- The Resort Municipality of Whistler was incorporated on September 6, 1975 as the first resort municipality in Canada.
- 24,405 hectares/60,305 acres
- 9,824 permanent residents
- 2.5 million (approximate) annual visitors
- 5 per cent of the population is over the age of 65
- 32.4 years is the median age.
- 82.8 per cent of population are working-age adults aged 15-64
- 54 per cent of the population is male and 46 per cent female
- 80.6 per cent of residents report English as their mother tongue
- 5.7 per cent of residents report French as their mother tongue
- 90.6 per cent of residents speak English at home.
- 12.1 per cent of Whistler residents grew up speaking a non-official language
Source: Statistics Canada 2011 Census
The Whistler marketplace has a wide variety of property types and price ranges. In 2014, strong interest in Whistler properties propelled the marketplace to its highest levels of activity since 2007.
In Whistler, the 2015 assessed property values indicated an overall general increase in the value of property by 5.84%. This is an increase of $568 million over last year's value of $9.73 billion.Assessment statements are used to set property taxes but are a very broad brush and every subdivision may have a slightly different experience. For more detailed information, visit bcassessment.ca
- 430.5 cm average snowfall in the valley
- 914 cm average snowfall in the alpine
- - 8º to 3º C average winter temperature range
- 9º to 27º C average summer temperature range
- 668 m elevation of Whistler Village
- 2,182 m elevation of Whistler Mountain peak
- 2,284 m elevation of Blackcomb Mountain peak
- 128 km of municipal roads
- 551.3 hectares of municipal parks
- 40 kilometres of Valley Trail
- 25 kilometres of Lost Lake cross-country ski trails and 15 kilometres of Lost Lake snow shoe trails