Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
9 of 26
National population rank
55 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Vernon census agglomeration (CA) was 61,334, which represents a change of 4.7% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Vernon is 1,042.12 square kilometres and the population density was 58.9 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 26,180 private dwellings occupied in Vernon, which represent a change of 7.2% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Vernon
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Vernon
Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
Population and dwelling counts
Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Vernon CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Vernon Census subdivision - Vernon, City||CY||40,116||38,180 revised r||5.1|
|Coldstream Census subdivision - Coldstream, District municipality||DM||10,648||10,314||3.2|
|North Okanagan C Census subdivision - North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area||RDA||3,870||3,847 revised r||0.6|
|North Okanagan B Census subdivision - North Okanagan B, Regional district electoral area||RDA||3,203||3,041 revised r||5.3|
|Okanagan (Part) 1 Census subdivision - Okanagan (Part) 1, Indian reserve||IRI||2,869||2,604||10.2|
|Priest's Valley 6 Census subdivision - Priest's Valley 6, Indian reserve||IRI||628||598||5.0|
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in British Columbia
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.