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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,081   968,157
Population in 2001 1 1,137   978,933
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -4.9   -1.1
Total private dwellings 2 430   438,621
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 375   387,160
Population density per square kilometre 31.7   1.6
Land area (square km) 34.10   588,276.09
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,080 515 565   968,160 475,240 492,915
0 to 4 years 95 50 50   57,495 29,395 28,100
5 to 9 years 115 65 50   61,070 31,160 29,905
10 to 14 years 105 50 60   69,130 35,405 33,725
15 to 19 years 105 45 60   74,900 38,455 36,445
20 to 24 years 90 45 50   67,245 33,800 33,440
25 to 29 years 50 20 30   58,245 28,930 29,320
30 to 34 years 75 35 35   54,935 26,810 28,125
35 to 39 years 75 35 40   56,555 27,680 28,875
40 to 44 years 85 40 40   71,320 34,745 36,580
45 to 49 years 65 25 40   75,785 37,765 38,020
50 to 54 years 60 35 25   70,230 35,215 35,010
55 to 59 years 45 20 25   58,230 29,115 29,105
60 to 64 years 35 15 15   43,710 21,685 22,025
65 to 69 years 40 20 15   37,110 17,900 19,210
70 to 74 years 20 5 15   33,780 15,985 17,795
75 to 79 years 15 5 10   30,505 13,750 16,750
80 to 84 years 5 0 5   24,100 9,770 14,325
85 years and over 5 0 5   23,820 7,660 16,160
Median age of the population 5 27.3 25.9 28.0   38.7 37.5 39.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 69.9 68.0 72.6   80.6 79.8 81.4
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 755 350 410   780,460 379,275 401,185
Not in a common-law relationship 645 295 355   722,930 350,540 372,395
In a common-law relationship 110 55 55   57,535 28,740 28,795
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 760 350 410   780,460 379,275 401,185
Never legally married (single) 8 445 210 230   256,450 138,790 117,660
Legally married (and not separated) 9 200 100 100   396,500 198,280 198,215
Separated, but still legally married 10 25 5 20   19,385 8,780 10,605
Divorced 11 55 20 30   51,170 23,160 28,010
Widowed 12 35 10 30   56,955 10,265 46,690
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 375   387,140
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 80.0   74.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.7   3.3
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.0   1.8
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   12.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.8
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 5.3   2.0
Number of owned dwellings 16 235   277,860
Number of rented dwellings 17 145   99,125
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 305   312,460
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 70   74,680
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 16.0   10.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 97,359   132,111
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 270   267,455
Number of married-couple families 22 90   194,165
Number of common-law-couple families 23 60   28,855
Number of lone-parent families 120   44,445
Number of female lone-parent families 95   35,170
Number of male lone-parent families 25   9,265
Average number of persons in all census families 3.3   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.7   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.2   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 3.3   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 42,230   58,563
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,933   67,369
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 48,290   51,865
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,205   29,547
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,791   28,067
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 17,002   37,217
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 41,650   50,875
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 50,372   57,535
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 43,196   45,530
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,205   28,577
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,454   27,384
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 17,002   33,845
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 375   387,140
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 95   102,350
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 50   115,630
One-person households 95   111,315
Other household types 28 130   57,845
Average household size 2.8   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 49,386   46,705
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 62,504   76,494
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,039   57,994
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,215   23,122
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,514   38,113
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,925   41,084
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 56,313   65,210
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 45,127   49,942
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,967   21,107
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,514   35,421
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 475   568
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 519   614
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,080 515 565   953,845 469,400 484,445
English only 930 475 455   811,725 401,635 410,095
French only 20 0 15   16,060 7,540 8,515
English and French 0 0 0   1,130 550 575
Other language(s) 33 130 35 95   124,930 59,680 65,255
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,080 515 565   953,845 469,405 484,445
English only 1,025 495 535   902,655 446,480 456,170
French only 0 0 0   480 230 250
English and French 35 20 15   47,450 21,185 26,265
Neither English nor French 15 0 15   3,260 1,505 1,760
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,080 515 565   953,850 469,400 484,445
English 1,005 490 515   897,130 441,745 455,385
French 0 0 0   3,860 1,755 2,105
