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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   748
Population in 2001 1 3,622   786
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -4.8
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   320
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   295
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   242.1
Land area (square km) 8.30   3.09
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   750 400 345
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   55 30 25
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   65 25 35
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   65 40 20
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   50 30 25
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   45 20 25
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   70 30 40
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   55 30 20
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   60 30 25
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   60 35 25
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   45 30 15
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   55 30 30
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   45 25 15
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   30 15 15
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   10 10 5
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   5 0 5
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   15 5 5
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   10 5 10
85 years and over 175 55 125   0 0 0
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   32.1 33.3 31.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   76.0 77.5 76.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   565 310 265
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   500 270 230
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   75 35 35
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   565 305 265
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   170 105 65
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   290 145 145
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   15 10 5
Divorced 11 305 125 180   55 30 20
Widowed 12 410 90 315   35 10 25
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   295
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   84.7
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   11.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   250
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   45
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   265
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   25
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   13.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.8
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 ($) 20 159,870   96,493
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   200
Number of married-couple families 22 800   145
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   40
Number of lone-parent families 135   20
Number of female lone-parent families 100   15
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.1
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.3
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.8
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   86,115
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   94,850
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   63,927
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   38,885
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 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   69,616
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   74,914
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   50,660
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   32,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   295
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   125
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   55
One-person households 505   90
Other household types 28 175   20
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   55,182
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   95,116
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   70,119
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   33,139
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   38,906
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   46,734
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   75,243
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   66,964
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   28,090
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   32,765
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   575
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   534
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   750 415 330
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   695 395 295
French only 35 10 20   10 0 10
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   40 20 25
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   745 420 330
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   720 410 305
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   30 10 25
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   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   750 415 330
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   750 420 330
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   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   745 420 330
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   730 415 310
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   10 0 10
Before 1991 285 125 155   10 0 10
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   0 0 0
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   750 420 330
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   735 420 315
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   195 115 85
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   535 305 235
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   10 0 15
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   570 320 250
1st generation 44 300 140 160   15 0 15
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   100 55 45
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   450 265 185
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   735 420 320
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   655 375 280
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   40 15 25
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   25 15 10
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   15 15 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   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   695 400 300
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   460 280 175
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   110 50 60
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   100 55 45
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   15 0 10
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   745 415 330
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   30 15 15
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   715 405 310
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   575 320 250
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   185 100 80
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   165 90 75
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   110 80 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   105 40 65
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   10 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   0 0 0
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   70 55 15
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   25 20 10
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   35 25 10
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   10 15 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   130 50 80
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   25 15 10
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   40 15 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   35 25 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   25 0 20
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   315 180 135
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   105 65 40
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   90 50 40
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   45 35 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   60 20 40
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   10 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   0 0 10
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   570 320 250
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   350 195 155
Education 150 40 110   10 0 10
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   10 10 0
Humanities 50 45 0   0 0 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   20 0 15
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   45 25 20
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   0 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   90 85 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   15 10 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   20 0 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   10 0 10
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   570 320 250
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   350 195 155
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   225 130 95
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   210 125 80
Outside Canada 140 65 75   15 0 15
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   570 320 250
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   435 250 190
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   430 240 190
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   15 15 0
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   130 70 55
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   76.3 78.1 76.0
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   75.4 75.0 76.0
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   3.4 6.0 0.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   435 240 190
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   20 10 20
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   65 15 50
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   25 15 10
D Health occupations 170 40 130   20 0 20
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   10 0 10
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   15 0 15
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   125 50 70
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   95 95 0
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   45 45 0
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   10 10 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   435 240 190
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   115 100 15
Construction 150 145 10   30 30 0
Manufacturing 125 105 20   15 15 0
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   25 15 10
Retail trade 175 75 100   70 40 35
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   20 10 10
Health care and social services 325 75 250   35 0 35
Educational services 65 15 45   20 0 25
Business services 170 85 85   50 25 25
Other services 320 110 210   50 10 35
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   545 295 250
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   535 285 250
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   230 105 125
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   95 50 45
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   470 265 205
English 1,865 970 890   470 265 205
French 10 0 0   10 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   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   425 235 190
Worked at home 125 80 45   20 0 20
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   60 50 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   345 190 155
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   55 30 25
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   265 135 135
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   0 0 0
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   15 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, 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   405 235 170
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   365 205 160
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   35 30 10
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   10 0 0
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   750 415 330
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   745 420 330
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   460 260 200
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   31,411 37,008 28,866
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   235 135 105
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   38,986 48,377 30,350
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Bienfait, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   555 310 245
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   32,131 36,421 21,859
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   28,139 31,015 19,453
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   85.2 84.6 86.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   10.5 11.8 8.1
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   4.1 4.0 4.3
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   745 420 325
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   3.4 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   0.0 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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