Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Lincoln, P - New Brunswick

Map of Lincoln, P (shaded in green), New Brunswick

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Lincoln, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Lincoln, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
16
Nat. rank
579

In 2011, Lincoln (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had a population of 6,458, representing a percentage change of 12.0% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 160.04 square kilometres with a population density of 40.4 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 71,377.18 square kilometres with a population density of 10.5 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Lincoln (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had 2,607 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 17.4%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Lincoln (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) is part of the census agglomeration of Fredericton.

Population and dwelling counts

Lincoln (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Lincoln (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Blissville, N.B. P 926 848 9.2
Gladstone, N.B. P 485 538 -9.9
Burton, N.B. P 5,421 5,019 8.0
Oromocto, N.B. T 8,932 8,402 6.3
Maugerville, N.B. P 1,776 1,715 3.6
New Maryland, N.B. P 2,466 2,348 5.0
Saint Marys, N.B. P 4,733 4,224 12.1
Fredericton, N.B. CY 56,224 50,535 11.3

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

Table 2 New Brunswick – 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
Dieppe C 23,310 18,565 25.6
Quispamsis TV 17,886 15,239 17.4
Lincoln P 6,458 5,764 12.0
Fredericton CY 56,224 50,535 11.3
Kingsclear P 7,391 6,689 10.5

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

Table 3 New Brunswick – 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
Shippagan P 5,032 5,370 -6.3
Edmundston C 16,032 16,643 -3.7
Alnwick P 5,922 6,152 -3.7
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est RCR 6,200 6,429 -3.6
Bathurst CY 12,275 12,714 -3.5

Age and sex

Lincoln, P – Age distribution

Table 4 Lincoln, P – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.2% 17.6% 16.6%
15 to 64 73.0% 73.3% 72.4%
65 and over 9.9% 9.2% 10.8%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Lincoln, P was 9.9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 73.0% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.2%. 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.

Lincoln, P – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Lincoln, P – 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 6,455 5,765 690 12.0
0 to 14 1,110 1,145 -35 -3.1
15 to 64 4,710 4,080 630 15.4
65 and over 640 540 100 18.5
Males
Total 3,215 2,875 340 11.8
0 to 14 565 595 -30 -5.0
15 to 64 2,355 2,025 330 16.3
65 and over 295 250 45 18.0
Females
Total 3,245 2,895 350 12.1
0 to 14 540 555 -15 -2.7
15 to 64 2,350 2,050 300 14.6
65 and over 350 290 60 20.7

Lincoln, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Lincoln, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,455 3,215 3,245
0 to 4 years 390 190 200
5 to 9 years 335 155 175
10 to 14 years 390 220 170
15 to 19 years 440 235 205
20 to 24 years 385 200 180
25 to 29 years 400 205 195
30 to 34 years 495 210 285
35 to 39 years 480 240 245
40 to 44 years 545 260 285
45 to 49 years 660 340 320
50 to 54 years 545 275 265
55 to 59 years 400 190 205
60 to 64 years 355 195 160
65 to 69 years 220 110 110
70 to 74 years 185 85 100
75 to 79 years 130 55 75
80 to 84 years 75 30 45
85 years and over 40 20 15
Median age 39.2 39.1 39.3

Lincoln, P – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Lincoln, P was 39.2 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Lincoln, P – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Lincoln, P 37.3 39.2

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Lincoln was 2,045, which represents a change of 15.2% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Lincoln, 68.7% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 15.2% were common-law-couples and 16.1% were lone-parent families.

Lincoln – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Lincoln, P 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
New Brunswick 224,590 152,455 67.9 35,945 16.0 36,190 16.1 3.1
Lincoln, P 2,045 1,405 68.7 310 15.2 330 16.1 15.2
Blissville, P 290 225 77.6 35 12.1 35 12.1 9.4
Gladstone, P 155 105 67.7 30 19.4 20 12.9 3.3
Burton, P 1,640 1,205 73.5 205 12.5 225 13.7 6.1
Oromocto, T 2,525 1,665 65.9 565 22.4 295 11.7 8.1
Maugerville, P 560 420 75.0 70 12.5 75 13.4 10.9
New Maryland, P 790 640 81.0 80 10.1 65 8.2 9.7
Saint Marys, P 1,475 1,100 74.6 205 13.9 160 10.8 15.7
Fredericton, CY 15,430 10,470 67.9 2,400 15.6 2,565 16.6 10.4

Lincoln – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Lincoln, 46.4% 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.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 650
Married couples without children * 755
Common-law-couples with children * 150
Common-law-couples without children * 165

Lincoln – Marital status

In Lincoln, 64.8% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (53.0%) or living with a common-law partner (11.7%).

The remaining 35.4% 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, New Brunswick, Lincoln, P – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Lincoln, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,345 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,465 64.8 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,835 53.0 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 625 11.7 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,890 35.4 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,190 22.3 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 180 3.4 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 310 5.8 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 210 3.9 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Lincoln – Types of private households

There were 2,610 private households3 in Lincoln in 2011, a change of 17.6% from 2006. Of these, 29.9% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 0.6% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Lincoln, P – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Lincoln, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,610 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
780 29.9 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
880 33.7 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 305 11.7 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 515 19.7 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 40 1.5 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 90 3.4 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Lincoln – Structural type of dwelling

In Lincoln, 53.9% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, New Brunswick, Lincoln, P – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Lincoln, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,605 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,405 53.9 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 15 0.6 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 10 0.4 7,830 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 3,990 1.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 20 0.8 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 50 1.9 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.2 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 1,110 42.6 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Lincoln, P – Mother tongue

Chart J: Lincoln, P - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Lincoln, P - 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 Lincoln, 90.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 7.6% reported French only, and 1.3% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 64.9% for English only, 31.6% for French only and 2.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 94.4% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 4.5% spoke only French and 0.4% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 69.2% for only English, 28.4% for only French and 1.3% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Lincoln, P – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 6,460 100.0 6,460 100.0
English 5,825 90.2 6,100 94.4
French 490 7.6 290 4.5
Non-official language 85 1.3 25 0.4
Multiple responses 60 0.9 45 0.7
Table 13 Lincoln, P – 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 100.0 99.7 0.3
French 75.2 57.8 17.4
Non-official language 63.2 26.3 36.8

Lincoln, P – Non-official languages

In Lincoln, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.5%), Spanish (0.2%) and Arabic (0.2%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Mi'kmaq (0.3%), German (0.3%) and Korean (0.3%).

Table 14 Lincoln, P – 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 30 31.6 0.5
Spanish 10 10.5 0.2
Arabic 10 10.5 0.2

Lincoln, P – Bilingualism

Table 15 Lincoln, P – 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 17.0 10.9 89.8 18.8
0 to 19 19.9 17.5 71.4 0.0
20 to 44 21.3 13.7 95.2 20.0
45 to 64 12.6 4.3 91.4 14.3
65 and over 8.7 3.4 85.7 0.0
Table 16 Lincoln, P – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 6,455 100.0
English only 5,290 82.0
French only 30 0.5
English and French 1,135 17.6
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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