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2006 Community Profiles

 
Alberton
Prince Edward Island
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,081   135,851
Population in 2001 1 1,115   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -3.0   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 504   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 456   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 240.1   23.9
Land area (square km) 4.50   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,080 500 585   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 55 25 25   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 60 35 25   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 70 35 35   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 80 40 40   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 50 20 30   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 40 15 25   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 65 25 35   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 60 30 25   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 70 35 35   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 80 40 40   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 55 30 25   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 90 35 55   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 85 45 40   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 65 35 30   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 55 25 30   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 30 10 20   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 40 10 25   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 50 15 35   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 44.8 43.6 46.3   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.3 81.0 84.5   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 895 405 490   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 850 385 465   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 45 25 20   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 895 405 490   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 245 135 110   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 430 215 215   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 35 15 25   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 60 25 40   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 120 20 100   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 455   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 56.0   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.6   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.3   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 23.1   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 2.2   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 235   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 215   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 265   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 190   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.6   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.0   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 ($) 20 104,242   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 315   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 210   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 25   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 80   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 60   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 15   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.2   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 42,051   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 48,855   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 26,618   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,329   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,392   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 39,219   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 45,160   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 24,570   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,721   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,752   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 455   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 105   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 125   16,390
One-person households 140   12,820
Other household types 28 85   8,210
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 35,273   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 71,310   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 39,936   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 14,105   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,459   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 32,980   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 58,038   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 36,543   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 14,105   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,643   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 508   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 501   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 980 470 510   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 15 0 10   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 15 10 10   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 25 10 15   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 940 440 495   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 90 50 40   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 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 1,020 485 530   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 0 0 0   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 10 10 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 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 1,005 480 525   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 25 10 15   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 10 0 0   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 0 0 0   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 1,030 490 540   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 220 130 90   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 810 360 450   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 850 390 460   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 20 0 10   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 35 25 10   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 790 355 435   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,020 485 535   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 855 405 450   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) 85 40 50   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 65 30 35   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 15 10 0   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 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 980 470 510   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 585 290 295   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) 240 115 120   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 100 50 50   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 55 20 35   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,030 490 540   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,030 490 540   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 850 385 460   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 395 175 215   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 225 110 115   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 65 40 20   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 110 30 80   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 40 20 15   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 100 60 40   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 65 40 25   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 25 10 15   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 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 70 25 50   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 15 0   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 20 0 25   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 10 0 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 15 0 10   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 450 210 240   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 165 65 100   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 130 70 65   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 25 10   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 85 30 50   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 20 10   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 850 390 460   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 620 290 330   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 15 10 10   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 20 10 10   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 0   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 40 0 40   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 50 50 0   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 10 10   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 50 0 45   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 35 15 15   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 850 390 460   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 615 290 330   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 230 100 135   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 220 95 120   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 10 0 10   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 850 390 465   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 465 240 225   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 395 210 185   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 75 30 40   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 385 145 235   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 54.7 61.5 48.4   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 46.5 53.8 39.8   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 16.1 12.5 17.8   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 460 240 215   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 30 15 10   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 55 10 45   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 25 20 0   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 15 0 15   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 130 35 95   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 30 30 0   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 120 85 30   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 35 30 0   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 460 240 215   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 125 100 20   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 10 10 0   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 45 30 15   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 10 10 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 45 15 30   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 25 10 15   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 45 10 35   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 10 0 0   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 35 15 25   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 110 30 80   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 735 300 430   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 705 285 425   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 310 135 170   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 205 90 120   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 505 255 250   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 505 255 255   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 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 390 210 185   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 20 20 0   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 60 55 0   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 315 135 175   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 175 70 105   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 135 65 65   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   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 Alberton, 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 83 370 190 180   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 315 175 140   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 30 15 15   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 20 0 20   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 0 0 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,030 490 540   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 1,030 490 540   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 510 255 250   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 17,591 21,539 12,576   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 130 50 75   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 33,946 36,352 30,024   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Alberton, Town   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 825 385 445   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,178 24,387 15,454   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 15,665 21,924 15,167   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 60.2 64.3 55.3   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 29.9 25.4 34.8   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 9.8 9.6 10.0   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,030 485 540   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.0 13.3 17.6   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.8 9.3 6.5   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 11.4 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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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Alberton, Prince Edward Island (Code1103052) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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