The immigrant population of ST. Thomas and Elgin is not spread over the County evenly. When looking at all the immigrants in the County St. Thomas has the largest proportion at 33%. While Southwold and Dutton/Dunwich each only have 2%

The distribution of immigrants has also been changing in the last few census periods. Between 2001 and 2006 31% of the immigrants into the area settled in St. Thomas, only 8% settles in teh West of the County (West Elgin, Dutton/Dunwich, Southwold), while the East of the County had the largest settlement of newcomers at 56%