Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Morinville, T - Alberta

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

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
48
Nat. rank
447

In 2011, Morinville (Town) had a population of 8,569, representing a percentage change of 26.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 11.34 square kilometres with a population density of 755.6 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, Morinville (Town) had 3,078 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 34.6%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

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

Population and dwelling counts

Morinville (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Morinville (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Sturgeon County, Alta. MD 19,578 18,566 A 5.5

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

Morinville, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Morinville, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 22.0% 22.3% 21.7%
15 to 64 70.1% 70.8% 69.6%
65 and over 7.9% 7.0% 8.9%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Morinville, T was 7.9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 70.1% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 22.0%. 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.

Morinville, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Morinville, 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 8,570 6,775 1,795 26.5
0 to 14 1,885 1,520 365 24.0
15 to 64 6,005 4,720 1,285 27.2
65 and over 680 540 140 25.9
Males
Total 4,260 3,360 900 26.8
0 to 14 950 755 195 25.8
15 to 64 3,015 2,350 665 28.3
65 and over 300 255 45 17.6
Females
Total 4,305 3,420 885 25.9
0 to 14 935 760 175 23.0
15 to 64 2,995 2,365 630 26.6
65 and over 385 290 95 32.8

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

Table 6 Morinville, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 8,570 4,260 4,305
0 to 4 years 755 380 375
5 to 9 years 600 310 285
10 to 14 years 535 255 275
15 to 19 years 625 315 310
20 to 24 years 560 290 270
25 to 29 years 770 365 405
30 to 34 years 740 385 360
35 to 39 years 615 315 300
40 to 44 years 605 325 275
45 to 49 years 635 300 335
50 to 54 years 610 295 315
55 to 59 years 485 250 240
60 to 64 years 350 160 190
65 to 69 years 225 95 130
70 to 74 years 180 90 90
75 to 79 years 105 50 45
80 to 84 years 75 30 40
85 years and over 95 25 70
Median age 32.8 32.6 33.1

Morinville, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Morinville, T was 32.8 years. In comparison, the median age of Alberta was 36.5 years.

Table 7 Canada, Alberta and Morinville, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Alberta 36.0 36.5
Morinville, T 33.7 32.8

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Morinville was 2,470, which represents a change of 26.3% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Morinville, 72.1% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 14.8% were common-law-couples and 13.4% were lone-parent families.

Morinville – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Alberta, CSD of Morinville, 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
Morinville, T 2,470 1,780 72.1 365 14.8 330 13.4 26.3
Sturgeon County, MD 5,740 4,725 82.3 590 10.3 425 7.4 7.8

Morinville – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Morinville, 54.1% 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 * 990
Married couples without children * 795
Common-law-couples with children * 170
Common-law-couples without children * 190

Morinville – Marital status

In Morinville, 65.0% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (54.0%) or living with a common-law partner (10.9%).

The remaining 35.1% 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, Morinville, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Morinville, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,680 100.0 2,960,470 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,340 65.0 1,756,860 59.3 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,610 54.0 1,484,705 50.2 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 725 10.9 272,155 9.2 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,345 35.1 1,203,615 40.7 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,555 23.3 823,935 27.8 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 205 3.1 70,855 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 325 4.9 177,375 6.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 265 4.0 131,440 4.4 1,584,525 5.7

Morinville – Types of private households

There were 3,080 private households3 in Morinville in 2011, a change of 34.8% from 2006. Of these, 37.0% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 15.7% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Alberta, Morinville, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Morinville, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,080 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,140 37.0 407,145 29.3 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
955 31.0 406,380 29.2 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 295 9.6 128,330 9.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 540 17.5 342,735 24.7 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 45 1.5 27,900 2.0 268,060 2.0
Other households9 110 3.6 77,785 5.6 543,340 4.1

Morinville – Structural type of dwelling

In Morinville, 75.6% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.5% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Alberta, Morinville, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Morinville, T Alberta Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,080 100.0 1,390,275 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,330 75.6 883,260 63.5 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 165 5.4 71,850 5.2 646,240 4.9
Row house 260 8.4 97,865 7.0 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 45 1.5 58,205 4.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 200 6.5 197,945 14.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.2 33,505 2.4 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 0 0.0 1,060 0.1 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 75 2.4 46,590 3.4 183,510 1.4

Language

Morinville, T – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Morinville, 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 Morinville, 90.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 5.6% reported French only, and 3.6% 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, 97.0% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 1.5% spoke only French and 0.8% 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 Morinville, 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 8,515 100.0 8,515 100.0
English 7,665 90.0 8,260 97.0
French 475 5.6 130 1.5
Non-official language 305 3.6 65 0.8
Multiple responses 75 0.9 60 0.7
Table 13 Morinville, 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 100.0 99.9 0.1
French 52.9 26.9 26.0
Non-official language 53.7 29.9 23.9

Morinville, T – Non-official languages

In Morinville, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.7%), Ukrainian (0.5%) and Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (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 14 Morinville, 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 60 17.9 0.7
Ukrainian 40 11.9 0.5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 40 11.9 0.5
Dutch 25 7.5 0.3
Spanish 20 6.0 0.2
Polish 20 6.0 0.2

Morinville, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Morinville, 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 11.2 6.5 89.5 4.9
0 to 19 9.6 8.0 88.9 20.0
20 to 44 11.2 7.2 93.5 4.0
45 to 64 10.8 4.4 84.8 10.0
65 and over 18.9 4.5 86.4 0.0
Table 16 Morinville, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 8,515 100.0
English only 7,520 88.3
French only 10 0.1
English and French 980 11.5
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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