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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 313   30,372
Population in 2001 1 337   28,674
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -7.1   5.9
Total private dwellings 2 175   15,296
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 128   12,615
Population density per square kilometre 15.3   0.1
Land area (square km) 20.51   474,711.02
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 315 165 150   30,375 15,280 15,090
0 to 4 years 20 15 5   1,745 885 855
5 to 9 years 30 10 15   1,825 940 885
10 to 14 years 35 15 20   2,150 1,095 1,055
15 to 19 years 15 10 10   2,275 1,225 1,050
20 to 24 years 15 10 5   1,885 960 925
25 to 29 years 15 5 5   1,750 825 930
30 to 34 years 25 10 15   2,035 920 1,120
35 to 39 years 35 15 15   2,210 1,055 1,155
40 to 44 years 35 15 20   2,755 1,310 1,440
45 to 49 years 25 15 10   3,035 1,495 1,540
50 to 54 years 20 10 5   2,785 1,420 1,365
55 to 59 years 10 10 5   2,240 1,165 1,085
60 to 64 years 15 10 10   1,395 795 600
65 to 69 years 10 5 0   880 510 375
70 to 74 years 0 0 0   590 305 290
75 to 79 years 5 0 5   390 200 190
80 to 84 years 0 5 0   240 115 125
85 years and over 5 0 5   180 65 115
Median age of the population 5 35.2 35.2 35.2   38.4 38.8 38.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 73.0 75.0 73.3   81.2 80.9 81.4
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 230 115 110   24,655 12,360 12,290
Not in a common-law relationship 170 90 75   20,690 10,405 10,290
In a common-law relationship 60 30 30   3,960 1,955 2,010
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 230 120 110   24,655 12,360 12,295
Never legally married (single) 8 150 80 70   10,770 5,765 5,005
Legally married (and not separated) 9 45 25 20   9,595 4,795 4,795
Separated, but still legally married 10 5 0 5   980 475 500
Divorced 11 10 5 5   2,365 1,095 1,265
Widowed 12 15 5 10   950 230 720
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 125   12,610
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 84.0   64.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   6.9
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   3.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   11.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 20.0   10.3
Number of owned dwellings 16 25   8,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 20   3,840
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 75   7,550
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 50   5,060
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 40.0   14.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 4.8   5.9
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 98,652   211,008
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 80   8,335
Number of married-couple families 22 20   4,640
Number of common-law-couple families 23 35   1,970
Number of lone-parent families 35   1,725
Number of female lone-parent families 25   1,280
Number of male lone-parent families 0   440
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.5   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.5   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 3.0   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 40,064   75,251
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,792   92,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 49,280   69,655
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,792   42,249
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,048   40,699
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   43,134
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 36,480   65,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,080   79,025
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 48,512   60,856
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,408   38,276
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,600   37,908
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   40,627
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 130   12,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 20   3,290
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 25   3,135
One-person households 50   3,895
Other household types 28 35   2,290
Average household size 2.5   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,064   60,105
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,256   94,363
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 38,912   76,984
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,984   32,113
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 40,704   52,694
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 34,944   52,812
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 55,552   80,725
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 34,304   66,774
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,672   28,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,248   47,356
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 500   706
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 294   870
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 310 160 150   30,195 15,210 14,985
English only 210 115 95   25,650 12,930 12,720
French only 0 10 0   1,105 590 515
English and French 0 0 0   110 55 55
Other language(s) 33 95 45 55   3,325 1,630 1,695
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 310 160 150   30,195 15,210 14,980
English only 305 155 150   26,510 13,490 13,025
French only 0 0 0   105 40 60
English and French 10 10 0   3,445 1,600 1,840
Neither English nor French 0 0 10   130 75 50
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 310 160 150   30,190 15,215 14,980
English 275 145 130   28,535 14,395 14,135
French 0 0 0   540 280 260
Non-official language 35 15 15   930 455 480
English and French 0 0 0   65 25 40
English and non-official language 10 0 0   110 55 60
French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 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 Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 310 160 150   30,190 15,210 14,985
Non-immigrants 37 305 155 145   26,990 13,565 13,425
Immigrants 38 10 10 10   3,010 1,535 1,475
Before 1991 0 10 0   1,950 1,040 910
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   675 315 355
2001 to 2006 39 10 0 10   385 180 205
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   195 105 90
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 310 160 150   30,195 15,215 14,980
Canadian citizens 305 160 150   29,320 14,770 14,545
Canadian citizens under age 18 90 50 45   6,905 3,600 3,300
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 210 110 105   22,415 11,165 11,245
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   870 440 430
Table: Generation status
Generation status Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 230 120 110   24,490 12,285 12,205
1st generation 44 10 0 0   3,120 1,625 1,495
2nd generation 45 0 10 0   4,060 2,025 2,040
3rd generation or more 46 215 110 110   17,310 8,635 8,670
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 310 160 150   29,910 15,085 14,830
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 260 130 130   24,950 12,575 12,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 20 10 10   3,205 1,610 1,590
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 25 15 10   615 320 290
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   995 490 505
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   160 80 75
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 290 145 145   28,460 14,325 14,140
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 200 105 95   15,680 7,965 7,710
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 45 20 25   7,110 3,535 3,570
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 25 10 15   1,535 780 755
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 25 15 10   3,665 1,800 1,865
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   470 235 235
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 310 160 145   30,195 15,210 14,980
Aboriginal identity population 50 270 140 130   7,580 3,665 3,915
Non-Aboriginal identity population 45 25 20   22,610 11,545 11,070
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 230 115 110   24,490 12,285 12,205
No certificate, diploma or degree 115 65 50   5,550 3,120 2,430
