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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 364   135,851
Population in 2001 1 367   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -0.8   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 192   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 141   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 39.4   23.9
Land area (square km) 9.25   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 365 180 185   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 15 5 10   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 25 15 15   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 15 5 10   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 30 10 15   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 20 5 10   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 10 5 5   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 25 10 15   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 20 10 10   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 20 10 10   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 25 10 15   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 50 20 30   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 50 30 20   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 20 10 10   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 15 10 5   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 15 5 5   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 10 5 5   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 5 0 0   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 5 5 5   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 45.7 48.0 44.0   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.9 86.1 83.8   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 310 155 155   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 290 145 145   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 20 10 10   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 310 155 155   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 85 40 40   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 195 95 95   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 10 5 5   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 15 10 5   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 10 5 5   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 145   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 93.1   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   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 0.0   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 6.9   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 140   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 0   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 90   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 60   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.3   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.6   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 6.9   0.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 245,777   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 115   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 100   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 10   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 0   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 0   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 0   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 0.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 93,411   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 93,269   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 0   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 77,539   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 77,397   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 0   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 150   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 65   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 45   16,390
One-person households 35   12,820
Other household types 28 0   8,210
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 78,132   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 93,231   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 104,712   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 37,153   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 65,844   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 77,359   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 87,816   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,865   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 0   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 840   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 370 175 190   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 355 170 185   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 0 0 0   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 0 0 0   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 15 10 0   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 365 175 195   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 340 170 170   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 25 10 20   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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 370 175 195   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 350 170 185   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 0 0 0   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 15 0 10   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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 370 175 190   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 345 165 185   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 20 15 10   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 15 0 10   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 0 10 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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 370 180 195   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 365 175 190   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 70 15 50   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 295 155 145   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 10 0   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 315 160 155   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 30 20 10   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 15 0 15   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 265 135 125   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 370 175 190   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 330 160 170   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) 0 0 0   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 15 10 10   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 20 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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 355 170 185   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 240 115 125   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) 35 15 25   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 20 10 15   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 60 40 20   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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 370 180 190   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 370 180 195   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 315 160 155   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 30 20 10   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 50 20 25   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 15 10   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 100 45 55   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 105 55 50   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 55 25 30   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 10   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 25 15 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 10 10 0   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 45 25 20   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 0 10 0   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 0 0 0   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 10 10   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 20 10 10   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 185 90 100   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 0   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 25 15 15   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15 10 0   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 70 20 50   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 70 40 30   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 315 160 155   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 80 40 35   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 15 10 15   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15 0 10   1,125 585 535
Humanities 15 0 10   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 10 0   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 65 40 30   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 0 10   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 45 45 0   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 0 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 45 0 40   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 0 10   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 310 160 150   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 80 40 40   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 230 120 115   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 220 115 110   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 10 0 0   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 315 160 150   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 220 105 115   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 200 100 100   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 20 0 15   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 95 55 40   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 69.8 65.6 76.7   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 63.5 62.5 66.7   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 9.1 0.0 13.0   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 220 100 110   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 20 15 10   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 50 15 35   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 0 0   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 15 10 15   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 20 0 20   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 30 15 15   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 45 20 25   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 20 15 0   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 15 15 10   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 215 100 110   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 10 0 0   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 15 15 0   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 0 0 0   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 20 0 10   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 25 10 15   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 15 0 10   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 20 0 15   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 25 20 10   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 95 45 45   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 305 155 150   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 305 155 155   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 125 55 65   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 105 50 55   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 250 120 135   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 255 120 135   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 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 200 95 100   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 25 0 25   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 10 15 0   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 160 85 75   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 0 0 0   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 145 75 70   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 10   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 10 10 0   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Meadowbank, Community   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 83 175 100 75   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 165 85 75   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 10 10 0   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 0 10 0   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 0 0 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 370 180 190   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 10   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 91 365 180 190   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 255 130 125   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 31,373 32,941 30,629   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 110 65 50   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 46,461 59,119 34,973   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Meadowbank, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 305 155 145   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 35,876 39,547 31,572   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 30,559 31,933 26,791   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 71.7 65.3 77.8   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 7.5 6.5 9.2   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 20.6 27.0 12.5   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 370 180 195   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 9.6 11.1 7.7   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.5 11.4 7.9   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   7.9 7.6 8.2

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