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Whitehorse

Area of Whitehorse 428 km²
Population 26,016
Male Population 12,902 (49.6%)
Female Population 13,114 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +147.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +37.2%
Median Age 37.1 years old
Male Median Age 36.6 years old
Female Median Age 37.6 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Whitehorse Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 10,500 15,201 18,960 26,016
Population Density 24.5 / km² 35.5 / km² 44.3 / km² 60.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whitehorse Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 37.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Whitehorse +147.8% +71.1% +37.2%
Yukon +147.7% +71.1% +37.2%
Canada +55.4% +29.9% +17.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whitehorse Median Age

Median Age: 37.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Whitehorse 37.1 years 36.6 years 37.6 years
Yukon 39.4 years 39.4 years 39.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Whitehorse Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 816 760 1,576
5-9 783 748 1,532
10-14 805 793 1,599
15-19 956 838 1,794
20-24 989 882 1,872
25-29 978 983 1,962
30-34 838 1,011 1,850
35-39 917 1,044 1,962
40-44 922 1,016 1,939
45-49 1,012 1,145 2,157
50-54 1,090 1,156 2,247
55-59 973 922 1,895
60-64 766 754 1,520
65-69 458 391 850
70-74 274 240 515
75-79 151 207 358
80-84 117 106 224
85 Plus 56 117 174
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Whitehorse Population Density

Population Density: 60.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Whitehorse 26,016 428 km² 60.8 / km²
Yukon 37,894 483,699.4 km² 0.08 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Whitehorse Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1790 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 911 n/a n/a
1900 8,673 25.3% 776
1910 4,091 -52.8% -4,582
1920 1,802 -56% -2,289
1930 1,687 -6.4% -115
1940 2,169 28.6% 482
1950 3,971 83.1% 1,802
1960 6,983 75.8% 3,012
1970 9,079 30% 2,096
1990 15,201 29.4% 3,061
2000 18,960 24.7% 3,759
2020 27,442 20.3% 4,241
2030 30,236 10.2% 2,794
2040 32,662 8% 2,426
2050 35,006 7.2% 2,344
2060 37,219 6.3% 2,213
2070 38,995 4.8% 1,776
2080 40,211 3.1% 1,216
2090 40,711 1.2% 500
2100 40,329 -0.9% -382
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Whitehorse CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Whitehorse 435,089 t 16.7 t 1,016 t/km²
Yukon 632,839 t 16.7 t 1.31 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Whitehorse Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1900 to 2020)

Average Temp
7.3°C
45.2°F
Average High
14.0°C
57.3°F
Average Low
0.7°C
33.2°F
   Record High Temperature
34.5°C
94.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
-15.0°C
5.0°F
   Average Precipitation
15.5 mm
0.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
6.2 days
   Average Snowfall
22.2 mm
0.9 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.3 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Medium (2.2)
Earthquake Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

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Place Area Population Population Density
Beaver Creek 26.1 km² 116 4.44 / km²
Burwash Landing 30.7 km² 87 2.83 / km²
Carcross/Tagish First Nation 23 km² 361 15.7 / km²
Carmacks 44.1 km² 554 12.6 / km²
Dawson 29.2 km² 1,279 43.7 / km²
Destruction Bay 14.7 km² 31 2.11 / km²
Faro 212.5 km² 385 1.81 / km²
Haines Junction 28.4 km² 638 22.5 / km²
Hamlet of Mount Lorne 172 km² 451 2.62 / km²
Ibex Valley 208 km² 364 1.75 / km²
Johnsons Crossing 23.7 km² 16 0.68 / km²
Keno Hill 54 km² 31 0.57 / km²
Mayo 16.1 km² 338 21.0 / km²
Old Crow 15.2 km² 234 15.4 / km²
Pelly Crossing 34.9 km² 371 10.6 / km²
Ross River 21.5 km² 389 18.1 / km²
Stewart Crossing 30.6 km² 27 0.88 / km²
Swift River 2.632 km² 1 0.38 / km²
Tagish 56.2 km² 427 7.6 / km²
Teslin 2.421 km² 172 71.0 / km²
Upper Liard 4.371 km² 110 25.2 / km²
Watson Lake 7.1 km² 836 118.5 / km²
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