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Current population and household estimates

These city-derived estimates are based on the 2001 post-censal estimate of population and net new units from issued building permits, changes in rental vacancy and the decline on the persons per unit in existing households.

By sub-area, year end 2015

Sub-Area Population Households
1. Central Area 12,026 7,473
2. Inner Area 89,605 48,014
3. Ottawa East 51,117 25,641
4. Beacon Hill 30,275 14,001
5. Alta Vista 74,998 32,500
6. Hunt Club 65,555 26,451
7. Merivale 77,531 33,780
8. Ottawa West 44,598 21,191
9. Bayshore 38,477 17,698
10. Cedarview 46,162 18,634
11. Kanata-Stittsville 116,777 43,174
12. South Nepean 83,252 30,674
13. Riverside South 14,145 5,126
14. Leitrim 8,527 2,806
15. Orléans 113,595 43,490
16. Rural Northeast 11,937 4,296
17. Rural Southeast 28,316 9,892
18. Rural Southwest 28,296 10,014
19. Rural Northwest 25,568 9,063
     City of Ottawa 960,756 403,197

Maps - Urban Sub-Areas and Rural Sub-Areas

By ward, year end 2015

Ward Population Households
1. Orléans 48,915 18,868
2. Innes 41,011 15,309
3. Barrhaven 57,698 20,951
4. Kanata North 36,258 14,084
5. West Carleton-March 25,599 9,056
6. Stittsville 31,841 10,930
7. Bay 45,512 21,082
8. College 52,271 21,914
9. Knoxdale-Merivale 39,632 15,948
10. Gloucester-Southgate 47,281 18,942
11. Beacon Hill-Cyrville 33,437 13,893
12. Rideau-Vanier 48,569 27,478
13. Rideau-Rockcliffe 38,294 18,676
14. Somerset 40,915 24,982
15. Kitchissippi 43,143 20,439
16. River 48,561 21,117
17. Capital 37,526 17,296
18. Alta Vista 44,993 20,047
19. Cumberland 46,554 17,414
20. Osgoode 27,682 9,700
21. Rideau-Goulbourn 27,443 9,699
22. Gloucester-South Nepean 48,914 17,900
23. Kanata South 48,706 18,193
     City of Ottawa 960,756 403,917

Maps - Urban Wards and Rural Wards