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Household income 66%
Unemployment 37%
In labour force 0%
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IndexOakvilleOntarioNational
Median household income$137,213$87,353$82,436
Unemployment rate4.1%4.2%6.4%
In labour force63.9%61.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Oakville is 66% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Oakville is 37% lower than the national average
  • In Oakville 4.9% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Oakville 8.7% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Oakville 13.5% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $91,466$137,213$274,426
      $58,229$87,353$174,706
      $54,951$82,436$164,872
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, province and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Oakville median earnings by income bracket

      Oakville employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry3.1%
      Manufacturing sector4.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%
      Public administration2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%
      Education, health & social services10.4%
      Other22.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Halton Hills, ON65,483$125,96252.8%
      Milton, ON142,128$122,50648.6%
      Burlington, ON197,435$110,25533.7%
      Hamilton, ON11,739$103,22025.2%
      Mississauga, ON764,342$94,66314.8%
      Oakville, ON212,353$137,21366.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Birmingham, AL212,424n/a 
      Spokane, WA212,078n/a 
      Des Moines, IA212,859n/a 
      Rochester, NY210,291n/a 
      San Bernardino, CA214,581n/a 
      Oakville, ON212,353$137,21366.4%
      Source: The Oakville, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.