Household income 39%
Unemployment 67%
In labour force 10%
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Median household income$114,303$87,353$82,436
Unemployment rate2.1%4.2%6.4%
In labour force70.1%61.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Wellesley is 39% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Wellesley is 67% lower than the national average
  • In Wellesley 3.5% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Wellesley 10.7% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Wellesley 5.3% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Wellesley employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry7.8%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%
      Public administration2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%
      Education, health & social services8.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woolwich, ON28,438$114,92839.4%
      Wilmot, ON22,827$110,38433.9%
      Mapleton, ON11,305$103,16825.1%
      Waterloo, ON118,234$95,07415.3%
      Perth East, ON13,452$92,36512.0%
      Wellesley, ON12,358$114,30338.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Beatrice, NE12,358n/a 
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      Wellesley, ON12,358$114,30338.7%
      Source: The Wellesley, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.