West Vancouver’s current population is just over 44,000.
West Van has BC’s highest percentage of persons age 65 and older (65 percent).
29 percent of residents profess “no religion,”, while Protestant religions (combined) comprise roughly 48 percent of the population.
English is the primary language in 80 percent of all households.
Perhaps befitting its aging demographic, women outnumber men by 53% to 47%.
When it comes to marriage, money likely does buy happiness – only 9 percent of the adult population are separated or divorced.
There are 5,000 residents of Iranian origin, outnumbering Chinese, Korean, and East Indians.
Single, detached homes make up 54 percent of the housing types.
Benchmark sale price (June, 2012) of a single family home is $1.94M; a five-year increase of 29 percent.
22,355 residents have post-secondary education.
STATS PROVIDED BY THE VANCOUVER SUN