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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 35,944   55,418
Population in 2001 1 33,542A   51,530
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 7.2   7.5
Total private dwellings 2 16,515   25,567
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 15,685   23,043
Population density per square kilometre 381.6   53.2
Land area (square km) 94.20   1,041.97
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 35,940 16,835 19,115   55,420 26,625 28,795
0 to 4 years 1,680 825 860   2,480 1,235 1,245
5 to 9 years 1,745 885 865   2,895 1,480 1,415
10 to 14 years 2,185 1,080 1,105   3,550 1,775 1,770
15 to 19 years 2,345 1,200 1,150   3,805 1,970 1,830
20 to 24 years 2,010 995 1,015   2,865 1,465 1,400
25 to 29 years 1,835 890 945   2,435 1,190 1,245
30 to 34 years 1,905 930 970   2,700 1,295 1,410
35 to 39 years 2,005 965 1,040   3,100 1,460 1,640
40 to 44 years 2,545 1,190 1,355   4,070 1,920 2,155
45 to 49 years 2,745 1,340 1,410   4,490 2,215 2,275
50 to 54 years 2,545 1,120 1,420   4,285 1,965 2,325
55 to 59 years 2,410 1,120 1,290   4,125 1,975 2,150
60 to 64 years 2,095 945 1,150   3,475 1,635 1,840
65 to 69 years 1,885 865 1,020   3,060 1,495 1,560
70 to 74 years 1,765 805 955   2,625 1,260 1,365
75 to 79 years 1,680 725 950   2,295 1,070 1,225
80 to 84 years 1,395 560 835   1,740 725 1,020
85 years and over 1,185 390 790   1,425 495 930
Median age of the population 5 44.5 42.8 45.9   44.8 43.8 45.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.4 83.5 85.2   83.9 83.1 84.6
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 30,335 14,045 16,290   46,495 22,135 24,365
Not in a common-law relationship 27,525 12,640 14,880   42,455 20,115 22,350
In a common-law relationship 2,815 1,405 1,410   4,040 2,025 2,015
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 30,335 14,045 16,290   46,495 22,135 24,360
Never legally married (single) 8 8,560 4,550 4,005   12,460 6,730 5,730
Legally married (and not separated) 9 14,180 7,075 7,105   23,920 11,945 11,975
Separated, but still legally married 10 1,270 535 730   1,730 760 970
Divorced 11 3,490 1,380 2,110   4,780 2,005 2,780
Widowed 12 2,840 495 2,340   3,605 695 2,905
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 15,685   23,045
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 51.2   61.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.5   5.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.1   6.5
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.3   5.2
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 24.5   17.1
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.1   1.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.3   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 10,820   17,310
Number of rented dwellings 17 4,865   5,720
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 9,805   14,315
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 5,880   8,730
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.3   6.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.9
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   0.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 297,343   333,446
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 10,315   16,255
Number of married-couple families 22 6,970   11,765
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,455   2,075
Number of lone-parent families 1,885   2,420
Number of female lone-parent families 1,645   2,020
Number of male lone-parent families 240   400
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 54,448   59,029
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,522   64,537
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 54,542   57,782
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,410   29,284
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 27,403   28,457
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 37,879   43,373
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 48,514   51,836
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,697   56,212
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 48,580   49,958
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,690   28,450
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,751   27,785
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 35,320   40,482
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 15,685   23,045
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,185   5,415
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 4,975   8,025
One-person households 5,015   6,305
Other household types 28 2,505   3,300
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,140   48,253
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 76,080   79,354
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,762   57,056
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,981   22,409
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,277   40,214
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,641   42,957
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,759   67,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 49,507   50,325
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,887   20,839
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,303   36,693
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 651   651
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 752   758
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 35,145 16,530 18,615   54,445 26,220 28,225
English only 30,445 14,410 16,035   47,485 22,965 24,515
French only 500 250 250   750 365 385
English and French 45 15 30   50 15 35
Other language(s) 33 4,150 1,850 2,295   6,165 2,880 3,290
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 35,150 16,530 18,615   54,450 26,225 28,225
English only 32,535 15,355 17,180   50,470 24,445 26,025
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 2,400 1,080 1,325   3,735 1,680 2,055
Neither English nor French 205 95 110   240 95 145
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 35,145 16,530 18,615   54,450 26,220 28,225
English 33,775 15,930 17,845   52,545 25,390 27,155
