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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,484   41,464
Population in 2001 1 2,894E   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) ...   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 1,542   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,246   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 70.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 49.76   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,485 1,705 1,775   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 290 155 135   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 265 130 140   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 310 160 150   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 290 145 145   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 270 105 155   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 330 150 180   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 265 115 150   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 260 120 145   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 285 150 135   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 265 130 135   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 215 120 100   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 175 95 85   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 130 70 55   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 60 25 35   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 30 15 15   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 25 15 10   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 15 10 5   220 90 130
85 years and over 15 10 5   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 29.8 30.4 29.2   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 75.2 74.0 75.8   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,620 1,265 1,350   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 2,035 980 1,060   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 580 290 295   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,620 1,265 1,350   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 1,515 735 785   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 760 385 370   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 105 50 60   935 485 450
Divorced 11 165 80 85   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 75 25 50   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,250   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 41.6   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.0   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 22.0   10.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.4   2.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 17.6   14.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.8   3.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 10.0   4.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 425   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 820   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 900   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 345   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 18.0   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.0   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 4.0   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 227,464   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 880   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 355   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 290   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 240   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 195   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 40   635
Average number of persons in all census families 3.1   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.4   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.1   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 83,285   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 118,528   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 82,048   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 43,520   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,480   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 67,840   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 66,560   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 93,568   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 66,432   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,840   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,152   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 55,552   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,245   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 340   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 260   3,135
One-person households 320   3,080
Other household types 28 330   3,120
Average household size 2.7   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 77,312   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 110,720   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 102,144   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 40,576   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 65,408   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 61,120   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 88,576   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 83,072   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 35,200   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 55,424   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 1,037   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,354   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,430 1,675 1,755   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 3,055 1,505 1,550   31,545 16,195 15,345
French only 40 25 20   970 505 465
English and French 0 0 0   45 20 25
Other language(s) 33 335 150 190   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,430 1,675 1,755   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 3,225 1,570 1,650   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 0 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 200 105 105   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 Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,425 1,675 1,755   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 3,355 1,635 1,725   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 10 0 0   445 235 210
Non-official language 60 30 30   3,570 1,860 1,710
English and French 10 10 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 Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,430 1,670 1,755   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 3,250 1,575 1,680   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 170 95 70   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 110 60 50   1,465 820 645
1991 to 2000 30 20 10   745 370 375
2001 to 2006 39 25 15 10   600 230 370
Non-permanent residents 40 10 0 10   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,430 1,670 1,755   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 3,375 1,645 1,730   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,045 535 510   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,330 1,115 1,215   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 55 25 25   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,570 1,240 1,330   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 175 100 80   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 285 150 140   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 2,105 990 1,110   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,365 1,630 1,735   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,410 1,165 1,250   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) 585 290 295   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 140 60 80   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 210 115 100   1,910 990 920
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 10 0   160 60 100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,140 1,520 1,625   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,140 575 565   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) 1,035 505 530   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 320 140 175   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 600 280 325   6,360 3,295 3,065
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 45 20 20   695 295 400
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,430 1,675 1,755   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 2,170 1,000 1,175   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,260 680 580   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,565 1,235 1,330   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 810 395 415   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 510 245 265   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 260 195 60   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 555 215 340   6,065 2,790 3,275
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 20 35   885 360 525
University certificate, diploma or degree 370 165 210   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 550 250 300   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 340 165 170   3,890 2,090 1,795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 130 55 75   1,790 795 990
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 15 10   185 145 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 50 15 35   520 285 235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 35 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   220 75 140
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 585 265 325   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 115 60 55   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 125 60 65   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 45 35 15   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 145 50 90   1,420 570 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   175 55 120
University certificate, diploma or degree 140 50 85   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,300 660 640   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 275 135 135   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 240 120 120   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 180 140 40   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 350 145 205   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 35 15 20   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 220 105 110   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,570 1,240 1,330   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,320 640 680   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 115 35 75   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 30 15 15   320 145 175
Humanities 55 20 35   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 110 40 70   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 280 75 215   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55 30 25   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20 15 10   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 265 250 20   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 55 40 15   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 150 30 120   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 110 60 45   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,565 1,235 1,330   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,320 635 680   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,250 600 650   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 1,175 555 620   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 80 45 35   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,570 1,235 1,330   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 2,050 1,045 1,010   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 1,820 915 905   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 230 120 105   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 515 195 320   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 79.8 84.6 75.9   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 70.8 74.1 68.0   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 11.2 11.5 10.4   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 2,020 1,030 990   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 270 170 100   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 375 95 280   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 110 90 30   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 110 15 95   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 245 80 170   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 55 20 35   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 465 195 270   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 360 340 15   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 25 20 0   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 0 0   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 2,020 1,030 990   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 70 55 20   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 205 185 20   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 10 10 0   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 70 40 25   380 280 100
Retail trade 140 70 70   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 85 50 35   860 450 405
Health care and social services 240 50 190   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 150 65 90   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 310 185 120   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 730 325 410   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,380 1,110 1,270   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,345 1,085 1,260   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,020 415 605   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 305 125 180   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,185 1,090 1,095   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 2,165 1,085 1,075   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 10 0 10   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 Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,825 920 900   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 50 25 25   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 145 120 25   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 1,630 765 860   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,605 760 845   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 15 10 10   1,410 930 485
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 0   30 20 10
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   130 60 70
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Inuvik, Town   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 1,770 890 885   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 875 505 365   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 225 110 120   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 10 0 0   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 595 250 340   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 75 25 55   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,430 1,675 1,755   41,055 20,945 20,115
Total visible minority population 85 115 55 55   2,265 1,070 1,195
Chinese 10 0 0   315 170 150
South Asian 86 20 10 15   210 105 105
Black 35 15 15   375 190 185
Filipino 10 0 10   695 295 395
Latin American 0 0 10   85 40 45
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   355 155 200
Arab 25 20 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 3,315 1,620 1,695   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,120 1,060 1,060   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 42,103 47,061 39,040   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,205 625 580   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 60,110 64,916 59,950   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Inuvik, Town   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,415 1,165 1,250   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 39,398 43,776 33,664   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 31,680 35,883 29,280   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 91.9 93.7 89.8   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 5.2 3.4 7.2   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 3.0 2.8 3.1   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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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Inuvik, Northwest Territories (Code6107017) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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