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The City of Brandon’s population in the 2016 Census was 48,859, a 6.1% increase from the 2011 Census. Brandon’s growth has kept pace with the fastest growing cities in Canada and demonstrates the opportunities available for individuals, families and business to grow and succeed.

 

 

2016 Population Growth Graph 

 

 

 

Brandon Census 2016 Population and Dwelling Counts
Population in 2016 48,859
Population in 2011 46,061
2011 to 2016 population change (%) 6.1%
Total private dwellings 21,485
Population density per square kilometer 631.2
Land Area (square km) 77.41

Source: Statistics Canada 2016

 

Brandon Population Age Structure and Marital Status

Characteristics Brandon 2011
         Total         Male       Female
Age characteristics of the population   
Total -  All persons 46,060 22,145 23,915
Age 0-4 3,035 1,505 1,525
Age 5-9 2,790 1,435 1,355
Age 10-14 2,585 1,295 1,285
Age 15-19 2,900 1,390 1,510
Age 20-24 4,045 1,950 2,095
Age 25-29 3,795 1,900 1,895
Age 30-34 3,490 1,735 1,750
Age 35-39 3,240 1,660 1,580
Age 40-44 2,675 1,325 1,355
Age 45-49 3,075 1,465 1,610
Age 50-54 3,030 1,475 1,560
Age 55-59 2,610 1,245 1,365
Age 60-64 2,330 1,075 1,250
Age 65-69 1,665 770 895
Age 70-74 1,390 605 780
Age 75-79 1,200 510 695
Age 80-84 1,070 430 640
Age 85 years and over 1,150 370 785
Median age of the population 35.6 34.6 36.7
% of the population ages 15 and over 81.7 80.9 82.6
Marital Status    
Total - Population 15 and over 37,655 17,910 19,750
Married 17,250 8,660 8,590
Living common-law 3,775 1,890 1,885
Single 10,790 5,585 5,200
Separated 1,005 430 575
Divorced 2,430 910 1,525
Widowed 2,405 425 1,980

Source: Statistics Canada 2011 - May not total due to rounding

 

Brandon Family and Household Characteristics

Characteristics Brandon 2011
Selected Family Characteristics 
Total number of census families 12,470
Number of married-couple families 8,370
Number of common-law-couple families 1,880
Number of lone-parent families 2,220
Number of female lone-parent families 1,830
Number of male lone-parent families 390
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8
Number of 2 person families 6,585
Number of 3 person families 2,665
Number of 4 person families 2,295
Number of 5 or more person families 925
Selected household characteristics 
Total private households 19,330
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 4,600
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 4,895
One-person households 5,890
Other household types 3,915
Average household size 2.3
Selected occupied private dwelling characteristics 
Total number of dwellings 19,330
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 14,165
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2011 5,165

Source:  Statistics Canada 2011

 

Brandon Language & Mobility

Characteristics Brandon 2011
Total Male Female
Mother Tongue   
English 37,675 17,955 19,715
French 600 280 320
Other language(s) 6,555 3,315 3,240
Knowlegde of Official Languages   
English only 41,755 20,170 21,590
French only 30 10 20
English and French 2,345 1,050 1,300
Neither English or French 1,205 565 640
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago -  2011 National Household Survey    
Total population 1 year and over 44,295
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 36,385
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 5,135
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 645
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 570
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago - 2011 National Household Survey   
Total population 5 years and over 41,870
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 20,905
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 10,775
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 4,590
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 2,120
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 3,475

 Source: Statistics Canada 2011

Complete Brandon Profile Census 2011, Definitions and Notes

Complete Brandon Profile National Household Survey 2011

 

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