Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census agglomeration of Lloydminster, Alberta / Saskatchewan

Map of Lloydminster, CA (shaded in green), Alberta

Map of Lloydminster

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Lloydminster, CA - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Lloydminster, CA - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
Nat. rank
87

In 2011, the population of Lloydminster census agglomeration (CA) was 30,798, representing a percentage change of 14.0% from 2006. This compares to the national growth of 5.9% and to the average growth among all CAs of 4.2%.

In Lloydminster, the land area is 1,088.37 square kilometres with a population density of 28.3 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the national land area of 8,965,121.42 square kilometres with a population density of 3.7 persons per square kilometre. The land area of all CAs is 232,264.62 square kilometres with 18.56 persons per square kilometre.

In total, there were 11,699 private dwellings occupied by usual residents in Lloydminster in 2011. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 14.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Census subdivisions in the Lloydminster CA

Table 1 Lloydminster CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2011 2006 % change
Lloydminster (Part) CY 18,032 15,910 13.3
Lloydminster (Part) CY 9,772 8,118 20.4
Wilton No. 472 RM 1,494 1,473 1.4
Lashburn T 967 914 5.8
Marshall T 533 608 -12.3

Census metropolitan areas (CMAs) or census agglomerations (CAs) in Alberta

Table 2 Alberta – Metropolitan areas, population rank and population change, 2006 to 2011
CMA or CA name Type Population Rank
2011 2006 % change Nat. Prov.
Calgary CMA 1,214,839 1,079,310 12.6 5 1
Edmonton CMA 1,159,869 1,034,945 12.1 6 2
Lethbridge CA 105,999 95,196 11.3 34 3
Red Deer CA 90,564 83,154 A 8.9 43 4
Medicine Hat CA 72,807 68,822 5.8 50 5
Wood Buffalo CA 66,896 52,643 27.1 51 6
Grande Prairie CA 55,032 47,107 A 16.8 59 7
Lloydminster CA 30,798 27,023 14.0 87 ···
Lloydminster (Saskatchewan part / partie de la Saskatchewan)   12,766 11,113 14.9 ··· 9
Lloydminster (Alberta part / partie de l'Alberta)   18,032 15,910 13.3 ··· 10
Okotoks CA 24,511 17,150 A 42.9 101 8
Brooks CA 23,430 22,452 4.4 103 9
Camrose CA 17,286 15,630 A 10.6 117 11
Cold Lake CA 13,839 11,991 15.4 127 12
High River CA 12,920 10,716 A 20.6 134 13
Sylvan Lake CA 12,762 10,703 A 19.2 136 14
Wetaskiwin CA 12,525 11,689 A 7.2 138 15
Strathmore CA 12,305 10,280 A 19.7 140 16
Canmore CA 12,288 12,039 2.1 141 17
Lacombe CA 11,707 10,752 A 8.9 144 18

Age and sex

Lloydminster – Age distribution

Table 3 Lloydminster – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 21.7% 21.7% 21.7%
15 to 64 69.4% 70.7% 68.1%
65 and over 8.8% 7.6% 10.1%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Lloydminster was 8.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 69.4% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 21.7%. 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.

Lloydminster – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 4 Lloydminster – Population by broad age groups and 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 30,800 27,020 3,780 14.0
0 to 14 6,685 5,820 865 14.9
15 to 64 21,390 18,785 2,605 13.9
65 and over 2,720 2,415 305 12.6
Males
Total 15,545 13,670 1,875 13.7
0 to 14 3,375 2,955 420 14.2
15 to 64 10,995 9,725 1,270 13.1
65 and over 1,175 990 185 18.7
Females
Total 15,255 13,355 1,900 14.2
0 to 14 3,310 2,860 450 15.7
15 to 64 10,395 9,060 1,335 14.7
65 and over 1,545 1,430 115 8.0

Lloydminster – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 5 Lloydminster – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 30,800 15,545 15,255
0 to 4 years 2,515 1,250 1,265
5 to 9 years 2,115 1,050 1,065
10 to 14 years 2,055 1,075 975
15 to 19 years 2,055 1,030 1,025
20 to 24 years 2,715 1,390 1,325
25 to 29 years 2,990 1,575 1,415
30 to 34 years 2,555 1,330 1,225
35 to 39 years 2,240 1,170 1,065
40 to 44 years 2,000 1,025 975
45 to 49 years 2,110 1,060 1,055
50 to 54 years 2,045 1,060 980
55 to 59 years 1,520 770 750
60 to 64 years 1,160 585 575
65 to 69 years 730 360 370
70 to 74 years 580 260 320
75 to 79 years 525 240 290
80 to 84 years 420 170 250
85 to 89 years 275 95 180
90 to 94 years 150 40 110
95 to 99 years 40 15 25
100 years and over 5 0 5
Median age 31.7 31.4 32.1

Lloydminster – Median age1 of the population

The median age in Lloydminster was 31.7 years. In comparison, the median age of Alberta was 36.5 years.

