Population growth in the South Cariboo

Dwellings are also on the rise

The population in 100 Mile House increased by 5 per cent, from 1,886 in 2011 to 1,980 in 2016 according to census data released May 3. Of the 1980 residents, 940 were male while 1,040 were female. 13.6 per cent were 14 years of age and under, while 29 per cent were 65 years of age and over. This changed from 16.2 per cent 14 years of age and under in 2011 and 23.4 per cent 65 years of age and over in 2011.

Total private dwellings increased to 936 in 2016 from 908 in 2011. The average household size (number of people) went from 2.1 to 2.0. Movable dwellings decreased from 110 in 2011 to 105 in 2016. Meanwhile, single-detached houses increased from 380 in 2011 to 420 in 2016. Other dwellings (i.e. semi-detached homes, row houses and apartments) increased from 340 in 2011 to 365 in 2016.

Cariboo G (Lac la Hache, 108 Mile Ranch and 93 Mile area)

The population in Cariboo G increased by 4.1 per cent, from 4,955 in 2011 to 5,156 in 2016 according to census data. Based on a population of 5,155, 2,650 were male while 2,505 were female. 13.1 per cent were 14 years of age and under, while 27.5 per cent were 65 years of age and over. This changed from 14.8 per cent 14 years of age and under in 2011 and 21.0 per cent 65 years of age and over in 2011.

Total private dwellings increased to 2,856 in 2016 from 2,550 in 2011. The average household size (number of people) went from 2.3 to 2.2. Movable dwellings increased from 205 in 2011 to 210 in 2016. Meanwhile, single-detached houses increased from 1,890 in 2011 to 2,050 in 2016. Other dwellings (i.e. semi-detached homes, row houses and apartments) increased from 20 in 2011 to 50 in 2016.

Cariboo H (From Mahood Lake to 100 Mile House minus some small sections)

The population in Cariboo H increased by 13.7 per cent, from 1,569 in 2011 to 1,784 in 2016 according to census data. Based on a population of 1,785, 925 were male while 860 were female. 10.6 per cent were 14 years of age and under, while 27.5 per cent were 65 years of age and over. This changed from 10.5 per cent 14 years of age and under in 2011 and 21.7 per cent 65 years of age and over in 2011.

Total private dwellings increased to 1,438 in 2016 from 1,002 in 2011. The average private household size (number of people) went from 2.1 to 2.2. Movable dwellings increased from 35 in 2011 to 90 in 2016. Meanwhile, single-detached houses increased from 685 in 2011 to 720 in 2016. Other dwellings (i.e. semi-detached homes, row houses and apartments) stayed at 15.

Cariboo L (Horse Lake, Interlakes and Deka Lake)

The population in Cariboo L increased by 0.6 per cent, from 4,177 in 2011 to 4,204 in 2016 according to census data. Based on a population of 4,205, 2,165 were male while 2,040 were female. 10.3 per cent were 14 years of age and under, while 31.2 per cent were 65 years of age and over. This changed from 11.2 per cent 14 years of age and under in 2011 and 24.6 per cent 65 years of age and over in 2011.

Total private dwellings increased to 3,482 in 2016 from 3,141 in 2011. The average household size (number of people) went from 2.2 to 2.1. Movable dwellings increased from 150 in 2011 to 200 in 2016. Meanwhile, single-detached houses increased from 1,725 in 2011 to 1,745 in 2016. Other dwellings (i.e. semi-detached homes, row houses and apartments) increased from 15 in 2011 to 20 in 2016.

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