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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,700   913,462
Population in 2001 1 3,622   908,007
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 2.2   0.6
Total private dwellings 2 1,644   425,681
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,579   376,829
Population density per square kilometre 445.8   17.3
Land area (square km) 8.30   52,917.46
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,700 1,760 1,940   913,460 439,830 473,630
0 to 4 years 135 70 60   42,040 21,295 20,745
5 to 9 years 185 100 85   48,145 24,645 23,500
10 to 14 years 240 125 115   56,245 28,560 27,685
15 to 19 years 205 110 100   61,440 31,185 30,250
20 to 24 years 170 100 70   56,775 28,055 28,720
25 to 29 years 135 55 80   50,595 23,910 26,685
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   54,635 25,870 28,765
35 to 39 years 175 80 95   60,935 29,300 31,635
40 to 44 years 250 120 135   75,720 36,670 39,055
45 to 49 years 290 150 140   77,205 37,410 39,800
50 to 54 years 260 130 130   71,705 34,755 36,945
55 to 59 years 270 120 145   67,880 33,285 34,600
60 to 64 years 225 100 125   51,920 25,475 26,450
65 to 69 years 265 120 145   40,155 19,400 20,760
70 to 74 years 235 125 110   33,140 15,570 17,575
75 to 79 years 210 90 115   26,435 11,340 15,100
80 to 84 years 155 55 95   19,870 7,545 12,325
85 years and over 175 55 125   18,610 5,565 13,050
Median age of the population 5 48.8 46.7 50.8   41.8 41.1 42.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.0 82.9 87.1   84.0 83.1 84.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,145 1,460 1,685   767,025 365,330 401,695
Not in a common-law relationship 2,945 1,355 1,585   698,675 331,250 367,425
In a common-law relationship 205 100 100   68,350 34,080 34,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,145 1,460 1,685   767,030 365,330 401,700
Never legally married (single) 8 695 385 310   246,770 127,825 118,950
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,630 820 815   379,600 189,740 189,865
Separated, but still legally married 10 110 40 70   27,460 12,105 15,355
Divorced 11 305 125 180   58,385 25,365 33,025
Widowed 12 410 90 315   54,805 10,300 44,505
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,575   376,845
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.5   67.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   5.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.5   2.1
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.6   3.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.3   14.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.7   3.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,130   271,155
Number of rented dwellings 17 445   103,870
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,235   270,960
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 340   105,885
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   9.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.7
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 ($) 20 159,870   158,000
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,035   267,415
Number of married-couple families 22 800   187,425
Number of common-law-couple families 23 100   34,700
Number of lone-parent families 135   45,290
Number of female lone-parent families 100   37,280
Number of male lone-parent families 30   8,010
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,868   55,412
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,645   63,843
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 43,522   50,617
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,225   29,917
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,057   28,330
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,643   39,709
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,601   47,850
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,631   54,078
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,682   44,038
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,019   28,555
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,928   27,344
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,451   35,246
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,575   376,845
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 315   96,260
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 580   120,105
One-person households 505   99,945
Other household types 28 175   60,530
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,379   46,605
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,855   73,048
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,949   54,959
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,166   22,395
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,905   37,588
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,502   40,591
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,615   61,331
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,883   47,312
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,076   20,414
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,575   34,781
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 529   641
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 600   625
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,515 1,675 1,840   903,090 435,565 467,525
English only 3,260 1,555 1,705   832,105 400,930 431,175
French only 35 10 20   32,540 15,655 16,885
English and French 0 0 0   2,100 1,055 1,045
Other language(s) 33 220 110 110   36,345 17,925 18,415
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,515 1,675 1,835   903,090 435,570 467,525
English only 3,440 1,650 1,790   805,690 392,225 413,470
French only 0 0 0   1,000 470 530
English and French 75 30 50   95,010 42,245 52,770
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   1,385 630 755
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,515 1,675 1,835   903,090 435,565 467,525
English 3,440 1,635 1,800   866,685 417,715 448,970
French 0 0 0   17,165 8,270 8,895
Non-official language 65 35 30   15,700 7,835 7,865
English and French 0 0 0   1,310 610 700
English and non-official language 10 0 0   2,125 1,090 1,030
