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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,978   1,148,401
Population in 2001 1 2,780   1,119,583
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 7.1   2.6
Total private dwellings 2 3,770   491,724
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,296   448,766
Population density per square kilometre 1.9   2.1
Land area (square km) 1,568.66   552,369.96
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,975 1,495 1,480   1,148,400 563,275 585,125
0 to 4 years 95 45 45   68,105 34,945 33,155
5 to 9 years 110 55 55   73,840 38,055 35,780
10 to 14 years 200 115 85   83,235 42,560 40,670
15 to 19 years 170 90 85   83,825 42,615 41,210
20 to 24 years 130 75 55   77,750 39,115 38,635
25 to 29 years 55 30 35   70,250 34,720 35,530
30 to 34 years 90 45 45   70,720 34,975 35,750
35 to 39 years 115 50 60   73,660 36,350 37,310
40 to 44 years 225 105 120   88,080 43,515 44,565
45 to 49 years 255 130 130   89,730 44,820 44,910
50 to 54 years 270 130 140   81,845 40,530 41,315
55 to 59 years 305 135 170   71,730 35,285 36,440
60 to 64 years 300 150 145   53,750 26,525 27,225
65 to 69 years 285 145 135   42,120 20,225 21,895
70 to 74 years 175 115 60   36,810 17,210 19,600
75 to 79 years 100 55 50   32,665 14,140 18,525
80 to 84 years 55 25 30   26,380 10,185 16,200
85 years and over 35 15 20   23,915 7,500 16,415
Median age of the population 5 50.7 50.6 50.9   38.1 37.0 39.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.2 85.6 86.8   80.4 79.5 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,565 1,285 1,285   923,225 447,710 475,520
Not in a common-law relationship 2,405 1,205 1,205   856,730 414,535 442,195
In a common-law relationship 160 80 85   66,500 33,175 33,325
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,565 1,280 1,285   923,225 447,705 475,520
Never legally married (single) 8 515 285 225   307,505 164,725 142,775
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,615 805 810   463,095 231,695 231,405
Separated, but still legally married 10 70 40 35   26,215 11,840 14,375
Divorced 11 180 100 80   62,865 27,330 35,540
Widowed 12 185 50 135   63,550 12,120 51,430
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,295   448,780
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 92.3   68.5
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.8   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.2   3.1
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   1.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.5   13.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   8.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 3.9   2.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,160   309,300
Number of rented dwellings 17 140   127,900
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 840   353,190
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 455   95,590
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.8   10.3
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.3   6.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   1.8
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 137,036   153,307
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 990   312,805
Number of married-couple families 22 775   225,875
Number of common-law-couple families 23 70   33,720
Number of lone-parent families 140   53,210
Number of female lone-parent families 90   42,930
Number of male lone-parent families 55   10,280
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.6   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.3   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 53,646   58,816
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 55,596   67,013
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 63,222   54,497
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 40,298   31,518
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 39,302   30,176
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 40,362   38,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,488   50,753
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 48,216   56,827
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 53,075   47,232
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,807   29,953
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,510   28,952
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 35,498   34,550
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,295   448,780
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 245   124,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 590   126,755
One-person households 305   128,295
Other household types 28 155   69,705
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,082   47,875
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,962   75,180
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,631   58,818
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 29,865   24,768
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,219   39,938
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,134   41,844
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 62,696   63,766
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 41,757   50,295
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,437   22,193
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 40,106   36,649
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 600   570
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 358   655
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 2,955 1,500 1,455   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
English only 2,230 1,135 1,095   838,415 415,250 423,165
French only 345 170 180   43,955 20,540 23,415
English and French 15 15 0   2,630 1,250 1,375
Other language(s) 33 355 180 180   248,510 119,875 128,635
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 2,955 1,500 1,455   1,133,515 556,925 576,590
English only 2,330 1,195 1,135   1,017,565 505,485 512,080
French only 0 0 0   1,925 855 1,075
English and French 620 300 315   103,525 46,285 57,235
Neither English nor French 10 0 0   10,500 4,295 6,205
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 2,955 1,500 1,450   1,133,510 556,920 576,590
English 2,730 1,405 1,325   989,215 487,110 502,105
French 120 60 65   19,515 8,980 10,530
