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2006 Community Profiles

 
Montague
Prince Edward Island
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,802   135,851
Population in 2001 1 1,945   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -7.4   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 864   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 805   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 592.2   23.9
Land area (square km) 3.04   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,800 795 1,010   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 85 45 40   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 110 55 50   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 100 45 50   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 115 50 65   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 95 40 55   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 95 40 55   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 85 45 45   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 95 45 45   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 120 50 65   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 110 40 70   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 135 60 75   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 140 70 70   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 115 50 65   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 85 35 55   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 95 45 50   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 80 30 55   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 60 25 35   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 85 20 65   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 45.4 42.6 47.3   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.9 81.6 86.1   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,510 645 870   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 1,395 590 810   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 115 60 60   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,515 645 865   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 500 235 260   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 605 300 305   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 65 15 45   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 140 60 80   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 205 30 175   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 805   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 59.6   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.2   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.1   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.9   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 23.0   13.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 450   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 355   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 640   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 160   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.6   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.9   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 109,007   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 520   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 270   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 80   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 170   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 140   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 35   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.6   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.1   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 43,114   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,563   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 33,903   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,737   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,005   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 33,048   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 38,928   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,130   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 32,184   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,328   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,570   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,292   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 805   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 120   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 215   16,390
One-person households 275   12,820
Other household types 28 190   8,210
Average household size 2.1   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 31,371   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 51,705   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,286   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,646   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,111   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 29,270   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 45,764   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 42,881   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,125   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 30,422   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 454   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 544   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,735 785 945   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 1,635 740 890   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 10 0 10   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 0 0 0   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 90 50 40   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,730 785 945   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 1,585 755 830   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 140 30 110   17,100 7,245 9,855
Neither English nor French 10 0 0   55 20 30
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,735 785 950   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 1,690 770 920   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 0 0 0   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 45 15 30   1,100 575 525
English and French 0 0 0   150 45 105
English and non-official language 0 0 0   160 90 75
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,735 790 945   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 1,620 725 895   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 115 65 55   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 105 55 50   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 10 0 0   590 280 305
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   855 435 420
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,730 790 950   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 1,715 770 940   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 370 200 165   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,345 570 775   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 20 15 10   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,440 620 815   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 115 60 50   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 85 20 70   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 1,235 540 690   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,710 770 940   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,445 645 800   116,595 56,570 60,025
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 145 85 65   8,495 4,110 4,385
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 80 15 65   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 40 25 15   2,745 1,305 1,440
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   505 255 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,660 750 915   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,030 500 525   86,340 42,310 44,025
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 370 155 220   20,280 9,745 10,535
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 180 65 120   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 75 30 45   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,730 785 950   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 35 20 15   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,695 765 930   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,435 620 815   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 555 255 300   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 300 100 200   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 130 95 40   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 255 115 135   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 50 10 45   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 140 50 90   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 195 90 105   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 120 60 60   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 35 10 25   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 15 0   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 0 15   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 190 75 110   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 40 30 15   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 60 10 50   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 20 0   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 50 20 30   4,515 1,850 2,670
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   405 130 270
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 15   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 705 315 395   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 215 100 110   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 150 55 90   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60 30 30   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 160 75 85   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 40 0 30   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 85 45 35   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,435 620 810   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 855 355 500   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 55 15 40   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10 10 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 35 15 20   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 35 15 25   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 105 25 75   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 0 0   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45 15 30   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 135 135 0   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 25 20 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 90 10 80   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 50 25 25   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,440 620 810   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 855 355 500   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 580 270 310   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 570 255 310   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 15 15 0   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,435 620 815   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 840 415 420   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 630 310 320   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 205 105 100   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 600 205 390   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 58.5 66.9 51.5   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 43.9 50.0 39.3   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 24.4 25.3 23.8   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 810 415 395   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 55 20 30   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 110 30 80   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 55 35 25   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 25 0 25   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 50 10 50   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 25 0 20   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 145 60 85   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 180 140 40   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 105 85 20   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 55 30 30   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 810 415 390   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 100 65 35   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 85 60 20   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 100 75 25   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 75 45 30   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 30 10 20   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 55 0 60   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 15 0 10   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 150 100 55   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 200 55 140   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,340 575 760   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,320 560 760   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 565 210 350   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 295 110 185   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 960 460 500   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 955 465 495   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 0 0 0   1,060 285 765
Non-official language 0 0 0   30 10 20
English and French 0 0 10   430 140 295
English and non-official language 0 0 0   15 0 10
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 630 310 320   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 45 25 20   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 75 55 15   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 510 235 275   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 320 120 205   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 80 55 30   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 105 60 45   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 585 285 295   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 425 195 225   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 75 55 20   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 80 30 50   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 10 10 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,730 785 950   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 40 20 20   1,825 880 945
Chinese 40 15 20   250 130 120
South Asian 86 0 0 0   130 75 60
Black 0 0 0   645 315 330
Filipino 0 0 0   30 10 15
Latin American 0 0 0   215 110 105
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   30 0 30
Arab 0 0 0   260 120 140
West Asian 88 0 0 0   30 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   70 30 35
Japanese 0 0 0   65 30 35
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   60 15 45
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25 15 10
Not a visible minority 91 1,690 765 925   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 905 425 480   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 13,336 15,612 11,170   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 265 115 145   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 34,608 37,398 32,210   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Montague, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,380 595 785   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,575 26,413 17,191   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,334 22,338 16,852   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 50.3 50.4 50.2   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 29.4 25.1 33.5   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 20.2 24.4 16.0   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,720 780 940   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 21.8 14.1 28.2   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.6 7.7 11.2   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 33.3 23.8 45.5   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.7 9.8 21.2   7.9 7.6 8.2

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Montague, Prince Edward Island (Code1101018) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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