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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   63,785
Population in 2001 1 3,622   62,495
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   2.1
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   29,338
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   25,169
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   21.4
Land area (square km) 8.30   2,979.14
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   63,785 31,180 32,605
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   3,055 1,540 1,515
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   3,500 1,775 1,725
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   4,405 2,355 2,055
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   4,650 2,400 2,250
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   3,340 1,680 1,655
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   2,515 1,235 1,275
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   3,225 1,510 1,715
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   3,955 1,915 2,040
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   5,405 2,685 2,730
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   5,460 2,605 2,855
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   5,275 2,565 2,710
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   4,980 2,450 2,525
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   3,790 1,880 1,915
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   2,915 1,470 1,445
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   2,435 1,165 1,270
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   2,085 945 1,135
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   1,520 590 930
85 years and over 175 55 125   1,280 425 855
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   43.1 42.4 43.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   82.8 81.8 83.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   52,830 25,520 27,310
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   48,065 23,155 24,905
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   4,765 2,360 2,400
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   52,825 25,520 27,310
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   14,680 7,850 6,830
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   28,215 14,105 14,110
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   1,965 915 1,050
Divorced 11 305 125 180   4,260 1,895 2,365
Widowed 12 410 90 315   3,705 750 2,955
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   25,165
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   76.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   5.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   3.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   2.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   10.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.7
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   20,030
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   5,130
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   16,855
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   8,310
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   8.3
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.9
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   215,450
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   18,915
Number of married-couple families 22 800   13,945
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   2,385
Number of lone-parent families 135   2,580
Number of female lone-parent families 100   2,055
Number of male lone-parent families 30   525
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   66,328
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   73,905
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   61,319
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   36,099
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   33,025
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   45,461
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   56,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   62,414
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   53,141
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   33,373
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   31,585
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   40,026
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   25,165
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   7,460
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   8,540
One-person households 505   6,005
Other household types 28 175   3,165
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   56,892
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   83,197
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   64,725
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   26,327
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   44,066
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   49,315
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   70,713
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   55,155
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   23,986
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   39,612
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   701
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   883
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   62,690 30,700 31,990
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   57,710 28,350 29,360
French only 35 10 20   2,390 1,180 1,210
English and French 0 0 0   225 70 150
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   2,370 1,095 1,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   62,695 30,700 31,995
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   54,105 26,860 27,250
French only 0 0 0   45 30 15
English and French 75 30 50   8,510 3,795 4,715
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   25 10 10
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   62,695 30,700 31,995
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   61,190 29,945 31,245
French 0 0 0   700 365 335
Non-official language 65 35 30   570 255 315
English and French 0 0 0   110 65 45
English and non-official language 10 0 0   120 65 55
French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   62,690 30,700 31,995
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   58,180 28,605 29,575
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   4,435 2,055 2,380
Before 1991 285 125 155   3,625 1,700 1,930
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   550 260 290
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   255 95 160
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   75 35 40
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   62,690 30,700 31,995
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   61,785 30,370 31,420
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   13,860 7,115 6,740
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   47,925 23,250 24,675
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   910 330 575
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   51,720 25,040 26,685
1st generation 44 300 140 160   4,555 2,120 2,430
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   6,165 2,885 3,280
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   41,000 20,030 20,970
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   62,145 30,470 31,680
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   55,165 27,115 28,050
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   3,450 1,665 1,785
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 195 95 100   3,110 1,470 1,640
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   285 170 110
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   135 45 95
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   59,585 29,115 30,475
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   38,705 18,945 19,755
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   8,610 4,215 4,395
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 590 210 380   10,775 5,275 5,500
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   1,090 495 595
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   410 185 225
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   62,690 30,700 31,995
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   1,575 755 815
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   61,120 29,945 31,175
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   51,720 25,040 26,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   11,855 6,240 5,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   14,340 6,555 7,780
