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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   935
Population in 2001 1 3,622   957
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -2.3
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   425
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   398
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   514.0
Land area (square km) 8.30   1.82
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   935 440 495
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   45 25 20
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   50 20 30
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   75 45 30
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   75 40 35
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   40 25 15
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   40 25 15
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   35 15 20
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   60 30 35
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   65 25 35
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   65 30 35
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   50 25 30
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   45 20 20
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   60 25 35
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   45 20 25
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   40 20 20
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   40 10 30
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   50 20 25
85 years and over 175 55 125   60 15 40
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   44.0 39.9 47.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   81.8 79.5 83.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   765 345 415
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   720 325 395
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   45 25 25
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   765 350 415
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   190 110 80
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   405 200 200
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   15 5 10
Divorced 11 305 125 180   45 15 25
Widowed 12 410 90 315   115 15 95
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   395
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   68.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   20.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   3.8
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   10.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   315
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   80
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   340
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   55
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   15.2
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.6
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 ($) 20 159,870   84,738
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   260
Number of married-couple families 22 800   195
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   30
Number of lone-parent families 135   35
Number of female lone-parent families 100   35
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   3.1
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   3.1
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   55,648
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   64,262
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   58,676
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   24,661
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   24,661
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   47,005
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   55,496
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   49,716
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   24,661
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   24,661
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   400
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   95
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   130
One-person households 505   135
Other household types 28 175   35
Average household size 2.2   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   45,886
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   65,221
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   55,588
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   18,574
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   45,874
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   39,143
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   58,208
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   45,991
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   17,934
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   41,266
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   442
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   442
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   910 425 485
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   895 425 475
French only 35 10 20   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   10 0 10
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   910 425 485
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   885 410 480
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   25 15 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   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   910 425 485
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   910 425 485
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   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   910 430 485
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   900 420 480
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   10 10 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   10 0 10
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   910 430 485
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   905 425 480
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   220 125 95
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   680 300 380
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   10 0 10
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   735 340 395
1st generation 44 300 140 160   15 10 0
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   225 85 145
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   495 250 245
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   905 425 480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   825 395 435
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   25 10 15
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   50 25 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   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   860 400 455
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   540 250 285
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   120 55 65
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   140 65 70
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   55 30 25
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   910 425 485
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   140 80 60
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   770 345 425
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   735 345 395
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   230 115 120
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   170 85 85
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   150 80 65
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   105 45 60
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   45 10 40
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   30 10 20
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   110 65 45
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   55 40 10
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   35 10 25
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   10 10 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   70 30 40
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   15 0 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   15 10 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   20 10 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   10 10 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   10 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   0 0 0
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   340 170 165
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   30 20 10
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   90 50 40
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   115 70 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   60 25 35
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   20 0 20
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   25 10 15
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   735 340 390
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   400 195 205
Education 150 40 110   25 10 15
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   0 0 0
Humanities 50 45 0   10 10 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   10 0 10
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   80 0 75
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   0 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   10 10 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   70 65 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   20 20 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   75 10 70
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   25 20 10
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   735 345 395
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   400 195 205
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   335 145 190
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   330 150 185
Outside Canada 140 65 75   0 0 10
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   735 345 390
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   380 220 165
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   345 210 140
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   40 10 30
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   350 120 230
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   51.7 63.8 42.3
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   46.9 60.9 35.9
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   10.5 4.5 18.2
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   375 215 165
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   45 25 20
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   60 15 40
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   0 10 0
D Health occupations 170 40 130   35 0 40
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   15 0 10
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   0 0 10
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   85 45 35
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   80 70 10
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   45 45 0
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   0 0 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   375 215 160
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   45 45 0
Construction 150 145 10   35 25 10
Manufacturing 125 105 20   25 0 15
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   0 0 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   50 25 25
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   20 20 0
Health care and social services 325 75 250   55 10 50
Educational services 65 15 45   10 10 0
Business services 170 85 85   40 25 15
Other services 320 110 210   90 55 40
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   670 310 365
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   665 305 365
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   280 130 145
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   250 90 160
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   410 235 175
English 1,865 970 890   410 235 170
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   10 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   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   345 210 135
Worked at home 125 80 45   30 20 0
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   40 30 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   275 155 125
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   105 50 50
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   135 75 60
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   40 25 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   Birch Hills, 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   315 185 130
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   240 140 95
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   20 15 0
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   45 15 30
All other modes 20 15 0   10 10 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   910 425 485
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   910 430 485
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   440 240 200
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   25,496 34,705 17,656
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   170 100 65
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   40,438 49,924 23,654
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Birch Hills, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   695 320 380
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   22,344 34,777 16,933
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   21,433 28,917 16,815
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   70.4 78.1 57.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   20.0 12.5 31.6
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   9.5 8.4 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   910 425 485
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   11.5 9.4 13.4
% 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   22.7 24.0 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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