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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Alberta
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 945   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 799   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 18.3   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 397   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 388   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 323.6   5.1
Land area (square km) 2.92   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 945 490 455   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 80 45 35   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 55 30 25   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 70 40 30   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 50 25 25   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 60 30 30   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 75 40 35   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 75 40 35   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 55 30 25   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 70 40 30   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 65 35 30   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 60 30 30   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 50 30 25   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 40 15 30   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 40 15 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 20 20   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 20 10 15   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 5 0 5   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 35.8 34.6 37.2   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 78.3 75.8 80.2   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 745 375 370   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 660 335 330   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 80 40 40   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 745 375 365   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 215 125 85   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 365 180 180   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 25 10 15   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 80 50 35   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 55 10 45   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 390   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 71.8   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.6   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   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 5.1   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 10.3   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 285   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 105   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 310   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 75   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.1   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 3.8   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 137,867   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 240   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 175   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 45   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 15   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 10   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 0   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 60,496   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,022   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 54,233   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,262   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 55,460   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 46,553   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 390   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 95   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 110   360,345
One-person households 140   308,690
Other household types 28 45   204,350
Average household size 2.4   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,390   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 66,576   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 65,315   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,636   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,361   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,352   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 60,424   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,259   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,102   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,265   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 661   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 885   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 945 490 455   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 785 405 380   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 20 15 10   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 0 0 0   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 135 70 70   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 945 490 455   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 890 470 420   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 50 20 30   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 10 0 0   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 945 490 455   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 920 480 445   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 0 0 0   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 15 10 0   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 0 0 0   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 10 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 Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 945 490 455   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 865 460 405   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 75 30 50   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 55 20 35   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 0 0 10   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 20 10 10   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 945 490 455   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 895 465 435   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 245 130 120   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 650 335 315   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 50 25 20   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 725 365 360   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 85 35 45   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 170 90 80   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 470 235 235   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 930 485 445   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 830 435 395   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) 10 0 10   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 80 40 40   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 10 10 0   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 Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 875 455 425   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 470 230 235   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) 125 60 60   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 210 125 85   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 50 30 20   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 30 10 20   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 945 490 450   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 945 490 450   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 725 365 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 285 105 180   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 180 90 90   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 110 105 0   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 90 35 60   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 15   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 15 15   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 90 30 55   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 35 0 30   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 45 30 20   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 0   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 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 0 0 0   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 110 40 65   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 30 0 30   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 30 25 10   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 10 10   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 370 190 180   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 115 50 70   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 90 40 50   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 65 60 10   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 65 20 45   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 10 10   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 10   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 725 365 360   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 465 195 270   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 10   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 0 0 0   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 0   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 25 0 20   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 10 10 0   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 135 130 0   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 0 0   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 50 10 40   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 0 0 0   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 725 365 365   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 465 195 270   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 260 170 95   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 230 155 75   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 30 10 15   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 725 360 365   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 455 250 205   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 450 250 200   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 10 10 0   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 270 110 160   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 62.8 69.4 56.2   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 62.1 69.4 54.8   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 2.2 4.0 0.0   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 450 250 200   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 80 60 20   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 70 10 65   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 15 0 15   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 0 0 0   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 70 20 50   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 125 105 20   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 25 20 0   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 40 15   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 455 250 200   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 55 45 10   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 40 40 0   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 70 40 30   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 25 15 0   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 60 35 25   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 10 0 10   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 25 0 20   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 15 0 20   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 70 35 35   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 75 40 40   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Thorsby, Village   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 78 680 330 350   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 280 120 155   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 100 45 50   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 500 270 230   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 505 270 235   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 Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 445 245 200   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 30 10 30   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 50 40 10   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 370 205 165   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 150 90 60   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 200 100 105   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 10 0   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 0 10 0   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Thorsby, Village   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 83 415 240 175   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 330 195 135   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 20 10 10   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 0 0 0   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 65 35 30   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 0 0 0   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 945 490 455   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 150 70 80   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 0 0 0   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 10 10 0   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 0 0 0   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 0 0 0   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 110 50 55   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 0 0 0   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 15 15 0   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 15 0 10   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 91 800 420 375   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 455 255 200   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 28,639 35,860 17,982   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 255 160 100   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 32,786 33,496 24,166   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Thorsby, Village   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 695 355 340   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,936 30,630 17,395   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,585 28,178 16,830   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 75.3 80.5 64.3   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 16.5 11.9 26.3   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 7.9 7.1 9.6   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 940 490 450   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 10.6 13.3 7.7   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.1 12.2 7.7   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.3 15.4 0.0   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.3 15.4 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. Thorsby, Alberta (Code4811021) (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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