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2006 Community Profiles

 
Claresholm Image: Data quality note(s)
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Northern Rockies A Image: Data quality note(s)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   1,079
Population in 2001 1 3,622   937
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   15.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   401
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   386
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   0.0
Land area (square km) 8.30   50,349.58
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   1,075 580 500
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   80 40 35
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   80 50 30
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   100 40 60
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   85 45 35
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   50 25 30
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   35 15 20
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   85 45 40
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   110 55 50
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   115 70 45
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   135 65 70
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   90 50 40
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   45 25 20
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   40 15 20
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   20 20 5
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   5 10 0
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   5 5 0
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   5 0 0
85 years and over 175 55 125   0 0 0
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   36.2 37.6 35.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   75.9 77.6 74.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   815 445 370
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   675 375 300
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   140 70 70
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   815 450 370
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   255 155 105
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   440 220 215
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   30 25 5
Divorced 11 305 125 180   65 40 25
Widowed 12 410 90 315   20 10 10
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   385
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   88.3
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   2.6
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   0.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   7.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   360
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   20
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   225
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   160
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   14.3
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 ($) 20 159,870   249,370
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   315
Number of married-couple families 22 800   225
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   55
Number of lone-parent families 135   30
Number of female lone-parent families 100   15
Number of male lone-parent families 30   20
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   3.1
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.0
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   1.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.0
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   97,878
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   107,204
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   74,894
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   69,285
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   38,461
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   97,827
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   86,039
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   89,029
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   64,583
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   61,220
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   36,413
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   79,395
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   385
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   170
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   115
One-person households 505   60
Other household types 28 175   35
Average household size 2.2   2.8
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   88,773
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   111,651
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   89,270
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   57,964
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   69,442
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   75,531
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   92,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   76,582
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   51,374
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   61,299
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   426
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   1,166
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,080 580 495
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   1,050 570 480
French only 35 10 20   10 0 0
English and French 0 0 0   10 10 10
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   15 10 0
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,075 580 490
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   1,055 570 485
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 75 30 50   20 10 0
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   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,075 585 495
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   1,075 580 490
French 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 65 35 30   0 0 0
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   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   1,075 580 490
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   1,040 565 475
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   35 15 20
Before 1991 285 125 155   30 15 15
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   0 0 0
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   0 0 0
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,080 580 495
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   1,065 580 485
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   335 180 155
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   735 400 335
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   10 10 0
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   820 440 380
1st generation 44 300 140 160   35 20 20
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   125 45 80
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   665 380 285
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   1,070 585 490
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   925 495 430
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   75 50 25
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   40 20 25
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   30 10 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   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   985 535 450
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   645 360 285
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   170 90 80
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   85 45 40
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   90 40 45
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,080 580 495
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   115 55 60
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   960 525 435
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   825 440 380
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   280 190 90
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   270 115 155
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   110 80 35
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   80 35 45
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   10 10 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   65 20 45
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   155 75 75
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   100 45 55
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   30 10 20
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   0 0 0
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   0 0 0
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   130 65 60
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   30 25 10
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   50 10 40
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   30 20 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   0 0 10
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   10 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   10 10 0
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   510 270 240
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   140 105 35
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   180 80 100
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   55 35 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   70 30 40
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   0 0 0
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   55 10 45
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   820 440 385
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   550 305 245
Education 150 40 110   50 10 35
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   0 0 0
Humanities 50 45 0   0 10 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   10 0 10
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   65 0 55
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   10 0 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   0 0 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   105 100 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   10 10 10
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   0 10 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   20 10 10
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   825 440 380
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   550 305 245
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   270 135 130
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   250 135 115
Outside Canada 140 65 75   20 0 15
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   820 440 380
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   675 405 265
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   625 380 245
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   50 30 20
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   150 30 115
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   82.3 92.0 69.7
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   76.2 86.4 64.5
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   7.4 7.4 7.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   665 410 255
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   45 35 10
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   115 0 105
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   35 15 25
D Health occupations 170 40 130   10 0 10
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   40 10 35
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   10 0 10
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   75 35 45
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   200 190 10
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   75 75 0
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   60 55 10
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   660 410 250
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   155 150 0
Construction 150 145 10   25 20 10
Manufacturing 125 105 20   100 80 25
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   15 10 0
Retail trade 175 75 100   65 25 35
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   20 10 15
Health care and social services 325 75 250   20 0 20
Educational services 65 15 45   40 10 40
Business services 170 85 85   130 75 55
Other services 320 110 210   95 35 55
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, 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   795 415 375
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   790 415 375
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   360 175 185
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   35 10 25
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, 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   710 425 285
English 1,865 970 890   710 420 285
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   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   625 380 245
Worked at home 125 80 45   60 30 30
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   85 80 10
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   480 265 210
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   35 30 10
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   430 225 205
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   10 15 0
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, 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   565 350 215
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   510 320 190
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   45 20 20
Public transit 0 0 0   0 0 0
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   10 0 10
All other modes 20 15 0   10 10 10
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   1,075 585 490
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   10 10 0
Chinese 15 0 0   10 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   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   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   1,070 575 495
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   710 420 295
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   36,335 49,009 26,057
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   355 225 130
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   57,204 76,692 48,224
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Northern Rockies A, Regional district electoral area
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   795 430 360
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   36,864 58,043 23,455
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   33,920 47,621 23,083
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   88.5 90.5 82.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   5.3 4.5 7.4
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   6.2 4.7 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   1,065 575 490
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   1.4 1.7 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   1.4 1.7 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   0.0 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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