French and non-official language 0 0 0   85 40 40
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   25 0 25
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,515 1,675 1,835   903,090 435,570 467,520
Non-immigrants 37 3,215 1,535 1,675   854,495 412,430 442,065
Immigrants 38 300 140 160   45,195 21,330 23,860
Before 1991 285 125 155   30,305 13,990 16,320
1991 to 2000 15 15 0   7,985 3,930 4,060
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   6,900 3,415 3,485
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   3,405 1,805 1,595
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,515 1,675 1,840   903,090 435,565 467,520
Canadian citizens 3,490 1,665 1,820   887,995 428,405 459,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 680 355 330   182,285 93,290 88,995
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,805 1,315 1,490   705,710 335,120 370,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   15,095 7,160 7,935
Table: Generation status
Generation status Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,955 1,375 1,580   756,595 361,155 395,440
1st generation 44 300 140 160   47,850 22,975 24,875
2nd generation 45 755 335 420   55,160 25,965 29,195
3rd generation or more 46 1,895 900 1,000   653,585 312,220 341,365
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,500 1,660 1,840   894,570 431,510 463,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,075 1,450 1,625   785,165 379,310 405,850
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 85 95   69,425 32,505 36,920
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   20,800 9,920 10,880
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 30 15   15,190 7,770 7,425
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   3,990 2,000 1,990
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,390 1,595 1,795   860,670 414,005 446,665
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,035 1,025 1,010   575,240 279,185 296,055
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 605 275 335   170,625 80,205 90,420
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   54,945 25,575 29,370
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 150 80 70   48,035 23,235 24,800
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   11,820 5,800 6,020
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,515 1,675 1,840   903,090 435,570 467,520
Aboriginal identity population 50 140 45 100   24,175 11,770 12,405
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,375 1,635 1,740   878,915 423,800 455,120
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,955 1,375 1,580   756,595 361,155 395,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 770 345 430   202,775 102,045 100,725
High school certificate or equivalent 52 775 345 430   172,800 78,795 94,000
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 475 285 185   90,420 55,800 34,615
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 245 315   135,975 57,010 78,960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 125 40 85   30,650 11,595 19,050
University certificate, diploma or degree 255 115 140   123,980 55,895 68,085
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 380 215 165   117,770 59,755 58,015
No certificate, diploma or degree 150 75 80   51,165 27,930 23,235
High school certificate or equivalent 55 170 110 60   41,635 20,235 21,400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 10   3,900 2,455 1,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 0   8,675 4,290 4,380
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   2,375 1,130 1,255
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   10,015 3,715 6,305
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 265 105 160   104,750 49,345 55,405
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   12,060 7,230 4,825
High school certificate or equivalent 58 85 45 40   23,190 11,880 11,310
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 10 15   10,190 6,035 4,155
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 45 10 30   26,505 11,565 14,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 15   4,030 1,805 2,230
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 20   28,775 10,830 17,940
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,425 640 785   402,995 194,650 208,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 120 170   82,220 42,875 39,340
High school certificate or equivalent 61 375 155 220   82,865 37,550 45,320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 135 80   60,525 36,925 23,600
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 355 155 205   85,005 35,720 49,285
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 25 40   18,420 6,750 11,675
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 50 75   73,955 34,830 39,130
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,955 1,375 1,580   756,595 361,155 395,435
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545 690 860   375,570 180,845 194,720
Education 150 40 110   31,460 8,345 23,115
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 10 10   8,725 4,175 4,550
Humanities 50 45 0   18,195 7,225 10,970
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 0 50   30,195 9,220 20,980
Business, management and public administration 245 70 170   86,670 23,920 62,750
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   12,660 6,740 5,915
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30 10 20   14,975 7,790 7,185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 395 385 10   88,860 84,685 4,170
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 20 20   6,855 4,630 2,225
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 335 60 270   54,675 8,435 46,245
Personal, protective and transportation services 75 30 45   27,730 15,135 12,595
Other 64 0 0 0   15 10 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,955 1,375 1,580   756,595 361,155 395,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,550 690 860   375,570 180,845 194,720
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 685 720   381,025 180,310 200,720
Inside Canada 1,265 620 645   359,365 169,190 190,170
