Population Of Penticton | Penticton Population 2020

Penticton Population 2020:- Penticton is a city in British Columbia, Canada. Penticton is situated between Okanagan and Skaha lakes. In the 2016 Canadian Census, Penticton’s population was 33,761.

 

Penticton Population

To know the actual Population of Penticton 2020, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 30,985
  • 2006 – 31,909
  • 2011 – 32,877
  • 2016 – 33,761
  • Penticton Population 2020:-  34,772 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of Penticton 2020 according to the estimates is 34,772.

 

Demographics

According to the 2016 census, Penticton has a population of 33,761, up 2.7% from 2011. The population density of Penticton is 801.8 people per square kilometer. The median age in Penticton is 52.4, much higher than the national median age of 41.2. 29.0% of Penticton people are 65 years or older, compared to 16.9% nationally.

As of 2016, 84.8% of the Penticton people are white, while 8.2% are Indigenous and 7.0% are visible minorities. The largest visible minority groups in Penticton are South Asian (2.8%), Filipino (1.1%), Chinese (0.8%), and Southeast Asian and Japanese (0.5% each). 86.4% of Penticton people spoke English as their first language. Other common mother languages in Penticton are German (2.2%), Punjabi (1.8%), French (1.8%), Portuguese (0.7%) and Tagalog (0.6%).

According to the 2011 census, 52.9% of people were Christian. The largest denominations were Catholic (15.8%), other Christian (14.5%) United Church (8.6%), Anglican (4.7%), and Baptist (2.0%). The largest minority religions in Penticton were Sikhism, practiced by 1.7% of the population and Buddhism, practiced by 0.5%, while 43.5% held no religious affiliation.

 

Geography

Penticton covers an area of 42.10 km2 (16.25 sq mi). Penticton is situated five hours from Seattle, Washington, or Vancouver, British Columbia, and eight hours from Calgary, Alberta, by the highway.

Due to Penticton’s warm climate, Penticton has a diverse array of public spaces, from parks to hiking trails.

Penticton hosts games played by ice hockey teams Penticton Vees, a junior “A” team in the British Columbia Hockey League, and one of the most successful Junior A teams in Canadian history.

Penticton hosted the 2010 British Columbia Scotties Tournament of Hearts, 2010 World Junior A Challenge, 2013 Continental Cup of Curling., the 2016 BC Winter Games, the 2017 International Triathlon Union Multisport World Championships and Curling Canada’s 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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