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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
Alberta
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North Okanagan E Image: Data quality note(s)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   934
Population in 2001 1 3,622   938
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   -0.4
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   436
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   393
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   0.4
Land area (square km) 8.30   2,613.15
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   935 500 435
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   40 20 15
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   45 20 25
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   55 25 30
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   70 40 30
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   35 25 10
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   55 30 25
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   40 25 15
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   45 20 25
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   85 40 40
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   120 65 55
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   80 40 40
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   85 50 40
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   60 35 30
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   55 30 20
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   35 25 15
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   15 5 10
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   15 0 5
85 years and over 175 55 125   5 5 0
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   44.9 45.4 44.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   85.0 86.0 83.0
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   790 430 365
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   680 375 305
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   115 55 55
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   795 430 365
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   235 145 90
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   405 200 205
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   30 15 20
Divorced 11 305 125 180   90 60 35
Widowed 12 410 90 315   35 10 20
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   365
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   94.5
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   0.0
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   0.0
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   4.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   310
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   60
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   225
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   145
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   5.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   5.9
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 ($) 20 159,870   254,292
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   265
Number of married-couple families 22 800   190
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   50
Number of lone-parent families 135   30
Number of female lone-parent families 100   20
Number of male lone-parent families 30   0
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.0
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   0.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   34,705
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   33,445
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   48,479
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   21,343
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   21,254
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   0
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   33,089
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   31,618
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   40,543
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   21,343
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   21,254
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   0
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   365
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   85
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   155
One-person households 505   90
Other household types 28 175   40
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   33,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   41,282
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   33,462
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   13,616
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   36,470
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   30,852
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   37,563
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   31,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   13,616
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   33,452
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   527
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   358
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   905 490 415
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   805 430 375
French only 35 10 20   10 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   90 55 35
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   905 485 415
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   865 480 385
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   25 10 20
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   15 0 0
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   905 485 415
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   840 455 385
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   55 25 30
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 0   0 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: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   900 485 415
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   780 400 375
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   125 90 35
Before 1991 285 125 155   90 80 15
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   15 0 0
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   20 0 20
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   900 485 415
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   885 475 415
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   180 90 95
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   705 385 320
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   15 10 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   755 415 340
1st generation 44 300 140 160   125 85 40
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   120 70 45
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   515 260 255
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   895 485 410
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   840 455 385
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   30 10 15
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   20 10 10
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   10 0 0
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   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   850 470 385
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   500 270 230
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   75 40 40
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   240 140 95
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   20 10 10
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan 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   900 490 415
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   85 20 65
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   820 465 350
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   760 415 340
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   250 155 95
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   255 145 110
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   80 50 35
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   105 55 50
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   25 10 20
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   30 10 20
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   100 45 55
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   50 20 25
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   35 20 10
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   10 0 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   0 0 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   100 55 45
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   10 0 10
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   70 50 20
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 0 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   10 0 0
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   420 225 195
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   100 60 40
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   135 60 75
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   75 50 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   75 45 35
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   30 10 20
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   755 420 340
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   505 300 210
Education 150 40 110   25 0 20
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   10 0 0
Humanities 50 45 0   10 10 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   20 10 10
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   40 0 40
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   0 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   55 55 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   0 0 0
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   35 0 35
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   50 35 15
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   755 420 340
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   510 300 210
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   250 115 125
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   235 110 125
Outside Canada 140 65 75   10 10 0
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   760 415 340
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   465 285 180
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   440 265 175
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   30 20 10
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   295 135 155
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   61.2 68.7 52.9
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   57.9 63.9 51.5
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   6.5 7.0 5.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   460 285 175
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   35 30 0
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   40 10 30
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   10 0 15
D Health occupations 170 40 130   20 0 20
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   20 10 10
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   10 0 10
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   110 50 60
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   100 95 0
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   100 75 25
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   15 10 0
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   460 280 175
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   120 95 25
Construction 150 145 10   95 80 10
Manufacturing 125 105 20   10 10 10
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   0 0 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   45 35 10
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   0 0 10
Health care and social services 325 75 250   25 0 30
Educational services 65 15 45   25 0 25
Business services 170 85 85   20 0 20
Other services 320 110 210   110 60 50
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan 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   695 360 330
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   685 355 330
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   235 85 150
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   130 55 75
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan 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   510 305 205
English 1,865 970 890   505 295 205
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 10 0 10   10 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   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   435 265 175
Worked at home 125 80 45   105 80 25
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   75 60 15
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   260 125 135
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   95 50 45
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   140 65 75
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   20 10 15
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan 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   330 180 145
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   295 175 115
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   25 0 30
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   10 10 0
All other modes 20 15 0   0 0 0
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   905 485 415
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   30 15 20
Chinese 15 0 0   0 0 0
South Asian 86 0 10 0   10 0 0
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   15 0 10
Arab 0 0 0   0 0 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   10 10 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   870 475 395
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   515 285 225
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   12,053 17,932 6,981
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   145 120 30
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   24,994 28,065 24,857
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   North Okanagan E, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   715 400 315
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   14,472 22,037 8,012
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   14,431 19,605 8,012
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   63.5 65.1 60.2
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   25.2 23.3 29.5
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   10.9 11.7 9.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   890 485 405
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   20.8 20.6 21.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   6.7 7.3 4.9
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   25.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   0.0 0.0 0.0

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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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