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Demographics
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Population

According to the 2006 Census, Pitt Meadows had a population of 15,623. Pitt Meadows’ current population is approximately 18,500.

Regional Population

The population of both the province of BC and Metro Vancouver are forecast to grow by approximately 35 percent by 2031 or by an average of 1.2 percent per year.

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Median Age

The median age for a Pitt Meadows resident is 38.3 years old.

Median Household Income

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The median household income is $64,748. This is 10 percent above the BC average.

Population by Age Group

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Twenty-six percent of Pitt Meadows residents are under 19 years of age, 62 percent are between 20 and 64 years of age and 15 percent are 65+.

Pitt Meadows has a higher portion of young people than Metro Vancouver as a whole. Pitt Meadows has a larger proportion of children under the age of 20, reflecting the family-oriented nature of the City.

Family Structure

Seventy-six percent of the families in Pitt Meadows are husband-wife couples. A lone parent heads approximately 12 percent of the families. The average number of persons living in a private household in Pitt Meadows is three.

Education Attainment

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Thirty-two percent of Pitt Meadows residents have a high school certificate or equivalent, while 50 percent of residents have a post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree.

Please see the City of Pitt Meadows Site Selector Database for further information.