French 55 25 30   115 45 70
Non-official language 1,215 525 685   1,650 725 925
English and French 10 0 0   10 10 0
English and non-official language 90 35 55   125 45 75
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 35,145 16,530 18,615   54,450 26,220 28,225
Non-immigrants 37 30,895 14,645 16,255   47,930 23,225 24,705
Immigrants 38 4,180 1,840 2,335   6,375 2,945 3,430
Before 1991 3,245 1,420 1,825   4,960 2,280 2,680
1991 to 2000 605 260 345   835 385 450
2001 to 2006 39 330 160 165   580 280 300
Non-permanent residents 40 70 40 25   140 55 90
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 35,150 16,530 18,615   54,450 26,220 28,225
Canadian citizens 34,380 16,220 18,155   53,000 25,645 27,360
Canadian citizens under age 18 7,040 3,660 3,375   11,185 5,850 5,330
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 27,345 12,560 14,785   41,820 19,795 22,025
Not Canadian citizens 42 760 305 460   1,445 580 865
Table: Generation status
Generation status Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 29,580 13,730 15,850   45,575 21,715 23,860
1st generation 44 4,215 1,845 2,370   6,420 2,920 3,500
2nd generation 45 7,950 3,230 4,720   11,975 5,330 6,640
3rd generation or more 46 17,415 8,660 8,755   27,180 13,460 13,715
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 34,870 16,415 18,455   54,025 26,005 28,020
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 28,055 13,155 14,900   44,730 21,520 23,215
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 4,095 1,915 2,180   5,045 2,370 2,670
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 2,015 965 1,050   3,170 1,535 1,630
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 570 310 260   805 460 345
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 135 75 65   280 125 155
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 33,475 15,725 17,755   51,960 24,975 26,980
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 15,765 7,335 8,430   26,365 12,620 13,745
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 9,265 4,355 4,905   12,280 5,880 6,400
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 6,195 2,880 3,320   9,550 4,500 5,045
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,870 955 915   2,960 1,575 1,385
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 385 200 185   810 400 405
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 35,145 16,530 18,615   54,450 26,220 28,225
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,920 935 985   3,375 1,655 1,725
Non-Aboriginal identity population 33,225 15,595 17,630   51,070 24,565 26,500
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 29,580 13,730 15,850   45,575 21,710 23,860
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,945 3,385 3,560   10,485 5,190 5,300
High school certificate or equivalent 52 8,940 3,865 5,080   13,475 5,990 7,485
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,775 2,375 1,400   5,930 3,840 2,090
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 5,320 1,970 3,350   8,045 3,045 5,005
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,240 450 785   1,950 735 1,215
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,360 1,685 1,670   5,680 2,920 2,765
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 4,390 2,295 2,095   6,730 3,545 3,190
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,820 1,070 755   2,850 1,640 1,215
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,940 960 975   2,915 1,460 1,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 95 65 30   180 115 65
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 355 145 210   490 215 270
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 75 30 40   105 50 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 105 25 80   185 60 125
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 3,695 1,775 1,920   5,090 2,445 2,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 435 230 200   590 315 270
High school certificate or equivalent 58 1,215 660 555   1,680 875 805
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 370 230 140   490 330 165
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 895 310 585   1,165 420 745
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 165 70 90   245 115 125
University certificate, diploma or degree 620 270 350   925 390 540
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 14,195 6,630 7,565   23,320 10,995 12,325
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,910 1,015 900   3,185 1,630 1,560
High school certificate or equivalent 61 4,265 1,810 2,460   6,740 2,925 3,815
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,125 1,290 835   3,535 2,190 1,350
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 3,045 1,175 1,870   4,915 1,895 3,020
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 705 245 460   1,150 400 750
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,140 1,100 1,045   3,790 1,960 1,830
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 29,575 13,735 15,850   45,570 21,710 23,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,885 7,245 8,640   23,955 11,175 12,780
Education 1,415 410 1,000   2,320 650 1,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 350 145 210   535 260 275
Humanities 525 245 275   825 440 385
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,080 390 690   1,585 620 965
Business, management and public administration 2,915 905 2,010   4,475 1,505 2,965
Physical and life sciences and technologies 205 115 95   440 235 205
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 330 180 145   460 245 225
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 3,140 2,905 235   5,040 4,700 340
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 475 350 120   790 580 215
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 2,415 375 2,040   3,850 600 3,250
Personal, protective and transportation services 840 460 380   1,295 705 590
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 29,580 13,730 15,845   45,570 21,715 23,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,885 7,245 8,640   23,955 11,175 12,785
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,695 6,485 7,205   21,615 10,535 11,080
