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IndexSouthgateKamloopsBritish Columbia
Median household income$88,721$89,921$86,325
Unemployment rate9.5%5.7%3.9%
In labour force62.9%65.8%64.2%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Southgate is 8% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Southgate is 48% higher than the national average
  • In Southgate 10.5% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Southgate 9.1% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Southgate 1.4% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $59,941 $89,921 $179,842
      $57,544 $86,325 $172,650
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Southgate median earnings by income bracket

      Southgate employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry6.2%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%
      Wholesale & retail services7.1%
      Public administration3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%
      Education, health & social services16.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Thompson-Nicola P (Rivers and the Peaks), BC3,860$103,13225.1%
      Thompson-Nicola J (Copper Desert Country), BC1,712$102,95624.9%
      Kamloops 1, BC3,556$96,48317.0%
      Kamloops, BC101,505$89,9219.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Nanaimo, BC101,513$74,4029.7%
      Lethbridge, AB101,384$73,73010.6%
      Renton, WA101,871n/a 
      Davenport, IA102,199n/a 
      Vista, CA100,659n/a 
      Kamloops, BC101,505$89,9219.1%
      Source: The Southgate, Kamloops, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.