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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 951   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 1,019   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -6.7   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 388   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 380   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 600.8   5.1
Land area (square km) 1.58   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 950 465 485   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 55 35 25   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 60 40 20   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 65 30 30   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 60 35 25   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 60 25 30   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 45 25 20   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 65 35 30   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 65 35 30   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 65 30 35   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 70 30 30   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 65 40 30   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 50 25 25   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 50 20 25   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 50 20 25   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 35 20 20   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 35 15 15   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 25 10 15   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 40 10 30   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 40.4 36.7 42.9   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.6 78.5 84.5   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 775 365 410   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 710 330 375   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 70 35 35   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 780 365 410   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 175 95 75   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 410 205 205   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 25 5 15   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 70 40 30   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 100 15 75   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 380   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 92.1   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.9   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.6   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   2.6
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.6   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 270   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 110   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 280   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 100   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.5   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 144,920   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 255   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 185   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 35   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 35   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 30   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 0   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.9   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.3   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 68,194   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,462   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 84,213   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,202   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 21,437   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,990   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 60,062   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 67,020   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,202   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 20,925   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 380   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 100   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 115   360,345
One-person households 115   308,690
Other household types 28 45   204,350
Average household size 2.4   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,831   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 84,414   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,419   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,014   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 8,266   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,872   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,074   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,200   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 27,491   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 8,266   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 716   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 751   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 895 465 435   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 805 410 395   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 0 0 0   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 0 10 0   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 85 45 40   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 895 460 435   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 855 445 410   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 45 20 25   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 900 460 440   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 870 450 420   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 0 0 0   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 25 10 15   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 0 0 0   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 0 0 0   41,645 20,860 20,790
French and non-official language 0 0 0   460 250 210
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   395 215 180
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 900 460 440   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 830 415 410   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 70 45 20   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 40 35 0   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 30 10 15   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 900 465 435   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 895 460 435   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 235 130 105   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 660 335 325   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 715 350 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 60 45 20   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 145 70 80   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 505 235 270   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 885 445 435   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 595 285 310   2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 80 30 50   359,015 182,015 177,000
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 140 95 45   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 65 35 35   86,995 45,855 41,140
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   33,635 16,180 17,460
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 815 410 400   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 430 210 215   1,594,630 795,120 799,510
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 75 50 25   792,665 397,305 395,360
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 215 115 100   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 90 40 55   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 895 460 435   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 50 30 15   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 850 430 415   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 710 350 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 270 135 135   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 160 75 85   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 180 90 90   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 75 45 30   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 10 10   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 135 45 85   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 15 55   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 45 30 15   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15 0 15   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 10 0   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 100 45 50   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 25 10 10   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 30 15 15   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 15 0   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 20 10 10   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 310 175 135   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 65 60 0   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 75 30 40   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115 55 65   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 40 25 15   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 710 350 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 430 205 220   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 10 10 10   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 0 0 0   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 40 0 40   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 10   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 115 105 10   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 10 0   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 40 0 40   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 50 20 30   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 710 350 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 430 205 220   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 285 140 140   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 260 125 135   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 25 15 10   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 710 350 365   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 425 245 185   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 375 220 150   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 50 20 30   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 290 105 180   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 59.9 70.0 50.7   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 52.8 62.9 41.1   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 11.8 8.2 16.2   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 430 245 185   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 25 15 10   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 70 15 55   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 0 0 0   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 0 0 10   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 95 15 75   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 135 120 15   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 60 45 15   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 20 25 0   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 425 245 185   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 110 95 15   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 75 65 10   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 15 10 0   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 10 0 10   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 30 0 25   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 30 15 20   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 20 0 20   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 10 0 0   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 50 20 35   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 80 35 45   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 680 330 350   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 670 320 350   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 325 145 180   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 100 35 65   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 535 265 265   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 535 265 265   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 0 0 0   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 0 0 0   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 0 0 0   2,830 1,220 1,610
English and non-official language 0 0 0   7,700 3,630 4,070
French and non-official language 0 0 0   50 35 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 45 80
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 375 225 155   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 15 10 10   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 115 100 15   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 245 120 125   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 20 10 10   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 175 65 110   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 50 45 0   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Eckville, Town   Alberta
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 83 360 215 145   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 280 190 90   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 30 10 15   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 0 0 0   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 40 10 35   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 10 10 0   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 895 460 435   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 35 20 20   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 10 10 0   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 0 0 0   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 0 0 0   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 30 10 15   51,090 21,805 29,285
Latin American 0 0 0   27,265 13,410 13,855
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   28,610 13,910 14,700
Arab 0 0 0   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 0 0 0   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 0 0 0   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 0 0 0   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 865 440 420   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 520 265 255   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 28,460 54,726 13,510   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 255 170 85   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 54,750 58,706 28,544   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Eckville, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 705 350 360   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,693 50,021 15,798   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,241 40,037 15,016   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.0 81.0 70.9   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.1 10.0 20.6   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 9.2 9.0 9.7   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 895 460 435   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 7.8 9.7 4.6   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.2 9.8 4.6   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 8.5 0.0 0.0   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 8.5 0.0 0.0   10.3 10.3 10.3

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Eckville, Alberta (Code4808024) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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