Q: What is the projected population trend for the Oceanside area?


A: "Oceanside has had the fastest population growth over the last 25 years and is projected to have the 2nd fastest grwoth reate over the next 25 years. The projected growth includes strong growth in the prime working age group of 25 to 54 year olds."- Vann Struth 2012 Competitive Assessment of the Oceanside Economy   (The Town of Qualicum Beach and the City of Parksville are the two municipalities in the Oceanside area which also comprises a number of unincorporated electoral areas of the Regional District of Nanaimo. "Oceanside" refers to the geographic area of Nanoose Bay out to Errington-Coombs, and up to Deep Bay.)