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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Lake of the Woods
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   323
Population in 2001 1 3,622   330
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -2.1
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   622
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   137
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   0.4
Land area (square km) 8.30   751.17
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   325 165 160
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   10 5 5
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   15 5 10
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   20 15 10
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   25 15 10
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   10 5 5
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   15 10 5
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   10 5 5
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   10 5 5
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   25 10 10
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   25 10 15
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   35 25 15
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   30 15 20
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   30 15 15
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   25 10 10
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   25 10 5
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   10 5 5
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   5 0 5
85 years and over 175 55 125   5 5 5
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   49.5 50.8 48.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   84.6 87.9 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   275 140 130
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   255 135 120
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   15 10 10
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   270 145 130
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   75 45 30
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   165 85 80
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   5 5 0
Divorced 11 305 125 180   15 10 5
Widowed 12 410 90 315   20 5 15
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   125
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   92.0
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   8.0
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   120
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   10
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   95
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   30
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   8.0
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.0
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 ($) 20 159,870   215,773
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   90
Number of married-couple families 22 800   75
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   10
Number of lone-parent families 135   10
Number of female lone-parent families 100   10
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   0.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   0.0
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   44,282
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   45,175
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   0
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   41,290
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   41,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   0
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 ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   125
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   25
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   55
One-person households 505   35
Other household types 28 175   10
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   44,012
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   48,632
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   44,209
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   22,663
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   34,924
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   42,467
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   41,350
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   20,999
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   0
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   0
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   340
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   320 165 160
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   280 140 140
French only 35 10 20   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   40 20 20
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   325 160 160
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   320 160 155
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   0 0 10
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   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   325 160 160
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   320 165 160
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   0 0 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   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   325 160 160
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   255 130 125
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   55 30 25
Before 1991 285 125 155   20 15 10
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   30 15 15
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   320 165 160
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   265 130 130
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   60 35 25
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   205 100 100
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   55 30 30
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   255 125 130
1st generation 44 300 140 160   50 30 20
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   60 20 40
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   145 75 65
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   315 160 160
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   305 160 150
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   0 0 0
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   10 0 10
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   0 0 0
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   310 150 155
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   275 140 135
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   10 0 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   10 0 10
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   10 0 10
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   325 160 160
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   75 35 40
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   250 130 120
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   255 125 125
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   80 45 40
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   50 40 15
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   35 20 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   50 10 40
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   0 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   25 15 15
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   40 20 15
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   25 10 10
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   10 0 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   0 0 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   0 0 0
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   0 0 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   15 10 10
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   0 0 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   0 0 0
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   10 0 0
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   0 0 0
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   135 75 60
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   25 15 0
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   20 15 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   35 20 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   20 10 15
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   0 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   25 10 15
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   255 125 130
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   135 80 55
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 10 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   10 0 0
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   20 0 15
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   10 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   25 30 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   0 0 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   25 0 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   0 0 0
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   250 125 130
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   135 80 55
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   115 45 75
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   100 35 65
Outside Canada 140 65 75   15 0 10
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   250 125 130
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   185 110 75
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   150 95 55
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   30 15 15
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   70 10 50
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   74.0 88.0 57.7
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   60.0 76.0 42.3
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   16.2 13.6 20.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   175 100 75
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   25 15 10
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   10 0 10
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   0 0 0
D Health occupations 170 40 130   10 0 0
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   0 0 0
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   0 0 0
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   60 30 30
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   35 30 0
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   25 25 0
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   10 0 10
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   180 100 75
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   20 25 0
Construction 150 145 10   10 10 0
Manufacturing 125 105 20   15 0 0
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   0 0 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   15 10 10
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   10 0 10
Health care and social services 325 75 250   10 0 10
Educational services 65 15 45   25 10 15
Business services 170 85 85   15 10 0
Other services 320 110 210   55 30 25
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   210 105 105
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   210 100 105
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   100 45 55
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   65 40 30
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   190 105 90
English 1,865 970 890   190 105 85
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   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   155 95 60
Worked at home 125 80 45   20 20 0
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   20 20 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   115 60 55
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   55 35 25
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   45 15 30
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   0 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   Lake of the Woods, 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   130 75 60
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   85 55 30
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   15 10 10
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   20 10 15
All other modes 20 15 0   10 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   325 165 160
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   325 160 155
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   180 95 85
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   13,120 13,711 13,111
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   65 45 20
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   42,898 42,810 44,920
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Lake of the Woods, Township
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   230 110 120
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   17,138 16,763 17,281
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   16,246 16,253 15,791
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   70.0 77.6 61.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   18.1 11.3 26.4
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   10.9 11.5 10.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   315 160 155
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   11.1 9.4 12.9
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   9.5 9.4 9.7
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   27.8 20.0 28.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   22.2 20.0 28.6

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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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