Baby boomers driving Fort St. John population growth

Fort St. John has been described as a ‘boom town’, but recent census data may give that a whole new meaning. According to this May 29, 2012 article by Erica Fisher Fort St. John — the energetic city — grew 6.9% between 2006 and 2011. Most of that growth came from residents between the age of 55 and 64, suggesting that residents are staying put.

So unlike ‘boom town’ days gone by, the ‘boomers’ are calling Fort St. John home for the long-haul.

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