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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,018   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 1,243A   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -18.1   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 518   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 456   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 205.0   4.4
Land area (square km) 4.96   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,020 520 500   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 55 30 25   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 55 30 25   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 60 35 30   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 80 45 35   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 60 30 25   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 60 30 35   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 50 30 20   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 70 35 35   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 80 40 40   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 95 45 40   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 90 50 40   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 75 35 40   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 45 25 25   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 50 25 25   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 45 20 25   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 25 10 10   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 15 5 10   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 10 5 5   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 42.3 41.1 43.0   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.8 82.7 84.0   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 845 430 415   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 720 365 355   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 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 850 430 420   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 305 180 120   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 365 180 180   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 45 25 20   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 75 35 40   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 60 15 50   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 455   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 54.9   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.2   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.9   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 34.1   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 340   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 120   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 375   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 80   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 16.5   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.0   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 ($) 20 141,878   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 300   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 185   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 85   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 30   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 20   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 0   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 3.0   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,196   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 76,771   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 46,584   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,621   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 23,349   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,036   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,266   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 42,232   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 23,393   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 23,302   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 455   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 120   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 155   486,040
One-person households 150   460,580
Other household types 28 30   264,105
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,349   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 82,342   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 50,279   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,056   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 26,290   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,997   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 66,470   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 44,135   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,026   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 26,290   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 501   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 513   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,015 540 480   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 910 495 420   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 35 0 25   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 0 0 0   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 70 35 30   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,020 540 475   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 895 475 420   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 0 0 0   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 125 65 55   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,015 540 475   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 1,000 530 470   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 0 0 0   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 0 0 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 10   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 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,020 540 480   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 970 515 455   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 45 25 20   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 35 10 20   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 10 10 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 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,015 540 480   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 1,015 540 470   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 235 125 105   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 775 415 365   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 10 0   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 835 435 400   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 45 25 20   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 230 120 110   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 555 295 265   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,015 540 470   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 750 395 355   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) 110 60 45   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 125 65 65   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 20 10 15   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 10 0   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 945 500 450   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 460 245 215   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) 200 120 80   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 200 90 105   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 90 40 45   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,015 540 480   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 75 20 45   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 945 515 430   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 835 435 400   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 235 125 110   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 275 125 150   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 145 100 45   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 100 40 60   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 15 0   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 55 25 30   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 160 85 70   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 75 40 40   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 45 25 25   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 20 0   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 15 0 10   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 95 45 50   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 0   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 45 10 35   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 20 10 10   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 475 255 210   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 90 60 30   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 155 70 85   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115 70 45   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 45 25 20   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 10 10   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 50 25 25   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 835 435 400   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 510 255 260   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 45 25 20   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 0 0 0   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 0 10   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 45 20 25   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 85 70 15   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 15 15 0   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 55 20 30   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 65 35 30   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 835 435 400   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 510 250 265   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 325 185 135   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 300 160 135   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 20 20 0   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 835 435 400   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 640 350 290   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 585 315 265   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 55 35 20   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 195 85 110   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 76.6 80.5 72.5   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 70.1 72.4 66.2   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 8.6 10.0 6.9   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 630 345 285   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 55 20 30   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 95 40 55   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 15 15 0   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 10 0 0   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 55 20 30   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 190 35 150   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 115 105 10   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 55 50 0   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 50 50 0   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 635 345 290   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 60 55 0   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 20 20 0   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 55 45 10   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 25 20 10   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 70 30 35   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 10 0 0   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 25 0 25   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 55 25 35   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 75 55 20   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 235 90 145   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 770 400 370   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 765 395 370   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 235 115 120   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 95 35 60   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 680 375 305   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 675 370 310   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 0 0 0   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 0 0 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 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 585 315 270   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 40 15 25   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 100 95 10   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 445 205 240   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 370 160 205   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 40 25 10   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 15 0 10   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 25 15 10   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Valemount, 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 83 540 300 240   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 320 185 135   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 25 25 0   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 0 0 0   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 185 85 100   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 10 10 0   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,020 540 475   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 20 0 15   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 0 0 0   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 10 10 10   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 10 0 10   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 1,000 535 465   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 635 355 280   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,222 32,700 16,008   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 300 185 115   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 38,293 49,201 20,049   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Valemount, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 815 435 375   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,269 32,889 14,071   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,002 28,321 13,997   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 74.6 79.2 64.3   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.2 11.5 19.4   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 11.2 9.0 15.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,005 530 475   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 10.9 8.5 12.8   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 8.5 8.5 8.5   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.0 0.0 0.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.0 0.0 0.0   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Valemount, British Columbia (Code5953007) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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