Community Statistics

These numbers are brought to us by the 2021 Canada Census.

Population and Households

Area E Population:  3,883 (up 6.0% from 2016)
Median Age: 50.8  (Canada’s median age is 41.6)
Media Household Income before taxes: $87,000

Number of dwellings:  1,763
Number of dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1,608
Owners:  1,330   Renters:  285
Percentage of home owners with a mortgage:  50.4%

ALR – 15.4% of Area E is within the Agricultural Land Reserve

Number of people who are 3rd generation Canadian or greater: 2,345 or 62% of the population.
(By comparison, only 28% of people living in Metro Vancouver are third generation or greater, and in BC as a whole it’s 45%.)


Employed people:  1,890
Self employed:  550
Working from home:  435
Commuting into Metro Vancouver:  115

2022 Average Residential Property Values

Elphinstone:  $887,499
Town of Gibsons:  $838,503 *
West Howe Sound:  $1,032,812
Roberts Creek:  $1,235,785

The tax base in Area E is 97.6% residential.

SCRD Taxation by Area – 2022