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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
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North Okanagan C Image: Data quality note(s)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   3,947
Population in 2001 1 3,622   3,612A
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   9.3
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   2,034
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   1,473
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   13.1
Land area (square km) 8.30   301.12
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   3,945 2,040 1,910
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   180 90 90
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   240 130 110
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   280 150 135
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   295 165 125
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   205 125 80
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   145 70 75
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   200 95 100
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   235 110 125
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   320 150 175
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   375 195 185
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   350 170 180
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   380 200 180
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   245 130 110
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   190 100 95
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   120 70 55
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   75 35 40
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   65 30 35
85 years and over 175 55 125   40 20 20
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   43.4 43.3 43.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   82.2 82.1 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   3,245 1,665 1,580
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   2,985 1,535 1,450
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   260 135 130
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   3,245 1,670 1,580
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   850 505 350
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   1,950 970 975
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   100 50 55
Divorced 11 305 125 180   230 120 110
Widowed 12 410 90 315   120 25 90
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   1,475
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   82.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   2.0
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   11.2
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   2.7
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   1.4
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   1,235
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   235
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   830
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   640
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   4.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   8.0
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   2.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 159,870   464,481
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   1,220
Number of married-couple families 22 800   955
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   130
Number of lone-parent families 135   135
Number of female lone-parent families 100   105
Number of male lone-parent families 30   25
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.5
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.8
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.9
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.2
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   63,455
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   69,780
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   64,024
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   46,297
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   33,247
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   63,311
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   55,427
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   61,069
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   55,320
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   42,457
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   32,392
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   53,327
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   1,475
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   430
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   600
One-person households 505   245
Other household types 28 175   185
Average household size 2.2   2.7
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   59,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   79,729
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   58,208
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   23,647
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   48,547
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   51,947
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   68,789
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   51,671
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   23,170
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   44,340
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   640
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   892
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   3,915 2,010 1,900
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   3,380 1,725 1,650
French only 35 10 20   50 20 30
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   485 265 215
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   3,915 2,010 1,905
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   3,660 1,910 1,750
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   255 105 145
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   3,915 2,010 1,900
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   3,780 1,945 1,835
French 0 0 0   15 0 10
Non-official language 65 35 30   105 55 50
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   10 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   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   3,915 2,015 1,900
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   3,420 1,735 1,690
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   460 265 195
Before 1991 285 125 155   340 190 145
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   80 50 25
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   40 20 25
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   35 10 20
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   3,915 2,015 1,900
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   3,795 1,955 1,835
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   865 460 400
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   2,925 1,490 1,430
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   120 55 65
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   3,220 1,650 1,575
1st generation 44 300 140 160   455 245 205
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   705 370 335
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   2,060 1,025 1,035
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   3,885 2,000 1,885
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   3,310 1,705 1,610
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   300 175 130
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   195 90 105
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   35 25 10
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   40 10 25
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   3,730 1,935 1,795
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   2,125 1,065 1,065
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   535 310 220
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   690 360 330
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   290 155 135
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   95 50 45
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   3,915 2,015 1,905
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   125 65 60
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   3,790 1,950 1,840
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   3,225 1,645 1,575
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   630 320 310
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   940 485 450
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   415 280 130
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   655 260 395
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   140 55 85
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   450 245 205
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   520 295 220
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   190 110 80
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   220 125 95
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   20 15 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   45 30 20
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   15 15 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   25 0 15
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   345 190 150
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   15 10 15
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   125 70 50
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   50 45 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   65 35 35
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   20 20 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   60 15 45
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   1,890 890 995
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   250 110 135
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   505 250 260
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   245 140 105
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   470 175 290
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   100 20 80
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   320 200 125
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   3,225 1,650 1,575
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   1,570 805 760
Education 150 40 110   170 25 145
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   45 35 15
Humanities 50 45 0   65 30 35
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   95 55 45
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   260 95 160
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   70 45 25
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   40 20 15
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   425 390 35
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   55 40 20
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   345 55 285
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   80 45 30
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   3,225 1,645 1,575
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   1,570 810 760
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   1,655 840 815
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   1,400 700 700
Outside Canada 140 65 75   255 145 110
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   3,220 1,650 1,575
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   2,305 1,275 1,030
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   2,135 1,195 940
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   170 85 90
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   915 370 545
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   71.6 77.3 65.4
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   66.3 72.4 59.7
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   7.4 6.7 8.7
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   2,290 1,270 1,015
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   165 125 45
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   245 35 210
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   155 135 20
D Health occupations 170 40 130   180 30 145
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   200 75 125
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   50 10 35
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   530 230 295
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   480 430 50
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   165 105 60
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   120 85 30
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   2,290 1,270 1,020
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   150 105 50
Construction 150 145 10   260 220 40
Manufacturing 125 105 20   280 195 85
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   60 45 10
Retail trade 175 75 100   300 140 160
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   130 65 65
Health care and social services 325 75 250   330 65 265
Educational services 65 15 45   80 25 50
Business services 170 85 85   350 205 150
Other services 320 110 210   340 205 135
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, 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   3,020 1,510 1,510
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   3,000 1,495 1,505
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   1,225 550 675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   510 205 305
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, 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   2,530 1,365 1,165
English 1,865 970 890   2,515 1,355 1,160
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 10
English and non-official language 0 0 0   10 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   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   2,135 1,195 940
Worked at home 125 80 45   335 170 165
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   325 270 60
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   1,470 760 710
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   175 90 85
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   1,175 600 575
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   120 70 50
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, 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   1,795 1,025 775
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   1,575 895 680
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   100 55 40
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   110 60 50
All other modes 20 15 0   15 15 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   3,915 2,015 1,900
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   70 25 45
Chinese 15 0 0   25 10 20
South Asian 86 0 10 0   15 10 10
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   10 10 0
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   0 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   20 10 10
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   3,840 1,985 1,860
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   2,540 1,360 1,175
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   22,667 32,886 16,161
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   1,105 695 410
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   36,093 42,918 26,408
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan C, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   3,130 1,605 1,530
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   26,636 34,538 20,767
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   23,418 30,639 19,065
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 76.7 64.2
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   10.4 8.9 13.0
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   17.5 14.3 22.8
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   3,910 2,010 1,900
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   6.3 5.2 7.4
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   3.8 2.7 5.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   7.4 6.3 7.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   4.0 0.0 7.4

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