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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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   1,524
Population in 2001 1 3,622   1,698
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -10.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   739
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   679
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   190.5
Land area (square km) 8.30   8.00
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   1,520 745 780
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   65 35 30
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   75 45 35
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   115 60 55
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   80 35 45
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   55 30 20
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   65 35 25
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   65 20 40
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   125 65 60
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   105 45 60
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   100 55 45
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   130 60 70
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   140 60 70
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   110 50 60
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   100 50 50
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   60 30 30
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   50 30 25
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   50 20 20
85 years and over 175 55 125   40 10 30
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   45.8 45.2 47.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   83.0 81.2 84.6
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   1,265 605 660
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   1,130 535 590
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   135 65 65
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   1,260 605 660
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   305 165 135
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   680 340 340
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   60 20 40
Divorced 11 305 125 180   115 55 65
Widowed 12 410 90 315   105 30 80
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   680
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   86.0
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   3.7
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   1.5
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   8.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   545
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   130
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   580
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   100
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   16.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.9
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 ($) 20 159,870   195,985
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   440
Number of married-couple families 22 800   330
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   70
Number of lone-parent families 135   45
Number of female lone-parent families 100   45
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.9
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.9
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   55,283
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   63,555
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   48,967
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   19,412
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   19,412
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   48,689
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   56,367
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   43,591
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   19,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   19,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   675
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   155
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   240
One-person households 505   210
Other household types 28 175   75
Average household size 2.2   2.2
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   42,279
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   75,444
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   50,421
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   18,525
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   26,050
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   37,415
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   64,346
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   44,809
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   17,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   25,522
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   571
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   632
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,510 715 795
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   1,330 615 710
French only 35 10 20   50 30 25
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   125 65 60
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,510 715 795
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   1,380 655 720
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   135 60 75
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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,510 715 795
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   1,470 690 775
French 0 0 0   10 10 10
Non-official language 65 35 30   25 15 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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,510 715 795
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   1,405 655 750
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   100 60 45
Before 1991 285 125 155   90 50 40
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   0 0 0
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   10 10 0
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,510 715 795
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   1,480 690 785
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   305 165 135
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   1,180 530 650
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   30 20 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,255 585 670
1st generation 44 300 140 160   115 65 50
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   290 145 150
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   850 375 475
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   1,510 715 795
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   1,330 640 685
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   60 20 40
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   75 25 50
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   45 30 15
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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   1,455 690 765
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   925 445 480
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   210 95 110
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   195 90 105
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   105 50 55
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   20 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,510 715 795
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   75 25 50
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   1,435 690 745
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,255 585 670
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   335 210 125
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   385 140 245
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   160 85 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   175 65 110
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   55 0 50
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   145 75 65
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   125 55 65
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   55 45 15
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   65 15 50
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   10 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   0 0 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   115 65 50
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   25 25 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   65 20 45
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   10 0 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   10 10 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   745 345 395
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   155 90 65
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   190 75 115
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   100 50 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   130 60 75
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   30 0 30
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   140 70 65
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,255 585 670
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   720 350 370
Education 150 40 110   65 15 45
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   45 30 15
Humanities 50 45 0   25 15 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   40 15 25
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   65 15 45
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   10 10 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   10 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   85 75 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   45 35 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   145 10 130
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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,255 585 670
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   720 345 370
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   535 235 295
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   500 210 285
Outside Canada 140 65 75   35 25 10
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   1,255 590 670
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   790 415 375
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   715 345 370
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   75 65 10
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   465 170 295
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   62.9 70.3 56.0
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   57.0 58.5 55.2
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   9.5 15.7 2.7
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   785 410 375
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   50 35 15
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   90 15 80
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   50 30 20
D Health occupations 170 40 130   25 10 20
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   55 20 35
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   10 10 10
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   235 50 185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   190 175 15
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   55 55 0
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   30 25 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   785 410 375
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   155 135 25
Construction 150 145 10   80 70 10
Manufacturing 125 105 20   30 20 15
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   10 10 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   115 40 75
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   10 0 10
Health care and social services 325 75 250   80 10 65
Educational services 65 15 45   60 25 30
Business services 170 85 85   85 50 35
Other services 320 110 210   160 40 115
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   1,170 530 645
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   1,160 520 635
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   440 175 265
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   235 75 160
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   885 460 425
English 1,865 970 890   880 460 420
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   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   715 345 365
Worked at home 125 80 45   70 40 35
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   130 100 25
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   510 205 305
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   460 180 275
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   25 10 15
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   25 15 10
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
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   640 310 330
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   445 245 200
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   65 30 35
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   120 35 85
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 10
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,510 715 795
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   25 20 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   10 0 0
Latin American 10 0 0   10 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   1,485 695 790
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   905 465 440
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   18,383 31,105 14,065
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   355 200 160
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   36,984 51,151 24,597
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nakusp, Village
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   1,200 565 635
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   22,464 31,905 17,893
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   20,600 28,879 16,840
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   68.8 73.1 63.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   15.2 12.4 19.6
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   15.8 14.7 17.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   1,495 705 785
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   15.1 11.3 17.8
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   12.0 9.9 13.9
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   18.3 9.1 25.9
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   18.3 12.1 25.9

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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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