High school certificate or equivalent 52 30 15 15   5,810 2,600 3,205
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15 10 10   2,890 2,145 740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 55 20 35   5,060 2,170 2,885
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 10   830 280 555
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 10   4,350 1,965 2,380
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 35 20 15   4,145 2,210 1,935
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 10   1,885 1,090 795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 10 10 0   1,580 755 820
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   160 110 50
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 0 10   300 170 135
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   60 20 40
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   160 60 100
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 35 15 20   3,790 1,685 2,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 10   615 305 305
High school certificate or equivalent 58 0 0 0   915 425 490
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   340 245 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 15 10 10   915 350 570
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 25 65
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   910 330 580
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 135 70 70   14,355 7,250 7,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 60 35 30   2,170 1,255 915
High school certificate or equivalent 61 10 10 10   2,930 1,280 1,650
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   2,045 1,505 535
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 40 15 20   3,495 1,535 1,960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   595 205 395
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 10   3,115 1,470 1,645
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 230 120 110   24,490 12,285 12,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 150 85 65   11,360 5,720 5,640
Education 0 10 0   1,150 310 840
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 10   460 220 240
Humanities 0 0 0   605 250 350
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   1,405 545 860
Business, management and public administration 15 0 10   2,470 725 1,750
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   525 255 265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   265 165 100
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 20 15 0   2,940 2,675 260
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   580 410 170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 15 0 15   1,710 385 1,320
Personal, protective and transportation services 0 10 0   1,020 620 400
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 230 120 110   24,490 12,285 12,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 145 85 65   11,360 5,720 5,640
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 80 35 45   13,130 6,565 6,565
Inside Canada 80 30 50   11,510 5,725 5,785
Outside Canada 0 10 0   1,620 840 775
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 225 120 110   24,490 12,285 12,205
In the labour force 67 165 85 80   19,120 9,815 9,300
Employed 68 125 65 70   17,315 8,740 8,575
Unemployed 69 35 25 15   1,805 1,075 730
Not in the labour force 70 65 35 30   5,370 2,470 2,900
Participation rate 71 73.3 70.8 72.7   78.1 79.9 76.2
Employment rate 72 55.6 54.2 63.6   70.7 71.1 70.3
Unemployment rate 73 21.2 29.4 18.8   9.4 11.0 7.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 165 85 80   18,895 9,690 9,205
A Management occupations 75 10 10 0   2,435 1,525 910
B Business, finance and administration occupations 20 0 15   3,045 570 2,480
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   1,290 980 315
D Health occupations 0 0 0   905 210 700
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 25 10 15   2,260 690 1,565
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 10   700 305 390
G Sales and service occupations 35 15 25   4,370 1,870 2,495
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 35 35 10   3,060 2,880 180
I Occupations unique to primary industry 20 15 10   670 545 125
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   155 125 30
Table: Industry
Industry Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 165 80 80   18,895 9,695 9,205
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 35 25 10   960 775 185
Construction 15 10 0   1,305 1,155 150
Manufacturing 10 0 0   405 305 105
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   330 265 65
Retail trade 0 10 0   1,925 985 940
Finance and real estate 0 0 0   555 240 310
Health care and social services 15 0 15   1,730 375 1,355
Educational services 20 0 15   1,285 415 875
Business services 10 10 10   2,875 1,730 1,140
Other services 65 35 30   7,525 3,445 4,080
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 205 105 100   22,580 10,995 11,585
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 195 105 95   22,290 10,840 11,450
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 105 45 55   9,030 4,035 4,995
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 80 40 35   3,925 1,775 2,155
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 185 100 85   20,760 10,565 10,195
English 175 90 85   20,390 10,405 9,985
French 0 0 0   185 60 125
Non-official language 0 0 0   125 80 45
English and French 0 0 0   25 10 20
English and non-official language 10 10 0   25 0 20
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 Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 130 65 70   17,315 8,740 8,570
Worked at home 0 0 0   1,125 605 520
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   45 20 25
No fixed workplace address 45 35 10   2,035 1,575 460
Worked at usual place 85 25 60   14,110 6,540 7,565
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 75 25 50   12,055 5,555 6,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 10 0 10   1,820 840 980
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   0 0 0
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   230 145 85
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
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 83 130 60 70   16,140 8,115 8,025
Car, truck, van, as driver 55 30 30   11,650 5,935 5,720
Car, truck, van, as passenger 10 0 0   1,195 560 635
Public transit 0 0 0   415 185 230
Walked or bicycled 45 20 25   2,550 1,235 1,320
All other modes 15 10 10   330 200 125
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 310 160 150   30,195 15,215 14,980
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   1,220 590 630
Chinese 0 0 0   325 155 165
South Asian 86 0 0 0   195 125 70
Black 0 0 0   125 50 75
Filipino 0 0 0   210 80 135
Latin American 0 0 0   100 45 50
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   145 55 90
Arab 0 0 0   20 20 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   10 0 10
Japanese 0 0 0   40 20 15
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   15 0 10
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   40 30 10
Not a visible minority 91 310 165 150   28,970 14,620 14,350
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 160 85 75   20,155 10,240 9,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,981 27,456 24,032   31,227 33,418 29,973
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 75 40 35   9,995 5,200 4,795
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,088 43,904 35,456   49,787 53,524 47,291
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Ross River, Settlement   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 215 110 105   23,540 11,785 11,750
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,496 20,864 16,832   31,352 34,536 29,762
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,728 19,712 16,448   28,519 30,305 26,982
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 80.3 84.4 79.2   83.9 85.5 82.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 16.2 12.3 20.2   8.7 7.5 10.2
Other money - As a % of total income 2.0 2.5 1.3   7.4 7.0 7.9
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Ross River, Yukon Territory (Code6001037) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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