Windsor Population 2020

336,082
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Windsor's 2020 population is now estimated at 336,082. In 1950, the population of Windsor was 161,129. Windsor has grown by 1,373 since 2015, which represents a 0.41% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Windsor, which typically includes Windsor's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Windsor is a city located at the southern end of Canada in Ontario. It is a popular tourist destination because the city is the most southern point that one can go in Canada before reaching the United States. It is also famous for being a mecca for car enthusiasts as it works closely with the famous Detroit auto makers.

Windsor Population Demographics

With a census having been performed in 2016, the numbers for Windsor regarding demographics and population are very up to date. The population has risen since the earlier census in 2011 from 319,246 people to 329,144. That is an increase of 3.1% over the five-year span between censuses. Women make up the majority of the population with 167,840 while men are slightly behind at 161,305.

Windsor Population Age Structure

Ages range within Windsor from newborn to well over 100, but 66% of the population fall between the ages of 15 and 64. The average age is 41.2 overall with women coming in at 42.1 and men trailing once again at 40.2. It should also be noted that, for a city of its size, Windsor has a high number of centenarians. That remarkable number stands at 80. Of these, 60 are women and 20 are men.

City Size and Population Density

The population density within Windsor is quite low at 322 people per square kilometer. The city covers a surface area of 146.32 km2 (56.49 sq mi) and the metropolitan area sprawls outward to a grand total of 1,022.84 km2 (394.92 sq mi).

Home Life

The number of dwellings within Windsor stands at 132,910. This includes a number of different types of dwellings, including 90,965 single detached houses, 13,085 apartments, and 28,590 other dwellings of some form. The smallest number is the number of movable homes, of which falls there are 270. The average size of families living in these homes is 2.4 people and there are 91,810 families within Windsor. The types of families and households in the city are quite diverse, with 151,235 people married (including common law marriages), 78,840 people never married, 8,530 separated, 18,595 divorced, and 16,945 widowed. Widows account for 13,540, while widowers make up just 3,400 of the population.

Language

Windsor falls in line with the rest of Canada when it comes to languages spoken within the average household. English is the primary language and 308,790 claim it as their preferred language. 9,095 people speak only French and 2,390 are fluent in both languages. 5,995 people speak neither English nor French. The language minority of the city of Windsor makes up 3.2% of the total population of 10,300 people.

Unemployment

The rates of unemployment throughout the world are on the minds of everyone, and are a key factor for anyone looking to move to a specific area. The current unemployment rate in Winsor is only slightly higher than the Ontario average. Ontario has a 6.1% unemployment rate and Windsor comes in at 6.2%. This is a bit higher than this time last year where the unemployment rate was 5.2%, but it should not call for much concern as the national rate is now at 6.3%.

Windsor Population 2020

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
2035377,4180.83%3,100
2034374,3180.84%3,116
2033371,2020.85%3,133
2032368,0690.86%3,148
2031364,9210.87%3,157
2030361,7640.88%3,154
2029358,6100.88%3,128
2028355,4820.87%3,068
2027352,4140.85%2,965
2026349,4490.81%2,813
2025346,6360.76%2,618
2024344,0180.70%2,383
2023341,6350.62%2,120
2022339,5150.55%1,845
2021337,6700.47%1,588
2020336,0820.41%1,373
2019334,7090.37%1,226
2018333,4830.61%2,033
2017331,4500.61%2,020
2016329,4300.61%2,008
2015327,4220.61%1,993
2014325,4290.61%1,980
2013323,4490.61%1,966
2012321,4830.61%1,959
2011319,524-0.13%-423
2010319,947-0.26%-820
2009320,767-0.25%-820
2008321,587-0.26%-825
2007322,412-0.26%-826
2006323,2380.83%2,653
2005320,5850.98%3,121
2004317,4640.99%3,099
2003314,3650.98%3,065
2002311,3000.98%3,034
2001308,2661.37%4,161
2000304,1051.43%4,286
1999299,8191.43%4,219
1998295,6001.43%4,160
1997291,4401.43%4,095
1996287,3451.79%5,051
1995282,2941.84%5,103
1994277,1911.84%5,011
1993272,1801.84%4,913
1992267,2671.84%4,838
1991262,4290.72%1,870
1990260,5590.63%1,627
1989258,9320.63%1,615
1988257,3170.63%1,610
1987255,7070.63%1,597
1986254,1100.36%919
1985253,1910.34%859
1984252,3320.34%859
1983251,4730.34%855
1982250,6180.34%852
1981249,7660.18%457
1980249,3090.17%425
1979248,8840.17%424
1978248,4600.17%423
1977248,0370.17%422
1976247,615-0.79%-1,962
1975249,577-0.87%-2,190
1974251,767-0.87%-2,210
1973253,977-0.87%-2,225
1972256,202-0.87%-2,252
1971258,4543.67%9,150
1970249,3044.09%9,789
1969239,5154.08%9,392
1968230,1234.09%9,047
1967221,0764.09%8,681
1966212,3952.01%4,189
1965208,2061.83%3,732
1964204,4741.83%3,676
1963200,7981.83%3,605
1962197,1931.83%3,540
1961193,6531.69%3,226
1960190,4271.69%3,158
1959187,2691.68%3,103
1958184,1661.68%3,051
1957181,1151.68%2,996
1956178,1191.69%2,955
1955175,1641.68%2,901
1954172,2631.68%2,854
1953169,4091.68%2,802
1952166,6071.69%2,764
1951163,8431.68%2,714
1950161,1290.00%

Windsor Population Data (Urban Area)

Name Population 2020 Growth
Toronto6,196,7310.93%
Montreal4,220,5660.60%
Vancouver2,581,0790.99%
Calgary1,547,4842.31%
Edmonton1,461,1822.20%
Ottawa1,393,0861.08%
Quebec City826,1090.65%
Winnipeg816,5931.01%
Hamilton766,6880.51%
Kitchener562,4661.53%
Londonca508,2300.57%
St Catharines Niagara416,0490.49%
Halifax412,6740.45%
Oshawa398,4591.01%
Victoria385,9991.02%
Windsor336,0820.41%
Saskatoon324,7212.09%

Other Cities in Canada

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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