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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   17,145
Population in 2001 1 3,622   11,689A
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   46.7
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   5,927
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   5,759
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   924.4
Land area (square km) 8.30   18.55
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   17,145 8,605 8,545
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   1,310 665 645
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   1,440 760 685
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   1,610 865 755
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   1,560 805 755
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   1,040 565 475
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   1,040 480 560
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   1,295 630 665
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   1,335 650 690
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   1,525 730 800
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   1,560 760 800
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   1,130 580 550
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   780 400 380
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   550 275 275
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   340 165 170
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   230 105 125
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   185 85 100
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   125 60 65
85 years and over 175 55 125   80 30 45
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   32.4 31.5 33.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   74.5 73.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   12,780 6,315 6,465
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   11,785 5,815 5,970
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   995 500 500
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   12,780 6,315 6,465
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   3,665 1,990 1,680
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   7,455 3,725 3,720
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   400 155 250
Divorced 11 305 125 180   910 365 545
Widowed 12 410 90 315   355 80 270
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   5,760
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   78.8
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   6.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   0.7
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   8.4
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   0.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   5,000
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   760
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   1,535
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   4,225
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   3.0
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   7.5
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 ($) 20 159,870   315,185
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   4,855
Number of married-couple families 22 800   3,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   505
Number of lone-parent families 135   650
Number of female lone-parent families 100   535
Number of male lone-parent families 30   115
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.8
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   81,896
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   91,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   72,040
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   42,805
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   41,764
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   45,917
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   69,139
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   76,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   59,891
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   39,181
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   38,502
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   40,406
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   5,755
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   2,570
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   1,515
One-person households 505   820
Other household types 28 175   850
Average household size 2.2   3.0
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   77,438
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   97,556
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   78,331
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   38,205
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   55,518
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   64,726
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   81,160
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   65,844
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   32,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   51,407
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   950
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   1,366
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   17,140 8,590 8,550
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   15,855 7,920 7,940
French only 35 10 20   240 105 140
English and French 0 0 0   60 35 25
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   980 535 445
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   17,140 8,590 8,550
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   16,000 8,080 7,920
French only 0 0 0   10 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   1,130 510 620
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   17,140 8,590 8,550
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   16,785 8,420 8,365
French 0 0 0   45 20 30
Non-official language 65 35 30   250 125 125
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   55 30 25
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   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   17,140 8,590 8,550
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   15,570 7,820 7,745
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   1,490 750 740
Before 1991 285 125 155   810 375 440
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   255 145 110
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   415 225 190
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   80 20 65
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   17,140 8,590 8,550
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   16,400 8,225 8,180
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   5,125 2,645 2,480
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   11,280 5,580 5,700
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   740 365 370
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   12,770 6,305 6,460
1st generation 44 300 140 160   1,350 635 715
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   2,365 1,125 1,240
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   9,050 4,545 4,500
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   16,895 8,470 8,425
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   12,270 6,080 6,195
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   1,720 910 805
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   2,130 1,090 1,040
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   575 280 295
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   200 115 85
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   15,835 7,905 7,930
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   6,325 3,065 3,260
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   2,950 1,465 1,485
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   4,260 2,205 2,055
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   1,775 870 905
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   520 300 220
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   17,140 8,590 8,550
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   460 225 235
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   16,680 8,365 8,315
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   12,770 6,305 6,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   2,425 1,230 1,190
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   3,575 1,665 1,910
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   1,525 935 590
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   2,565 1,150 1,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   595 255 340
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   2,085 1,065 1,015
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   2,585 1,380 1,205
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   1,270 660 615
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   975 575 395
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   85 40 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   145 60 90
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   30 25 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   85 20 60
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   2,340 1,055 1,285
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   175 120 55
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   585 250 335
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   280 160 120
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   615 240 370
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   95 30 65
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   595 260 340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   6,890 3,430 3,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   680 325 350
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   1,750 745 1,010
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   1,025 655 370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   1,665 770 895
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   435 185 250
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   1,340 755 585
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   12,765 6,305 6,460
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   5,995 2,895 3,105
Education 150 40 110   635 245 390
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   190 65 125
Humanities 50 45 0   290 90 200
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   525 115 410
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   1,220 525 690
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   210 135 70
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   225 125 105
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   1,730 1,575 155
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   185 115 70
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   1,095 230 865
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   460 180 285
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   12,765 6,305 6,460
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   6,000 2,895 3,100
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   6,770 3,410 3,360
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   6,140 3,100 3,040
Outside Canada 140 65 75   635 310 315
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   12,770 6,305 6,465
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   10,065 5,365 4,695
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   9,770 5,230 4,540
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   290 130 160
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   2,700 940 1,765
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   78.8 85.1 72.6
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   76.5 83.0 70.2
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   2.9 2.4 3.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   10,040 5,355 4,685
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   1,160 775 390
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   1,770 370 1,405
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   790 660 130
D Health occupations 170 40 130   520 115 400
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   730 295 430
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   300 115 185
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   2,415 860 1,560
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   1,780 1,670 110
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   340 300 40
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   230 200 30
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   10,040 5,355 4,680
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   765 570 195
Construction 150 145 10   1,140 980 155
Manufacturing 125 105 20   725 530 195
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   410 275 135
Retail trade 175 75 100   1,195 485 710
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   585 230 360
Health care and social services 325 75 250   830 120 710
Educational services 65 15 45   705 215 485
Business services 170 85 85   1,975 1,195 785
Other services 320 110 210   1,705 755 950
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   11,935 5,800 6,130
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   11,810 5,715 6,090
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   6,015 2,755 3,260
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   1,765 680 1,085
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   11,000 5,805 5,195
English 1,865 970 890   10,980 5,785 5,190
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   10 10 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 10 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 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   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   9,770 5,230 4,540
Worked at home 125 80 45   710 260 445
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   45 45 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   1,635 1,360 275
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   7,375 3,560 3,815
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   2,715 980 1,735
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   4,430 2,465 1,965
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   140 50 90
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   90 65 25
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (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   9,015 4,920 4,095
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   7,455 4,170 3,290
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   710 335 375
Public transit 0 0 0   260 125 130
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   460 230 235
All other modes 20 15 0   120 60 60
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   17,140 8,595 8,550
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   650 320 330
Chinese 15 0 0   90 40 45
South Asian 86 0 10 0   145 75 65
Black 0 0 0   85 40 45
Filipino 25 20 10   105 45 60
Latin American 10 0 0   55 25 35
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   10 0 10
Arab 0 0 0   0 0 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 10 0
Korean 0 0 0   65 30 40
Japanese 0 0 0   60 45 15
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   0 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25 15 15
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   16,490 8,270 8,220
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   10,790 5,650 5,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   30,877 45,731 20,817
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   5,695 3,490 2,205
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   48,392 59,134 35,324
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Okotoks (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   12,280 6,090 6,190
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   31,318 46,392 21,516
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   28,119 38,450 20,406
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   87.6 90.7 81.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   5.0 2.7 9.6
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   7.4 6.5 9.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   17,095 8,575 8,515
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   7.3 7.1 7.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   5.3 5.2 5.4
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   9.5 11.0 8.2
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   6.9 7.9 5.6

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