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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   472
Population in 2001 1 3,622   508
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -7.1
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   310
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   242
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   270.1
Land area (square km) 8.30   1.75
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   470 215 255
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   30 10 15
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   25 10 20
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   25 15 15
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   25 15 10
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   10 10 5
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   15 5 5
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   20 10 10
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   25 10 15
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   15 5 10
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   35 15 15
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   30 15 15
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   40 20 25
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   30 10 15
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   30 20 15
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   30 20 15
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   30 15 15
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   20 5 15
85 years and over 175 55 125   25 5 15
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   50.7 50.0 52.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   84.0 81.8 84.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   390 180 210
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   370 165 200
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   20 10 10
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   390 180 210
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   80 45 35
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   190 95 95
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   15 5 10
Divorced 11 305 125 180   40 20 20
Widowed 12 410 90 315   65 15 55
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   245
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   87.8
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   4.1
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   8.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   195
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   50
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   220
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   20
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   10.2
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.5
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 ($) 20 159,870   48,690
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   125
Number of married-couple families 22 800   85
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   10
Number of lone-parent families 135   35
Number of female lone-parent families 100   30
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.5
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.6
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   0.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   38,090
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   44,167
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   0
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   27,984
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   27,984
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   33,738
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   40,327
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   25,424
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   25,424
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   240
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   30
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   60
One-person households 505   120
Other household types 28 175   30
Average household size 2.2   1.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   24,663
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   81,683
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   38,029
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   15,571
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   27,984
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   24,207
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   68,371
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   33,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   15,571
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   25,424
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   526
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   337
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   460 190 270
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   345 145 200
French only 35 10 20   0 0 10
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   110 45 65
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   460 190 270
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   455 190 265
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   10 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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   460 190 270
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   450 185 265
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   10 0 10
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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   460 195 270
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   435 190 250
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   25 0 25
Before 1991 285 125 155   20 0 20
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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   460 190 270
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   460 190 270
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   75 30 40
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   385 160 230
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   0 0 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   400 170 230
1st generation 44 300 140 160   25 0 25
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   80 35 50
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   295 140 160
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   460 190 270
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   425 180 245
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   25 0 20
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   15 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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   445 190 260
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   310 135 175
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   40 10 30
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   65 30 35
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   30 15 15
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   460 190 270
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   25 10 10
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   435 180 260
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   400 170 235
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   195 60 130
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   80 45 35
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   50 30 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   45 20 25
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   15 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   20 0 15
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   65 35 30
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   35 10 20
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   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   10 0 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   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   195 80 115
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   50 10 40
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   35 20 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   50 30 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   30 15 15
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   10 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   25 0 15
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   405 165 235
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   270 105 165
Education 150 40 110   30 20 15
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 0 0
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   35 0 30
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   0 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   10 0 10
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   30 25 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   15 10 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   10 0 10
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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   400 170 235
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   275 105 170
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   130 60 65
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   130 60 65
Outside Canada 140 65 75   0 0 0
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   400 165 235
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   230 100 130
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   205 100 100
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   25 0 25
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   175 65 105
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   57.5 60.6 55.3
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   51.2 60.6 42.6
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   10.9 0.0 19.2
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   220 105 115
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   25 15 15
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   15 0 10
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   0 0 0
D Health occupations 170 40 130   10 0 10
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   80 15 65
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   70 55 15
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   20 15 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   10 0 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   220 100 115
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   25 20 0
Construction 150 145 10   10 15 0
Manufacturing 125 105 20   10 10 0
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   30 10 20
Retail trade 175 75 100   45 25 20
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   10 10 10
Health care and social services 325 75 250   10 0 10
Educational services 65 15 45   25 10 20
Business services 170 85 85   25 15 10
Other services 320 110 210   15 0 15
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   375 145 225
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   370 150 220
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   135 55 85
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   100 45 55
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   230 110 115
English 1,865 970 890   225 110 115
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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   200 105 100
Worked at home 125 80 45   15 15 0
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   10 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   35 25 15
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   145 65 80
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   90 30 65
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   50 35 20
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, 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   185 85 95
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   165 80 80
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   10 0 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   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   460 190 270
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   460 190 270
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   220 105 110
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   17,962 27,173 14,008
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   150 85 70
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   25,417 30,607 19,195
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Blaine Lake, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   380 160 220
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   15,580 27,185 14,099
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   15,569 25,393 14,099
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   59.8 64.2 55.2
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   28.6 21.5 37.0
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   11.3 15.6 6.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   460 195 270
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   13.0 0.0 16.7
% 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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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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