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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Prince Edward Island
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 4,677   135,851
Population in 2001 1 4,412   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.0   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 1,775   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,677   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 165.9   23.9
Land area (square km) 28.20   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 4,675 2,290 2,385   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 325 170 155   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 385 200 180   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 380 220 160   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 340 185 160   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 260 130 130   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 255 100 155   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 335 165 175   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 380 185 200   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 355 155 200   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 375 165 205   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 295 140 155   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 340 165 185   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 235 110 130   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 160 90 70   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 100 50 50   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 75 30 40   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 30 10 20   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 40 10 30   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 35.7 34.3 36.6   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 76.8 74.2 79.3   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,595 1,700 1,895   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 3,325 1,570 1,760   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 265 130 135   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,595 1,700 1,890   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 1,030 515 515   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,060 1,030 1,030   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 120 55 65   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 240 90 150   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 140 20 120   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,675   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 76.1   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.5   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.7   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 2.7   13.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.6   0.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 10.4   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,355   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 320   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,060   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 620   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.9   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.2   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.6   0.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 146,216   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,400   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 1,015   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 135   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 250   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 210   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 40   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 3.1   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.7   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 64,407   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 70,371   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 64,305   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,248   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,194   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 53,029   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,479   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 60,993   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 53,041   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,083   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,028   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 45,861   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,680   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 665   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 460   16,390
One-person households 280   12,820
Other household types 28 270   8,210
Average household size 2.8   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 60,388   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,628   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 61,055   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,148   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,380   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 51,703   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,159   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,996   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,716   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 39,844   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 746   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 878   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 4,675 2,290 2,385   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 4,530 2,210 2,320   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 50 15 35   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 10 0 10   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 85 65 25   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 4,675 2,290 2,385   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 4,095 2,045 2,055   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 580 245 335   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 Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 4,675 2,290 2,385   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 4,625 2,260 2,370   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 15 10 10   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 35 20 15   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 Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 4,675 2,290 2,385   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 4,540 2,215 2,330   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 100 55 45   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 80 40 35   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 20 10 10   590 280 305
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   855 435 420
Non-permanent residents 40 35 20 10   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 4,680 2,290 2,385   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 4,620 2,265 2,355   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,230 635 590   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 3,395 1,625 1,765   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 55 25 30   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 3,590 1,700 1,895   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 140 70 70   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 225 105 115   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 3,225 1,520 1,705   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 4,650 2,265 2,380   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 4,045 1,965 2,075   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) 195 105 90   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 200 75 120   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 200 115 90   2,745 1,305 1,440
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 0 0   505 255 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 4,350 2,085 2,265   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,575 1,290 1,290   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) 585 265 315   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 645 255 380   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 490 245 245   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 60 30 30   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 4,680 2,285 2,385   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 25 10 20   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 4,650 2,280 2,370   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 3,590 1,695 1,890   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 585 310 275   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 900 435 465   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 375 205 170   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 880 340 540   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 190 80 110   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 665 330 335   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 600 315 280   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 245 140 100   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 230 120 110   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 10   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 40 30 10   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 50 10 45   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 595 260 330   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 50 25 25   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 140 75 60   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 10 20   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 175 75 100   4,515 1,850 2,670
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   405 130 270
University certificate, diploma or degree 180 65 120   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,990 940 1,045   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 200 95 105   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 440 200 245   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 235 135 100   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 570 215 355   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 155 65 95   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 385 230 150   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 3,590 1,700 1,890   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,480 740 740   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 85 20 65   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 25 20 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 90 25 70   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 205 65 140   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 675 185 490   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 95 60 35   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 60 35 20   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 385 380 10   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35 35 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 310 45 270   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 135 90 50   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 3,590 1,700 1,895   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,480 740 740   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,110 960 1,150   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 2,035 925 1,115   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 75 35 40   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 3,590 1,695 1,890   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 2,650 1,350 1,300   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 2,405 1,220 1,185   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 245 130 110   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 940 345 595   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 73.8 79.6 68.8   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 67.0 72.0 62.7   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 9.2 9.6 8.5   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 2,640 1,350 1,295   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 245 180 65   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 530 140 390   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 175 150 25   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 175 40 130   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 225 70 155   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 55 20 35   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 700 290 410   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 325 305 20   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 100 85 15   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 110 65 45   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 2,640 1,350 1,295   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 115 95 15   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 130 115 15   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 210 175 35   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 40 30 10   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 435 200 235   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 145 70 75   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 320 60 255   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 150 50 100   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 405 270 130   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 685 270 415   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 3,270 1,510 1,765   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 3,250 1,505 1,745   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,585 685 900   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 655 275 380   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,910 1,470 1,445   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 2,885 1,460 1,425   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 15 0 15   1,060 285 765
Non-official language 0 0 0   30 10 20
English and French 10 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 Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 2,405 1,220 1,185   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 100 25 75   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 215 160 50   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 2,085 1,030 1,055   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 200 70 125   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,770 870 900   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 75 60 15   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 35 30 10   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Cornwall, 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 2,300 1,195 1,105   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,890 1,025 860   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 295 110 180   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 10 0 10   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 80 25 50   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 30 25 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 4,680 2,290 2,390   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 30 15 10   1,825 880 945
Chinese 10 0 0   250 130 120
South Asian 86 15 10 10   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 10 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 10 0   25 15 10
Not a visible minority 91 4,645 2,270 2,375   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,850 1,450 1,395   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 23,561 29,990 16,302   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,565 925 635   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 39,911 45,041 32,921   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Cornwall, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 3,490 1,650 1,840   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,099 32,812 19,920   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,194 28,339 17,925   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.1 82.5 71.2   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.4 8.2 19.1   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 9.4 9.3 9.6   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 4,660 2,275 2,380   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 7.3 4.6 10.1   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 5.6 3.5 7.6   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.8 10.0 16.0   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.8 7.7 14.3   7.9 7.6 8.2

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Cornwall, Prince Edward Island (Code1102085) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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