Lanark County, Ontario

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Lanark County

Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario. As of 2001, the population is 62,495. Its county seat is Perth, Ontario6.

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Geography

According to Statistics Canada, the county has a total area of 2,979 km² (1,150 mi²).

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2001, there are 62,495 people, 23,905 households, and 18,090 families residing in the county. The population density is 21/km² (54/mi²). There are 27,781 housing units. The racial makeup of the county is 97.70% White, 1.52% Aboriginal, 0.18% Chinese, 0.13% Black, 0.11% Filipino, 0.11% Latin American, 0.06% South Asian, 0.04% Arab, 0.02% Southeast Asian, 0.02% West Asian, 0.02% Japanese, 0.00% Korean, 0.06% Other, 0.05% Multiple responses.

There are 23,905 households out of which 32.54% have children living with them, 32.54% are married couples living together, 23.32% are one-person households, and 12.31% are other household types.

In the county, the population is spread out with 19.68% of the population under the age of 15, 11.78% from 15 to 24, 27.39% from 25 to 44, 25.85% from 45 to 64, and 15.28% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40.

The median income for a household in the county is $49,701, and the median income for a family is $56,873. Males have an average income of $45,494 versus $33,525 for females.

Towns and townships

While the town of Smiths Falls is physically within the boundaries of the county, it is a separated municipality and is not under the administration of the county government.

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