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2006 Community Profiles

 
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La Vallee
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   1,067
Population in 2001 1 3,622   1,073
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -0.6
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   392
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   369
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   4.5
Land area (square km) 8.30   237.26
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   1,065 540 525
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   50 35 15
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   65 25 35
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   105 45 60
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   105 60 45
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   55 20 30
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   40 25 20
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   60 30 25
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   65 30 35
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   110 60 50
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   115 50 70
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   80 40 40
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   65 45 20
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   50 25 25
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   35 20 20
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   25 10 15
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   15 10 10
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   10 5 5
85 years and over 175 55 125   10 5 5
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   39.4 39.7 39.2
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   79.3 79.8 79.0
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   850 435 415
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   790 405 390
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   60 30 30
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   850 435 415
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   230 130 100
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   530 260 265
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   20 15 5
Divorced 11 305 125 180   35 25 15
Widowed 12 410 90 315   35 5 25
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   365
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   97.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   0.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   0.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   0.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   0.0
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   2.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   345
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   20
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   295
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   75
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   4.1
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   0.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   161,865
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   315
Number of married-couple families 22 800   265
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   45
Number of lone-parent families 135   10
Number of female lone-parent families 100   0
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.3
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   0.0
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   78,051
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   80,708
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   66,399
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   0
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   0
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   65,027
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   68,360
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   56,495
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   370
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   120
One-person households 505   55
Other household types 28 175   10
Average household size 2.2   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   76,811
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   83,585
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   50,397
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   32,262
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   61,389
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   70,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   50,397
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   28,934
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   0
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   725
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   867
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,065 530 540
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   1,040 515 525
French only 35 10 20   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   20 10 10
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,070 525 540
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   1,020 525 500
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   40 0 40
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   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,065 525 540
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   1,060 520 540
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   10 10 0
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   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,065 525 540
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   1,010 495 515
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   50 30 20
Before 1991 285 125 155   45 30 15
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   0 0 10
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,065 525 540
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   1,030 510 515
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   285 130 155
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   745 385 360
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   40 15 20
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   840 430 415
1st generation 44 300 140 160   55 35 20
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   145 85 60
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   640 310 325
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   1,055 525 535
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   1,000 490 510
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   20 15 10
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   30 15 15
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   0 0 0
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   1,030 500 525
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   740 360 380
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   30 20 0
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   170 70 95
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   85 50 40
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,065 530 540
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   140 55 85
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   930 470 455
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   840 430 410
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   220 115 105
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   245 120 125
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   125 100 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   170 60 105
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   50 30 15
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   25 0 25
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   160 75 85
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   70 40 30
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   35 20 15
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   10 0 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   40 10 30
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   10 0 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   80 60 25
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   0 0 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   25 15 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   0 0 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   40 25 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   10 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   10 0 0
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   475 230 245
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   100 45 50
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   160 70 90
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   95 75 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   70 15 55
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   40 20 20
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   15 0 15
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   840 430 415
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   465 240 225
Education 150 40 110   20 0 20
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   0 0 0
Humanities 50 45 0   10 0 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   35 0 35
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   30 0 30
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   0 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   15 0 15
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   155 155 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   30 20 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   60 10 50
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   10 0 15
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   840 430 415
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   465 240 230
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   375 190 180
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   340 190 155
Outside Canada 140 65 75   35 0 25
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   840 430 415
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   630 325 310
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   610 310 300
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   20 15 10
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   210 105 105
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   75.0 75.6 74.7
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   72.6 72.1 72.3
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   3.2 4.6 3.2
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   635 325 310
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   25 25 0
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   75 0 75
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   20 0 15
D Health occupations 170 40 130   45 0 45
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   10 0 0
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   15 0 15
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   160 25 130
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   165 155 10
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   60 50 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   55 55 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   635 325 310
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   50 35 15
Construction 150 145 10   80 55 20
Manufacturing 125 105 20   120 105 15
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   0 0 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   50 10 40
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   20 0 15
Health care and social services 325 75 250   75 0 75
Educational services 65 15 45   0 0 0
Business services 170 85 85   115 65 45
Other services 320 110 210   130 45 85
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   795 405 390
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   790 405 390
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   355 165 190
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   175 55 120
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   705 365 340
English 1,865 970 890   700 365 335
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 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   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   610 305 300
Worked at home 125 80 45   50 25 25
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 10
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   60 55 0
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   490 225 260
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   10 0 0
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   470 220 250
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   15 10 0
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, 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   550 280 265
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   500 265 230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   45 15 30
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   0 0 10
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,070 525 540
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   0 0 0
Chinese 15 0 0   0 0 0
South Asian 86 0 10 0   0 0 0
Black 0 0 0   0 0 0
Filipino 25 20 10   0 0 0
Latin American 10 0 0   0 0 0
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   0 0 0
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   1,065 525 540
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   675 370 310
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   28,328 47,446 15,769
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   310 200 110
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   50,335 58,484 29,943
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   La Vallee, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   810 430 385
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   28,551 42,611 17,548
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   25,364 35,027 16,362
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   81.5 82.7 77.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   10.2 7.8 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   8.4 9.0 7.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   1,065 525 540
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   2.3 2.8 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   1.9 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   0.0 0.0 0.0

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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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