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Canada's oldest and youngest communities, according to 2011 census
OTTAWA - Top five oldest communities (population 10,000 or more) based on median age, according to census data released Tuesday by Statistics Canada:
Parksville, B.C., 58.2 years
Explore the numbers and see how different regions of Canada compare and have changed since the last census in 2006.
Elliot Lake, Ont., 57.1 years
Sidney, B.C., 56.9 years
White Rock, B.C., 53.8 years
North Saanich, B.C., 53.7 years
(Median age is defined as the point where exactly one half of the population is older than the median age and the other half is younger.)
Top five youngest communities (population 10,000 or more)based on median age, according to census data released Tuesday by Statistics Canada.
Mackenzie County, Alta., 22.6 years
Hanover, Man., 27 years
Grande Prairie, Alta., 30.3 years
Petawawa, Ont., 30.4 years
Cold Lake, Alta., 30.5
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