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   4,815 3,145 1,670
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   12,195 5,120 7,075
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   1,560 660 895
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   6,960 3,315 3,645
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   7,940 4,060 3,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   4,000 2,180 1,820
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   2,555 1,345 1,210
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   185 120 65
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   745 300 450
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   85 35 50
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   360 85 280
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   5,700 2,670 3,030
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   545 325 215
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   1,515 800 715
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   530 310 215
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   2,000 815 1,185
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   125 80 50
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   980 330 650
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   28,405 13,965 14,445
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   4,105 2,280 1,820
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   7,850 3,565 4,280
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   3,040 2,065 975
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   7,970 3,465 4,505
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   890 390 500
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   4,550 2,195 2,355
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   51,720 25,040 26,685
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   26,190 12,795 13,390
Education 150 40 110   2,110 585 1,530
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   640 305 335
Humanities 50 45 0   965 345 620
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   2,700 1,010 1,690
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   4,595 1,485 3,105
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   800 460 340
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   870 485 385
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   5,840 5,465 375
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   625 440 185
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   4,475 600 3,875
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   1,890 1,055 835
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   51,720 25,035 26,680
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   26,190 12,795 13,395
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   25,525 12,240 13,290
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   23,805 11,300 12,510
Outside Canada 140 65 75   1,725 945 780
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   51,720 25,040 26,680
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   33,640 17,435 16,205
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   31,585 16,410 15,180
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   2,055 1,035 1,025
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   18,080 7,600 10,475
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   65.0 69.6 60.7
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   61.1 65.5 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   6.1 5.9 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   33,145 17,205 15,940
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   3,295 2,070 1,225
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   5,055 1,240 3,815
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   2,250 1,675 570
D Health occupations 170 40 130   1,895 255 1,640
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   2,725 760 1,960
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   840 385 455
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   8,335 3,480 4,850
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   5,545 5,195 355
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   1,395 1,040 350
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   1,810 1,105 705
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   33,145 17,205 15,940
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   1,445 1,075 370
Construction 150 145 10   2,720 2,445 275
Manufacturing 125 105 20   3,740 2,440 1,300
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   1,215 820 390
Retail trade 175 75 100   4,465 2,145 2,320
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   1,185 435 745
Health care and social services 325 75 250   4,150 600 3,545
Educational services 65 15 45   1,810 665 1,150
Business services 170 85 85   5,380 3,290 2,085
Other services 320 110 210   7,035 3,285 3,755
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   47,950 22,780 25,170
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   47,495 22,550 24,945
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   19,040 8,425 10,615
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   10,320 4,145 6,175
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   36,035 18,620 17,410
English 1,865 970 890   35,620 18,465 17,150
French 10 0 0   175 65 110
Non-official language 10 0 10   35 10 30
English and French 0 0 0   185 70 110
English and non-official language 0 0 0   20 15 0
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 Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   31,585 16,405 15,185
Worked at home 125 80 45   2,800 1,440 1,355
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   95 50 45
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   3,670 2,755 915
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   25,020 12,165 12,860
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   6,955 2,985 3,970
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   7,960 3,495 4,465
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   9,825 5,535 4,295
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   285 150 135
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
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 1,485 775 710   28,695 14,915 13,775
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   23,305 12,495 10,810
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   2,605 1,105 1,505
Public transit 0 0 0   355 170 190
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   2,140 1,000 1,140
All other modes 20 15 0   285 155 130
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   62,690 30,700 31,990
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   910 460 450
Chinese 15 0 0   225 85 140
South Asian 86 0 10 0   135 80 55
Black 0 0 0   150 80 65
Filipino 25 20 10   55 30 30
Latin American 10 0 0   110 55 55
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   60 15 40
Arab 0 0 0   35 25 10
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 10 0
Korean 0 0 0   30 15 15
Japanese 0 0 0   45 30 15
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   15 10 10
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   35 25 0
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   61,780 30,240 31,545
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   35,925 18,620 17,305
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   25,994 31,442 21,514
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   19,245 10,835 8,405
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   41,798 46,562 36,155
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Lanark (CD)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   49,455 24,200 25,250
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   26,978 34,193 22,091
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   24,443 29,801 20,638
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   71.0 73.4 67.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   12.1 9.0 16.6
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   16.8 17.6 15.8
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   62,340 30,550 31,795
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   9.2 8.4 10.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   6.0 5.9 6.1
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   10.8 9.1 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   6.4 5.5 7.4

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Claresholm, Alberta (Code4803022) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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