Inside Canada 12,385 5,760 6,620   19,345 9,285 10,060
Outside Canada 1,310 720 585   2,270 1,250 1,020
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 29,580 13,730 15,850   45,575 21,710 23,860
In the labour force 67 17,405 8,980 8,425   27,815 14,620 13,200
Employed 68 16,310 8,380 7,935   26,135 13,730 12,410
Unemployed 69 1,095 600 495   1,680 890 790
Not in the labour force 70 12,170 4,750 7,420   17,755 7,095 10,660
Participation rate 71 58.8 65.4 53.2   61.0 67.3 55.3
Employment rate 72 55.1 61.0 50.1   57.3 63.2 52.0
Unemployment rate 73 6.3 6.7 5.9   6.0 6.1 6.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 17,170 8,825 8,345   27,445 14,425 13,025
A Management occupations 75 1,665 970 695   2,765 1,740 1,025
B Business, finance and administration occupations 2,700 620 2,085   4,070 910 3,150
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 725 640 80   1,185 1,030 160
D Health occupations 1,195 225 970   1,905 365 1,535
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,375 495 880   2,275 805 1,475
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 405 215 195   595 285 310
G Sales and service occupations 4,495 1,705 2,790   6,805 2,645 4,160
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,940 2,725 210   4,925 4,550 375
I Occupations unique to primary industry 775 520 255   1,420 940 475
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 900 720 180   1,500 1,155 350
Table: Industry
Industry Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 17,170 8,830 8,345   27,450 14,425 13,025
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 925 615 310   1,670 1,145 530
Construction 1,665 1,465 205   2,745 2,395 350
Manufacturing 1,605 1,255 350   2,775 2,135 640
Wholesale trade 610 450 155   990 720 265
Retail trade 2,575 1,115 1,460   3,940 1,710 2,225
Finance and real estate 870 280 595   1,420 550 875
Health care and social services 2,115 305 1,815   3,335 530 2,800
Educational services 1,035 375 660   1,700 585 1,115
Business services 2,760 1,630 1,135   4,220 2,550 1,670
Other services 3,005 1,340 1,665   4,650 2,100 2,550
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 27,225 12,380 14,845   42,250 19,735 22,520
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 26,945 12,215 14,735   41,880 19,500 22,375
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 9,745 3,995 5,750   15,300 6,525 8,775
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 5,095 1,910 3,180   7,785 3,025 4,760
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 18,980 9,575 9,405   30,405 15,670 14,735
English 18,775 9,495 9,285   30,120 15,540 14,575
French 70 20 50   105 40 65
Non-official language 110 50 55   130 65 65
English and French 10 0 10   20 0 20
English and non-official language 15 10 0   25 20 10
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 16,310 8,375 7,935   26,135 13,725 12,410
Worked at home 1,265 545 720   2,480 1,165 1,315
Worked outside Canada 85 45 35   110 70 40
No fixed workplace address 2,145 1,630 515   3,395 2,620 775
Worked at usual place 12,820 6,160 6,655   20,155 9,875 10,280
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 9,525 4,030 5,495   10,290 4,415 5,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,945 1,305 635   7,775 4,155 3,625
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,265 780 485   1,915 1,215 705
Worked in a different province 90 45 40   165 85 80
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
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 14,965 7,790 7,175   23,550 12,490 11,055
Car, truck, van, as driver 11,665 6,135 5,525   19,145 10,315 8,830
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,280 675 605   1,875 925 945
Public transit 145 45 100   185 55 135
Walked or bicycled 1,745 865 880   2,115 1,055 1,060
All other modes 130 70 65   230 145 85
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 35,145 16,530 18,615   54,445 26,225 28,225
Total visible minority population 85 1,605 820 785   2,030 1,010 1,020
Chinese 330 155 175   450 205 240
South Asian 86 710 395 315   770 430 340
Black 125 75 45   155 100 55
Filipino 55 10 50   75 10 65
Latin American 60 20 40   75 25 50
Southeast Asian 87 60 30 35   70 30 35
Arab 10 10 0   0 10 0
West Asian 88 50 25 25   55 25 30
Korean 20 0 20   35 0 30
Japanese 165 90 75   250 125 125
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 10 0 0   15 10 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   75 35 45
Not a visible minority 91 33,540 15,710 17,830   52,415 25,215 27,200
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 19,170 9,640 9,530   30,650 15,760 14,895
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 21,773 28,613 17,327   22,513 30,062 17,184
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 8,830 5,010 3,820   14,010 8,280 5,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,265 44,606 30,909   38,794 45,158 32,068
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Vernon, City   Vernon (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 28,495 13,195 15,300   43,765 20,870 22,890
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,144 29,541 18,278   23,308 31,395 18,459
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,780 26,636 17,594   21,560 27,958 17,730
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 66.4 72.1 58.3   67.7 72.8 60.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.1 12.0 24.4   14.9 10.8 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 16.5 15.9 17.4   17.4 16.4 18.9
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 35,030 16,450 18,585   51,375 24,685 26,685
% in low income before tax - All persons 18.3 16.3 20.2   14.8 12.9 16.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.8 11.5 12.0   9.6 9.0 10.2
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 22.7 24.4 20.9   17.8 18.1 17.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 15.6 17.6 13.5   12.1 12.8 11.5

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Vernon, British Columbia (Code5937014) (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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