Table 6 Canada, Alberta and Lloydminster – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Alberta 36.0 36.5
Lloydminster 30.9 31.7

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Lloydminster was 8,390, which represents a change of 14.1% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Lloydminster, 68.5% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 17.8% were common-law-couples and 13.7% were lone-parent families.

Lloydminster – Family structure

Table 7 Canada, Alberta, Lloydminster – 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
Alberta  999,525 719,355 72.0 135,660 13.6 144,510 14.5 10.5
Lloydminster 8,390 5,745 68.5 1,495 17.8 1,150 13.7 14.1

Lloydminster – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census agglomeration of Lloydminster, 53.4% 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.

Among couples with children aged 24 and under at home in the census agglomeration of Lloydminster, 85.5% were intact families, that is, in which all children were the biological or adopted children of both parents, while 14.5% were stepfamilies, in which there was at least one child was the biological or adopted child of only one married spouse or common-law partner. For Canada as a whole in 2011, 12.6% of couples with children aged 24 and under were stepfamilies.

Lloydminster – Marital status

In Lloydminster, 60.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (48.5%) or living with a common-law partner (12.4%).

The remaining 39.2% 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 8 Canada, Alberta, Lloydminster – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Lloydminster Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 24,110 100.0 2,960,470 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 14,675 60.9 1,756,860 59.3 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 11,685 48.5 1,484,705 50.2 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 2,985 12.4 272,155 9.2 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 9,440 39.2 1,203,615 40.7 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 6,585 27.3 823,935 27.8 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 620 2.6 70,855 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 1,105 4.6 177,375 6.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 1,135 4.7 131,440 4.4 1,584,525 5.7

Lloydminster – Types of private households

There were 11,700 private households3 in Lloydminster in 2011, a change of 14.3% from 2006. Of these, 32.2% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 9.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 9 Canada, Alberta, Lloydminster – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Lloydminster Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Private households 11,700 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
3,770 32.2 407,145 29.3 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
3,230 27.6 406,380 29.2 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 1,040 8.9 128,330 9.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 2,830 24.2 342,735 24.7 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple-family households8 175 1.5 27,900 2.0 268,060 2.0
Other households9 660 5.6 77,785 5.6 543,340 4.1

Lloydminster – Structural type of dwelling

In Lloydminster, 67.9% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.1% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 10 Canada, Alberta, Lloydminster – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Lloydminster Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 11,695 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 7,945 67.9 883,260 63.5 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 360 3.1 71,850 5.2 646,240 4.9
Row house 550 4.7 97,865 7.0 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 125 1.1 58,205 4.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 2,180 18.6 197,945 14.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 115 1.0 33,505 2.4 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.0 1,060 0.1 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 420 3.6 46,590 3.4 183,510 1.4

Language

Lloydminster – Mother tongue

Chart J: Lloydminster - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Lloydminster - 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 Lloydminster, 91.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.2% reported French only, and 6.1% reported only a non-official language, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 77.0% for English only, 1.9% for French only and 19.4% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 95.4% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.2% spoke only French and 3.2% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 85.7% for English only, 0.7% for French only and 10.5% for only a non-official language.

Table 11 Lloydminster – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 30,520 100.0 30,520 100.0
English 27,990 91.7 29,115 95.4
French 360 1.2 70 0.2
Non-official language 1,870 6.1 965 3.2
Multiple responses 300 1.0 370 1.2
Table 12 Lloydminster – 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 99.8 99.6 0.2
French 38.1 15.5 22.6
Non-official language 75.7 55.9 19.8

Lloydminster – Non-official languages

In Lloydminster, the three most common mother tongues were Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (2.3%), German (0.6%) and Urdu (0.5%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were German (2.3%), Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (1.9%) and Panjabi (Punjabi) (1.5%).

Table 13 Lloydminster – 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.
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 695 32.8 2.3
German 185 8.7 0.6
Urdu 160 7.5 0.5
Ukrainian 150 7.1 0.5
Spanish 140 6.6 0.5

Lloydminster – Bilingualism

Table 14 Lloydminster – 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 4.3 3.5 76.4 2.1
0 to 19 6.0 6.0 60.0 2.7
20 to 44 4.0 3.3 84.0 1.2
45 to 64 3.0 1.2 75.9 3.6
65 and over 3.0 1.1 64.3 1.9
Table 15 Lloydminster – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 30,525 100.0
English only 29,125 95.4
French only 10 0.0
English and French 1,335 4.4
Neither English nor French 55 0.2

Symbols:

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not applicable
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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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