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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 339   41,464
Population in 2001 1 15E   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) ...   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 486   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 129   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 616,398.53   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 340 195 145   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 15 10 0   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 5 5 5   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 25 20 10   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 25 10 10   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 15 10 10   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 5 5 5   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 20 15 5   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 25 15 10   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 35 15 20   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 50 20 30   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 30 20 15   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 45 25 25   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 25 15 5   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 5 0 0   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 5 5 0   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 5 5 0   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 0 0 0   220 90 130
85 years and over 0 0 5   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 45.6 45.1 46.0   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 88.2 84.6 89.7   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 295 165 130   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 250 140 110   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 45 25 20   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 300 165 135   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 125 75 55   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 140 75 70   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 10 10 5   935 485 450
Divorced 11 25 10 10   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 5 0 0   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 130   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 96.2   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   10.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   2.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   14.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   4.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 115   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 10   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 65   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 65   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 26.9   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.1   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 7.7   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 199,556   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 100   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 70   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 25   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 10   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 10   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 10   635
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.6   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.4   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 0.0   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 121,600   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 128,896   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 69,376   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 98,048   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 108,288   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 59,008   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 130   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 35   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 50   3,135
One-person households 30   3,080
Other household types 28 15   3,120
Average household size 2.4   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 89,984   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 132,949   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 116,480   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 53,632   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 68,352   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 74,496   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 111,872   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 92,928   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 45,952   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 62,848   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 494   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 514   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 330 185 145   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 255 150 105   31,545 16,195 15,345
French only 0 10 0   970 505 465
English and French 0 0 0   45 20 25
Other language(s) 33 65 25 35   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 330 190 140   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 290 165 130   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 0 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 35 25 10   3,665 1,750 1,920
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   325 115 210
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 330 190 140   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 310 175 135   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 0 0 0   445 235 210
Non-official language 25 10 10   3,570 1,860 1,710
English and French 0 0 0   30 10 15
English and non-official language 0 0 0   210 95 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 10
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 Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 330 190 145   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 310 175 135   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 20 10 10   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 10 10 0   1,465 820 645
1991 to 2000 10 0 10   745 370 375
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   600 230 370
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 330 190 145   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 325 185 140   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 50 35 15   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 275 150 125   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 10 10   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 290 155 135   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 20 10 10   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 35 15 20   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 235 130 105   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 330 180 145   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 295 165 125   31,960 16,430 15,525
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 20 15 10   5,365 2,625 2,740
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 10 10 10   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 10 0 0   1,910 990 920
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   160 60 100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 320 180 140   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 205 115 90   18,995 9,870 9,130
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 55 30 30   9,740 4,965 4,770
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 35 20 15   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 20 10 10   6,360 3,295 3,065
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   695 295 400
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 330 185 145   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 135 75 60   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 195 110 85   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 290 155 130   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 80 45 35   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 55 30 30   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 25 0   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 65 35 25   6,065 2,790 3,275
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   885 360 525
University certificate, diploma or degree 35 15 25   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 40 20 20   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   3,890 2,090 1,795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 15 0 0   1,790 795 990
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   185 145 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 10 0   520 285 235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 35 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   220 75 140
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 25 15 10   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 0   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 0 10 0   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 10 10 0   1,420 570 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   175 55 120
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 10   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 200 110 100   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 40 20 20   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 40 15 25   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 25 0   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 55 35 25   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 15 20   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 290 155 130   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 140 75 65   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 15 0 10   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   320 145 175
Humanities 0 0 0   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 0   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 25 15 10   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 45 35 10   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 10 0   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 15 0 20   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 15 10 10   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 290 155 130   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 140 75 65   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 150 85 70   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 140 75 60   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 10 10 10   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 290 155 135   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 215 120 100   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 195 105 95   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 15 10 0   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 75 40 40   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 74.1 77.4 74.1   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 67.2 67.7 70.4   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 7.0 8.3 0.0   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 210 110 95   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 30 20 10   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 45 10 35   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 15 10 10   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 10 0 10   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 25 10 15   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 10 0   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 30 15 15   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 40 35 0   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 10 10 0   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 210 110 95   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 25 20 10   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 20 20 0   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 0 0 0   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 10 10 0   380 280 100
Retail trade 15 10 10   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 10 0 0   860 450 405
Health care and social services 10 0 10   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 10 10 0   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 25 10 15   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 85 40 45   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 265 145 120   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 260 140 120   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 70 35 40   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 40 20 25   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 230 125 110   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 230 120 110   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 10 0 0   465 235 230
English and French 0 0 0   25 10 20
English and non-official language 0 0 0   85 30 50
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 Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 195 105 95   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 10 0 0   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 35 25 0   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 160 75 80   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 10 10 0   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 140 60 75   1,410 930 485
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 0   30 20 10
Worked in a different province 10 0 0   130 60 70
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
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 83 190 100 85   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 120 65 55   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 35 10 20   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 0 0 0   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 10 10 10   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 20 15 0   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 330 185 145   41,055 20,945 20,115
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 10   2,265 1,070 1,195
Chinese 10 0 0   315 170 150
South Asian 86 0 0 0   210 105 105
Black 0 0 0   375 190 185
Filipino 0 0 0   695 295 395
Latin American 0 0 0   85 40 45
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   355 155 200
Arab 0 0 0   85 50 35
West Asian 88 0 0 0   40 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   15 10 10
Japanese 0 0 0   15 10 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   30 10 25
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   40 20 20
Not a visible minority 91 330 185 145   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 225 115 110   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 51,072 58,112 45,440   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 120 60 60   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 71,424 80,128 63,360   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Fort Smith, Unorganized, Unorganized   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 275 150 125   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 43,392 44,992 39,808   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 38,080 39,104 35,584   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 86.4 83.0 90.8   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 6.1 7.4 4.3   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 7.4 8.4 6.3   3.9 3.8 4.0
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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