The primary trade area for Central City is defined as the regions of Surrey North of 64th Ave, West of 144th Street and East of 120 Street.
There is a considerable variance between primary and secondary markets from a demographic standpoint. The PTA is characterized by below average education levels and high quotient of trade workers. The STA has a higher percentage of University Graduates working in business, finance and management jobs
 Thomas Consultants Report October 23, 2009
||$68,900 is the average household income.
- The median age Population is evenly split. 50% are female and 50% are male.
- 53% are under the age of 39, 32% are between the ages of 39 and 59 and 16% are over the age of 59.
- 43% are a visible minority with 60% being Southeast Asian, 10% Filipino and 9% Chinese.
- Lower levels of education. 11% have a university degree.
- Married: 54%
- Average population growth 1.5% annually.
- Below average retail spending profile: $6,600 average annual per capita spend.
- The unemployment rate is 8.63%. This is higher than Province of BC unemployment rate of 6.97%.
- 3.13 persons per household. This is consistent with the average for Surrey (3.0) and above the average for the GVRD (2.6).