Non-official language 60 25 35   107,875 52,660 55,215
English and French 30 10 20   1,820 825 1,000
English and non-official language 10 10 10   14,875 7,225 7,645
French and non-official language 0 0 0   110 60 50
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   105 60 40
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 2,955 1,500 1,455   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Non-immigrants 37 2,710 1,375 1,340   974,735 480,015 494,715
Immigrants 38 235 125 115   151,230 72,960 78,270
Before 1991 220 120 95   92,535 44,600 47,930
1991 to 2000 0 0 10   27,505 12,950 14,555
2001 to 2006 39 10 0 0   31,190 15,415 15,780
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   7,545 3,945 3,605
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 2,955 1,500 1,455   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Canadian citizens 2,915 1,485 1,430   1,084,590 533,175 551,415
Canadian citizens under age 18 490 240 250   265,970 136,565 129,405
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,425 1,245 1,185   818,625 396,610 422,015
Not Canadian citizens 42 40 15 25   48,925 23,750 25,180
Table: Generation status
Generation status Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,570 1,320 1,250   908,450 441,330 467,115
1st generation 44 250 130 115   148,875 71,990 76,880
2nd generation 45 450 235 215   167,400 78,720 88,685
3rd generation or more 46 1,870 950 915   592,175 290,620 301,555
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 2,915 1,475 1,440   1,119,365 549,795 569,565
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,680 1,380 1,300   968,770 475,695 493,070
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 35 15 20   99,440 49,070 50,365
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 185 75 110   29,990 14,415 15,580
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   11,395 5,800 5,590
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 10 10   9,775 4,815 4,960
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 2,845 1,445 1,405   1,065,210 521,875 543,335
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,065 1,080 985   674,945 331,850 343,095
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 185 80 100   237,910 116,110 121,805
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 515 235 275   80,205 37,980 42,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 55 35 20   36,585 18,185 18,405
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 20 10 15   35,555 17,755 17,805
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 2,950 1,500 1,455   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Aboriginal identity population 50 790 450 345   175,395 85,720 89,675
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,160 1,050 1,115   958,120 471,200 486,915
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,570 1,320 1,250   908,450 441,335 467,120
No certificate, diploma or degree 875 475 405   267,745 135,755 131,985
High school certificate or equivalent 52 670 290 380   242,200 113,440 128,760
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 310 230 85   88,560 54,670 33,885
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 405 180 230   136,735 57,580 79,155
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 95 30 65   36,740 15,615 21,125
University certificate, diploma or degree 205 115 85   136,465 64,265 72,200
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 320 180 140   160,705 81,170 79,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 165 90 75   76,425 40,600 35,830
High school certificate or equivalent 55 125 80 45   58,510 29,405 29,105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   4,725 2,720 2,010
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 15 10 0   10,115 4,495 5,620
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,190 955 1,235
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 15   8,735 2,995 5,735
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 140 80 60   139,770 68,520 71,250
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 20 0   22,990 12,775 10,210
High school certificate or equivalent 58 40 20 20   38,975 20,635 18,335
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 25 10   13,070 7,635 5,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 0 0   27,210 11,460 15,750
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   5,240 2,645 2,595
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 10 25   32,280 13,365 18,915
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,430 705 720   456,165 225,055 231,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 395 225 170   98,495 52,850 45,645
High school certificate or equivalent 61 370 140 235   112,225 51,985 60,240
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 170 130 40   54,335 33,780 20,550
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 300 115 185   84,285 35,780 48,500
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 50 10 45   23,355 9,765 13,590
University certificate, diploma or degree 140 95 45   83,470 40,890 42,585
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,570 1,320 1,250   908,450 441,330 467,115
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 765 785   509,945 249,195 260,750
Education 140 60 75   40,385 11,120 29,265
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 30 15 15   10,815 5,190 5,630
Humanities 35 15 25   20,765 9,495 11,265
Social and behavioural sciences and law 30 0 25   33,990 11,965 22,020
Business, management and public administration 180 60 120   80,020 28,850 51,175
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20 10 15   11,850 6,550 5,300
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20 10 20   14,965 8,475 6,490
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 335 325 10   83,075 78,255 4,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 25 25 0   12,525 9,550 2,975
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 135 25 115   67,715 11,455 56,265
Personal, protective and transportation services 65 25 40   22,340 11,220 11,115
Other 64 0 0 0   55 10 45
Table: Location of study
Location of study Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,570 1,320 1,250   908,450 441,330 467,120
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 765 785   509,945 249,195 260,750
