Lake Country is home to over 13,000 residents and is part of the fast-growing Okanagan region—the largest community between Vancouver and Calgary. Intersected by Highway 97 and boasting easy air access by the Kelowna International Airport, Lake Country has become a hub of growth and innovation that involves tourism, agriculture, technology, business and the arts.
Although the area is famous for its agricultural industries—its century-old fruit orchards and award-winning wineries—residents are also diversely employed in the retail, manufacturing, construction, health care, social assistance, and forestry industries. The region’s major post-secondary institutions have provided an economic engine to the area, spurring growth in the trades, business, finance, and technology sectors. See the full Community Profile and find demographic information from BCStats.