Non-official language 65 20 40   46,605 22,930 23,670
English and French 0 0 0   860 385 470
English and non-official language 10 0 10   5,335 2,560 2,775
French and non-official language 0 0 0   50 25 25
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,080 515 565   953,850 469,405 484,445
Non-immigrants 37 1,080 510 565   901,080 444,205 456,875
Immigrants 38 0 0 0   48,155 22,690 25,465
Before 1991 0 0 0   30,615 14,320 16,295
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   9,450 4,385 5,060
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   8,095 3,985 4,105
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   4,615 2,505 2,105
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,080 515 565   953,845 469,405 484,445
Canadian citizens 1,080 515 565   936,850 460,975 475,875
Canadian citizens under age 18 365 180 180   231,130 118,945 112,190
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 720 330 385   705,725 342,035 363,690
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   16,995 8,430 8,570
Table: Generation status
Generation status Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 765 350 410   766,235 373,390 392,845
1st generation 44 10 0 0   50,235 23,820 26,420
2nd generation 45 25 10 10   139,120 65,090 74,030
3rd generation or more 46 740 340 400   576,880 284,480 292,395
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,060 505 555   942,205 463,500 478,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 880 405 470   807,755 397,685 410,065
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 75 40 35   80,090 39,185 40,905
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 55 20 30   36,505 17,480 19,020
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 40 15   13,645 7,020 6,625
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   4,215 2,125 2,090
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 985 470 515   896,610 440,045 456,565
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 575 270 300   572,875 283,655 289,215
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 205 100 105   180,200 86,770 93,430
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 115 40 75   92,485 44,315 48,170
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 90 60 35   38,925 19,210 19,720
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   12,125 6,100 6,025
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,080 515 565   953,850 469,405 484,445
Aboriginal identity population 50 955 435 520   141,890 69,565 72,325
Non-Aboriginal identity population 125 80 45   811,955 399,840 412,120
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 765 350 415   766,235 373,390 392,845
No certificate, diploma or degree 305 175 135   231,730 122,305 109,425
High school certificate or equivalent 52 145 55 90   205,495 101,235 104,260
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 100 55 40   86,310 52,700 33,610
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 80 30 50   111,770 39,765 72,005
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 85 30 60   32,180 11,870 20,315
University certificate, diploma or degree 45 0 35   98,755 45,515 53,235
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 185 100 85   141,690 72,885 68,810
No certificate, diploma or degree 90 50 40   67,545 36,390 31,155
High school certificate or equivalent 55 60 20 45   50,555 26,480 24,075
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   5,790 3,275 2,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   9,285 3,545 5,745
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 25 0   1,910 840 1,070
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   6,600 2,350 4,250
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 115 50 60   112,080 54,335 57,740
No certificate, diploma or degree 40 20 20   17,800 10,110 7,690
High school certificate or equivalent 58 25 15 10   31,785 17,345 14,440
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 20 0   12,920 7,740 5,175
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 0 10   22,180 8,180 14,000
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 10   3,950 1,650 2,300
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   23,440 9,300 14,135
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 385 170 215   373,475 183,805 189,670
No certificate, diploma or degree 120 80 40   76,295 43,585 32,715
High school certificate or equivalent 61 55 20 35   97,775 47,620 50,150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 55 30 25   53,420 32,900 20,520
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 65 25 35   67,445 24,135 43,305
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 55 10 50   19,190 7,280 11,905
University certificate, diploma or degree 40 10 30   59,355 28,280 31,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 765 350 415   766,235 373,390 392,845
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 450 230 225   437,225 223,540 213,680
Education 25 0 25   42,225 10,675 31,555
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   7,390 3,600 3,790
Humanities 0 0 0   12,795 5,835 6,955
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 10 0   20,800 7,330 13,465
Business, management and public administration 90 0 85   66,305 18,430 47,875
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   7,970 4,345 3,625
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 10 0   9,440 5,355 4,085
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 70 65 0   69,145 65,575 3,570
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   13,030 10,305 2,725
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 60 10 55   56,910 8,625 48,280
Personal, protective and transportation services 60 40 20   22,945 9,755 13,185
Other 64 0 0 0   45 0 40
Table: Location of study
Location of study Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 765 350 410   766,230 373,385 392,845
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 450 225 225   437,225 223,540 213,685
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 315 125 190   329,010 149,845 179,160
Inside Canada 310 125 185   309,460 139,570 169,895
