Demographics

Population

Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population found that the average age of North Bay residents is 40.8 years old and 83.5% of the population is over the age of 15.

Language

Statistics Canada, 2006 Census – First language:

First Language

Total

% of population

Male

Female

Total Population

53,235

100%

25,505

27,730

English Only

41,985

79%

20,500

21,480

French Only

8,040

15%

3,545

4,490

English and French

405

1%

180

220

Other language(s)

2,810

5%

1,275

1,535

Nipissing University and Canadore College are a driving force in North Bay's economy attracting more than 7,000 students to the area. Renowned programs between the two institutions include Canadore College's Aviation Program and Nipissing University's Bachelor of Education Program.