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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,192   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 2,172   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.9   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 898   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 866   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 275.6   5.1
Land area (square km) 7.95   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,190 1,120 1,070   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 125 60 60   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 125 70 60   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 185 100 85   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 185 105 80   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 100 50 50   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 120 60 60   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 130 60 75   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 130 65 70   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 195 100 95   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 185 95 90   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 160 85 75   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 145 70 80   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 115 60 55   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 85 50 35   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 75 35 40   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 60 25 35   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 40 20 15   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 25 10 15   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 39.7 39.6 39.8   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.0 79.1 80.8   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,760 890 865   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 1,565 795 770   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 190 95 95   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,755 890 865   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 480 285 195   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 945 475 470   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 55 25 30   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 170 90 85   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 105 25 80   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 870   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 78.2   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.9   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.9   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 10.9   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 5.2   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 705   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 165   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 745   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 130   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.9   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.1   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.1   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 156,697   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 650   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 440   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 85   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 130   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 75   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 55   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 3.1   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 70,967   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 73,150   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 73,752   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,585   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,049   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 88,094   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 58,339   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,591   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 59,660   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,769   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 27,808   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 79,902   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 870   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 240   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 265   360,345
One-person households 230   308,690
Other household types 28 130   204,350
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 57,536   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 80,419   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,030   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,742   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 48,871   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,505   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,680   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,082   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,742   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 44,007   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 723   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 755   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 2,190 1,140 1,050   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 1,905 1,000 910   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 20 10 10   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 0 0 0   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 265 130 130   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 2,195 1,140 1,050   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 2,115 1,120 1,000   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 60 20 40   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 15 0 15   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 2,190 1,140 1,055   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 2,120 1,105 1,020   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 0 0 0   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 70 35 30   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 Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 2,190 1,140 1,050   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 1,995 1,020 975   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 185 105 80   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 115 65 50   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 10 10 10   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 55 30 25   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 15 10 0   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 2,190 1,140 1,055   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 2,100 1,090 1,010   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 560 300 260   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,540 795 750   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 90 50 40   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,725 890 840   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 190 115 80   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 355 190 165   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 1,185 590 595   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 2,175 1,135 1,040   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,760 935 830   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) 95 50 45   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 245 120 120   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 70 25 45   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 Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 2,100 1,105 995   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,210 645 565   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) 160 95 70   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 495 245 240   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 155 65 90   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 80 55 25   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 2,190 1,140 1,050   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 70 35 35   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,120 1,105 1,015   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,725 890 840   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 505 265 235   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 480 195 280   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 335 265 65   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 290 105 185   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 35 10 25   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 80 50 35   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 300 150 145   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 140 65 70   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 90 55 30   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 40 10 25   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 10   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 245 100 145   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 45 20 20   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 105 25 80   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 35 0   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 40 10 35   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 20 10 10   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 925 495 430   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 195 100 95   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 260 105 150   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 230 175 55   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 195 80 110   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 45 35 10   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,725 890 840   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 985 465 520   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 30 15 15   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 20 15 0   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 60 0 65   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 155 45 105   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20 0 15   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 275 270 0   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 20 20 0   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 110 15 100   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 35 30 0   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,730 890 840   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 980 465 520   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 745 425 315   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 690 385 305   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 55 45 10   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,725 890 835   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 1,185 620 565   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 1,135 595 540   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 55 25 25   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 540 270 270   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 68.7 69.7 67.7   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 65.8 66.9 64.7   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 4.6 4.0 4.4   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,190 620 570   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 155 85 70   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 155 15 140   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 35 35 0   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 70 0 65   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 55 20 35   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20 10 10   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 270 95 170   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 295 255 45   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 70 55 10   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 65 50 10   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,185 620 565   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 135 105 25   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 145 115 25   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 80 55 25   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 45 15 35   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 155 80 70   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 30 10 20   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 145 10 145   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 25 0 15   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 180 110 65   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 255 115 145   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,560 775 785   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,515 740 780   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 610 260 350   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 355 150 200   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,280 680 595   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 1,280 680 595   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 Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,130 595 540   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 65 20 45   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 10 10 0   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 220 180 45   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 840 390 455   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 335 115 220   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 430 210 220   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 70 60 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 Redwater, 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 1,065 565 495   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 850 485 365   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 65 30 35   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 10 0 0   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 135 50 85   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 10 0 10   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 2,190 1,140 1,050   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 145 100 45   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 25 20 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 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 60 35 25   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 0 0 0   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 35 20 15   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 0 0 0   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 10 10 0   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 20 20 0   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 2,050 1,040 1,010   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,290 695 600   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,521 45,281 17,983   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 550 340 205   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 48,407 57,485 38,395   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Redwater, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,655 860 800   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,081 41,455 18,873   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,091 35,281 18,487   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 80.8 85.0 72.2   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.2 8.8 19.3   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 6.8 6.0 8.3   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 2,190 1,135 1,050   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 12.3 12.7 12.4   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.1 6.6 6.7   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.2 21.9 11.3   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 8.5 9.4 0.0   10.3 10.3 10.3

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Redwater, Alberta (Code4811065) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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