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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   27,652
Population in 2001 1 3,622   25,285
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   9.4
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   9,537
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   9,326
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   423.8
Land area (square km) 8.30   65.25
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   27,650 13,660 13,990
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   1,770 925 850
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   1,980 1,025 955
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   2,285 1,160 1,130
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   2,075 1,055 1,020
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   1,615 825 790
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   1,290 615 675
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   1,760 825 935
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   2,270 1,070 1,200
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   2,620 1,270 1,360
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   2,425 1,200 1,220
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   1,955 990 965
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   1,710 825 885
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   1,190 610 575
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   940 460 475
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   715 370 345
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   535 240 295
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   350 145 210
85 years and over 175 55 125   170 65 105
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   37.3 36.8 37.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   78.2 77.3 79.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   21,615 10,555 11,060
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   20,700 10,100 10,595
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   920 450 465
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   21,615 10,555 11,060
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   5,705 3,000 2,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   13,415 6,700 6,710
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   475 195 280
Divorced 11 305 125 180   1,125 490 635
Widowed 12 410 90 315   900 165 735
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   9,315
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   87.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   1.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   0.2
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   4.3
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   1.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   0.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   8,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   535
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   3,895
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   5,420
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   3.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   8.1
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 ($) 20 159,870   247,661
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   7,965
Number of married-couple families 22 800   6,635
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   485
Number of lone-parent families 135   840
Number of female lone-parent families 100   655
Number of male lone-parent families 30   185
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.3
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   94,909
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   101,507
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   89,225
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   49,083
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   41,990
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   61,012
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   78,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   84,459
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   74,615
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   42,417
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   40,240
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   49,542
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   9,315
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   4,050
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   2,860
One-person households 505   1,390
Other household types 28 175   1,010
Average household size 2.2   3.0
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   89,269
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   114,065
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   83,698
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   40,797
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   68,746
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   74,437
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   93,640
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   69,552
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   34,106
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   59,220
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   751
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   1,108
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,565 13,615 13,945
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   22,245 11,115 11,130
French only 35 10 20   610 230 385
English and French 0 0 0   55 10 45
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   4,645 2,260 2,390
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,565 13,615 13,950
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   24,450 12,205 12,250
French only 0 0 0   10 10 0
English and French 75 30 50   2,985 1,370 1,620
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   115 40 75
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,565 13,615 13,950
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   25,540 12,690 12,850
French 0 0 0   80 35 50
Non-official language 65 35 30   1,650 760 885
English and French 0 0 0   10 10 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   285 125 160
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   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,565 13,620 13,950
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   22,795 11,300 11,490
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   4,710 2,280 2,425
Before 1991 285 125 155   3,185 1,605 1,580
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   965 440 525
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   550 230 320
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   65 35 30
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,565 13,615 13,945
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   26,480 13,150 13,330
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   7,260 3,670 3,595
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   19,215 9,485 9,735
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   1,085 465 620
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   21,500 10,500 11,000
1st generation 44 300 140 160   4,450 2,155 2,290
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   5,010 2,480 2,530
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   12,040 5,860 6,175
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   27,310 13,470 13,840
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   25,035 12,435 12,595
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   1,165 510 660
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   960 465 490
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   35 20 15
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   115 35 80
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   25,785 12,690 13,095
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   18,155 8,920 9,235
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   4,300 2,100 2,205
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   2,740 1,400 1,335
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   115 70 45
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   470 205 265
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,565 13,615 13,945
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   280 130 150
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   27,290 13,485 13,795
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   21,500 10,500 11,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   3,760 1,825 1,940
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   6,050 2,925 3,130
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   1,835 1,345 485
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   4,555 1,915 2,640
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   710 235 470
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   4,590 2,250 2,340
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   3,755 1,890 1,865
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   1,530 710 820
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   1,470 800 665
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   55 30 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   415 205 220
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   50 30 20
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   235 110 120
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   3,000 1,350 1,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   140 100 40
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   635 335 300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   155 120 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   755 275 475
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   70 20 45
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   1,240 500 740
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   12,160 6,035 6,120
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   1,100 595 510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   3,425 1,630 1,795
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   1,230 910 320
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   3,090 1,320 1,765
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   505 165 335
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   2,810 1,420 1,390
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   21,500 10,500 11,000
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   9,810 4,750 5,065
Education 150 40 110   835 185 645
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   200 80 120
Humanities 50 45 0   445 160 285
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   1,185 350 835
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   2,275 850 1,425
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   350 190 165
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   445 245 200
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   3,175 2,980 195
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   95 70 30
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   2,005 370 1,630
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   675 275 400
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   21,500 10,500 11,000
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   9,815 4,750 5,065
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   11,685 5,750 5,935
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   9,805 4,650 5,155
Outside Canada 140 65 75   1,880 1,100 780
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   21,500 10,500 11,000
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   15,150 7,865 7,285
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   14,355 7,430 6,925
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   795 435 360
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   6,350 2,635 3,715
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   70.5 74.9 66.2
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   66.8 70.8 63.0
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   5.2 5.5 4.9
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   14,920 7,735 7,190
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   1,450 910 540
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   2,345 590 1,750
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   1,090 850 245
D Health occupations 170 40 130   1,130 215 920
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   1,315 385 935
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   240 85 155
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   3,425 1,350 2,075
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   2,110 2,015 95
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   290 245 40
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   1,520 1,095 425
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   14,920 7,735 7,185
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   240 205 35
Construction 150 145 10   765 645 120
Manufacturing 125 105 20   3,440 2,635 805
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   460 325 135
Retail trade 175 75 100   1,560 635 925
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   725 280 445
Health care and social services 325 75 250   1,575 250 1,325
Educational services 65 15 45   1,165 375 795
Business services 170 85 85   2,040 1,125 915
Other services 320 110 210   2,945 1,265 1,685
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   20,105 9,700 10,405
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   19,885 9,575 10,305
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   9,630 4,325 5,310
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   4,690 2,055 2,635
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   16,075 8,255 7,820
English 1,865 970 890   15,850 8,155 7,690
French 10 0 0   105 30 70
Non-official language 10 0 10   35 10 25
English and French 0 0 0   35 25 15
English and non-official language 0 0 0   50 30 20
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   14,355 7,430 6,925
Worked at home 125 80 45   590 225 360
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   1,090 615 475
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   890 630 260
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   11,790 5,955 5,835
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   1,515 590 925
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   10,095 5,250 4,845
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   175 110 65
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
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   12,680 6,580 6,095
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   11,405 6,005 5,400
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   885 380 500
Public transit 0 0 0   60 35 25
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   250 135 115
All other modes 20 15 0   80 25 55
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,565 13,615 13,950
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   2,525 1,195 1,330
Chinese 15 0 0   460 195 270
South Asian 86 0 10 0   525 295 230
Black 0 0 0   315 165 140
Filipino 25 20 10   185 65 120
Latin American 10 0 0   105 55 50
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   10 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   540 255 285
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 10 0
Korean 0 0 0   215 95 115
Japanese 0 0 0   15 0 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   0 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   155 55 100
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   25,040 12,420 12,620
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   16,340 8,480 7,860
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   37,275 52,567 27,680
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   8,700 4,960 3,735
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   57,946 68,918 45,734
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   LaSalle, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   20,365 10,120 10,245
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   35,993 49,216 26,192
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   31,319 41,103 23,525
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   82.4 84.3 79.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   6.9 5.2 9.8
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   10.6 10.5 10.8
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   27,535 13,600 13,935
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   5.7 4.9 6.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   4.2 3.7 4.7
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   7.6 6.1 9.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   5.6 4.5 6.8

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