Chilliwack has a population of 91, 797, with a five year growth rate of 7.5% (2018 statistic). This is a greater growth rate than neighbouring communities. With continued steady growth, the city’s projected population is expected to surpass 100,000 by 2021.
The median age in the City of Chilliwack is 41.3, with almost 80% of people under the age of 59. Chilliwack also has a significantly higher percentage of children up to 19 years at 26.5% compared to 22% in BC. The City of Chilliwack’s population of seniors aged 65 and over is comparable to the BC average at 16%.