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IndexCoquitlamBritish ColumbiaNational
Median household income$89,707$86,325$82,436
Unemployment rate3.6%3.9%6.4%
In labour force65.8%64.2%63.9%

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Key findings

  • The median household income in Coquitlam is 9% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Coquitlam is 43% lower than the national average
  • In Coquitlam 7.8% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Coquitlam 10.4% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Coquitlam 3.8% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $59,798 $89,707 $179,414
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      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Coquitlam median earnings by income bracket

      Coquitlam employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%
      Public administration2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%
      Education, health & social services11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Belcarra, BC695$221,709168.9%
      Anmore, BC2,569$186,538126.3%
      North Vancouver, BC94,662$132,87361.2%
      Burrard Inlet 3, BC2,132$121,15847.0%
      Port Moody, BC39,217$113,97938.3%
      Coquitlam, BC159,980$89,7078.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Abbotsford, BC160,174$89,5288.6%
      Lancaster, CA159,651n/a 
      Barrie, ON159,618$90,2379.5%
      Peoria, AZ158,677n/a 
      Corona, CA161,614n/a 
      Coquitlam, BC159,980$89,7078.8%
      Source: The Coquitlam, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.