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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,362   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 1,359   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.2   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 796   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 579   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 129.5   4.4
Land area (square km) 10.51   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,360 725 640   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 75 40 35   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 75 30 35   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 100 50 55   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 90 55 35   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 40 25 25   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 50 30 20   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 60 25 35   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 85 40 40   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 130 55 70   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 140 85 55   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 110 60 55   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 145 85 60   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 105 45 55   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 85 50 35   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 55 35 15   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 15 5 10   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 15 5 5   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 10 0 0   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 44.3 45.6 43.1   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.1 83.4 80.5   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,115 605 510   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 985 540 445   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 130 65 65   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,120 605 515   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 280 175 100   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 660 335 325   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 45 30 20   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 95 55 40   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 40 10 25   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 580   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 77.6   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.7   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 17.2   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.4   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 470   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 110   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 515   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 65   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14.7   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 8.0   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 107,823   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 440   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 330   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 75   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 35   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 15   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 15   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.1   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.1   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 65,104   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 67,557   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 47,819   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 43,171   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 43,222   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 53,560   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 58,010   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 43,137   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,819   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 38,870   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 580   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 170   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 235   486,040
One-person households 140   460,580
Other household types 28 35   264,105
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,174   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,022   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,521   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,599   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,171   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 45,820   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 59,117   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 51,759   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,167   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,819   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 563   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 441   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,360 735 625   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 1,255 680 575   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 35 10 25   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 0 0 0   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 75 45 25   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,360 735 625   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 1,275 690 585   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 0 0 0   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 70 35 40   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 15 15 0   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,365 735 625   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 1,340 715 620   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 0 0 0   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 10 10 0   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 0 0 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 15 10 0   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,365 735 630   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 1,235 675 560   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 130 65 65   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 125 60 60   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,365 740 625   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 1,360 735 625   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 325 185 140   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,030 545 485   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,105 595 510   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 130 65 70   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 270 135 130   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 705 395 310   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,360 730 625   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,140 605 535   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 25 10 10   374,695 183,885 190,810
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 75 70   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 30 20 10   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 25 20 0   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,310 700 610   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 740 365 375   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 145 85 60   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 340 185 155   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 65 50 15   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 10 0   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,365 740 625   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 75 40 35   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,285 700 590   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,105 600 505   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 275 120 150   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 335 170 165   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 190 155 40   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 160 85 80   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 35 10 25   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 100 55 45   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 105 60 35   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 60 45 20   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 35 20 15   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 135 70 70   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 25 0 20   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 45 20 25   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 25 10   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 10 10   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 20 0   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 720 380 345   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 155 75 80   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 235 115 120   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 105 80 20   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 130 65 65   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 15   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 70 30 40   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,105 595 505   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 610 295 315   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 80 35 45   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10 0 10   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 10 0 0   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 45 0 40   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 150 140 10   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 50 50 0   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 60 10 50   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 65 45 20   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,105 595 505   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 610 295 315   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 495 300 190   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 470 300 170   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 30 10 20   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,105 600 505   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 755 435 320   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 705 395 305   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 50 35 15   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 350 165 185   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 68.3 72.5 63.4   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 63.8 65.8 60.4   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 8.0 4.7   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 745 435 315   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 70 40 30   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 75 10 65   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 45 35 10   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 30 10 25   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 60 20 40   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 0 0   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 175 55 120   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 140 130 10   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 90 85 0   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 50 45 0   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 745 435 315   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 205 170 30   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 55 45 10   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 50 45 0   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 25 10 15   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 50 15 35   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 0 0 10   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 40 0 35   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 90 45 40   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 40 20 20   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 185 75 115   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 980 505 475   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 975 505 475   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 430 200 230   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 70 15 55   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 820 460 365   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 815 455 365   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 0 0 0   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 10 10 0   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 0 0 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 0 0 0   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 705 395 305   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 35 10 25   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 75 60 15   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 585 320 265   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 475 235 245   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 60 35 20   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 40 40 0   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 15 10 0   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Gold River, Village   British Columbia
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 83 665 380 280   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 420 265 160   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 45 20 25   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 10 0 0   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 145 60 90   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 40 30 10   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,360 735 630   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 0 0 0   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 0 0 0   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 0 0 0   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 0 0 0   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 0 0 0   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 0 0 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 0 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 0 0 0   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 0 0 0   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 1,365 735 630   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 790 450 340   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 23,007 36,970 11,017   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 265 160 100   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,374 51,067 26,933   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Gold River, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,035 550 480   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,496 39,851 12,091   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,192 33,708 11,996   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 68.3 70.5 61.3   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.8 9.9 21.7   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 18.8 19.7 16.6   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,360 735 630   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.4 10.9 12.7   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.7 6.8 8.7   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.8 0.0 14.3   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 3.1 0.0 10.7   14.9 14.8 14.9

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Gold River, British Columbia (Code5925025) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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