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2006 Community Profiles

 
Altona
Manitoba
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,709   1,148,401
Population in 2001 1 3,434   1,119,583
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 8.0   2.6
Total private dwellings 2 1,564   491,724
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,522   448,766
Population density per square kilometre 395.1   2.1
Land area (square km) 9.39   552,369.96
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,710 1,785 1,920   1,148,400 563,275 585,125
0 to 4 years 270 135 135   68,105 34,945 33,155
5 to 9 years 230 120 110   73,840 38,055 35,780
10 to 14 years 260 130 135   83,235 42,560 40,670
15 to 19 years 245 125 115   83,825 42,615 41,210
20 to 24 years 225 115 110   77,750 39,115 38,635
25 to 29 years 240 125 110   70,250 34,720 35,530
30 to 34 years 235 115 120   70,720 34,975 35,750
35 to 39 years 210 110 100   73,660 36,350 37,310
40 to 44 years 245 115 125   88,080 43,515 44,565
45 to 49 years 220 105 115   89,730 44,820 44,910
50 to 54 years 235 125 110   81,845 40,530 41,315
55 to 59 years 185 95 90   71,730 35,285 36,440
60 to 64 years 145 80 65   53,750 26,525 27,225
65 to 69 years 145 55 90   42,120 20,225 21,895
70 to 74 years 130 65 70   36,810 17,210 19,600
75 to 79 years 160 65 95   32,665 14,140 18,525
80 to 84 years 160 60 95   26,380 10,185 16,200
85 years and over 175 50 125   23,915 7,500 16,415
Median age of the population 5 38.5 36.4 41.0   38.1 37.0 39.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 79.5 78.7 80.5   80.4 79.5 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,950 1,405 1,545   923,225 447,710 475,520
Not in a common-law relationship 2,900 1,380 1,520   856,730 414,535 442,195
In a common-law relationship 50 25 25   66,500 33,175 33,325
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,950 1,405 1,545   923,225 447,705 475,520
Never legally married (single) 8 675 380 295   307,505 164,725 142,775
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,845 925 925   463,095 231,695 231,405
Separated, but still legally married 10 60 25 35   26,215 11,840 14,375
Divorced 11 75 30 50   62,865 27,330 35,540
Widowed 12 285 40 245   63,550 12,120 51,430
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,525   448,780
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 69.2   68.5
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.3   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.5   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 15.7   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 2.6   2.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,045   309,300
Number of rented dwellings 17 475   127,900
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,040   353,190
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 480   95,590
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.2   10.3
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   6.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.7   1.8
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 128,548   153,307
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,050   312,805
Number of married-couple families 22 920   225,875
Number of common-law-couple families 23 35   33,720
Number of lone-parent families 95   53,210
Number of female lone-parent families 90   42,930
Number of male lone-parent families 10   10,280
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.4   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,722   58,816
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 52,571   67,013
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,034   54,497
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 32,567   31,518
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,514   30,176
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   38,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 44,598   50,753
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 47,663   56,827
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 37,926   47,232
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,927   29,953
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,874   28,952
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   34,550
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,520   448,780
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 425   124,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 515   126,755
One-person households 455   128,295
Other household types 28 120   69,705
Average household size 2.4   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,968   47,875
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 60,056   75,180
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 49,399   58,818
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,670   24,768
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,135   39,938
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,808   41,844
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 50,841   63,766
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 42,873   50,295
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,324   22,193
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,039   36,649
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 567   570
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 660   655
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,620 1,755 1,865   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
English only 1,955 1,020 935   838,415 415,250 423,165
French only 10 0 0   43,955 20,540 23,415
English and French 0 0 0   2,630 1,250 1,375
Other language(s) 33 1,650 725 930   248,510 119,875 128,635
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,515 556,925 576,590
English only 3,480 1,700 1,780   1,017,565 505,485 512,080
French only 0 0 0   1,925 855 1,075
English and French 45 20 25   103,525 46,285 57,235
Neither English nor French 90 25 65   10,500 4,295 6,205
