Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Gananoque, T - Ontario

Map of Gananoque, T (shaded in green), Ontario

Map of Gananoque, T

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Gananoque, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Gananoque, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
223
Nat. rank
685

In 2011, Gananoque (Town) had a population of 5,194, representing a percentage change of -1.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 7.01 square kilometres with a population density of 740.8 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 908,607.67 square kilometres with a population density of 14.1 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Gananoque (Town) had 2,346 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 1.4%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Gananoque (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Gananoque (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Ont. TP 9,277 9,435 -1.7

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Milton T 84,362 53,889 A 56.5
Whitchurch-Stouffville T 37,628 24,390 54.3
Ajax T 109,600 90,167 21.6
Brampton CY 523,911 433,806 20.8
Vaughan CY 288,301 238,866 20.7

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Thunder Bay, Unorganized NO 5,909 6,585 -10.3
Hearst T 5,090 5,620 -9.4
Dryden CY 7,617 8,195 -7.1
The Blue Mountains T 6,453 6,825 -5.5

Age and sex

Gananoque, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Gananoque, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 13.5% 15.3% 11.9%
15 to 64 63.6% 64.2% 63.0%
65 and over 23.0% 20.4% 25.2%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Gananoque, T was 23.0%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 63.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.5%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Gananoque, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Gananoque, T – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 5,195 5,285 -90 -1.7
0 to 14 700 805 -105 -13.0
15 to 64 3,305 3,350 -45 -1.3
65 and over 1,195 1,130 65 5.8
Males
Total 2,455 2,515 -60 -2.4
0 to 14 375 425 -50 -11.8
15 to 64 1,575 1,650 -75 -4.5
65 and over 500 440 60 13.6
Females
Total 2,740 2,770 -30 -1.1
0 to 14 325 385 -60 -15.6
15 to 64 1,725 1,700 25 1.5
65 and over 690 690 0 0.0

Gananoque, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Gananoque, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,195 2,455 2,740
0 to 4 years 200 95 105
5 to 9 years 240 135 105
10 to 14 years 255 145 115
15 to 19 years 300 145 150
20 to 24 years 265 135 130
25 to 29 years 250 120 125
30 to 34 years 250 125 120
35 to 39 years 265 120 145
40 to 44 years 320 150 165
45 to 49 years 445 205 240
50 to 54 years 440 210 230
55 to 59 years 400 185 215
60 to 64 years 375 170 205
65 to 69 years 315 150 155
70 to 74 years 255 115 145
75 to 79 years 225 105 125
80 to 84 years 195 80 120
85 years and over 205 55 150
Median age 48.1 46.2 49.4

Gananoque, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Gananoque, T was 48.1 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Gananoque, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Gananoque, T 44.2 48.1

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Gananoque was 1,515, which represents a change of 2.4% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Gananoque, 65.0% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 15.5% were common-law-couples and 19.8% were lone-parent families.

Gananoque – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Gananoque, T and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Ontario  3,612,205 2,612,890 72.3 394,670 10.9 604,645 16.7 5.5
Gananoque, T 1,515 985 65.0 235 15.5 300 19.8 2.4
Leeds and the Thousand Islands, TP 2,995 2,250 75.1 430 14.4 320 10.7 -1.3

Gananoque – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Gananoque, 36.1% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 335
Married couples without children * 650
Common-law-couples with children * 105
Common-law-couples without children * 135

Gananoque – Marital status

In Gananoque, 55.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (44.5%) or living with a common-law partner (10.7%).

The remaining 44.9% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Ontario, Gananoque, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Gananoque, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,495 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,480 55.2 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,000 44.5 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 480 10.7 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,020 44.9 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,020 22.7 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 195 4.3 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 385 8.6 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 415 9.2 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Gananoque – Types of private households

There were 2,345 private households3 in Gananoque in 2011, a change of 1.3% from 2006. Of these, 18.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -16.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Gananoque, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Gananoque, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,345 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
435 18.6 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
770 32.8 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 285 12.2 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 780 33.3 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 15 0.6 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 70 3.0 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Gananoque – Structural type of dwelling

In Gananoque, 55.0% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 3.2% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Gananoque, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Gananoque, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,345 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,290 55.0 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 220 9.4 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 140 6.0 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 75 3.2 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 555 23.7 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 55 2.3 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.2 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.2 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Gananoque, T – Mother tongue

Chart J: Gananoque, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Gananoque, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Gananoque, 93.9% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 2.2% reported French only, and 3.3% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 68.2% for English only, 3.9% for French only and 25.7% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 97.9% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.8% spoke only French and 0.9% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 79.0% for only English, 2.2% for only French and 14.4% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Gananoque, T – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 5,045 100.0 5,045 100.0
English 4,735 93.9 4,940 97.9
French 110 2.2 40 0.8
Non-official language 165 3.3 45 0.9
Multiple responses 25 0.5 25 0.5
Table 13 Gananoque, T – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 100.1 100.1 0.0
French 63.0 25.9 37.0
Non-official language 67.6 38.2 29.4

Gananoque, T – Non-official languages

In Gananoque, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.5%), Dutch (0.3%) and Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (0.3%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Italian (2.1%), Chinese, n.o.s. (1.6%) and Cantonese (1.5%).

Table 14 Gananoque, T – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
German 25 14.7 0.5
Dutch 15 8.8 0.3
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 15 8.8 0.3

Gananoque, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Gananoque, T – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 7.2 5.1 91.3 6.1
0 to 19 7.1 5.8 66.7 0.0
20 to 44 9.0 6.4 100.0 12.5
45 to 64 7.4 4.6 111.1 15.4
65 and over 4.2 3.5 66.7 12.5
Table 16 Gananoque, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,045 100.0
English only 4,660 92.4
French only 5 0.1
English and French 375 7.4
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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