Adelaide Metcalfe

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Adelaide Metcalfe
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Adelaide Metcalfe
Adelaide
Adelaide
Adelaide Metcalfe is located in Southern Ontario
Adelaide Metcalfe
Adelaide Metcalfe
Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Middlesex
Formed January 1, 2001
Government
 • Mayor Kurtis Smith
 • Federal riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area[1]
 • Land 331.46 km2 (127.98 sq mi)
Elevation 227 m (745 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 2,990
 • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code N0M, N7G
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.adelaidemetcalfe.
on.ca

Adelaide Metcalfe (2016 population 2,990) is a township in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada. It was formed on January 1, 2001 through the amalgamation of the former Township of Adelaide and the Township of Metcalfe. It is part of the London census metropolitan area. It is the site of Suncor Energy Adelaide Wind Power Project, a 40MW wind farm. [2]

Communities[edit]

The township contains the communities of Adelaide, Crathie, Dejong, Kerwood, Keyser, Mullifarry, Napier, Napperton, Springfield, Walkers and Wrightmans Corners. The administrative offices of the township are in the locality of Adelaide.

Demographics[edit]

Adelaide Metcalfe
YearPop.±%
19912,956[a]—    
19963,128[b]+5.8%
20013,149+0.7%
20063,150+0.0%
20113,028−3.9%
20162,990−1.3%
2016[3], 2011[4], 2006[5], earlier[6]

According to the 2011 Canadian Census,[7] the population of Adelaide Metcalfe is 3,028, a -3.4% change from 2006, which is lower than the 5.9% growth rate for Canada as a whole. The median age is 39.7 years old which is approximately the same as the national average at 40.6 years old.[8]

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, 85.8% of Adelaide Metcalfe residents are Canadian citizens by birth, and about 2.5% of residents are recent immigrants (from 2001 to 2011). Residents of Adelaide Metcalfe are primarily White (96.6%), with a small community of Koreans (3.3%). Specifically, residents of Adelaide Metcalfe identify their ethnic origin as: Canadian (36.2%), English (32.1%), Dutch (27.2%), Scottish (26%), and Irish (18.2%). According to the 2011 Census, English is the mother tongue of 87.2% of the population, with a small population of Dutch (4.7%) and Portuguese (2.3%) speakers.[7][8] Adelaide Metcalfe has 63.7% Christian adherents whereas 35.7% does not affiliate with any religion.[7]

The highest levels of education obtained by residents aged 25 to 64 years old, are as followed: 43.1% of people have a post-secondary schooling degree (including 9.2% with a University degree or higher), 32.6% have a high school degree (or equivalent) and 24.2% have no certificate, diploma or degree; these represent somewhat higher education rates than Canadian averages at 64.1%, 23.2%, & 12.7% respectively.[7]

The median household income before taxes is $28,644, and after taxes is $26,846; lower than the provincial or national figures at $66,358 and $61,072 pre-tax ($58,717 and $54,089 after tax) respectively. The median commute time to work for those 15 years and over was 20.3 minutes with almost all commutes (94.3%) done by personal vehicle as a driver. The median value of a dwelling in Adelaide Metcalfe is $250,399 which is less than the Canadian median value of $280,552 and the Ontario median value of $300,862.[7]

2010 Election[edit]

Municipal office

Ontario municipal elections were held on October 25, 2010. In Adelaide Metcalfe, David Bolton was acclaimed as mayor. Other positions were elected based on the following results:[9]

Deputy Mayor:

  • Adrian deBruyn = 425 Elected
  • Putts Strybosch = 375

Councillor:

  • Randy Campbell = 179
  • Richard Copp = 338
  • Mary Ann Hendrikx = 388
  • Betty Ann Mckinnon = 403 Elected
  • Kurtis Smith = 445 Elected
  • Nick Stokman = 404 Elected

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Population is the sum of Adelaide (township): 1970 and Metcalfe (township): 986
  2. ^ Population is the sum of Adelaide (township): 1901 and Metcalfe (township): 1057

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Adelaide-Metcalfe census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  2. ^ http://www.suncor.com/about-us/wind-power/suncor-energy-adelaide-wind-power-project
  3. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d e "National Household Survey (NHS) Profile, 2011". Statistics Canada. 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  8. ^ a b "Census Profile – 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  9. ^ "Election Results" (PDF). Township of Adelaide Metcalfe. 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2010-12-25.[permanent dead link]

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