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,510 556,920 576,590
English 3,020 1,500 1,520   989,215 487,110 502,105
French 10 0 0   19,515 8,980 10,530
Non-official language 560 235 320   107,875 52,660 55,215
English and French 0 0 0   1,820 825 1,000
English and non-official language 25 10 20   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 Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Non-immigrants 37 3,140 1,540 1,595   974,735 480,015 494,715
Immigrants 38 415 180 235   151,230 72,960 78,270
Before 1991 220 105 115   92,535 44,600 47,930
1991 to 2000 80 40 40   27,505 12,950 14,555
2001 to 2006 39 115 40 80   31,190 15,415 15,780
Non-permanent residents 40 65 30 30   7,545 3,945 3,605
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Canadian citizens 3,445 1,680 1,765   1,084,590 533,175 551,415
Canadian citizens under age 18 810 425 385   265,970 136,565 129,405
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,635 1,255 1,380   818,625 396,610 422,015
Not Canadian citizens 42 175 70 100   48,925 23,750 25,180
Table: Generation status
Generation status Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,870 1,375 1,490   908,450 441,330 467,115
1st generation 44 420 195 230   148,875 71,990 76,880
2nd generation 45 310 100 205   167,400 78,720 88,685
3rd generation or more 46 2,135 1,080 1,055   592,175 290,620 301,555
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,550 1,730 1,825   1,119,365 549,795 569,565
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,035 1,485 1,550   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) 345 170 170   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 140 70 70   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 30 0 30   9,775 4,815 4,960
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,345 1,635 1,710   1,065,210 521,875 543,335
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,865 900 965   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) 885 440 445   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 370 200 170   80,205 37,980 42,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 35 15 20   36,585 18,185 18,405
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 190 80 110   35,555 17,755 17,805
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Aboriginal identity population 50 55 45 10   175,395 85,720 89,675
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,565 1,710 1,855   958,120 471,200 486,915
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,870 1,375 1,490   908,450 441,335 467,120
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,310 585 730   267,745 135,755 131,985
High school certificate or equivalent 52 750 350 405   242,200 113,440 128,760
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 180 120 60   88,560 54,670 33,885
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 270 130 140   136,735 57,580 79,155
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 100 45 55   36,740 15,615 21,125
University certificate, diploma or degree 250 150 100   136,465 64,265 72,200
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 475 235 240   160,705 81,170 79,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 225 110 110   76,425 40,600 35,830
High school certificate or equivalent 55 180 75 100   58,510 29,405 29,105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 10   4,725 2,720 2,010
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 45 30 10   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 0 0 0   8,735 2,995 5,735
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 465 225 240   139,770 68,520 71,250
No certificate, diploma or degree 125 70 55   22,990 12,775 10,210
High school certificate or equivalent 58 150 70 80   38,975 20,635 18,335
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40 25 15   13,070 7,635 5,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 95 45 45   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 50 10 40   32,280 13,365 18,915
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,225 640 585   456,165 225,055 231,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 465 240 220   98,495 52,850 45,645
High school certificate or equivalent 61 335 170 165   112,225 51,985 60,240
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 80 55 25   54,335 33,780 20,550
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 110 40 65   84,285 35,780 48,500
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 65 25 40   23,355 9,765 13,590
University certificate, diploma or degree 170 110 60   83,470 40,890 42,585
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,870 1,375 1,490   908,450 441,330 467,115
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,070 935 1,130   509,945 249,195 260,750
Education 115 55 65   40,385 11,120 29,265
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 45 30 10   10,815 5,190 5,630
Humanities 80 45 30   20,765 9,495 11,265
Social and behavioural sciences and law 45 15 30   33,990 11,965 22,020
Business, management and public administration 115 40 75   80,020 28,850 51,175
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 0 0   11,850 6,550 5,300
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 65 55 10   14,965 8,475 6,490
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 135 135 0   83,075 78,255 4,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 15 10 0   12,525 9,550 2,975
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 145 30 115   67,715 11,455 56,265
Personal, protective and transportation services 25 10 10   22,340 11,220 11,115
Other 64 0 0 0   55 10 45
Table: Location of study
Location of study Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,870 1,380 1,490   908,450 441,330 467,120
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,070 935 1,130   509,945 249,195 260,750
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 805 440 360   398,505 192,135 206,370
