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2006 Community Profiles

 
Stratford
Prince Edward Island
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 7,083   135,851
Population in 2001 1 6,314   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 12.2   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 2,898   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 2,636   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 315.1   23.9
Land area (square km) 22.48   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 7,080 3,440 3,645   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 410 235 175   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 445 230 210   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 515 280 235   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 495 270 225   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 425 210 210   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 395 165 230   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 445 195 245   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 475 235 240   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 555 260 295   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 545 250 295   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 565 250 315   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 585 290 295   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 400 190 210   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 280 145 135   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 210 105 110   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 155 55 100   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 115 50 65   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 80 25 50   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 39.4 37.9 40.7   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.7 78.2 83.0   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 5,720 2,695 3,020   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 5,350 2,510 2,840   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 365 185 190   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 5,720 2,695 3,020   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 1,595 780 810   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 3,380 1,685 1,690   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 170 70 105   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 305 110 190   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 275 50 230   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 2,640   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 76.7   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.1   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.3   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.1   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 11.7   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 2,095   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 545   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,385   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,250   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.2   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.4   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 ($) 20 185,879   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,105   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 1,685   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 190   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 240   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 185   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 50   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 68,923   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 73,501   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 83,481   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,589   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,645   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 34,583   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,297   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 60,893   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 68,342   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,854   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,317   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 29,240   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 2,640   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 935   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 915   16,390
One-person households 475   12,820
Other household types 28 320   8,210
Average household size 2.7   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 63,949   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 84,864   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 69,842   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,629   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 44,395   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,257   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 70,460   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 56,808   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 28,635   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,258   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 741   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 945   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 7,075 3,445 3,630   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 6,640 3,220 3,425   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 175 85 90   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 25 20 10   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 240 125 115   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 7,080 3,445 3,635   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 6,000 2,980 3,020   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 1,075 465 615   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 Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 7,075 3,445 3,635   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 6,895 3,350 3,540   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 85 30 50   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 95 60 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 Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 7,080 3,445 3,630   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 6,675 3,215 3,465   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 385 220 165   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 265 155 115   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 60 35 25   590 280 305
2001 to 2006 39 60 35 25   855 435 420
Non-permanent residents 40 15 0 10   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 7,075 3,445 3,635   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 6,950 3,385 3,565   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,650 865 785   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 5,300 2,520 2,780   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 125 60 65   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 5,710 2,690 3,020   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 355 200 155   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 350 160 190   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 5,010 2,335 2,675   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 6,980 3,390 3,590   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 6,085 2,960 3,130   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) 415 220 195   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 270 115 150   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 170 70 100   2,745 1,305 1,440
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 30 20 15   505 255 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 6,670 3,225 3,445   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,225 2,075 2,145   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) 970 440 525   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 815 365 450   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 560 290 275   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 100 50 50   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 7,075 3,445 3,630   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 15 0 10   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 7,065 3,440 3,625   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 5,710 2,690 3,020   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 815 435 375   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,290 615 670   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 495 335 155   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,345 520 820   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 315 105 210   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,455 680 775   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 925 430 490   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 370 175 195   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 345 165 185   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 75 35 35   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 10 10   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 90 35 60   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 835 365 475   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 60 10   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 100 65 30   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 65 45 20   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 245 90 160   4,515 1,850 2,670
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   405 130 270
University certificate, diploma or degree 340 100 240   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,115 1,510 1,605   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 210 120 90   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 620 300 315   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 285 190 95   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 865 320 545   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 220 90 135   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 905 480 425   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 5,715 2,695 3,020   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,105 1,055 1,050   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 340 100 245   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70 25 45   1,125 585 535
Humanities 145 70 70   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 290 85 205   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 1,120 440 675   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 135 80 55   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 135 80 50   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 465 455 10   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 75 60 15   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 595 100 495   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 225 140 80   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 10   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 5,710 2,690 3,020   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,100 1,055 1,050   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,610 1,635 1,970   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 3,445 1,560 1,895   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 160 80 75   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 5,710 2,690 3,020   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 4,005 1,990 2,010   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 3,735 1,830 1,905   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 265 160 105   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 1,710 700 1,010   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 70.1 74.0 66.6   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 65.4 68.0 63.1   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 8.0 5.2   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 3,960 1,970 1,990   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 480 330 145   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 725 255 465   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 265 180 80   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 340 80 255   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 490 115 375   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 120 70 50   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 980 440 535   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 395 365 35   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 130 90 40   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 40 40 0   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 3,965 1,965 1,990   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 165 110 55   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 160 145 15   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 120 95 25   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 85 65 20   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 500 225 275   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 205 125 75   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 510 100 410   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 380 150 235   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 510 310 205   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 1,315 645 665   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 5,360 2,470 2,890   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,310 2,435 2,870   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,230 1,000 1,230   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,195 465 725   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 4,400 2,190 2,210   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 4,305 2,170 2,140   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 45 10 40   1,060 285 765
Non-official language 10 10 0   30 10 20
English and French 40 0 30   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 Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 3,740 1,835 1,905   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 185 75 110   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 220 120 95   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 3,335 1,635 1,695   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 340 150 185   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 2,805 1,385 1,420   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 130 50 75   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 65 50 10   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Stratford, 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 3,550 1,760 1,790   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 2,990 1,515 1,480   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 430 180 250   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 10 0 10   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 90 50 45   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 35 15 20   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 7,075 3,445 3,635   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 140 70 75   1,825 880 945
Chinese 0 0 0   250 130 120
South Asian 86 15 10 10   130 75 60
Black 45 20 25   645 315 330
Filipino 0 0 0   30 10 15
Latin American 45 15 30   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 10 0 0   70 30 35
Japanese 20 10 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 6,940 3,380 3,560   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 4,335 2,140 2,195   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 27,464 30,086 24,069   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,285 1,200 1,080   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,292 47,149 40,704   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Stratford, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 5,525 2,630 2,890   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 29,388 36,449 24,359   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,397 30,493 21,770   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 73.1 72.8 73.1   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.1 9.5 13.3   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 15.8 17.6 13.5   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 7,055 3,440 3,620   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 6.6 6.2 7.1   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 4.2 3.9 4.3   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.8 10.2 9.4   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 5.0 4.0 6.2   7.9 7.6 8.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Stratford, Prince Edward Island (Code1102080) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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