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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
Alberta
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Big Quill No. 308
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   635
Population in 2001 1 3,622   711
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -10.7
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   269
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   251
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   0.9
Land area (square km) 8.30   739.86
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   635 355 285
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   20 10 10
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   40 15 15
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   50 25 20
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   50 30 20
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   20 10 10
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   30 15 10
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   15 10 10
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   25 15 10
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   50 25 25
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   65 30 30
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   75 35 45
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   65 40 20
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   45 30 15
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   25 15 10
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   15 10 5
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   25 10 15
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   25 15 15
85 years and over 175 55 125   5 5 0
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   46.8 45.9 47.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   83.5 83.1 82.5
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   535 290 240
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   500 280 220
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   30 15 15
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   530 295 240
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   125 90 40
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   345 175 170
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   10 10 5
Divorced 11 305 125 180   30 15 5
Widowed 12 410 90 315   25 10 20
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   250
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   100.0
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   0.0
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   225
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   25
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   225
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   25
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   14.0
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   4.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   97,757
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   195
Number of married-couple families 22 800   165
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   25
Number of lone-parent families 135   10
Number of female lone-parent families 100   10
Number of male lone-parent families 30   10
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   0.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   0.0
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   54,248
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   59,283
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 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   50,553
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   50,655
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 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 ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   250
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   70
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   115
One-person households 505   55
Other household types 28 175   10
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   39,659
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   70,274
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   51,787
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   13,609
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   39,471
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   55,949
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   48,203
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   12,713
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   366
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   635 360 275
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   590 335 260
French only 35 10 20   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   45 25 15
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   635 360 275
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   620 360 265
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   15 0 15
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   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   635 360 275
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   615 350 270
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   10 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   10 10 10
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   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   635 360 275
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   635 360 275
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   0 0 0
Before 1991 285 125 155   0 0 0
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 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   635 360 275
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   635 360 275
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   160 95 60
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   480 265 215
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   0 0 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   520 290 235
1st generation 44 300 140 160   0 0 0
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   95 40 50
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   430 245 185
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   635 360 275
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   600 340 260
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   10 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   20 15 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   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   620 350 270
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   545 310 230
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   45 25 15
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 0
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   30 0 20
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   635 360 275
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   75 50 20
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   560 305 255
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   520 290 230
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   245 160 90
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   130 65 65
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   80 35 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   40 10 30
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   10 10 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   15 10 0
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   60 40 25
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   40 25 20
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   15 10 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   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   40 25 10
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   10 10 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   15 10 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   0 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   335 180 150
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   135 85 45
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   90 40 45
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   60 25 30
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   30 10 15
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   15 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   10 10 0
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   525 290 230
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   375 220 155
Education 150 40 110   15 0 10
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   0 0 0
Humanities 50 45 0   0 0 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   0 10 0
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   20 10 15
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   10 0 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   45 45 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   15 15 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   20 0 20
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   20 0 20
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   520 290 230
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   375 220 155
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   145 65 75
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   145 70 75
Outside Canada 140 65 75   0 0 0
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   520 290 235
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   400 240 165
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   395 235 165
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   10 10 0
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   120 50 70
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   76.9 82.8 70.2
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   76.0 81.0 70.2
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   2.5 4.2 0.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   405 240 160
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   30 15 10
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   40 10 30
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   10 0 0
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   0 0 0
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   45 0 45
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   40 40 0
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   205 160 40
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   15 0 15
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   400 240 165
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   235 180 55
Construction 150 145 10   35 25 10
Manufacturing 125 105 20   15 10 10
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   20 10 15
Retail trade 175 75 100   15 10 10
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   10 10 0
Health care and social services 325 75 250   25 0 25
Educational services 65 15 45   10 0 10
Business services 170 85 85   20 10 10
Other services 320 110 210   20 10 20
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   515 285 230
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   515 280 230
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   170 75 95
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   165 85 80
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   425 250 170
English 1,865 970 890   425 250 170
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   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   395 230 160
Worked at home 125 80 45   170 130 40
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   35 30 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   185 75 115
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   160 50 110
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   10 10 0
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
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   225 105 120
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   170 75 90
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   25 15 10
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   35 10 20
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   635 360 275
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   635 360 275
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   405 240 165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   20,954 21,334 19,473
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   235 165 75
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   23,373 27,189 19,295
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Big Quill No. 308, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   475 255 215
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   22,773 25,959 16,195
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   22,455 25,596 16,039
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   74.0 77.2 69.6
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   15.8 10.9 25.7
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   10.5 12.4 6.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   635 360 275
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   11.8 12.5 10.9
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   8.7 9.7 7.3
% 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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