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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   36,288
Population in 2001 1 3,622   36,735
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -1.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   16,348
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   15,052
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   17.6
Land area (square km) 8.30   2,066.44
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   36,285 17,350 18,940
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   1,655 825 835
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   1,955 1,000 955
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   2,215 1,125 1,090
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   2,390 1,210 1,180
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   2,055 975 1,075
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   1,855 920 940
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   2,095 1,005 1,090
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   2,235 1,065 1,175
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   2,770 1,310 1,455
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   3,065 1,500 1,565
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   3,025 1,475 1,550
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   2,880 1,425 1,455
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   2,110 1,065 1,045
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   1,605 765 840
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   1,340 615 725
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   1,215 495 725
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   935 350 585
85 years and over 175 55 125   875 215 660
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   43.1 42.1 44.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   83.9 83.0 84.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   30,455 14,395 16,055
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   27,975 13,165 14,810
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   2,480 1,235 1,250
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   30,455 14,400 16,055
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   9,225 4,780 4,440
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   15,150 7,570 7,575
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   1,040 470 575
Divorced 11 305 125 180   2,505 1,115 1,390
Widowed 12 410 90 315   2,540 465 2,075
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   15,055
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   72.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   2.2
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   11.9
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 6.7   6.4
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   11,325
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   3,630
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   12,005
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   3,050
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   12.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   112,911
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   10,765
Number of married-couple families 22 800   7,520
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   1,260
Number of lone-parent families 135   1,980
Number of female lone-parent families 100   1,675
Number of male lone-parent families 30   310
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   50,879
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   58,825
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   45,350
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   27,728
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   25,264
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   38,186
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   44,640
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   50,605
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   40,289
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   26,426
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   25,064
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   34,579
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   15,055
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   3,720
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   4,830
One-person households 505   4,215
Other household types 28 175   2,290
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   42,356
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   64,245
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   52,592
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   19,308
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   35,336
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   37,565
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   55,141
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   45,570
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   18,349
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   33,782
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   550
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   536
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   35,755 17,130 18,625
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   34,670 16,535 18,135
French only 35 10 20   340 200 140
English and French 0 0 0   15 0 10
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   720 385 335
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   35,755 17,130 18,625
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   34,005 16,455 17,545
French only 0 0 0   15 0 10
English and French 75 30 50   1,720 650 1,065
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   15 15 0
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   35,755 17,130 18,625
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   35,415 16,965 18,450
French 0 0 0   55 30 30
Non-official language 65 35 30   165 90 75
English and French 0 0 0   20 10 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   95 35 60
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 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   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   35,755 17,125 18,625
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   34,805 16,705 18,100
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   885 400 485
Before 1991 285 125 155   750 310 435
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   40 40 0
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   95 50 45
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   65 25 40
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   35,755 17,125 18,625
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   35,455 16,980 18,475
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   7,220 3,665 3,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   28,230 13,315 14,915
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   300 150 150
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   29,895 14,170 15,720
1st generation 44 300 140 160   940 410 525
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   1,830 855 975
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   27,125 12,905 14,220
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   35,450 16,960 18,485
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   31,255 15,065 16,190
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   2,125 965 1,165
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   1,660 755 910
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   360 175 185
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   45 10 35
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   34,085 16,325 17,760
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   24,305 11,840 12,460
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   4,840 2,295 2,545
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   3,420 1,490 1,930
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   1,290 590 700
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   230 110 120
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   35,755 17,130 18,625
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   670 325 345
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   35,085 16,805 18,280
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   29,895 14,170 15,720
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   8,570 4,180 4,385
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   7,045 3,115 3,935
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   3,840 2,470 1,370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   6,205 2,605 3,600
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   1,050 400 650
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   3,180 1,405 1,780
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   4,390 2,150 2,240
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   1,955 1,055 900
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   1,515 720 795
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   150 80 80
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   400 180 215
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   95 40 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   270 70 200
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   3,940 1,930 2,010
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   485 335 145
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   1,005 530 475
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   405 250 155
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   1,215 545 665
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   85 40 45
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   745 220 520
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   15,910 7,740 8,170
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   3,675 1,820 1,855
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   3,400 1,500 1,895
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   2,525 1,655 870
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   3,865 1,610 2,250
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   595 235 355
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   1,855 915 940
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   29,890 14,170 15,725
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   15,615 7,295 8,320
Education 150 40 110   1,130 320 810
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   185 45 145
Humanities 50 45 0   460 195 265
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   850 225 625
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   3,090 730 2,360
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   245 150 95
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   575 270 305
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   4,270 4,070 200
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   245 195 45
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   2,080 170 1,905
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   1,150 510 635
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   29,895 14,170 15,720
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   15,615 7,295 8,320
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   14,280 6,880 7,400
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   13,945 6,710 7,235
Outside Canada 140 65 75   335 170 160
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   29,895 14,170 15,720
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   18,105 9,560 8,550
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   16,405 8,580 7,825
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   1,705 985 725
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   11,785 4,610 7,170
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   60.6 67.5 54.4
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   54.9 60.6 49.8
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   9.4 10.3 8.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   17,840 9,475 8,370
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   1,350 850 500
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   2,725 655 2,070
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   900 665 235
D Health occupations 170 40 130   1,100 135 965
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   1,275 430 845
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   335 105 230
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   4,715 1,650 3,065
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   3,480 3,325 155
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   745 630 120
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   1,215 1,040 180
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   17,840 9,475 8,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   820 655 160
Construction 150 145 10   955 830 120
Manufacturing 125 105 20   2,935 2,520 415
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   480 360 120
Retail trade 175 75 100   2,905 1,150 1,760
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   550 270 280
Health care and social services 325 75 250   2,055 240 1,815
Educational services 65 15 45   1,015 370 645
Business services 170 85 85   3,470 1,965 1,505
Other services 320 110 210   2,665 1,110 1,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   27,200 12,490 14,710
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   26,880 12,335 14,550
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   10,985 4,655 6,330
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   5,795 2,295 3,505
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   19,385 10,165 9,220
English 1,865 970 890   19,275 10,110 9,165
French 10 0 0   30 10 20
Non-official language 10 0 10   60 35 20
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 10
English and non-official language 0 0 0   20 10 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 Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   16,405 8,575 7,825
Worked at home 125 80 45   620 275 345
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   55 50 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   1,580 1,190 395
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   14,150 7,065 7,085
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   3,925 1,995 1,930
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   9,210 4,520 4,690
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   840 465 375
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   175 90 85
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (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 1,485 775 710   15,730 8,250 7,480
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   12,585 6,760 5,830
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   1,765 805 965
Public transit 0 0 0   60 20 35
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   965 510 455
All other modes 20 15 0   350 160 190
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   35,755 17,130 18,625
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   715 370 345
Chinese 15 0 0   75 45 30
South Asian 86 0 10 0   40 25 20
Black 0 0 0   520 265 255
Filipino 25 20 10   0 0 0
Latin American 10 0 0   10 10 0
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   30 15 15
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   15 0 10
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   30 10 20
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   35,040 16,760 18,280
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   19,170 10,115 9,055
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   20,578 28,590 14,973
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   9,870 5,715 4,155
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   34,464 41,095 26,927
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   New Glasgow (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   28,250 13,600 14,655
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   20,611 28,698 16,264
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   19,222 25,219 15,778
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   67.8 72.5 60.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   17.8 13.0 25.6
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   14.4 14.5 14.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   35,280 16,895 18,385
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   14.1 12.8 15.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   8.9 8.6 9.1
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   17.2 17.8 16.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   10.9 11.5 10.1

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