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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
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Loyalist
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   15,062
Population in 2001 1 3,622   14,590
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   3.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   5,814
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   5,566
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   44.3
Land area (square km) 8.30   340.02
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   15,060 7,565 7,495
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   700 375 320
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   845 440 410
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   985 525 460
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   1,010 515 505
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   715 370 345
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   755 365 390
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   885 445 435
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   990 495 500
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   1,320 655 665
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   1,235 635 600
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   1,145 575 570
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   1,225 610 620
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   940 485 455
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   685 375 310
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   605 295 310
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   425 205 215
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   305 125 180
85 years and over 175 55 125   300 90 210
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   42.7 42.2 43.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   83.2 82.4 84.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   12,535 6,230 6,305
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   11,390 5,670 5,720
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   1,150 560 585
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   12,535 6,230 6,305
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   3,365 1,855 1,510
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   6,930 3,490 3,445
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   520 270 255
Divorced 11 305 125 180   925 425 495
Widowed 12 410 90 315   795 190 600
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   5,565
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   78.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   6.7
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   0.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   7.3
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.5
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   0.4
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   4,460
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   1,105
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   4,215
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   1,350
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   7.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   221,610
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   4,650
Number of married-couple families 22 800   3,415
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   590
Number of lone-parent families 135   645
Number of female lone-parent families 100   555
Number of male lone-parent families 30   90
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   67,242
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   73,644
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   65,790
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   35,558
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   33,841
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   46,202
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   58,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   62,702
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   56,298
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   33,030
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   31,567
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   41,082
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   5,565
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   1,725
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   2,140
One-person households 505   950
Other household types 28 175   740
Average household size 2.2   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   62,099
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   86,098
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   64,802
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   28,774
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   44,651
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   53,102
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   70,814
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   56,034
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   26,263
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   40,585
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   685
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   920
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   14,350 7,045 7,300
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   13,555 6,695 6,860
French only 35 10 20   300 150 150
English and French 0 0 0   20 0 20
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   470 200 275
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   14,350 7,045 7,300
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   13,185 6,580 6,605
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   1,155 460 695
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   14,350 7,050 7,300
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   14,125 6,935 7,190
French 0 0 0   110 60 50
Non-official language 65 35 30   105 45 55
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 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: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   14,350 7,050 7,300
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   13,270 6,500 6,770
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   1,060 545 515
Before 1991 285 125 155   915 450 465
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   80 55 30
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   60 40 25
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   15 0 10
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   14,350 7,050 7,300
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   14,150 6,945 7,205
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   3,215 1,690 1,525
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   10,935 5,260 5,680
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   200 105 95
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   11,810 5,715 6,100
1st generation 44 300 140 160   1,080 555 525
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   1,820 830 990
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   8,915 4,335 4,580
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   14,190 6,975 7,220
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   12,525 6,220 6,310
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   640 290 350
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   940 445 495
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   60 15 45
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   30 10 25
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   13,675 6,705 6,965
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   8,490 4,200 4,285
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   1,720 820 900
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   3,030 1,460 1,570
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   335 175 160
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   95 50 45
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   14,350 7,050 7,305
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   365 195 170
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   13,985 6,855 7,130
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   11,810 5,715 6,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   2,485 1,255 1,230
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   3,610 1,730 1,880
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   1,180 830 350
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   2,930 1,165 1,765
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   275 80 195
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   1,335 655 680
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   1,660 785 880
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   775 410 365
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   605 290 310
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   35 20 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   170 40 130
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   15 15 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   65 10 55
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   1,540 730 810
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   110 55 50
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   490 310 175
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   75 45 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   635 250 385
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   30 15 15
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   205 55 150
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   6,575 3,210 3,365
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   905 465 440
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   2,000 940 1,060
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   785 575 210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   1,865 755 1,110
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   170 40 125
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   840 430 410
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   11,815 5,715 6,100
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   6,100 2,985 3,115
Education 150 40 110   310 80 230
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   105 45 60
Humanities 50 45 0   210 75 135
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   530 140 390
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   1,090 335 755
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   160 70 85
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   200 80 115
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   1,385 1,325 60
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   85 70 15
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   1,015 170 850
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   620 330 295
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   11,810 5,710 6,100
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   6,100 2,985 3,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   5,715 2,730 2,985
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   5,315 2,485 2,835
Outside Canada 140 65 75   400 245 150
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   11,810 5,715 6,100
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   7,680 3,950 3,730
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   7,315 3,780 3,535
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   370 170 195
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   4,130 1,760 2,370
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   65.0 69.1 61.1
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   61.9 66.1 58.0
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   4.8 4.3 5.2
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   7,565 3,900 3,660
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   720 465 255
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   1,305 335 965
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   405 305 105
D Health occupations 170 40 130   585 110 470
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   545 165 380
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   140 50 90
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   2,170 995 1,170
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   1,215 1,095 115
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   185 160 30
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   290 220 75
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   7,560 3,900 3,660
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   180 160 20
Construction 150 145 10   605 515 90
Manufacturing 125 105 20   585 440 150
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   160 140 20
Retail trade 175 75 100   1,105 580 525
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   325 135 190
Health care and social services 325 75 250   1,065 175 895
Educational services 65 15 45   545 190 355
Business services 170 85 85   1,015 610 405
Other services 320 110 210   1,970 960 1,010
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   11,040 5,210 5,830
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   10,895 5,130 5,765
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   4,520 2,010 2,515
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   1,955 835 1,120
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   8,235 4,170 4,070
English 1,865 970 890   8,215 4,165 4,050
French 10 0 0   20 0 15
Non-official language 10 0 10   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 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   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   7,315 3,780 3,535
Worked at home 125 80 45   530 270 270
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   745 600 150
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   6,020 2,900 3,120
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   1,115 505 610
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   335 155 180
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   4,560 2,240 2,325
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
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   6,770 3,505 3,265
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   5,780 3,045 2,735
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   530 225 300
Public transit 0 0 0   115 40 80
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   300 155 150
All other modes 20 15 0   40 40 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   14,350 7,045 7,305
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   165 85 85
Chinese 15 0 0   30 10 25
South Asian 86 0 10 0   15 10 10
Black 0 0 0   50 30 20
Filipino 25 20 10   30 15 15
Latin American 10 0 0   10 10 10
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   0 0 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   20 10 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   0 0 0
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   14,185 6,965 7,215
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   8,415 4,290 4,125
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   29,984 36,266 22,950
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   4,670 2,670 1,995
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   43,233 47,940 37,773
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Loyalist, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   11,195 5,435 5,760
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   29,979 37,467 21,566
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   26,265 32,054 20,170
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   74.5 76.5 71.2
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   10.9 7.8 16.1
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   14.5 15.7 12.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   14,330 7,040 7,295
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   9.4 8.0 10.8
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   6.6 6.3 6.9
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   15.8 13.9 17.9
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   10.4 9.4 11.4

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