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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
Alberta
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Blucher No. 343
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   1,593
Population in 2001 1 3,622   1,476
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   7.9
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   611
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   582
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   2.0
Land area (square km) 8.30   789.28
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   1,590 810 780
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   95 45 45
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   115 60 55
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   135 65 70
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   105 45 60
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   75 40 40
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   75 40 30
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   105 45 55
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   90 50 40
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   155 75 80
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   155 80 70
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   160 85 75
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   105 60 50
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   85 50 40
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   70 35 35
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   30 15 15
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   25 20 5
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   15 0 10
85 years and over 175 55 125   5 0 5
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   40.3 40.8 39.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   78.7 79.0 77.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   1,250 640 610
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   1,150 590 560
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   100 50 50
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   1,250 645 610
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   305 170 135
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   810 400 405
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   25 15 15
Divorced 11 305 125 180   70 45 35
Widowed 12 410 90 315   35 10 25
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   575
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   98.3
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   2.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   550
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   30
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   340
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   230
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   13.0
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   1.7
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   171,434
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   510
Number of married-couple families 22 800   410
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   55
Number of lone-parent families 135   40
Number of female lone-parent families 100   20
Number of male lone-parent families 30   25
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   61,232
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   60,901
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   79,611
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   60,325
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 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   55,448
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   55,459
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   65,787
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   52,133
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   575
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   225
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   240
One-person households 505   70
Other household types 28 175   50
Average household size 2.2   2.8
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   60,396
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   77,400
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   51,650
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   34,024
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   60,382
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   52,640
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   64,122
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   42,934
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   28,020
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   52,190
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   308
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   697
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,595 860 730
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   1,465 765 695
French only 35 10 20   40 30 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   90 65 25
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,595 865 735
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   1,515 815 700
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   80 45 30
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   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,590 860 730
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   1,550 835 720
French 0 0 0   30 25 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   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,590 860 730
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   1,575 845 730
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   20 15 0
Before 1991 285 125 155   15 10 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   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,595 860 730
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   1,585 855 735
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   395 210 185
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   1,190 645 545
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   10 0 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,230 670 560
1st generation 44 300 140 160   15 15 0
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   155 85 70
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   1,055 575 485
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   1,580 860 720
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   1,445 785 655
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   65 35 30
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   70 35 30
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   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   1,490 815 675
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   1,015 530 485
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   145 70 70
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   305 195 115
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   20 15 0
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,590 865 735
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   65 60 0
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   1,530 795 730
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,230 670 560
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   280 180 100
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   285 150 135
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   245 150 90
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   245 115 135
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   40 25 15
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   135 50 85
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   170 100 70
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   45 25 15
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   90 60 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   20 10 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   15 10 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   0 0 10
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   205 115 90
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   45 45 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   60 15 45
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   45 40 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   25 10 20
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   30 15 15
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   705 365 335
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   130 75 55
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   115 60 55
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   170 90 75
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   175 95 85
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   35 20 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   80 25 55
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,230 670 560
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   565 330 230
Education 150 40 110   20 10 15
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   10 10 0
Humanities 50 45 0   15 0 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   10 0 10
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   130 30 100
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   10 10 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   250 235 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   25 20 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   135 10 130
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   50 20 35
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,235 670 560
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   565 335 235
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   665 340 330
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   655 325 325
Outside Canada 140 65 75   15 10 0
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,230 670 560
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   930 505 425
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   900 480 420
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   25 25 10
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   300 165 130
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   75.6 75.4 75.9
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   73.2 71.6 75.0
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   2.7 5.0 2.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   930 500 430
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   55 40 15
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   110 10 105
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   45 40 10
D Health occupations 170 40 130   75 15 60
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   30 0 30
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   20 0 15
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   175 30 140
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   230 215 0
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   140 110 30
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   45 30 15
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   930 505 425
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   215 175 35
Construction 150 145 10   45 50 0
Manufacturing 125 105 20   95 55 35
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   25 25 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   95 10 85
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   30 0 20
Health care and social services 325 75 250   110 20 90
Educational services 65 15 45   75 20 55
Business services 170 85 85   90 55 35
Other services 320 110 210   140 75 65
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, 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   1,200 640 560
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   1,190 630 560
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   520 260 265
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   295 135 155
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   1,025 560 465
English 1,865 970 890   995 535 455
French 10 0 0   25 15 10
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   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   905 480 425
Worked at home 125 80 45   165 110 55
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   10 10 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   95 80 15
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   630 280 355
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   20 25 0
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   575 240 335
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   30 10 15
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, 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   725 355 365
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   660 325 330
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   35 10 20
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   25 20 10
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,595 860 730
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   1,590 860 730
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   1,010 550 455
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   27,316 33,050 20,411
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   580 365 210
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   43,285 46,952 35,026
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Blucher No. 343, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   1,205 665 545
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   27,312 33,182 22,209
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   24,071 27,877 20,356
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   79.0 78.4 80.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   8.7 7.0 11.5
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   12.1 14.5 7.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   1,595 860 730
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   4.4 3.5 5.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   3.8 3.5 3.4
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   6.3 0.0 10.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   5.1 0.0 0.0

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