Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo, ON



The Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo metro area, also known as the "Tri-Cities", is located in southern Ontario, Canada. The metro area is often collectively called the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

Total Population: 523,894

(An increase of 5.54 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 111,495
  • Language Spoken at Home - 115,257

Quick Facts

  • Known for its high concentration of Mennonites.

  • Over 22% of the population speak another language beside English most often at home.

  • Most common mother tongues are German, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Mandarin and Chinese, Cantonese.

  • Over 20% of Waterloo’s population belongs to a visible minority, and the largest visible minority groups are Chinese and South Asians.

  • Over 26% of Kitchener's population is foreign-born, with the English people of the United Kingdom being the most common followed by the Romanian people.

  • Cambridge's foreign born population makes up over 20% of the city's total population. Portuguese people are the most followed by the English of the United Kingdom.

  • Notable Arab peoples include Arab, Egyptian (1,460), Arab, Lebanese (1,200), and Arab, Iraqi (1,100).

People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
GermanGermanyEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant102,070
Hmong, NjuaLaosEast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions585