Quick Facts

Quick Facts for the District of Kent and Harrison Hot Springs

 

General

 

Harrison Hot Springs

District of Kent

Incorporated in 1949, Harrison Hot Springs has a total land area of 5.47 square km.  The Village is located at the south end of Harrison Lake, 123 km east of Vancouver.  Harrison Hot Springs is in the Fraser Valley Regional District.

Incorporated in 1895, Kent has a total land area of 166.89 square km.  The District of Kent is located on the north bank of the Fraser River, 116 km east of Vancouver and 36 km west of Hope.  Kent is in the Fraser Valley Regional District.

 

 

Population

 

Harrison Hot Springs

%

Kent District

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population 2007

 

1,645

 

5,062

 

 

Age & Gender – 2001 Census

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

1,345

100.0

4,925

100.0

 

 

 0 - 14

220

15.0

870

17.6

 

 

15 - 24

140

10.4

610

12.3

 

 

25 - 44

345

25.7

1,425

29.0

 

 

45 - 64

410

29.7

1,255

25.4

 

 

65 +

250

18.2

775

15.6

 

Labour

Harrison Hot Springs

%

Kent District

%

Total Labour Force

655

100.0

2,160

100.0

   Accommodation & Food services

275

42.7

495

23.1

   Farms

-

0.0

260

12.1

   Retail trade

60

9.3

255

11.9

   Public Admin

110

17.1

215

10.0

   Construction

30

4.7

180

8.4

   Manufacturing

40

6.2

175

8.2

   Health care

35

5.4

155

7.2

   Education

70

10.9

125

5.8

   Transportation & warehousing

10

1.5

115

5.4

   Other

25

2.2

185

7.9

 

Value of New Construction

Harrison Hot Springs

Kent District

Value of Building Permits in (ooo’s)

 

 

 

2003

7,996

8,724

 

2004

3,872

12,2654

 

2005

1,527

10,260

 

2006

780

8,846

 

2007

680

17,821

 

Average Income based on Tax returns

Source of Income

 

Harrison Hot Springs

Kent District

 

Harrison Hot Springs

Kent District

2001

27,101

23,018

Employment

54.6

60.5

2002

28,438

24,018

Pension

23.8

19.7

2003

29,098

24,391

Investment

8.2

5.5

2004

28,992

25,030

Self-employ

4.6

5.7

2005

30,588

26,206

Other

8.8

8.6

Source: BC STATS & Statistics Canada

 

 

Further details can be obtained by downloading the these Community profiles

 

Harrison Hot Springs – Community Facts

District of Kent – Community Facts