Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Morden, T - Manitoba

Map of Morden, T (shaded in green), Manitoba

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
17
Nat. rank
483

In 2011, Morden (Town) had a population of 7,812, representing a percentage change of 18.9% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 16.39 square kilometres with a population density of 476.7 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 552,329.52 square kilometres with a population density of 2.2 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Morden (Town) had 3,171 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 17.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Morden (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Morden (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Stanley, Man. RM 8,356 6,367 31.2

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

Table 2 Manitoba – 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
La Broquerie RM 5,198 3,659 42.1
Stanley RM 8,356 6,367 31.2
Steinbach CY 13,524 11,066 22.2
Morden T 7,812 6,571 18.9
Hanover RM 14,026 11,871 18.2

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

Table 3 Manitoba – 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
Thompson CY 12,829 13,446 -4.6
Flin Flon (Part) CY 5,363 5,594 -4.1
Portage la Prairie RM 6,525 6,793 -3.9
The Pas T 5,513 5,589 -1.4
Gimli RM 5,845 5,797 0.8

Age and sex

Morden, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Morden, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 19.9% 21.7% 18.2%
15 to 64 62.3% 62.3% 62.3%
65 and over 17.9% 16.0% 19.6%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Morden, T was 17.9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 62.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 19.9%. 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.

Morden, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Morden, 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 7,810 6,570 1,240 18.9
0 to 14 1,555 1,295 260 20.1
15 to 64 4,865 4,115 750 18.2
65 and over 1,395 1,160 235 20.3
Males
Total 3,775 3,160 615 19.5
0 to 14 820 655 165 25.2
15 to 64 2,350 2,005 345 17.2
65 and over 605 495 110 22.2
Females
Total 4,040 3,410 630 18.5
0 to 14 735 645 90 14.0
15 to 64 2,515 2,105 410 19.5
65 and over 790 665 125 18.8

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

Table 6 Morden, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 7,810 3,775 4,040
0 to 4 years 605 320 285
5 to 9 years 510 255 250
10 to 14 years 445 245 200
15 to 19 years 540 255 280
20 to 24 years 480 235 245
25 to 29 years 525 255 270
30 to 34 years 525 245 285
35 to 39 years 505 260 250
40 to 44 years 475 230 245
45 to 49 years 490 240 245
50 to 54 years 485 245 240
55 to 59 years 435 215 225
60 to 64 years 400 175 225
65 to 69 years 340 165 175
70 to 74 years 305 140 165
75 to 79 years 235 105 130
80 to 84 years 215 95 115
85 years and over 305 100 205
Median age 37.9 36.4 39.2

Morden, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Morden, T was 37.9 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and Morden, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
Morden, T 37.5 37.9

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Morden was 2,225, which represents a change of 18.0% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Morden, 82.5% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 6.7% were common-law-couples and 11.0% were lone-parent families.

Morden – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of Morden, 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
Manitoba  327,875 232,635 71.0 39,060 11.9 56,185 17.1 4.8
Morden, T 2,225 1,835 82.5 150 6.7 245 11.0 18.0
Stanley, RM 1,885 1,790 95.0 30 1.6 65 3.4 25.7

Morden – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Morden, 46.5% 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 * 850
Married couples without children * 980
Common-law-couples with children * 65
Common-law-couples without children * 85

Morden – Marital status

In Morden, 64.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (59.3%) or living with a common-law partner (4.9%).

The remaining 35.9% 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, Manitoba, Morden, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Morden, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,255 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,015 64.2 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,710 59.3 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 305 4.9 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,245 35.9 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,335 21.3 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 135 2.2 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 270 4.3 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 505 8.1 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

Morden – Types of private households

There were 3,170 private households3 in Morden in 2011, a change of 17.8% from 2006. Of these, 28.7% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 30.0% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Manitoba, Morden, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Morden, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,170 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
910 28.7 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,045 33.0 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 230 7.3 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 895 28.2 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 20 0.6 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households9 70 2.2 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

Morden – Structural type of dwelling

In Morden, 73.0% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.3% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Manitoba, Morden, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Morden, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,170 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,315 73.0 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 115 3.6 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 200 6.3 14,435 3.1 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 40 1.3 37,665 8.1 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 320 10.1 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 30 0.9 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 0 0.0 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 155 4.9 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

Morden, T – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Morden, 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 Morden, 73.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.4% reported French only, and 24.2% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 72.9% for English only, 3.5% for French only and 21.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 90.6% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.3% spoke only French and 6.8% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 84.4% for only English, 1.5% for only French and 10.5% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Morden, 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 7,675 100.0 7,675 100.0
English 5,600 73.0 6,950 90.6
French 110 1.4 20 0.3
Non-official language 1,855 24.2 520 6.8
Multiple responses 110 1.4 185 2.4
Table 13 Morden, 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 99.9 99.7 0.2
French 40.0 16.0 24.0
Non-official language 57.0 30.7 26.3

Morden, T – Non-official languages

In Morden, the three most common mother tongues were German (20.2%), Russian (2.4%) and Ukrainian (0.5%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were German (5.8%), Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (3.4%) and Cree, n.o.s. (1.7%).

Table 14 Morden, 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 1,550 79.3 20.2
Russian 185 9.5 2.4
Ukrainian 35 1.8 0.5
Spanish 20 1.0 0.3
Dutch 20 1.0 0.3

Morden, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Morden, 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 5.6 5.5 81.8 1.3
0 to 19 9.4 9.9 100.0 2.0
20 to 44 5.5 5.2 75.0 1.0
45 to 64 3.4 1.6 85.7 1.0
65 and over 2.4 0.8 75.0 0.8
Table 16 Morden, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 7,675 100.0
English only 7,125 92.8
French only 0 0.0
English and French 430 5.6
Neither English nor French 115 1.5

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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