City Demographics, Community & Lifestyle of Kamloops



Kamloops is the city of Canada located in British Columbia. It is famous for its park, hiking trails many skis. The wildlife park in British Columbia is inhibited by bears and cougars. The features of Heritage park and riverside Secwepemc Museum are the remnants of a village that is 2000 years old.


Population and Demographics:

This city is the 12th largest municipality in the province with a population of 90,280 according to the census in 2016. The census agglomeration of Kamloops has a ranking of 36 among the areas of census metropolitan and Canadian agglomeration at the 2016 population of the 103,811 individuals. The population of the city was expected to extend to 100,046 individuals in 2019. From the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016, the growth rate of the population of this city is 1.12 percent. In the last 2 censuses, the average growth rate is 1.07 percent from 2011 to 2016 per annum. Mostly people of Kamloops city are primarily English speaking, although the city has also represented many different cultures. Over 10% of the population are immigrants which include German, Punjabi, and Italian. The remaining population consists of Filipino, Dutch, Hungarian, Cantonese, and Spanish.



Kamloops is called the city of Tournament Capital of Canada and it hosts more than 100 tournaments every year with the world-class facilities of sports like Kamloops bike ranch, Tournament capital ranch, and tournament capital Centre. Informally recognized communities in the city are Dallas, Dufferin, Brocklehurst, Batchelor heights, Iron mask, Lower sahali, Mission flats, Noble Creek, Campbell Creek, Pine view, Southgate, Tranquil, Valley view, Upper sahali, Westside, and west end.


Educational Background:

School district 73 Kamloops / Thompson runs the public schools in the city and also in the adjacent communities. The private schools in the city are Our lady of perpetual help school, Kamloops Christian School, and St. Ann’s Academy. The Thompson Rivers University in the city offers a number of graduate and undergraduate degrees and diploma programs and certificates. This university and satellite campuses in many areas including Chase, Clearwater, Cache, Ashcroft, and Williams lake. This university also has a division of open learning. The open learning system of this university is the huge online education provider in British Columbia and also in Canada. Athletic teams of Thompson River University are represented by Thompson Rivers University Wolf Pack. The private post-secondary educational institutions along with their campuses are Sprott Shaw College and Thompson Career college.


Families and average household income:  

With a population of 90,280, most of the residents have low income. Many of them have a national median income of $73,822 per annum. The median household income of a city is more than the average national household income.



Real Estate Fact:

The average price of a house for a single-family in Kamloops city and its surrounding areas is $531,000. The price of multi-family homes is 14% high with an average price of $ 363,000. A one-bedroom apartment has an average rent of $1300 while a two bedrooms apartment has an average rent of $ 1575.



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