Outside Canada 0 0 0   19,545 10,280 9,265
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 765 355 410   766,230 373,390 392,845
In the labour force 67 520 270 255   524,305 277,680 246,620
Employed 68 420 210 210   494,900 261,355 233,545
Unemployed 69 105 55 45   29,400 16,325 13,075
Not in the labour force 70 245 85 160   241,930 95,710 146,225
Participation rate 71 68.0 76.1 62.2   68.4 74.4 62.8
Employment rate 72 54.9 59.2 51.2   64.6 70.0 59.4
Unemployment rate 73 20.2 20.4 17.6   5.6 5.9 5.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 495 250 240   517,475 274,140 243,340
A Management occupations 75 40 10 25   41,595 25,460 16,135
B Business, finance and administration occupations 80 25 50   80,525 19,090 61,440
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 35 30 10   21,765 16,960 4,805
D Health occupations 15 0 15   32,205 5,055 27,155
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 80 20 55   42,840 13,325 29,515
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   10,960 4,400 6,560
G Sales and service occupations 120 50 65   120,600 46,795 73,805
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 80 80 0   83,245 77,815 5,430
I Occupations unique to primary industry 30 30 0   67,660 52,755 14,900
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 15 0 15   16,075 12,485 3,595
Table: Industry
Industry Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 495 255 245   517,475 274,140 243,340
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 40 35 0   84,305 64,265 20,040
Construction 35 35 0   29,940 26,835 3,105
Manufacturing 15 10 15   29,865 22,985 6,885
Wholesale trade 15 0 10   19,100 14,070 5,035
Retail trade 30 10 15   56,730 25,620 31,110
Finance and real estate 30 10 20   25,280 9,245 16,035
Health care and social services 100 0 95   58,405 8,855 49,545
Educational services 35 15 20   40,315 12,200 28,115
Business services 50 40 10   70,545 43,090 27,450
Other services 140 85 55   102,990 46,970 56,025
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 705 325 380   712,200 339,565 372,635
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 700 325 375   703,815 333,850 369,965
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 400 155 240   294,980 129,315 165,670
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 180 80 100   156,810 65,310 91,505
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 570 285 285   565,595 295,225 270,370
English 550 275 270   555,430 290,400 265,025
French 0 0 0   1,930 610 1,320
Non-official language 0 0 0   5,945 3,115 2,830
English and French 0 0 0   595 245 340
English and non-official language 15 10 15   1,695 840 850
French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 10 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 415 210 210   494,900 261,355 233,545
Worked at home 30 10 20   69,650 42,105 27,545
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   1,040 685 355
No fixed workplace address 40 35 0   49,025 39,465 9,555
Worked at usual place 345 160 190   375,185 179,095 196,090
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 300 135 160   265,680 122,885 142,790
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 50 20 30   75,250 36,775 38,465
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   24,305 13,335 10,965
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   9,955 6,095 3,860
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
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 83 390 195 190   424,210 218,565 205,645
Car, truck, van, as driver 295 145 150   336,325 178,305 158,020
Car, truck, van, as passenger 30 20 10   30,760 13,115 17,640
Public transit 0 0 0   9,300 3,590 5,710
Walked or bicycled 50 20 25   40,755 18,975 21,780
All other modes 15 10 10   7,070 4,570 2,500
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,080 510 565   953,845 469,405 484,445
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   33,900 17,220 16,675
Chinese 0 0 0   9,505 4,925 4,580
South Asian 86 0 0 0   5,130 2,760 2,370
Black 0 0 0   5,090 2,630 2,455
Filipino 0 0 0   3,770 1,685 2,085
Latin American 0 0 0   2,520 1,265 1,255
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   2,555 1,280 1,270
Arab 0 0 0   1,710 910 800
West Asian 88 0 0 0   1,020 500 520
Korean 0 0 0   740 325 410
Japanese 0 0 0   645 280 360
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   405 185 220
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   810 465 345
Not a visible minority 91 1,075 515 565   919,950 452,180 467,765
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 550 275 270   553,655 288,795 264,865
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 21,977 21,995 20,533   23,025 27,950 19,279
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 215 110 105   286,895 166,030 120,860
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,879 38,845 43,867   35,948 39,991 32,097
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Buffalo Narrows, Northern village   Saskatchewan
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 715 330 385   728,960 356,325 372,635
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,848 22,257 25,453   23,755 29,589 19,873
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,643 21,297 23,290   21,679 25,944 18,659
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 77.9 84.9 71.9   73.9 77.8 68.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 19.3 13.2 24.5   12.8 9.1 18.0
Other money - As a % of total income 2.8 1.4 4.1   13.3 13.2 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,080 515 565   897,575 441,025 456,545
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.2 17.6 15.9   14.4 13.1 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 6.0 5.9 5.3   9.9 9.4 10.4
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.1 21.6 13.9   18.1 18.1 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 6.9 5.6 8.3   12.5 12.6 12.5

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan (Code4718070) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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