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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Nanaimo E
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   5,462
Population in 2001 1 3,622   4,820
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   13.3
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   2,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   2,434
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   72.7
Land area (square km) 8.30   75.11
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   5,465 2,690 2,770
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   115 60 55
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   175 90 85
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   300 150 150
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   285 150 140
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   165 80 80
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   110 55 55
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   125 60 60
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   190 80 115
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   335 145 190
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   425 205 220
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   530 245 285
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   645 295 350
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   635 325 305
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   520 285 230
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   375 205 170
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   290 150 135
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   160 80 80
85 years and over 175 55 125   80 35 50
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   54.7 55.7 54.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   89.2 88.8 89.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   4,870 2,390 2,480
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   4,485 2,195 2,290
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   380 195 185
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   4,870 2,390 2,480
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   835 445 395
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   3,190 1,590 1,595
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   105 55 45
Divorced 11 305 125 180   440 225 215
Widowed 12 410 90 315   300 70 230
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   2,435
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   87.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   0.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   1.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   2.1
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   1.8
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   6.0
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   2,140
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   295
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   1,165
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   1,270
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   4.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   7.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   507,394
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   1,915
Number of married-couple families 22 800   1,575
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   190
Number of lone-parent families 135   150
Number of female lone-parent families 100   110
Number of male lone-parent families 30   40
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.5
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.3
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.4
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   66,941
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   71,582
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   61,099
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   36,177
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   23,519
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   47,122
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   55,935
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   58,358
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   55,467
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   34,720
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   23,337
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   39,442
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   2,435
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   435
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   1,305
One-person households 505   515
Other household types 28 175   180
Average household size 2.2   2.2
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   59,773
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   84,798
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   66,998
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   31,501
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   47,168
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   51,073
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   71,998
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   55,298
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   27,502
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   43,198
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   790
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   516
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   5,460 2,690 2,765
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   4,905 2,455 2,450
French only 35 10 20   65 20 45
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   490 215 275
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   5,460 2,695 2,765
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   5,025 2,510 2,510
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   430 175 255
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   0 10 0
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   5,465 2,690 2,770
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   5,305 2,610 2,690
French 0 0 0   15 10 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   125 65 60
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   15 10 10
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   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   5,460 2,695 2,765
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   4,340 2,120 2,220
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   1,100 555 540
Before 1991 285 125 155   865 440 425
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   110 40 70
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   120 70 50
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   20 10 10
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   5,465 2,695 2,765
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   5,215 2,580 2,635
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   735 350 390
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   4,480 2,230 2,245
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   245 115 130
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   4,875 2,390 2,480
1st generation 44 300 140 160   1,065 530 535
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   1,230 575 655
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   2,585 1,290 1,295
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   5,435 2,675 2,760
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   4,685 2,340 2,345
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   135 60 75
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   430 185 250
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   85 45 40
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   95 50 45
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   5,335 2,655 2,680
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   2,895 1,430 1,460
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   415 245 175
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   1,235 595 635
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   510 235 270
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   280 145 130
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   5,465 2,690 2,770
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   215 75 135
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   5,245 2,615 2,630
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   4,870 2,390 2,480
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   675 315 370
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   1,335 625 705
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   685 455 230
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   930 400 530
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   240 65 170
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   1,010 530 480
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   435 195 240
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   180 65 115
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   205 105 95
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   25 20 0
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   15 0 15
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   10 0 10
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   245 135 110
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   30 25 0
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   70 45 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   60 25 35
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   25 15 15
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   65 25 35
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   2,760 1,350 1,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   210 100 110
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   745 345 400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   425 300 125
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   570 250 310
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   170 55 110
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   640 295 345
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   4,875 2,390 2,480
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   2,010 940 1,075
Education 150 40 110   340 85 250
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   85 25 60
Humanities 50 45 0   155 45 110
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   225 80 150
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   515 200 310
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   80 50 30
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   45 25 20
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   735 695 35
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   70 35 35
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   410 85 325
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   190 110 80
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   4,875 2,390 2,480
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   2,010 940 1,070
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   2,860 1,455 1,410
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   2,290 1,110 1,180
Outside Canada 140 65 75   570 345 230
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   4,870 2,390 2,480
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   2,535 1,325 1,210
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   2,405 1,265 1,145
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   125 60 65
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   2,335 1,070 1,270
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   52.1 55.4 48.8
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   49.4 52.9 46.2
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   4.9 4.5 5.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   2,495 1,305 1,185
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   435 305 130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   410 85 325
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   110 100 15
D Health occupations 170 40 130   135 40 95
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   165 40 125
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   95 20 70
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   535 180 355
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   450 420 35
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   125 85 35
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   30 30 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   2,490 1,310 1,185
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   135 110 25
Construction 150 145 10   335 260 75
Manufacturing 125 105 20   130 100 30
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   100 50 50
Retail trade 175 75 100   270 130 135
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   170 50 115
Health care and social services 325 75 250   220 55 165
Educational services 65 15 45   180 60 120
Business services 170 85 85   485 265 220
Other services 320 110 210   475 225 245
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   4,550 2,190 2,355
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   4,470 2,145 2,325
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   1,125 505 620
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   790 305 485
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   2,855 1,485 1,375
English 1,865 970 890   2,810 1,460 1,350
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   40 15 20
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0   10 10 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   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   2,410 1,265 1,145
Worked at home 125 80 45   430 220 210
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   40 15 25
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   295 235 60
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   1,640 790 850
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   345 195 145
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   1,165 505 660
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   115 65 50
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   15 20 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
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   1,940 1,025 910
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   1,655 890 765
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   100 55 40
Public transit 0 0 0   30 0 25
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   110 40 65
All other modes 20 15 0   40 30 10
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   5,465 2,695 2,770
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   140 55 90
Chinese 15 0 0   50 25 30
South Asian 86 0 10 0   15 10 10
Black 0 0 0   20 10 10
Filipino 25 20 10   0 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   45 20 25
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   5,320 2,640 2,680
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   3,035 1,605 1,425
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   20,213 26,605 14,800
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   1,065 575 485
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   46,099 53,280 38,595
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nanaimo E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   4,705 2,335 2,370
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   27,200 37,725 20,008
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   24,768 32,801 18,353
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   61.2 64.8 53.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   11.1 8.7 16.1
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   27.7 26.4 30.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   5,425 2,670 2,755
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   9.8 11.0 8.4
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   6.7 8.8 4.7
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   11.0 16.0 6.3
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   9.1 16.0 0.0

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