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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 15,038   17,438
Population in 2001 1 15,107   17,554
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -0.5   -0.7
Total private dwellings 2 6,903   7,929
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 6,543   7,505
Population density per square kilometre 612.2   20.7
Land area (square km) 24.57   842.17
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 15,040 7,015 8,025   17,440 8,250 9,190
0 to 4 years 855 460 395   990 515 470
5 to 9 years 860 455 405   1,015 545 470
10 to 14 years 890 445 445   1,045 530 510
15 to 19 years 1,065 530 535   1,230 610 615
20 to 24 years 900 430 470   1,005 495 515
25 to 29 years 805 375 425   880 415 470
30 to 34 years 825 405 425   950 460 490
35 to 39 years 875 415 455   1,005 480 525
40 to 44 years 1,020 470 550   1,215 555 660
45 to 49 years 1,130 535 590   1,335 655 680
50 to 54 years 980 505 475   1,225 630 595
55 to 59 years 870 405 465   1,065 495 570
60 to 64 years 675 295 380   820 380 430
65 to 69 years 720 305 415   830 360 470
70 to 74 years 680 280 400   775 330 445
75 to 79 years 675 280 395   745 320 425
80 to 84 years 600 220 380   650 240 405
85 years and over 630 210 420   660 230 435
Median age of the population 5 42.3 40.0 44.2   42.6 40.7 44.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.7 80.7 84.5   82.5 80.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 12,435 5,655 6,785   14,390 6,655 7,735
Not in a common-law relationship 11,625 5,245 6,380   13,415 6,165 7,250
In a common-law relationship 810 410 405   980 490 490
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 12,435 5,655 6,785   14,390 6,650 7,740
Never legally married (single) 8 3,540 1,835 1,700   3,980 2,095 1,880
Legally married (and not separated) 9 6,290 3,135 3,150   7,525 3,755 3,770
Separated, but still legally married 10 370 135 235   410 160 250
Divorced 11 825 330 495   955 395 555
Widowed 12 1,420 215 1,205   1,525 245 1,280
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 6,545   7,495
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   73.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.8   2.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   3.3
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.1   1.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 20.5   17.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.5   2.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 4,375   5,215
Number of rented dwellings 17 2,170   2,280
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 5,645   6,455
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 890   1,045
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.0   9.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   0.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 110,958   110,081
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 4,170   4,920
Number of married-couple families 22 3,085   3,675
Number of common-law-couple families 23 390   475
Number of lone-parent families 690   765
Number of female lone-parent families 585   640
Number of male lone-parent families 100   125
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.2
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,865   56,319
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,698   63,883
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 51,522   50,556
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,655   27,165
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,551   26,651
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,325   48,902
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,721   49,939
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,144   55,006
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 44,897   44,327
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,508   26,821
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,551   26,504
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 37,741   43,523
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 6,540   7,495
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,480   1,775
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,935   2,300
One-person households 2,225   2,435
Other household types 28 900   985
Average household size 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,392   41,798
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,185   73,220
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,883   54,988
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,291   19,129
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,235   37,048
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,542   37,909
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,973   63,786
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 47,839   47,521
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,406   18,326
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,001   34,542
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 533   533
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 583   562
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 14,745 6,930 7,815   17,145 8,170 8,975
English only 12,520 6,025 6,495   14,670 7,120 7,545
French only 95 25 70   95 25 70
English and French 10 0 10   10 10 10
Other language(s) 33 2,120 875 1,240   2,370 1,025 1,350
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 14,745 6,930 7,815   17,145 8,170 8,975
English only 14,235 6,775 7,455   16,585 7,990 8,595
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 480 145 340   530 170 355
Neither English nor French 30 10 20   30 10 20
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 14,745 6,935 7,815   17,145 8,170 8,975
