Statistics Canada cautions that the figures for New Tecumseth are
tempered by an estimated 30 per cent non-response rate (filling out the
census is no longer mandatory as of 2011).
For income purposes the population figures include 15 years of age and
over, of which there were 24,385. Of that, 56.4 per cent reported
incomes over $27,815, while 43.6 per cent were below that amount,
including 22.7 per cent with an annual income below $12,025.
On the higher end, 10.5 per cent reported incomes over $80,420, of
which 4.2 was over $102,305, and 0.9 per cent topping $191,150.
57.2 per cent of New Tecumseth's population worked full year, full time
in 2010 compared to 52.2% in Ontario. The median employment income was
$50,161 for these workers ($50,116 for those in Ontario).
The top three most common occupations for those working full-year
full-time in 2010 in New Tecumseth were Industrial, electrical and
construction trades with median earnings of $50,691; Administrative and
financial supervisors and administrative occupations, median income of
$48,271; and Assemblers in manufacturing, median earnings of $65,326.
Another feature of the survey results include income comparisons for
six divided parts of New Tecumseth.
The median income for Alliston north of Victoria Street was $36,222
with an average of $41,721. South of Victoria Street to Industrial
Parkway, and east to Tottenham Road, the median was $33,976 and
Median income between Industrial Parkway to the 10th Line was $36,906,
average was $45,543. Median income between the 10th Line and the 5th
Line was $36,418, while the average was $45,838.
The area including Tottenham, between the 5th Line to the 3rd Line, to
the eastern limit of the former village, had a median income of $39,472
and average of $44,227. And, the remainder from the 5th Line to Hwy 9,
the median was $30,823, and average $40,682.