Demographics & Statistics


The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is in a unique and enviable position of being comprised of significant rural lands, small villages and an urban centre. The Municipality has seen consistent growth over the last number of years and is projected to continue at a rate of 1.9% per year.

At present, Mississippi Mills, ON has a population of 13,163 people. Overall, the average population is growing at an average of 0.84% per year over the past 15 years. In the last two census, its population grew by 778 people, an average growth rate of 1.26% from 2011 to 2016.

Population is the sum of births plus in-migration, and it signifies the total market size possible in the area. This is an important metric for economic developers to measure their economic health and investment attraction. Businesses also use this as a metric for market size when evaluating startup, expansion or relocation decisions.


63.18 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 15.5 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 3,955 people are expected to retire in the coming years.

For more detailed Demographic Data including figures and charts visit: Mississippi Mills Town Folio Profile