English 14,435 6,790 7,645   16,770 7,975 8,790
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 265 125 135   325 175 150
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 40 15 25   50 20 25
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 10 0 10   10 0 10
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 14,750 6,930 7,815   17,150 8,170 8,980
Non-immigrants 37 14,100 6,550 7,550   16,450 7,775 8,680
Immigrants 38 625 365 260   675 380 295
Before 1991 400 230 170   445 245 200
1991 to 2000 145 90 55   145 90 55
2001 to 2006 39 85 45 35   85 50 35
Non-permanent residents 40 20 15 10   20 15 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 14,750 6,930 7,815   17,145 8,170 8,975
Canadian citizens 14,545 6,805 7,735   16,940 8,045 8,890
Canadian citizens under age 18 3,230 1,655 1,575   3,810 1,985 1,825
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 11,310 5,150 6,165   13,125 6,060 7,065
Not Canadian citizens 42 205 125 80   210 125 85
Table: Generation status
Generation status Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 12,150 5,560 6,590   14,075 6,535 7,540
1st generation 44 605 350 250   650 360 290
2nd generation 45 2,595 995 1,595   2,935 1,155 1,780
3rd generation or more 46 8,955 4,215 4,740   10,490 5,015 5,475
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 14,575 6,825 7,750   16,955 8,060 8,895
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 12,475 5,855 6,620   14,620 6,975 7,645
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,105 485 625   1,215 530 680
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 790 380 415   905 425 475
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 185 100 85   210 115 95
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 10 0   10 10 0
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 13,895 6,425 7,475   16,165 7,615 8,550
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 8,130 3,800 4,325   9,700 4,640 5,065
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,995 1,325 1,665   3,215 1,445 1,775
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,885 900 985   2,230 1,055 1,180
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 745 310 435   865 385 480
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 140 85 55   140 85 55
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 14,745 6,930 7,815   17,150 8,170 8,975
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,715 885 830   1,830 950 880
Non-Aboriginal identity population 13,030 6,045 6,985   15,315 7,220 8,095
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 12,150 5,560 6,590   14,075 6,535 7,545
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,830 1,750 2,080   4,430 2,115 2,315
High school certificate or equivalent 52 3,365 1,575 1,795   3,950 1,845 2,105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,450 820 635   1,670 945 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,815 625 1,190   2,040 710 1,325
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 545 220 320   660 255 405
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,140 565 575   1,325 660 665
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,955 915 1,045   2,240 1,075 1,165
No certificate, diploma or degree 950 470 480   1,075 535 540
High school certificate or equivalent 55 645 290 350   735 355 380
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 110 45 70   120 45 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 155 70 80   185 80 100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 10 10   35 10 20
University certificate, diploma or degree 80 25 55   95 40 55
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,625 790 835   1,815 885 935
No certificate, diploma or degree 190 145 50   215 160 55
High school certificate or equivalent 58 490 220 265   545 255 290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 200 130 75   230 140 85
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 375 120 255   425 145 280
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 65 30 40   75 30 45
University certificate, diploma or degree 305 145 160   325 155 170
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 5,530 2,620 2,910   6,655 3,180 3,475
No certificate, diploma or degree 975 490 480   1,175 640 535
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,730 850 875   2,125 1,015 1,110
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 840 475 370   1,015 570 445
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 1,050 365 685   1,190 415 775
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 320 130 190   390 160 230
University certificate, diploma or degree 615 300 315   750 370 380
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 12,150 5,560 6,595   14,075 6,535 7,545
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,200 3,330 3,870   8,380 3,960 4,420
Education 845 300 550   925 330 595
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 155 95 60   165 100 60
Humanities 130 80 50   175 105 70
Social and behavioural sciences and law 255 100 160   265 100 170
Business, management and public administration 880 300 575   1,020 335 685
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20 15 0   40 25 20
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 90 45 50   95 40 50
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 940 900 35   1,110 1,060 55
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 135 115 20   170 140 30
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,075 140 935   1,225 165 1,060
Personal, protective and transportation services 430 140 285   500 170 325
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 12,150 5,560 6,590   14,075 6,535 7,540
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,200 3,330 3,870   8,380 3,955 4,415
