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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   7,248
Population in 2001 1 3,622   6,607
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   9.7
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   3,190
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   2,997
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   656.1
Land area (square km) 8.30   11.05
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   7,250 3,500 3,745
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   365 180 190
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   445 220 225
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   465 255 205
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   505 245 260
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   495 245 250
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   425 210 215
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   445 225 220
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   460 230 230
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   495 230 270
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   535 270 265
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   460 230 235
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   445 205 240
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   355 175 185
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   315 160 150
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   320 135 185
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   260 120 135
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   215 80 135
85 years and over 175 55 125   240 85 155
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   40.2 38.8 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   82.5 81.3 83.4
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   5,980 2,850 3,130
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   5,525 2,625 2,900
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   450 230 225
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   5,975 2,850 3,130
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   1,620 865 755
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   3,330 1,665 1,660
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   135 50 85
Divorced 11 305 125 180   430 190 240
Widowed 12 410 90 315   455 75 380
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   2,995
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   62.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   9.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   2.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   2.7
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   17.4
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   5.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   2,185
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   810
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   1,785
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   1,210
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   7.0
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   7.0
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.8
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   236,732
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   2,155
Number of married-couple families 22 800   1,635
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   225
Number of lone-parent families 135   290
Number of female lone-parent families 100   235
Number of male lone-parent families 30   50
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.4
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   61,590
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   69,152
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   49,793
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   33,417
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   30,696
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   41,972
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   53,989
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   61,157
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   44,227
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   31,650
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   28,878
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   38,908
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   3,000
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   725
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   1,085
One-person households 505   785
Other household types 28 175   405
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   51,940
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   85,354
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   54,945
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   23,917
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   50,437
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   45,666
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   73,723
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   49,343
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   22,453
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   47,005
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   735
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   7,115 3,450 3,670
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   6,580 3,170 3,415
French only 35 10 20   75 40 35
English and French 0 0 0   20 10 10
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   435 225 205
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   7,115 3,445 3,670
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   6,725 3,305 3,425
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   365 145 220
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   25 0 25
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   7,115 3,445 3,665
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   6,985 3,390 3,595
French 0 0 0   15 10 10
Non-official language 65 35 30   90 45 45
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   30 0 25
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   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   7,115 3,450 3,665
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   6,580 3,175 3,400
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   490 245 240
Before 1991 285 125 155   375 200 170
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   60 25 40
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   60 25 30
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   45 20 25
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   7,115 3,450 3,670
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   6,915 3,360 3,555
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   1,585 810 770
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   5,325 2,550 2,780
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   205 90 110
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   5,845 2,795 3,045
1st generation 44 300 140 160   520 265 255
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   1,320 630 690
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   4,000 1,900 2,100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   7,055 3,415 3,645
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   5,625 2,735 2,895
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   615 295 325
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   485 240 240
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   315 140 175
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   6,750 3,260 3,490
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   3,290 1,640 1,655
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   1,435 660 775
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   1,420 660 755
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   485 250 230
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   115 50 65
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   7,115 3,445 3,665
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   160 110 50
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   6,950 3,335 3,615
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   5,845 2,795 3,050
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   1,605 810 795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   1,575 705 870
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   705 500 205
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   1,170 430 740
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   190 40 150
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   600 315 285
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   990 490 500
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   460 255 205
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   335 145 190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   60 45 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   105 25 85
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   25 20 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   865 395 470
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   130 75 55
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   245 130 115
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   50 35 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   230 70 160
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   10 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   205 75 125
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   2,740 1,400 1,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   475 260 215
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   765 360 410
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   360 280 75
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   685 280 400
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   130 35 95
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   320 180 140
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   5,845 2,795 3,050
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   3,180 1,515 1,660
Education 150 40 110   270 50 215
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   45 30 10
Humanities 50 45 0   95 35 60
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   95 40 60
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   515 130 380
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   60 20 35
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   60 10 45
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   665 655 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   260 170 95
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   445 70 375
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   150 55 90
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   5,845 2,795 3,045
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   3,180 1,515 1,665
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   2,665 1,280 1,385
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   2,455 1,165 1,290
Outside Canada 140 65 75   205 115 90
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   5,840 2,795 3,045
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   3,910 2,070 1,845
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   3,760 1,985 1,770
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   155 80 70
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   1,935 725 1,205
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   67.0 74.1 60.6
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   64.4 71.0 58.1
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   4.0 3.9 3.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   3,900 2,070 1,830
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   425 315 110
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   635 145 490
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   170 145 25
D Health occupations 170 40 130   210 30 170
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   355 125 230
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   90 15 80
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   950 345 605
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   655 580 75
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   275 255 20
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   130 105 20
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   3,895 2,065 1,830
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   600 475 120
Construction 150 145 10   275 240 35
Manufacturing 125 105 20   245 175 70
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   130 90 45
Retail trade 175 75 100   510 210 300
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   190 75 115
Health care and social services 325 75 250   360 45 310
Educational services 65 15 45   360 135 225
Business services 170 85 85   550 290 260
Other services 320 110 210   670 325 345
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   5,275 2,475 2,800
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   5,200 2,410 2,785
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   2,210 945 1,265
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   1,135 485 650
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   4,240 2,240 2,000
English 1,865 970 890   4,235 2,240 1,995
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   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   3,760 1,990 1,765
Worked at home 125 80 45   265 105 155
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   655 510 150
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   2,830 1,370 1,460
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   2,115 900 1,210
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   475 305 170
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   235 160 75
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Olds, 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   3,485 1,875 1,605
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   2,770 1,495 1,265
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   285 130 155
Public transit 0 0 0   10 0 10
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   350 200 150
All other modes 20 15 0   75 45 25
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   7,115 3,450 3,670
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   175 80 95
Chinese 15 0 0   30 15 15
South Asian 86 0 10 0   75 30 45
Black 0 0 0   0 0 0
Filipino 25 20 10   10 10 0
Latin American 10 0 0   0 0 0
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   25 15 10
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   10 0 10
Japanese 0 0 0   10 0 10
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   6,940 3,370 3,570
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   4,340 2,285 2,060
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   22,727 31,751 17,033
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   1,875 1,150 735
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   38,137 50,516 27,896
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Olds, Town
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   5,680 2,755 2,920
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   25,265 35,868 18,928
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   23,349 31,575 18,006
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   72.0 77.2 62.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   12.2 8.1 19.3
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   15.8 14.5 18.0
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   7,100 3,445 3,660
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   9.5 8.9 10.1
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   6.8 6.7 7.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   8.8 4.3 13.4
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   4.7 2.5 7.0

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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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