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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   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   851
Population in 2001 1 3,622   883
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -3.6
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   514
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   316
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   0.3
Land area (square km) 8.30   2,488.22
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   850 435 410
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   45 20 20
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   35 20 15
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   70 35 40
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   70 45 30
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   50 25 20
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   35 15 10
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   30 10 20
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   50 25 20
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   65 30 30
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   90 40 50
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   80 40 35
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   80 50 40
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   40 20 20
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   45 20 25
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   20 10 10
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   25 15 5
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   5 5 5
85 years and over 175 55 125   25 15 15
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   44.0 43.6 44.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   82.9 83.0 81.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   705 365 340
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   650 335 315
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   50 30 25
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   705 365 340
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   185 110 70
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   435 215 215
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   10 5 0
Divorced 11 305 125 180   35 15 15
Widowed 12 410 90 315   45 10 35
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   320
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   87.5
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   10.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   275
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   40
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   205
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   110
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   10.9
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 ($) 20 159,870   133,122
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   245
Number of married-couple families 22 800   210
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   30
Number of lone-parent families 135   10
Number of female lone-parent families 100   0
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   0.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   0.0
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   0.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   63,427
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   63,355
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 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   53,986
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   53,816
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 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 ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   315
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   120
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   115
One-person households 505   70
Other household types 28 175   10
Average household size 2.2   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   51,453
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   67,663
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   60,016
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   26,886
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   44,363
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   59,403
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   54,640
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   24,581
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   0
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   301
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   520
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   815 430 385
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   785 415 370
French only 35 10 20   15 10 10
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   20 10 10
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   820 430 385
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   785 425 360
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   35 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   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   815 435 385
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   815 435 385
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   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   815 435 385
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   770 410 365
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   45 20 20
Before 1991 285 125 155   40 20 20
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   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   820 430 385
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   805 430 380
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   200 120 80
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   610 310 300
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   10 0 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   665 340 325
1st generation 44 300 140 160   45 20 20
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   95 40 50
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   525 275 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   805 420 385
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   750 395 360
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   15 10 10
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   30 10 20
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   10 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 River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   770 410 360
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   550 285 265
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   30 15 10
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 90 50
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   45 20 25
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   815 435 385
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   140 75 70
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   675 360 315
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   665 340 325
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   205 135 75
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   190 95 95
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   130 75 55
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   85 20 65
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   45 15 30
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   130 65 65
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   60 40 20
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   50 25 30
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 0 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   10 0 10
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   60 25 40
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   0 0 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   50 20 30
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   10 0 15
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   405 220 180
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   115 80 35
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   70 40 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   100 65 35
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   75 20 55
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   10 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   40 10 20
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   665 340 325
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   395 230 165
Education 150 40 110   50 10 40
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   0 0 0
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   25 10 20
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   60 65 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   0 10 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   70 10 60
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   25 10 15
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   660 340 325
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   400 230 165
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   265 105 155
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   250 105 145
Outside Canada 140 65 75   15 0 10
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   665 340 325
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   475 255 220
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   455 230 220
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   25 20 0
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   185 85 105
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   71.4 75.0 67.7
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   68.4 67.6 67.7
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   5.3 7.8 0.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   475 255 220
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   65 20 40
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   40 0 40
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   0 10 0
D Health occupations 170 40 130   45 0 45
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   25 10 15
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   0 0 0
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   75 25 50
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   140 120 20
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   60 50 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   15 10 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   480 255 220
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   70 60 0
Construction 150 145 10   40 40 0
Manufacturing 125 105 20   40 30 15
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   20 0 15
Retail trade 175 75 100   30 10 25
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   10 0 0
Health care and social services 325 75 250   70 0 65
Educational services 65 15 45   40 20 20
Business services 170 85 85   85 50 40
Other services 320 110 210   80 55 25
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, 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   625 310 310
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   630 310 310
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   230 105 120
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   90 25 70
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   545 290 255
English 1,865 970 890   545 290 250
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 River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   450 230 215
Worked at home 125 80 45   120 80 35
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   55 40 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   280 110 170
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   0 0 0
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   230 75 155
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   30 15 15
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   20 25 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, 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   330 150 180
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   300 145 160
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   20 0 20
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   10 0 0
All other modes 20 15 0   10 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   820 435 385
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   815 430 385
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   560 285 275
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   25,698 36,366 19,440
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   310 165 145
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   39,549 45,907 38,163
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Big River No. 555, Rural municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   635 320 315
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   26,479 30,936 22,725
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   24,595 29,977 19,525
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 86.9 83.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   9.7 7.3 12.3
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   5.4 6.0 4.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   815 435 385
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   20.9 23.3 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   10.4 11.5 9.1
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   35.9 41.7 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   12.8 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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