Inside Canada 750 410 340   353,775 168,160 185,620
Outside Canada 50 35 20   44,730 23,975 20,750
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,870 1,375 1,490   908,450 441,335 467,120
In the labour force 67 1,775 1,025 750   611,280 321,465 289,820
Employed 68 1,735 1,005 735   577,710 303,665 274,045
Unemployed 69 40 25 15   33,570 17,795 15,775
Not in the labour force 70 1,095 350 740   297,170 119,870 177,300
Participation rate 71 61.8 74.5 50.3   67.3 72.8 62.0
Employment rate 72 60.5 73.1 49.3   63.6 68.8 58.7
Unemployment rate 73 2.3 2.4 2.0   5.5 5.5 5.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,765 1,025 745   602,150 316,845 285,305
A Management occupations 75 165 110 55   51,355 32,080 19,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 335 120 210   104,440 29,710 74,730
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 60 60 0   29,630 23,385 6,245
D Health occupations 85 30 55   40,455 8,065 32,390
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 145 45 100   52,885 17,600 35,290
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 70 50 20   13,955 6,195 7,755
G Sales and service occupations 350 150 205   148,345 62,000 86,340
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 250 230 15   90,280 85,325 4,955
I Occupations unique to primary industry 70 70 0   38,900 30,210 8,690
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 235 165 70   31,905 22,270 9,630
Table: Industry
Industry Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,765 1,025 745   602,150 316,845 285,305
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 55 60 0   47,595 35,215 12,380
Construction 115 95 15   32,310 29,035 3,270
Manufacturing 455 305 145   62,580 45,595 16,990
Wholesale trade 80 50 20   23,040 16,490 6,550
Retail trade 160 70 85   65,475 30,595 34,875
Finance and real estate 95 55 45   31,505 12,475 19,030
Health care and social services 180 40 140   75,915 14,055 61,855
Educational services 160 50 105   47,365 15,710 31,650
Business services 180 120 55   95,335 59,900 35,435
Other services 290 165 120   121,030 57,770 63,255
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,625 1,225 1,395   838,655 399,005 439,650
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,600 1,210 1,385   827,945 392,395 435,550
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,070 465 605   354,050 155,250 198,805
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 680 305 380   187,670 78,755 108,910
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,955 1,090 870   658,885 342,455 316,425
English 1,920 1,080 840   635,360 331,715 303,650
French 0 0 0   7,275 2,475 4,800
Non-official language 25 10 20   11,270 5,965 5,305
English and French 10 0 10   1,640 645 990
English and non-official language 0 0 10   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 Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,735 1,000 730   577,705 303,665 274,045
Worked at home 115 70 45   52,560 29,555 23,005
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   1,700 1,165 535
No fixed workplace address 85 75 10   51,130 39,400 11,725
Worked at usual place 1,520 850 675   472,310 233,535 238,775
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,190 660 530   365,095 176,260 188,835
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 290 160 130   50,345 24,945 25,395
Worked in a different census division (county) 40 30 10   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 Altona, Town   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 1,610 925 680   523,445 272,940 250,505
Car, truck, van, as driver 940 540 395   378,365 210,440 167,925
Car, truck, van, as passenger 85 50 30   45,390 16,750 28,635
Public transit 0 0 0   46,605 19,235 27,370
Walked or bicycled 570 325 245   46,985 22,945 24,040
All other modes 20 10 15   6,095 3,565 2,530
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,133,515 556,920 576,590
Total visible minority population 85 80 30 55   109,095 54,335 54,760
Chinese 0 0 0   13,705 6,960 6,750
South Asian 86 0 0 0   16,565 8,535 8,030
Black 0 0 0   15,655 8,135 7,520
Filipino 25 15 15   37,790 17,880 19,905
Latin American 10 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 0 0 0   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 20 0 10   1,685 850 840
Multiple visible minority 90 30 0 25   3,265 1,705 1,560
Not a visible minority 91 3,535 1,725 1,810   1,024,415 502,585 521,830
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,005 1,080 925   650,410 337,715 312,695
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,143 33,839 15,998   24,484 29,461 20,289
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,040 720 320   348,340 202,865 145,475
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 36,339 38,055 26,583   36,692 40,392 32,149
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Altona, Town   Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,785 1,340 1,450   865,400 421,495 443,910
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,780 32,273 16,882   24,194 29,919 20,169
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,986 28,289 16,112   21,805 26,050 18,775
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 72.2 78.2 62.4   75.2 79.1 69.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 15.1 9.5 24.6   12.5 8.8 17.6
Other money - As a % of total income 12.7 12.5 13.1   12.3 12.1 12.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,620 1,750 1,865   1,061,865 520,015 541,850
% in low income before tax - All persons 9.7 6.3 12.6   16.7 15.2 18.1
% in low income after tax - All persons 3.6 2.9 4.3   12.2 11.4 13.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.2 4.6 12.8   21.4 21.4 21.4
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 4.6 0.0 7.0   15.9 15.8 16.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Altona, Manitoba (Code4603040) (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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