000 to $79,999 8,720
$80,000 to $99,999 7,995
$100,000 to $124,999 7,393
$125,000 to $149,999 4,740
$150,000 and over 5,832
Average # of persons in household 2.51

Dwelling Information

Total number of occupied dwellings 65,891
Number of dwellings owned 46,592
Number of dwellings rented 19,299

Citizenship & Residency

With Canadian citizenship 163,768
With citizenship other than Canadian 4,196
Immigrated before 2000
Immigrated between 2000-2005 2,297
Immigrated between 2006-2011 1,671
Immigrated after 2012 1,765
Born in province of residence 125,439
Born outside province of residence 16,417

Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)

Total population 2017 (estimated) 167,965
English only 156,167
French only 188
English and French 10,775
Neither English nor French 834

Knowledge of Languages other than English or French

Non-Aboriginal languages 21,706
Afrikaans 61
Akan (Twi) 1
Albanian 1
Amharic 25
Arabic 450
Armenian 62
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0
Bengali 189
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0
Bisayan languages 32
Bosnian 0
Bulgarian 1
Cantonese 430
Chinese, n.o.s. 619
Creoles 61
Croatian 316
Czech 60
Danish 87
Dutch 938
Estonian 44
Finnish 99
Flemish 32
Fukien 0
Gaelic languages 42
German 1,252
Greek 795
Gujarati 291
Hakka 0
Hebrew 32
Hindi 998
Hungarian 637
Ilocano 33
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 62
Italian 2,425
Japanese 58
Kannada 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 39
Konkani 0
Korean 180
Kurdish 28
Lao 50
Latvian 21
Lingala 0
Lithuanian 32
Macedonian 209
Malay 20
Malayalam 25
Maltese 196
Mandarin 349
Marathi 0
Nepali 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 46
Norwegian 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0
Oromo 0
Pashto 16
Persian (Farsi) 562
Polish 2,809
Portuguese 1,203
Panjabi (Punjabi) 444
Romanian 243
Rundi (Kirundi) 0
Russian 920
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 1
Serbian 202
Serbo-Croatian 0
Sindhi 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 38
Slovak 88
Slovenian 50
Somali 81
Spanish 2,349
Swahili 196
Swedish 49
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,048
Taiwanese 0
Tamil 369
Telugu 0
Thai 82
Tigrigna 0
Turkish 22
Ukrainian 1,336
Urdu 1,164
Vietnamese 244
Yiddish 1
Other non-Aboriginal languages 1,175
Aboriginal languages 21
Algonquin - Various non-official languages spoken 1
Atikamekw 1
Blackfoot 1
Cree 7
Mi'kmaq 2
Montagnais-Naskapi 3
Ojibway 17
Oji-Cree 2
Carrier 0
Dene 3
Dogrib 1
South Slave 0
Stoney 1
Inuktitut, n.i.e. 7
Other Aboriginal languages 5

Mobility Status 1 Year Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 167,965
Non-movers 145,513
Movers 22,452
Moved within lower tier municipality 11,697
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 10,755
Moved from within Canada 10,190
Moved from another municipality within the province 9,450
Moved from another province 739
Moved from outside of Canada 565

Mobility Status 5 Years Ago

Total population (adjusted to current year) 167,965
Non-movers 98,133
Movers 69,832
Moved within lower tier municipality 37,259
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality 32,573
Moved from within Canada 30,409
Moved from another municipality within the province 28,307
Moved from another province 2,101
Moved from outside of Canada 2,164