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,950 2,230 2,720   5,700 2,575 3,125
Inside Canada 4,710 2,080 2,625   5,430 2,420 3,010
Outside Canada 240 145 95   270 150 115
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 12,150 5,560 6,590   14,080 6,530 7,545
In the labour force 67 7,755 3,880 3,865   9,140 4,645 4,490
Employed 68 7,305 3,595 3,710   8,630 4,335 4,295
Unemployed 69 445 285 160   510 315 200
Not in the labour force 70 4,400 1,675 2,725   4,935 1,885 3,055
Participation rate 71 63.8 69.8 58.6   64.9 71.1 59.5
Employment rate 72 60.1 64.7 56.3   61.3 66.4 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 5.7 7.3 4.1   5.6 6.8 4.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 7,690 3,835 3,855   9,070 4,595 4,475
A Management occupations 75 605 430 175   675 490 185
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,080 260 815   1,265 320 940
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 330 265 65   365 305 65
D Health occupations 560 105 460   665 115 545
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 740 210 535   815 220 595
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 295 120 170   325 140 185
G Sales and service occupations 2,370 880 1,495   2,700 975 1,720
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,095 1,030 65   1,380 1,290 90
I Occupations unique to primary industry 315 290 25   570 475 90
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 290 240 50   315 265 50
Table: Industry
Industry Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 7,690 3,840 3,855   9,070 4,595 4,470
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 390 310 75   670 515 150
Construction 420 360 55   470 405 65
Manufacturing 470 350 120   585 450 135
Wholesale trade 310 205 110   375 240 135
Retail trade 1,140 550 590   1,355 640 715
Finance and real estate 375 155 220   430 170 265
Health care and social services 1,180 260 915   1,300 270 1,025
Educational services 585 180 405   625 185 445
Business services 1,055 630 425   1,300 825 470
Other services 1,755 825 930   1,960 890 1,070
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 11,345 5,135 6,210   13,175 6,035 7,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 11,225 5,045 6,180   13,045 5,940 7,105
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 4,315 1,865 2,450   5,025 2,180 2,840
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 2,495 995 1,500   2,910 1,195 1,715
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 8,410 4,185 4,220   9,935 4,980 4,955
English 8,350 4,170 4,185   9,870 4,955 4,915
French 20 10 20   25 0 20
Non-official language 10 0 10   10 0 0
English and French 10 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 20 10 10   30 20 10
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 7,305 3,595 3,705   8,630 4,335 4,295
Worked at home 410 180 225   685 355 330
Worked outside Canada 35 10 20   45 25 20
No fixed workplace address 620 495 120   785 635 155
Worked at usual place 6,245 2,915 3,335   7,110 3,320 3,790
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 5,855 2,640 3,210   5,875 2,650 3,225
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 70 50 20   855 420 435
Worked in a different census division (county) 260 175 90   310 200 110
Worked in a different province 65 50 15   70 50 25
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
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 6,865 3,405 3,460   7,900 3,955 3,945
Car, truck, van, as driver 5,620 2,840 2,780   6,560 3,355 3,205
Car, truck, van, as passenger 490 210 280   540 220 315
Public transit 70 35 35   65 35 35
Walked or bicycled 590 275 310   620 300 330
All other modes 100 40 55   110 45 65
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 14,750 6,930 7,815   17,145 8,170 8,975
Total visible minority population 85 280 205 80   285 205 80
Chinese 85 60 25   85 60 25
South Asian 86 40 30 10   35 30 0
Black 110 75 30   115 85 35
Filipino 10 0 10   10 0 10
Latin American 15 10 10   15 10 0
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 25 20 10   25 20 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0   0 0 0
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   0 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   0 0 0
Not a visible minority 91 14,465 6,730 7,735   16,860 7,965 8,895
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 8,385 4,145 4,235   9,880 4,935 4,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 22,748 26,465 18,669   22,158 26,140 18,566
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 4,420 2,315 2,105   5,280 2,785 2,495
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 33,873 37,570 29,306   33,241 37,001 29,194
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Yorkton, City   Yorkton (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 11,745 5,345 6,400   13,605 6,290 7,320
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,365 28,959 18,985   22,228 28,243 19,073
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,590 25,071 17,955   20,484 24,565 17,961
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 68.8 73.4 63.4   69.4 73.6 64.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 16.7 12.0 22.3   16.3 11.9 21.6
Other money - As a % of total income 14.5 14.6 14.4   14.3 14.5 14.0
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 14,720 6,915 7,805   17,120 8,155 8,965
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.0 13.6 18.0   15.2 13.2 17.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.2 9.0 9.4   8.7 8.7 8.7
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 19.8 22.8 16.5   18.5 21.1 15.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.9 16.4 11.4   12.7 14.5 10.4

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