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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   27,557
Population in 2001 1 3,622   26,138A
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   11,584
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   11,278
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   142.3
Land area (square km) 8.30   193.66
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   27,550 13,285 14,265
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   1,250 630 620
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   1,505 785 720
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   1,785 910 870
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   2,095 1,010 1,080
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   1,450 735 720
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   1,145 540 605
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   1,280 590 695
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   1,530 710 820
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   2,020 960 1,060
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   2,290 1,090 1,195
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   2,220 1,025 1,185
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   2,275 1,110 1,160
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   1,790 865 930
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   1,420 700 720
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   1,225 630 600
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   980 480 500
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   715 335 380
85 years and over 175 55 125   570 185 385
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   44.4 43.8 44.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   83.5 82.5 84.5
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   23,020 10,965 12,055
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   20,945 9,940 11,000
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   2,070 1,025 1,050
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   23,015 10,965 12,050
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   6,260 3,285 2,975
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   12,060 6,025 6,035
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   805 345 460
Divorced 11 305 125 180   2,335 945 1,390
Widowed 12 410 90 315   1,565 365 1,195
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   11,290
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   65.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   6.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   3.7
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   14.0
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   3.3
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   8,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   2,515
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   6,815
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   4,475
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   6.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   7.1
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   332,735
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   8,340
Number of married-couple families 22 800   5,940
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   1,045
Number of lone-parent families 135   1,360
Number of female lone-parent families 100   1,050
Number of male lone-parent families 30   300
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   60,402
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   68,102
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   56,667
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   33,163
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   31,690
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   49,314
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   52,896
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   58,717
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   49,553
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   32,005
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   30,032
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   42,489
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   11,290
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   2,805
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   3,975
One-person households 505   2,830
Other household types 28 175   1,675
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   51,850
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   81,053
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   59,733
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   24,471
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   42,029
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   45,993
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   69,434
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   51,810
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   22,099
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   39,002
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   602
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   705
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,315 13,175 14,140
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   24,300 11,795 12,510
French only 35 10 20   350 135 215
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   2,655 1,240 1,410
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,310 13,175 14,140
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   25,440 12,410 13,030
French only 0 0 0   15 0 10
English and French 75 30 50   1,755 745 1,015
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   100 20 80
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,310 13,175 14,140
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   26,245 12,690 13,555
French 0 0 0   125 55 65
Non-official language 65 35 30   755 335 420
English and French 0 0 0   15 10 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   180 75 100
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   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   27,310 13,175 14,140
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   23,205 11,300 11,905
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   3,970 1,845 2,120
Before 1991 285 125 155   3,400 1,600 1,805
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   340 155 180
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   230 90 135
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   140 25 110
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,310 13,175 14,140
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   26,445 12,835 13,610
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   5,735 2,940 2,795
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   20,710 9,895 10,815
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   865 340 530
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   22,770 10,830 11,940
1st generation 44 300 140 160   4,035 1,860 2,175
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   5,505 2,655 2,845
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   13,235 6,320 6,915
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   27,085 13,100 13,990
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   23,165 11,285 11,885
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   2,120 1,015 1,105
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   1,330 610 720
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   285 115 170
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   180 75 105
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   26,095 12,600 13,500
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   14,995 7,300 7,695
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   5,695 2,730 2,970
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   3,700 1,760 1,940
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   1,290 645 645
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   410 160 245
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,310 13,175 14,135
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   1,880 860 1,015
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   25,435 12,310 13,125
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   22,770 10,830 11,940
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   5,230 2,425 2,800
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   6,585 3,060 3,525
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   3,205 2,140 1,065
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   3,965 1,520 2,440
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   1,100 400 700
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   2,690 1,285 1,410
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   3,530 1,700 1,830
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   1,765 815 950
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   1,240 630 605
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   185 115 75
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   190 65 120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   45 30 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   105 40 65
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   2,390 1,070 1,315
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   375 175 195
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   850 435 415
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   300 165 135
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   495 155 340
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   80 30 50
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   285 105 180
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   12,110 5,820 6,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   1,665 860 805
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   3,450 1,575 1,875
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   2,010 1,325 690
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   2,515 980 1,540
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   700 235 465
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   1,765 845 915
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   22,770 10,830 11,940
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   11,810 5,485 6,330
Education 150 40 110   870 230 640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   335 170 165
Humanities 50 45 0   495 195 305
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   785 230 555
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   2,190 555 1,630
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   190 120 70
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   135 90 45
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   2,890 2,820 70
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   445 320 125
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   1,915 305 1,610
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   700 300 395
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   22,775 10,830 11,940
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   11,810 5,485 6,325
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   10,955 5,345 5,610
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   9,595 4,615 4,980
Outside Canada 140 65 75   1,360 725 630
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   22,770 10,830 11,940
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   13,650 7,035 6,615
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   12,875 6,610 6,270
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   775 425 345
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   9,120 3,795 5,325
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   59.9 65.0 55.4
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   56.5 61.0 52.5
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   5.7 6.0 5.2
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   13,455 6,945 6,505
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   1,390 775 615
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   1,855 440 1,415
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   550 475 75
D Health occupations 170 40 130   790 195 595
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   955 205 750
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   405 170 235
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   3,740 1,295 2,440
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   2,355 2,245 110
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   740 535 205
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   660 605 55
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   13,455 6,945 6,505
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   1,010 750 255
Construction 150 145 10   1,025 950 75
Manufacturing 125 105 20   1,405 1,210 195
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   405 295 115
Retail trade 175 75 100   2,075 920 1,160
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   720 265 455
Health care and social services 325 75 250   1,580 265 1,315
Educational services 65 15 45   760 205 550
Business services 170 85 85   1,530 980 545
Other services 320 110 210   2,940 1,105 1,840
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   21,050 9,795 11,260
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   20,820 9,640 11,180
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   8,200 3,560 4,640
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   4,170 1,615 2,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   15,110 7,685 7,430
English 1,865 970 890   14,995 7,615 7,370
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   60 15 40
English and French 0 0 0   15 15 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0   40 30 15
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   12,875 6,610 6,270
Worked at home 125 80 45   1,205 490 715
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   45 25 15
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   1,685 1,345 345
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   9,940 4,745 5,195
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   4,365 2,300 2,060
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   3,985 1,575 2,410
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   1,520 830 685
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   75 35 35
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District 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   11,630 6,090 5,540
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   9,520 5,075 4,445
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   1,005 555 445
Public transit 0 0 0   115 30 80
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   855 365 490
All other modes 20 15 0   135 65 70
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   27,315 13,175 14,135
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   1,730 800 930
Chinese 15 0 0   195 95 105
South Asian 86 0 10 0   1,015 460 555
Black 0 0 0   45 35 0
Filipino 25 20 10   125 45 80
Latin American 10 0 0   55 30 25
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   75 30 40
Arab 0 0 0   30 15 15
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   70 35 40
Japanese 0 0 0   75 35 40
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   0 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   35 15 20
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   25,580 12,370 13,205
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   15,315 7,870 7,445
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   23,456 33,142 16,548
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   6,685 3,975 2,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   42,619 49,692 32,225
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Cowichan, District municipality
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   21,705 10,435 11,270
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   24,795 35,027 18,533
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   22,620 30,928 17,642
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   68.7 73.1 61.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   14.2 10.8 20.0
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   17.1 16.1 18.7
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   27,010 13,060 13,950
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   12.3 11.2 13.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   8.2 7.5 8.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   18.2 17.6 18.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   12.2 12.6 11.8

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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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