Household income 32%
Unemployment 25%
In labour force 1%
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Median household income$108,994$87,353$82,436
Unemployment rate4.8%4.2%6.4%
In labour force63.1%61.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Clarington is 32% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Clarington is 25% lower than the national average
  • In Clarington 2.7% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Clarington 12.4% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Clarington 3.4% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Clarington median earnings by income bracket

      Clarington employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.7%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%
      Public administration4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%
      Education, health & social services12.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scugog, ON22,436$106,32029.0%
      Cavan Monaghan, ON10,407$103,53925.6%
      Port Hope, ON17,769$84,6692.7%
      Oshawa, ON176,009$79,8463.1%
      Mississaugas of Scugog Island, ON186$42,06049.0%
      Clarington, ON104,855$108,99432.2%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Broken Arrow, OK104,869n/a 
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      Clarington, ON104,855$108,99432.2%
      Source: The Clarington, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.