Household income 51%
Unemployment 43%
In labour force 2%
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Median household income$124,187$87,353$82,436
Unemployment rate3.7%4.2%6.4%
In labour force62.3%61.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Vaughan is 51% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Vaughan is 43% lower than the national average
  • In Vaughan 3.6% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Vaughan 9.9% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Vaughan 7.5% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Vaughan median earnings by income bracket

      Vaughan employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.6%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%
      Public administration2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%
      Education, health & social services10.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      King, ON27,487$150,17482.2%
      Aurora, ON61,058$126,90953.9%
      Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON52,025$121,11846.9%
      Newmarket, ON88,702$109,57432.9%
      Markham, ON359,111$102,03523.8%
      Vaughan, ON321,974$124,18750.6%

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      Vaughan, ON321,974$124,18750.6%
      Source: The Vaughan, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.