Household income 15%
Unemployment 53%
In labour force 10%
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IndexSouthwest MiddlesexOntarioNational
Median household income$70,326$87,353$82,436
Unemployment rate3.0%4.2%6.4%
In labour force57.3%61.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Southwest Middlesex is 15% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Southwest Middlesex is 53% lower than the national average
  • In Southwest Middlesex 6.4% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Southwest Middlesex 12.5% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Southwest Middlesex 1.0% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Southwest Middlesex employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services7.7%
      Public administration1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%
      Education, health & social services10.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Adelaide-Metcalfe, ON3,322$94,73614.9%
      Dutton/Dunwich, ON4,136$84,9633.1%
      Strathroy-Caradoc, ON23,574$80,0003.0%
      Chippewas of the Thames First Nation 42, ON866$76,9446.7%
      Brooke-Alvinston, ON2,469$75,4628.5%
      Southwest Middlesex, ON6,087$70,32614.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gunnison, CO6,086n/a 
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086n/a 
      Shields, MI6,088n/a 
      Patterson, LA6,085n/a 
      Elm Grove, WI6,085n/a 
      Southwest Middlesex, ON6,087$70,32614.7%
      Source: The Southwest Middlesex, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.