These numbers are brought to us by the 2016 Canada Census.
Population and Households
Area E Population: 3,664 — up 5.2% from 2011
Median Age: 50.6 (Canada’s median age is 41.2)
Media Household Income before taxes: $70,286
Number of occupied dwellings: 1,550
Owners: 1,275 Renters: 255
Percentage of home owners with a mortgage: 56.1%
ALR – 15.4% of Area E is within the Agricultural Land Reserve
Number of people who are 3rd generation Canadian or greater: 2,240 or 62% of the population.
(By comparison, only 30% of people living in Metro Vancouver are third generation or greater, and in BC as a whole it’s 46%.)
Employed people: 1,815
Self employed: 440
Working from home: 255
Commuting into Metro Vancouver: 185
2021 Average Residential Property Values
Town of Gibsons: $655,435 *
West Howe Sound: $791,250
Roberts Creek: $960,533
* Housing in the rural areas is almost 100% single family homes, whereas Gibsons has many apartments and townhouses.
SCRD Taxation by Area – 2018