Outside Canada 140 65 75   21,660 11,120 10,540
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,955 1,375 1,580   756,595 361,155 395,440
In the labour force 67 1,655 880 780   476,125 245,950 230,170
Employed 68 1,615 860 760   432,595 222,990 209,600
Unemployed 69 40 15 25   43,530 22,960 20,570
Not in the labour force 70 1,300 500 800   280,470 115,210 165,265
Participation rate 71 56.0 64.0 49.4   62.9 68.1 58.2
Employment rate 72 54.7 62.5 48.1   57.2 61.7 53.0
Unemployment rate 73 2.4 1.7 3.2   9.1 9.3 8.9
Table: Occupation
Occupation Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,645 870 775   468,590 242,580 226,005
A Management occupations 75 195 115 80   41,700 25,430 16,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 175   79,440 21,210 58,230
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 20 15 0   25,025 19,975 5,050
D Health occupations 170 40 130   31,120 5,570 25,555
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 95 15 75   39,350 13,170 26,180
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 20   12,740 5,440 7,300
G Sales and service occupations 410 125 280   122,870 49,815 73,050
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 320 320 0   69,965 66,445 3,525
I Occupations unique to primary industry 135 130 10   24,490 20,805 3,685
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 50 10   21,890 14,720 7,170
Table: Industry
Industry Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,650 865 780   468,590 242,580 226,005
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 170 145 25   27,400 22,180 5,220
Construction 150 145 10   29,965 27,200 2,765
Manufacturing 125 105 20   41,710 30,090 11,620
Wholesale trade 75 70 0   16,440 11,545 4,895
Retail trade 175 75 100   58,565 24,400 34,165
Finance and real estate 70 35 35   21,355 8,680 12,675
Health care and social services 325 75 250   54,695 9,460 45,235
Educational services 65 15 45   34,690 11,635 23,055
Business services 170 85 85   80,930 47,340 33,585
Other services 320 110 210   102,840 50,045 52,795
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,710 1,215 1,490   689,655 319,915 369,740
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,685 1,205 1,480   681,725 315,085 366,640
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 915 355 565   262,230 111,765 150,465
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 565 225 335   134,205 53,555 80,655
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,880 975 905   515,655 264,860 250,795
English 1,865 970 890   504,425 259,565 244,860
French 10 0 0   6,995 3,185 3,810
Non-official language 10 0 10   1,475 855 620
English and French 0 0 0   2,190 1,020 1,175
English and non-official language 0 0 0   505 205 300
French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 20 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 15 20
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,615 860 760   432,595 222,990 209,600
Worked at home 125 80 45   27,820 14,150 13,670
Worked outside Canada 0 10 0   1,815 1,315 505
No fixed workplace address 250 190 55   48,725 38,645 10,075
Worked at usual place 1,235 585 655   354,235 168,880 185,360
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 975 440 530   256,450 120,140 136,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 45 35   63,545 29,080 34,470
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 95 90   29,470 16,525 12,950
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   4,765 3,130 1,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
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   402,960 207,525 195,430
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,200 650 550   293,225 158,030 135,195
Car, truck, van, as passenger 105 75 35   43,705 18,740 24,965
Public transit 0 0 0   23,965 9,725 14,235
Walked or bicycled 155 35 120   35,645 17,145 18,500
All other modes 20 15 0   6,415 3,885 2,530
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,515 1,675 1,840   903,090 435,565 467,520
Total visible minority population 85 50 35 15   37,685 18,250 19,430
Chinese 15 0 0   4,305 1,965 2,340
South Asian 86 0 10 0   3,810 2,030 1,775
Black 0 0 0   19,230 9,150 10,080
Filipino 25 20 10   700 255 440
Latin American 10 0 0   955 505 450
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   815 400 420
Arab 0 0 0   4,505 2,410 2,095
West Asian 88 0 0 0   775 390 385
Korean 0 0 0   795 415 380
Japanese 0 0 0   500 215 290
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   260 95 160
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   1,035 420 610
Not a visible minority 91 3,465 1,640 1,825   865,405 417,315 448,090
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,865 950 910   508,305 260,905 247,395
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,106 30,517 17,056   22,608 28,223 17,984
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 945 555 395   255,050 141,095 113,955
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,579 40,138 35,941   36,917 42,328 31,516
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Claresholm, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,825 1,350 1,475   718,340 345,685 372,655
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,629 29,416 18,507   22,815 29,592 18,053
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,814 27,547 17,872   20,778 25,955 17,119
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.2 66.6 61.0   70.2 73.4 65.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.5 13.4 23.4   15.1 11.8 19.9
Other money - As a % of total income 18.3 20.2 15.7   14.6 14.8 14.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,460 1,675 1,785   891,010 429,725 461,285
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.5 10.7 17.6   13.8 12.4 15.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.7 8.4 12.6   9.6 8.9 10.2
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.2 9.9 28.8   16.6 16.7 16.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.0 5.6 21.2   11.5 11.6 11.4

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

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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