The region's appeal and vitality are swelling in pace with the population.
Over 70,000 people lived in Lanark County in 2020, and we welcome new neighbours, co-workers, and friends every day. In fact, in 2019, the county’s five-year population growth of 7% ranked 15th out of the 49 counties in Ontario.
Lanark County’s Population in 2020: 74,425 Residents
- Mississippi Mills: 14,798
- Carleton Place: 11,751
- Smiths Falls: 9,174
- Beckwith: 8,576
- Drummond/North Elmsley: 7,958
- Perth: 6,407
- Tay Valley: 6,003
- Lanark Highlands: 5,694
- Montague: 4,067
Population growth in Carleton Place, Beckwith, Mississippi Mills, and Montague between the 2015 and 2020 period exceeded the provincial growth rate.
Lanark County’s net intraprovincial migration rate of 187 per 10,000 population ranks first among the 49 counties across Ontario.