Population and Demographics

Location and Size:


At 54°19′N 130°19′W, Prince Rupert is situated on Kaien Island (approximately 770 km north of Vancouver), just north of the mouth of Skeena River, and linked by a short bridge to the mainland. The city is located along the island's northwestern shore, fronting on Prince Rupert Harbour.
At the western terminus of Trans-Canada Highway 16 (the Yellowhead Highway), Prince Rupert is approximately 140 km west of Terrace, and 715 km west of Prince George.
For more information about economic development, population and demographics, please contact the Prince Rupert Economic Development Commission.
424 3rd Avenue West
Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 4H6
Tel: (250) 627-5138
Fax: (250) 627-5139

Population and Demographics:


View detailed Statistics Canada census data here: 2011 Prince Rupert Census Profile.