Demographics of Duncan

Moving to Duncan puts you right in the middle of one of the most affordable and livable communities in all of British Columbia! In the Cowichan region, there are roughly 84,000 people that call this area home.

We have some of the most affordable housing prices in the province, with an average house sale price of just over $326,000. The average household income in the Cowichan area is over $69,000, so the local economy is strong and thriving.

Specifically in the Duncan area, there are roughly 44,000 residents. Education is important amongst our population—over half of our residents aged 25-64 have some type of post-secondary certification!

Our economy is vibrant in important areas like health care, education, engineering, architecture, and agriculture. The workforce is expected to keep growing through 2041, so Duncan will just keep getting stronger and more diverse.

With nearby communities like North Cowichan, Lake Cowichan, and Ladysmith, most of Canada's largest industries are represented in this area. This makes Duncan a great place to settle down regardless of your industry, since it's an easy commute to many local communities and cities!

For example, my wife commutes to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, where she works as an emergency room doctor. If you're looking for a city where you and your spouse can find work in your field, come find out what Duncan has to offer.