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,020 555 465   398,505 192,135 206,370
Inside Canada 940 500 445   353,775 168,160 185,620
Outside Canada 80 60 20   44,730 23,975 20,750
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,570 1,320 1,250   908,450 441,335 467,120
In the labour force 67 1,355 720 630   611,280 321,465 289,820
Employed 68 1,225 655 570   577,710 303,665 274,045
Unemployed 69 130 70 60   33,570 17,795 15,775
Not in the labour force 70 1,215 595 620   297,170 119,870 177,300
Participation rate 71 52.7 54.5 50.4   67.3 72.8 62.0
Employment rate 72 47.7 49.6 45.6   63.6 68.8 58.7
Unemployment rate 73 9.6 9.7 9.5   5.5 5.5 5.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,350 725 625   602,150 316,845 285,305
A Management occupations 75 80 60 20   51,355 32,080 19,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 200 20 180   104,440 29,710 74,730
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 40 30 10   29,630 23,385 6,245
D Health occupations 60 25 35   40,455 8,065 32,390
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 135 40 90   52,885 17,600 35,290
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20 0 20   13,955 6,195 7,755
G Sales and service occupations 335 110 230   148,345 62,000 86,340
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 275 260 15   90,280 85,325 4,955
I Occupations unique to primary industry 130 110 20   38,900 30,210 8,690
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 70 60 0   31,905 22,270 9,630
Table: Industry
Industry Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,350 725 625   602,150 316,845 285,305
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 215 170 40   47,595 35,215 12,380
Construction 55 55 0   32,310 29,035 3,270
Manufacturing 110 105 0   62,580 45,595 16,990
Wholesale trade 20 20 0   23,040 16,490 6,550
Retail trade 125 40 85   65,475 30,595 34,875
Finance and real estate 40 15 30   31,505 12,475 19,030
Health care and social services 135 15 120   75,915 14,055 61,855
Educational services 100 40 60   47,365 15,710 31,650
Business services 105 55 55   95,335 59,900 35,435
Other services 440 210 230   121,030 57,770 63,255
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,385 1,220 1,165   838,655 399,005 439,650
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,375 1,215 1,160   827,945 392,395 435,550
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 775 385 390   354,050 155,250 198,805
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 580 280 300   187,670 78,755 108,910
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,525 840 685   658,885 342,455 316,425
English 1,475 820 655   635,360 331,715 303,650
French 25 10 20   7,275 2,475 4,800
Non-official language 15 0 10   11,270 5,965 5,305
English and French 0 0 0   1,640 645 990
English and non-official language 10 10 0   3,260 1,625 1,630
French and non-official language 0 0 0   45 15 30
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   35 10 25
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,225 650 570   577,705 303,665 274,045
Worked at home 155 95 60   52,560 29,555 23,005
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   1,700 1,165 535
No fixed workplace address 125 95 35   51,130 39,400 11,725
Worked at usual place 930 460 465   472,310 233,535 238,775
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 150 85 65   365,095 176,260 188,835
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 390 180 215   50,345 24,945 25,395
Worked in a different census division (county) 385 200 185   53,575 30,135 23,440
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   3,295 2,190 1,105
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 1,060 555 505   523,445 272,940 250,505
Car, truck, van, as driver 905 475 425   378,365 210,440 167,925
Car, truck, van, as passenger 60 25 40   45,390 16,750 28,635
Public transit 10 0 10   46,605 19,235 27,370
Walked or bicycled 45 35 10   46,985 22,945 24,040
All other modes 35 20 15   6,095 3,565 2,530
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 2,955 1,500 1,450   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Total visible minority population 85 45 10 30   109,095 54,335 54,760
Chinese 0 0 0   13,705 6,960 6,750
South Asian 86 15 10 10   16,565 8,535 8,030
Black 0 0 0   15,655 8,135 7,520
Filipino 10 0 10   37,790 17,880 19,905
Latin American 0 0 0   6,275 3,145 3,130
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   5,670 2,900 2,765
Arab 0 0 0   2,325 1,320 1,000
West Asian 88 15 10 10   1,960 980 980
Korean 0 0 0   2,190 1,045 1,150
Japanese 0 0 0   2,010 885 1,130
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   1,685 850 840
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   3,265 1,705 1,560
Not a visible minority 91 2,915 1,485 1,425   1,024,415 502,585 521,830
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,550 870 680   650,410 337,715 312,695
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 20,032 24,556 17,361   24,484 29,461 20,289
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 685 415 270   348,340 202,865 145,475
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,774 44,372 37,169   36,692 40,392 32,149
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Alexander, Rural municipality   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,475 1,285 1,185   865,400 421,495 443,910
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,712 32,017 16,957   24,194 29,919 20,169
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,960 28,203 16,462   21,805 26,050 18,775
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 56.6 56.3 57.0   75.2 79.1 69.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.6 15.0 22.7   12.5 8.8 17.6
Other money - As a % of total income 25.7 28.7 20.0   12.3 12.1 12.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 2,940 1,495 1,445   1,061,865 520,015 541,850
% in low income before tax - All persons 8.7 9.1 8.7   16.7 15.2 18.1
% in low income after tax - All persons 5.4 5.7 5.2   12.2 11.4 13.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 8.3 8.5 10.2   21.4 21.4 21.4
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 5.2 0.0 0.0   15.9 15.8 16.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Alexander, Manitoba (Code4601071) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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