Community Profile & Demographics

Conveniently located 25 minutes south-east of Ottawa, Russell Township serves a vibrant, caring, bilingual and growing population of approximately 16,000 individuals that includes (primarily) young families, educated professionals, spirited entrepreneurs and talented tradespeople in an rural setting. 

Demographics*:

  • Median Age: 39
  • Majority of the population is between 25-49
  • 77% of our population works
  • 11% of workers are self-employed
  • Median Income: $107,371 for families, $43,709 for individuals
  • 70% of Russell Twp`s population have a post-secondary education
  • 60% + of our population leave the area to work every single day - 93% of those going to Ottawa
  • Most common occupations include:
    • Business, Finance & Administration (21.6%)
    • Sales & Service (15.3%)
    • Trades, Transport & Equip Operators (14.3%)
    • Education, Law, Social, Community & Government (14%)

 

*StatsCan-2011

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