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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,900   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 1,866   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 1.8   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 756   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 731   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 592.7   5.1
Land area (square km) 3.21   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,900 925 980   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 110 60 55   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 100 50 45   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 110 50 55   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 125 75 50   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 95 50 45   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 110 50 60   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 115 60 60   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 115 50 65   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 140 65 75   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 170 80 90   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 165 85 80   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 135 75 65   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 95 45 50   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 75 40 35   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 65 30 35   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 65 40 30   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 55 20 35   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 60 15 45   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 42.6 41.5 43.6   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.2 82.6 84.1   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,585 765 820   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 1,435 685 745   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 150 75 70   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,580 760 820   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 425 235 185   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 730 365 365   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 80 30 45   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 195 90 105   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 150 40 115   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 715   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 81.1   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.2   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.1   2.6
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 11.9   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 615   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 100   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 425   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 290   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.8   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.3   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 2.8   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 199,374   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 505   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 340   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 65   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 100   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 90   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 10   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,965   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,391   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 48,274   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,557   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,147   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 46,822   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,918   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 43,922   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 32,394   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,933   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 710   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 195   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 210   360,345
One-person households 155   308,690
Other household types 28 150   204,350
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,811   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 67,712   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 49,133   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,567   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 40,753   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,902   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 58,001   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 44,023   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,159   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 39,502   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 750   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 991   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,875 960 915   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 1,700 855 845   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 30 25 0   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 0 0 0   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 150 75 75   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,875 960 915   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 1,775 905 865   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 100 55 45   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,875 960 915   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 1,845 940 900   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 0 0 0   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 30 20 15   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 0 0 0   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 0 0 0   41,645 20,860 20,790
French and non-official language 0 0 0   460 250 210
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   395 215 180
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,875 960 915   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 1,725 865 865   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 140 95 45   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 90 55 35   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 30 30 0   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 20 10 10   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 15 0 0   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,875 960 915   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 1,810 905 905   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 450 280 170   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,365 625 735   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 70 55 10   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,540 760 780   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 155 100 55   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 290 140 150   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 1,095 520 575   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,860 960 900   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,355 705 655   2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 85 45 40   359,015 182,015 177,000
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 360 185 170   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 45 15 30   86,995 45,855 41,140
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 10 0   33,635 16,180 17,460
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,780 900 880   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 875 450 430   1,594,630 795,120 799,510
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 265 155 110   792,665 397,305 395,360
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 495 255 240   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 95 35 65   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 45 10 30   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,875 965 915   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 60 25 35   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,815 935 880   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,540 760 780   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 415 240 175   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 490 215 275   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 230 165 65   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 260 95 165   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 55 20 40   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 85 40 50   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 240 155 85   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 130 85 40   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 95 70 30   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 15 0 10   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 240 100 140   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 10   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 65 10 60   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 15 0   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 95 45 50   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 790 390 400   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 155 95 60   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 240 105 135   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 180 130 50   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 125 25 100   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 35 10 25   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 45 20 30   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,540 760 780   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 905 455 455   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 60 10 50   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 25 20 10   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 25 15 15   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 45 10 30   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 90 10 80   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 15 0 15   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 200 185 15   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 20 15 0   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 100 0 100   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 35 30 10   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,540 760 780   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 910 455 455   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 630 305 325   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 560 265 295   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 70 45 30   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,540 760 780   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 1,070 585 485   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 1,055 575 480   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 20 10 10   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 470 175 290   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 69.5 77.0 62.2   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 68.5 75.7 61.5   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 1.9 1.7 2.1   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,070 585 485   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 40 25 15   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 90 0 85   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 40 35 0   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 50 0 40   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 60 15 40   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20 0 15   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 290 95 190   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 350 300 45   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 115 70 45   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 20 20 0   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,070 585 480   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 150 95 55   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 205 185 20   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 60 45 15   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 20 15 0   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 95 55 40   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 15 0 10   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 110 10 95   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 30 10 20   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 215 95 120   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 165 65 100   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,395 700 690   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,385 700 685   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 525 230 300   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 275 115 155   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,180 650 530   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 1,175 655 525   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 0 0 10   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 0 0 0   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 0 0 0   2,830 1,220 1,610
English and non-official language 0 0 0   7,700 3,630 4,070
French and non-official language 0 0 0   50 35 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 45 80
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,055 575 475   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 50 10 40   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 15 20 0   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 310 240 70   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 680 305 370   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 205 65 135   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 450 230 220   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 20 0 15   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 10 0 0   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
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 83 985 545 445   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 790 460 330   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 80 30 45   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 10 0 10   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 115 50 60   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 0 0 0   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,875 960 915   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 90 50 40   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 0 10 0   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 10 0 0   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 15 10 10   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 0 0 0   51,090 21,805 29,285
Latin American 15 15 0   27,265 13,410 13,855
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 10   28,610 13,910 14,700
Arab 0 0 0   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 0 0 0   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 0 0 0   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 40 15 25   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 1,780 905 870   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,105 580 525   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 19,454 31,777 13,818   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 540 330 210   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 31,715 41,607 18,151   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Black Diamond, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,420 695 725   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,527 31,764 17,156   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,572 28,045 16,464   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 83.3 64.7   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.1 6.1 22.2   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 11.5 10.4 13.3   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,805 930 880   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 17.5 17.7 16.5   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.4 8.6 10.2   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 25.6 30.9 17.6   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.5 12.5 14.7   10.3 10.3 10.3

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Black Diamond, Alberta (Code4806011) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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