Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Beaumont, T - Alberta

Map of Beaumont, T (shaded in green), Alberta

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
29
Nat. rank
295

In 2011, Beaumont (Town) had a population of 13,284, representing a percentage change of 48.2% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 10.50 square kilometres with a population density of 1,264.8 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 640,081.87 square kilometres with a population density of 5.7 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Beaumont (Town) had 4,369 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 56.5%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Beaumont (Town) is part of the census metropolitan area of Edmonton.

Population and dwelling counts

Beaumont (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Beaumont (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Leduc County, Alta. MD 13,541 13,135 A 3.1

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

Table 2 Alberta – 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
Chestermere T 14,824 9,923 A 49.4
Beaumont T 13,284 8,961 48.2
Airdrie CY 42,564 28,927 47.1
Leduc CY 24,279 16,967 43.1
Okotoks T 24,511 17,150 A 42.9

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

Table 3 Alberta – 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
Lac la Biche County MD 8,402 9,123 A -7.9
Willow Creek No. 26 MD 5,107 5,337 -4.3
Crowsnest Pass SM 5,565 5,749 -3.2
Greenview No. 16 MD 5,299 5,464 -3.0
Lethbridge County MD 10,061 10,254 A -1.9

Age and sex

Beaumont, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Beaumont, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 25.5% 25.5% 25.5%
15 to 64 70.0% 70.2% 69.8%
65 and over 4.4% 4.2% 4.6%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Beaumont, T was 4.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 70.0% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 25.5%. 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.

Beaumont, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Beaumont, 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 13,285 8,960 4,325 48.3
0 to 14 3,390 2,355 1,035 43.9
15 to 64 9,305 6,255 3,050 48.8
65 and over 585 345 240 69.6
Males
Total 6,655 4,510 2,145 47.6
0 to 14 1,700 1,210 490 40.5
15 to 64 4,675 3,140 1,535 48.9
65 and over 280 165 115 69.7
Females
Total 6,630 4,450 2,180 49.0
0 to 14 1,690 1,150 540 47.0
15 to 64 4,630 3,115 1,515 48.6
65 and over 305 185 120 64.9

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

Table 6 Beaumont, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 13,285 6,655 6,630
0 to 4 years 1,290 645 640
5 to 9 years 1,110 565 550
10 to 14 years 990 485 505
15 to 19 years 990 525 465
20 to 24 years 750 385 365
25 to 29 years 995 470 515
30 to 34 years 1,195 580 615
35 to 39 years 1,145 590 550
40 to 44 years 975 490 485
45 to 49 years 1,015 475 540
50 to 54 years 1,000 485 515
55 to 59 years 810 435 380
60 to 64 years 430 230 200
65 to 69 years 240 135 110
70 to 74 years 120 65 60
75 to 79 years 105 45 60
80 to 84 years 75 30 45
85 years and over 40 10 30
Median age 32.3 32.3 32.3

Beaumont, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Beaumont, T was 32.3 years. In comparison, the median age of Alberta was 36.5 years.

Table 7 Canada, Alberta and Beaumont, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Alberta 36.0 36.5
Beaumont, T 31.5 32.3

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Beaumont was 3,815, which represents a change of 47.9% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Beaumont, 78.8% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 10.9% were common-law-couples and 10.5% were lone-parent families.

Beaumont – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Alberta, CSD of Beaumont, 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
Alberta  999,525 719,355 72.0 135,660 13.6 144,510 14.5 10.5
Beaumont, T 3,815 3,005 78.8 415 10.9 400 10.5 47.9
Leduc County, MD 4,105 3,360 81.9 415 10.1 330 8.0 5.0

Beaumont – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Beaumont, 62.6% 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 * 1,930
Married couples without children * 1,085
Common-law-couples with children * 215
Common-law-couples without children * 195

Beaumont – Marital status

In Beaumont, 69.7% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (61.4%) or living with a common-law partner (8.3%).

The remaining 30.3% 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, Alberta, Beaumont, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Beaumont, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 9,890 100.0 2,960,470 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 6,895 69.7 1,756,860 59.3 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 6,070 61.4 1,484,705 50.2 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 825 8.3 272,155 9.2 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,000 30.3 1,203,615 40.7 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,220 22.4 823,935 27.8 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 210 2.1 70,855 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 370 3.7 177,375 6.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 195 2.0 131,440 4.4 1,584,525 5.7

Beaumont – Types of private households

There were 4,365 private households3 in Beaumont in 2011, a change of 56.2% from 2006. Of these, 48.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 41.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Alberta, Beaumont, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Beaumont, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 4,365 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,120 48.6 407,145 29.3 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,220 27.9 406,380 29.2 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 365 8.4 128,330 9.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 490 11.2 342,735 24.7 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 55 1.3 27,900 2.0 268,060 2.0
Other households9 120 2.7 77,785 5.6 543,340 4.1

Beaumont – Structural type of dwelling

In Beaumont, 86.2% 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, Alberta, Beaumont, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Beaumont, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 4,370 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 3,765 86.2 883,260 63.5 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 240 5.5 71,850 5.2 646,240 4.9
Row house 220 5.0 97,865 7.0 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 58,205 4.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 140 3.2 197,945 14.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.1 33,505 2.4 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.1 1,060 0.1 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 0 0.0 46,590 3.4 183,510 1.4

Language

Beaumont, T – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Beaumont, 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 Beaumont, 87.1% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 4.9% reported French only, and 7.1% reported a non-official language only, 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, 93.7% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 2.0% spoke only French and 2.8% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 85.7% for only English, 0.7% for only French and 10.5% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Beaumont, 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 13,285 100.0 13,285 100.0
English 11,565 87.1 12,450 93.7
French 645 4.9 260 2.0
Non-official language 940 7.1 375 2.8
Multiple responses 140 1.1 200 1.5
Table 13 Beaumont, 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 99.8 0.1
French 66.9 42.8 24.1
Non-official language 67.2 46.3 20.9

Beaumont, T – Non-official languages

In Beaumont, the three most common mother tongues were Panjabi (Punjabi) (1.2%), German (1.1%) and Spanish (0.6%), 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 14 Beaumont, 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.
Panjabi (Punjabi) 165 16.4 1.2
German 150 14.9 1.1
Spanish 80 8.0 0.6
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 60 6.0 0.5
Ukrainian 50 5.0 0.4

Beaumont, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Beaumont, 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 14.1 10.3 93.0 6.9
0 to 19 18.1 17.0 83.3 7.1
20 to 44 12.2 8.7 95.1 9.0
45 to 64 10.5 3.7 93.6 4.9
65 and over 20.9 2.8 100.0 0.0
Table 16 Beaumont, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 13,285 100.0
English only 11,325 85.2
French only 20 0.2
English and French 1,915 14.4
Neither English nor French 25 0.2

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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