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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 634   135,851
Population in 2001 1 721   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -12.1   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 271   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 239   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 384.7   23.9
Land area (square km) 1.65   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 635 305 330   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 30 15 15   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 55 25 30   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 50 20 25   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 40 25 15   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 25 15 15   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 35 15 20   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 40 20 15   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 55 25 30   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 50 25 20   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 55 25 30   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 50 20 30   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 55 30 30   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 35 20 15   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 15 10 10   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 20 10 10   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 20 10 5   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 5 5 10   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 10 5 5   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 39.0 39.6 38.6   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 79.5 82.0 78.5   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 505 245 255   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 460 225 235   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 40 25 20   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 500 250 255   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 175 105 70   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 235 115 120   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 25 15 15   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 30 15 20   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 35 5 35   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 235   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 85.1   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.5   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.3   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 6.4   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 16 170   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 70   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 185   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 50   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14.9   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   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 ($) 20 77,042   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 170   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 110   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 15   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 35   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 30   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 10   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 3.1   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 0.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.1   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.2   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,259   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 53,651   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 0   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 13,177   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 21,766   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 42,091   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 50,657   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 0   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 13,177   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 21,766   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 235   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 70   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 60   16,390
One-person households 70   12,820
Other household types 28 40   8,210
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,195   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 42,369   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,776   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,731   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 34,903   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 34,876   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 37,249   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,655   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,028   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,300   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 490   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 663   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 625 300 325   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 585 275 310   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 10 0 0   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 0 0 10   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 30 25 0   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 625 300 325   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 615 295 320   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 0 0 0   17,100 7,245 9,855
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   55 20 30
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 625 300 320   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 625 300 325   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 0 0 0   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 0 0 0   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 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 625 300 325   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 610 295 315   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 15 0 10   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 15 10 0   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 0 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 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 625 300 320   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 620 295 325   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 170 85 80   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 450 205 245   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 475 235 240   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 10 0 10   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 15 15 0   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 450 220 230   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 615 300 320   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 495 245 250   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) 65 40 25   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 35 10 25   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 25 10 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 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 590 280 310   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 390 190 200   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) 115 50 65   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 30 15 10   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 50 20 30   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 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 625 300 325   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 10 10 0   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 615 295 320   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 480 235 245   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 200 100 95   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 125 50 80   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 45 35 0   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 85 35 50   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 20 10   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 50 30 25   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 30 20 0   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 15 10 10   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 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 0 0 0   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 95 30 65   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 30 20 15   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 25 10 20   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 30 0 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 10 0 0   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 265 140 125   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 100 45 50   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 75 40 40   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 25 0   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 40 20 20   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 10   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 480 235 245   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 325 145 175   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 0 0 10   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 15 20 0   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 25 0 20   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 40 25 20   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 45 40 0   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 0 0 0   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 20 0 15   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 480 240 240   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 325 145 175   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 155 90 65   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 145 75 65   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 10 10 0   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 480 240 240   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 310 140 165   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 260 125 135   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 55 20 30   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 170 90 75   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 64.6 58.3 68.8   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 54.2 52.1 56.2   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 17.7 14.3 18.2   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 305 140 165   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 10 0 10   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 55 15 40   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 10 0 10   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 20 10 10   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 45 10 35   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 35 25 10   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 60 55 0   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 65 25 35   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 305 140 170   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 30 30 0   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 10 0 10   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 105 50 55   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 0 0 0   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 0 0 0   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 15 0 10   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 0 0 10   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 35 20 15   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 100 40 60   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 455 225 230   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 455 220 235   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 225 90 135   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 75 35 35   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 330 145 185   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 325 145 185   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 0   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 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 260 125 135   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 0 0 0   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 15 20 0   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 240 105 135   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 155 85 70   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 40 10 30   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 45 10 35   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 Georgetown, 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 83 255 125 135   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 165 95 65   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 40 10 35   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 55 25 35   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 0 0 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 620 300 320   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   1,825 880 945
Chinese 0 0 0   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 91 620 300 325   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 350 160 190   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 11,423 14,281 10,286   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 90 45 40   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 29,983 36,168 19,122   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Georgetown, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 465 220 245   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,110 26,371 16,981   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,829 21,507 15,522   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 54.1 53.9 54.6   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 35.1 32.9 37.8   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 10.7 13.4 7.4   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 625 300 320   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 19.2 18.3 21.9   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.4 11.7 9.2   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 30.3 27.8 31.2   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.6 0.0 0.0   7.9 7.6 8.2

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