Businesses in Squamish, British Columbia

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 16.5%
 Professional Services: 11.2%
 Home Services: 9.8%
 Medical: 8.8%
 Restaurants: 7.5%
 Industry: 7.2%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.7%
 Sports & Activities: 5.1%
 Other: 28.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts1523.7 years4.10.8
Car repair3823.5 years4.22.0
Beauty salons2323.2 years4.61.2
Hairdressers1721.8 years4.40.9
Public administration3224.4 years4.31.7
Social work164.20.8
Loan companies3121.3 years4.71.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets2423 years4.01.3
General contractors5622.5 years3.92.9
Other construction2320 years3.81.2
Real estate234.21.2
Campgrounds164.10.8
Hotels and motels1534.2 years4.10.8
Other accommodation2432.7 years4.11.3
Construction of buildings3222.6 years4.11.7
Wholesale of construction supplies1324.1 years3.80.7
Wholesale of machinery1421.8 years4.30.7
Photography164.90.8
Health and medical7221.4 years4.63.8
Specialized design145.00.7
Churches1325 years4.90.7
American restaurants134.40.7
Bars, pubs and taverns1425.8 years4.50.7
Cafes2120.3 years4.61.1
Clothing stores2022.4 years4.11.0
Electronics stores2123.8 years4.31.1
Hardware stores1821.5 years3.80.9
Household appliances and goods2523.1 years3.91.3
Shopping other2623.4 years4.21.4
Sporting goods2224.5 years4.21.2
Fitness centers254.51.3
Public parks184.60.9
Area of Squamish, British Columbia104.9 km²
Population19,050
Male Population9,673 (50.8%)
Female Population9,377 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +97.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25.5%
Median Age36.7
Male Median Age36.7
Female Median Age36.8
Area Codes604780
NeighborhoodsBrackendale, Garibaldi Highlands
Local TimeSaturday 5:24 AM
TimezonePacific Standard Time
Lat & Lng49.69925° / -123.15631°
Postal CodesV8B

Squamish, British Columbia - Map

Squamish, British Columbia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population9,65512,94915,17619,050
Population Density92.1 / km²123.5 / km²144.7 / km²181.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Squamish, British Columbia Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Squamish, British Columbia+97.3%+47.1%+25.5%
British Columbia+72.3%+37.5%+20.7%
Canada+55.8%+30.2%+17.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Squamish, British Columbia Median Age

Median Age: 36.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Squamish, British Columbia36.7 years36.8 years36.7 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)

Squamish, British Columbia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57707221,493
5-95845731,158
10-145644891,053
15-196685461,214
20-24515456972
25-295896551,245
30-348289141,742
35-399479111,858
40-448307781,609
45-497627111,473
50-547016731,375
55-595825791,161
60-64478424903
65-69327263591
70-74212229441
75-79142198340
80-84103109213
85 Plus71147218
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Squamish, British Columbia Population Density

Population Density: 181.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Squamish, British Columbia19,050104.9 km²181.6 / 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

Squamish, British Columbia Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1900 to 2100
Sources:
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Squamish, British Columbia
 Area Code 604: 94.3%
 Area Code 778: 5%
 Other: 0.8%

Business distribution by price for Squamish, British Columbia

 Moderate: 43.2%
 Inexpensive: 39.8%
 Very Expensive: 11.9%
 Expensive: 5.1%

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

Squamish, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Squamish, British Columbia257,000 t13.5 t2,450 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

Squamish, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)257,000 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,450 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (7)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
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. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
6/8/1810:09 AM3.1997.3 km58,210 m20km SSW of Point Roberts, Washingtonusgs.gov
4/4/1611:36 AM3.131.2 km5,000 m30km NNE of Sechelt, Canadausgs.gov
2/14/158:12 PM3.431.4 km3,410 m32km NNE of Sechelt, Canadausgs.gov
12/11/146:53 AM3.267.1 km65,800 m17km W of Sechelt, Canadausgs.gov
8/11/1111:02 PM3.357.4 km19,500 mBritish Columbia, Canadausgs.gov
8/2/0410:22 PM3.171.2 km66,000 mBritish Columbia, Canadausgs.gov
11/29/023:52 AM3.885.7 km13,062 mStrait of Georgia, Washingtonusgs.gov
11/10/0110:30 AM3.485.4 km15,192 mStrait of Georgia, Washingtonusgs.gov
6/24/977:40 AM4.461.5 km3,300 mBritish Columbia, Canadausgs.gov
6/13/976:44 AM3.461 km3,500 mBritish Columbia, Canadausgs.gov

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Squamish, British Columbia

(/ˈskwɔːmɪʃ/; 2011 census population 17,158) is a community and a district municipality in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located at the north end of Howe Sound on the Sea to Sky Highway. The population of the Squamish census agglomerat..  ︎  Squamish, British Columbia Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Squamish, British Columbia
 Postal Code V8B: 90.8%
 Postal Code V0N: 9.1%
 Other: 0.1%

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