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2006 Community Profiles

 
Kings County
Prince Edward Island
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 18,608   135,851
Population in 2001 1 19,180   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -3.0   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 9,144   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 7,163   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 11.0   23.9
Land area (square km) 1,684.32   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 18,610 9,245 9,370   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 830 410 420   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 1,120 580 535   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 1,410 730 680   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 1,450 730 715   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 1,095 550 540   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 870 440 430   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 1,000 500 505   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 1,130 560 570   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 1,470 715 755   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 1,420 695 730   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 1,410 690 725   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 1,480 760 720   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 1,090 575 515   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 820 405 420   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 685 355 335   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 565 275 290   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 400 160 240   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 365 125 235   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 41.5 40.9 42.0   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.2 81.9 82.9   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 15,250 7,520 7,730   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 14,275 7,035 7,240   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 980 485 490   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 15,250 7,520 7,735   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 4,790 2,685 2,105   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 7,990 3,990 4,000   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 525 250 275   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 820 390 430   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 1,125 205 920   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 7,160   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 81.4   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.6   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.8   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.8   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.4   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 7.0   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 5,950   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,215   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 5,275   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,885   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.9   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   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 ($) 20 132,819   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 5,315   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 3,925   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 505   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 885   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 695   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 190   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.1   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.6   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,146   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,620   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 44,351   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,987   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,208   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 33,311   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,891   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 51,092   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 40,152   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,363   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,073   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 31,302   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 7,160   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 2,200   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 2,150   16,390
One-person households 1,750   12,820
Other household types 28 1,055   8,210
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 44,290   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 63,133   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,035   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,417   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,564   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 39,600   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 55,317   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,343   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,224   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,590   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 510   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 520   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 18,420 9,165 9,250   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 17,860 8,930 8,935   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 140 50 100   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 25 10 15   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 385 180 205   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 18,420 9,165 9,255   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 17,300 8,725 8,575   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 1,110 440 675   17,100 7,245 9,855
Neither English nor French 10 0 0   55 20 30
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 18,420 9,170 9,250   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 18,260 9,110 9,150   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 25 10 15   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 110 45 60   1,100 575 525
English and French 15 0 20   150 45 105
English and non-official language 10 0 10   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 Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 18,420 9,165 9,255   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 17,845 8,900 8,940   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 545 260 285   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 480 230 245   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 40 25 15   590 280 305
2001 to 2006 39 25 0 15   855 435 420
Non-permanent residents 40 35 0 30   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 18,420 9,165 9,250   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 18,240 9,105 9,135   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 4,185 2,185 2,005   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 14,050 6,920 7,130   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 180 65 115   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 15,065 7,445 7,625   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 575 265 315   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 650 265 380   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 13,840 6,910 6,930   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 18,290 9,100 9,190   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 16,725 8,340 8,390   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) 525 285 235   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 750 330 415   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 250 120 125   2,745 1,305 1,440
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 45 15 25   505 255 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 17,590 8,785 8,805   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 13,545 6,850 6,700   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) 1,785 890 895   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 1,385 615 770   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 785 400 385   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 85 30 55   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 18,420 9,170 9,250   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 285 135 150   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 18,135 9,030 9,105   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 15,065 7,440 7,625   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,855 2,705 2,145   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 4,005 1,865 2,145   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,800 1,185 615   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 2,615 1,000 1,615   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 395 135 265   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,395 550 840   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 2,545 1,285 1,265   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,065 570 500   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,010 490 525   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 75 60 20   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 180 95 80   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 100 40 60   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 115 30 85   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,850 955 895   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 270 210 60   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 550 265 285   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 230 145 80   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 540 240 295   4,515 1,850 2,670
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 15 10   405 130 270
University certificate, diploma or degree 245 75 170   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 7,975 3,985 3,995   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,065 1,245 815   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,980 950 1,025   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,220 780 440   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 1,660 585 1,075   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 195 60 130   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 865 355 505   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 15,065 7,445 7,625   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,865 4,570 4,295   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 505 130 370   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 90 60 30   1,125 585 535
Humanities 350 205 145   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 370 60 310   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 1,355 235 1,120   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 65 35 25   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 185 70 115   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,540 1,465 75   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 205 160 45   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 900 90 810   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 630 355 280   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 15,070 7,440 7,625   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,860 4,570 4,290   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,205 2,870 3,330   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 6,005 2,765 3,245   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 200 110 90   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 15,070 7,440 7,625   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 10,410 5,575 4,840   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 9,000 4,860 4,140   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 1,405 710 700   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 4,655 1,870 2,785   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 69.1 74.9 63.5   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 59.7 65.3 54.3   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 13.5 12.7 14.5   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 10,340 5,560 4,780   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 550 310 240   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,170 205 965   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 400 275 120   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 485 55 425   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 660 150 505   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 100 30 70   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 1,795 620 1,175   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,895 1,635 260   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 2,255 1,775 475   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,035 485 545   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 10,340 5,560 4,780   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 2,320 1,800 520   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 710 600 110   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 1,630 910 715   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 130 80 45   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 760 370 385   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 185 70 115   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 775 70 705   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 540 165 380   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 1,165 695 470   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 2,120 790 1,330   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 13,945 6,760 7,185   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 13,825 6,700 7,130   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 5,785 2,525 3,265   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 3,130 1,270 1,860   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 11,410 5,955 5,450   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 11,275 5,935 5,340   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 90 15 80   1,060 285 765
Non-official language 10 0 10   30 10 20
English and French 30 0 20   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 Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 9,005 4,860 4,140   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 755 465 295   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 65 55 10   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 1,605 1,280 330   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 6,570 3,065 3,510   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,250 580 670   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 3,850 1,780 2,070   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,300 580 720   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 170 130 45   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Kings County (HR)   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 8,175 4,340 3,840   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 6,585 3,575 3,010   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 965 455 510   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 25 20 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 510 235 275   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 90 55 35   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 18,420 9,165 9,250   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 95 30 60   1,825 880 945
Chinese 45 20 20   250 130 120
South Asian 86 0 0 0   130 75 60
Black 10 0 0   645 315 330
Filipino 0 0 0   30 10 15
Latin American 35 0 20   215 110 105
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 10   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 18,325 9,135 9,195   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 11,215 5,860 5,355   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 15,825 18,364 13,107   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 3,690 2,005 1,680   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 32,039 33,749 29,643   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Kings County (HR)   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 14,625 7,265 7,360   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,002 25,470 17,812   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,293 22,247 16,673   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.7 66.8 61.9   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 24.1 21.4 27.5   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 11.3 11.8 10.5   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 18,350 9,135 9,215   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 10.8 9.1 12.5   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 5.4 4.9 5.9   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.7 12.3 14.9   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 7.2 5.5 9.1   7.9 7.6 8.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Kings County, Prince Edward Island (Code1101) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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