Here is a photo that summarizes Cloverdale in one picture. It is the annual Halloween Parade of small children and their parents.
Cloverdale is largely a community of young families. Here are the statistics for young people as a percentage of our population. Note that we have a larger percentage of young people than Surrey as a whole, and a much higher percentage than Metro Vancouver.
Although a little younger than the rest of Surrey, and a lot younger than Metro Vancouver, we have a higher average income than Metro Vancouver and a much higher income than the rest of Surrey.
Where Cloverdale really stands out is in average household income. By this measure we are significantly more affluent than the rest of Surrey and Metro Vancouver as a whole.
Above figures are supplied by the City of Surrey and are based on the 2006 census. The current (2014) population of Cloverdale is estimated as 69,310.
Cloverdale is the fastest growing of the six town centres in Surrey. Here are the population growth projections for the town centres supplied by the City of Surrey Planning and Development Department:
Note that Cloverdale is projected to grow by over 75% by 2041, compared to a very respectable 51% growth for Surrey as a whole.
For more information see www.surrey.ca.