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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,443   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 1,497   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -3.6   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 504   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 489   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 397.9   5.1
Land area (square km) 3.63   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,445 760 685   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 130 60 65   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 115 55 60   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 135 70 60   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 110 65 45   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 115 55 60   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 115 60 60   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 135 75 60   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 125 65 60   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 115 65 50   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 105 50 55   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 90 60 35   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 55 30 20   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 35 15 20   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 25 10 15   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 15 10 5   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 15 5 10   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 10 5 5   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 5 5 0   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 30.2 31.1 29.4   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 74.0 76.2 72.3   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,065 570 495   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 910 490 415   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 160 80 80   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,065 570 500   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 380 225 150   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 550 280 270   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 30 15 15   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 85 50 40   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 25 0 20   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 490   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 74.5   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.1   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   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 4.1   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 17.3   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 390   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 95   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 305   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 185   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.1   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.4   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 2.0   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 185,923   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 395   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 260   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 85   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 50   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 35   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 20   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.5   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 68,827   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 74,371   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 53,669   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 55,683   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 42,556   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 71,669   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,040   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 66,177   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 48,123   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 48,003   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 41,532   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 62,203   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 490   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 215   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 130   360,345
One-person households 65   308,690
Other household types 28 75   204,350
Average household size 2.9   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 73,514   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,140   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 80,989   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 52,444   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 89,623   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 62,638   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,133   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 69,173   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 42,716   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 76,863   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 863   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,100   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,440 740 705   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 1,255 650 600   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 25 10 15   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 15 10 0   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 145 65 80   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,440 740 705   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 1,340 700 640   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 100 40 60   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 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,445 735 710   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 1,325 695 635   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 0 0 0   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 110 40 75   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 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,440 735 705   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 1,310 690 620   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 130 45 85   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 20 10 15   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 65 30 35   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 45 0 40   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,440 740 710   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 1,430 730 700   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 410 185 220   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,025 545 475   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 0 10   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,090 580 510   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 100 40 55   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 115 65 50   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 875 470 400   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,420 730 690   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,080 520 565   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) 155 105 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 130 85 50   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 25 25   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 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,325 705 615   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 580 305 275   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) 245 130 110   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 285 135 150   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 195 115 80   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 20 15 10   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,440 735 705   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 75 55 20   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,365 680 690   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,090 575 510   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 295 155 140   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 370 125 245   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 150 115 35   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 185 120 65   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 30 25 10   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 55 35 15   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 240 115 125   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 100 50 45   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 125 50 75   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 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 0   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 205 125 80   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 55 35 25   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 65 30 35   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 15 10   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 25 25 0   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 15 0   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 565 310 250   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 100 55 45   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 155 40 110   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115 90 25   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 155 100 55   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 35 20 10   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,085 575 510   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 665 275 385   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 40 10 30   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 15 10   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 10 0 0   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 15 0   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 35 0 30   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35 30 0   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 15 10 0   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 155 150 10   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35 30 0   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 30 10 25   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 45 25 15   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,085 580 510   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 665 275 385   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 420 300 120   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 410 295 115   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 10 10 10   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,090 580 505   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 875 505 365   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 845 485 355   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 35 20 15   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 215 70 140   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 80.3 87.1 72.3   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 77.5 83.6 70.3   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 4.0 4.0 4.1   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 860 500 365   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 50 20 30   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 120 35 85   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 30 30 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 50 25 20   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 15 0 10   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 195 45 150   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 220 185 30   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 90 90 0   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 70 65 10   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 860 495 365   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 200 170 25   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 110 85 25   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 50 35 20   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 45 20 15   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 80 10 75   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 20 0 20   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 20 0 10   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 45 15 35   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 110 70 35   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 185 80 100   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 990 505 485   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 965 490 475   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 385 190 195   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 70 20 50   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 935 520 415   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 920 510 415   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 0 0 0   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 0 10 0   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 10 10 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 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 840 485 355   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 30 15 15   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 185 155 30   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 630 315 315   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 75 10 70   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 540 305 235   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 0 0   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Wembley, 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 83 815 470 340   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 720 430 290   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 60 25 35   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 10 0 0   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 25 10 20   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 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,445 740 705   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 80 45 30   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 10 10 0   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 60 35 35   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 15 10 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 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 1,360 690 675   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 920 500 425   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 27,278 52,308 12,588   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 545 365 175   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 51,046 53,950 26,708   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Wembley, Town   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,055 560 495   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 27,228 51,092 18,540   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,162 42,613 17,675   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 86.4 89.9 78.6   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 6.5 2.7 15.7   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 6.7 7.0 6.0   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,440 735 705   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 8.0 7.5 8.5   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 3.8 3.4 4.3   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 8.4 0.0 0.0   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 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. Wembley, Alberta (Code4819011) (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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