Businesses in Fort St. John, British Columbia


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15%
 Professional Services: 14.1%
 Industry: 13.9%
 Home Services: 10.7%
 Automotive: 6.8%
 Restaurants: 6.8%
 Medical: 5%
 Other: 27.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts2322 years3.81.2
Car repair9722.4 years4.15.0
Gas stations4024.9 years4.02.1
Beauty salons3423.9 years4.01.8
Hairdressers2823.7 years4.21.4
Public administration5626.2 years3.92.9
Social work2425.8 years4.21.2
Loan companies6122.3 years3.63.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets2324.7 years3.81.2
Electrical installation3623.1 years4.01.9
General contractors11924.3 years3.96.1
Moving companies4525.5 years4.02.3
Other construction4823.4 years4.62.5
Real estate3625.6 years3.21.9
Hotels and motels2424.7 years4.01.2
Other accommodation2923.8 years4.01.5
Civil engineering4322.3 years4.72.2
Construction of buildings7123.2 years3.73.7
Freight/commercial transport5324.2 years4.12.7
Mining8022.5 years4.54.1
Other membership organizations2125.7 years4.31.1
Tractors and farm equipment2422.6 years4.31.2
Wholesale of construction supplies4927.7 years4.42.5
Wholesale of machinery9325.4 years3.94.8
Health and medical11823.2 years3.86.1
Accountants2822.8 years4.41.4
Corporate management3822.7 years3.22.0
Lawyers legal243.91.2
Research, development and testing services2623.3 years4.61.3
Technical construction services3321.2 years4.81.7
Churches2124.2 years4.61.1
Bars, pubs and taverns2024.1 years4.01.0
Clothing stores3024.7 years4.01.5
Electronics stores3124 years4.01.6
Hardware stores4326.2 years3.52.2
Household appliances and goods2827.1 years3.81.4
Office supplies and stationery stores3524.3 years4.41.8
Rental equipment2724.7 years3.71.4
Shopping other3424.2 years3.81.8
Area of Fort St. John, British Columbia22.7 km²
Male Population9,936 (51.3%)
Female Population9,437 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +31.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +8.2%
Median Age30.7
Male Median Age30.6
Female Median Age30.9
Area Codes250
Local TimeMonday 3:38 PM
TimezoneMountain Standard Time
Lat & Lng56.24988° / -120.85292°
Postal CodesV1J

Fort St. John, British Columbia - Map

Fort St. John, British Columbia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density648.9 / km²740.0 / km²788.8 / km²853.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort St. John, British Columbia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Fort St. John, British Columbia+31.6%+15.4%+8.2%
British Columbia+72.3%+37.5%+20.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort St. John, British Columbia Median Age

Median Age: 30.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Fort St. John, British Columbia30.7 years30.9 years30.6 years
British Columbia42.3 years43.1 years41.4 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Fort St. John, British Columbia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 58818401,722
85 Plus52119171
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Fort St. John, British Columbia Population Density

Population Density: 853.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Fort St. John, British Columbia19,37322.7 km²853.8 / km²
British Columbia4.8 million978,582 km²4.86 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort St. John, British Columbia Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Fort St. John, British Columbia

 Inexpensive: 41.3%
 Moderate: 33.9%
 Very Expensive: 15.6%
 Expensive: 9.2%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Fort St. John, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Fort St. John, British Columbia305,495 t15.8 t13,463 t/km²
British Columbia68,179,723 t14.3 t69.7 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Fort St. John, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)305,495 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15.8 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)13,463 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/29/185:27 PM4.327.8 km5,100 m27km SSE of Fort St. John,
5/27/139:36 PM4.218.4 km5,000 m18km ESE of Fort St. John,
9/29/105:27 AM494.1 km1,000 mBritish Columbia,
3/4/086:59 PM3.38.4 km13,100 mBritish Columbia,
9/10/064:01 AM3.192.8 km5,000 mBritish Columbia,
12/27/043:27 PM3.717.1 km10,000 mBritish Columbia,
10/3/011:04 PM3.28.2 km1,000 mBritish Columbia,
6/12/013:09 AM3.95.9 km1,000 mBritish Columbia,
4/13/017:20 PM5.367.5 km10,000 mAlberta,
9/24/002:50 AM3.25.3 km1,000 mBritish Columbia,

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Fort St. John, British Columbia

The City of Fort St. John is a city in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. A member municipality of the Peace River Regional District, the city encompasses a total area of about 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi) with 18,609 residents at the 2011 ce..  ︎  Fort St. John, British Columbia Wikipedia Page

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