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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP - Ontario

Map of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP (shaded in green), Ontario

Map of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
190
Nat. rank
544

In 2011, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal (Township) had a population of 6,959, representing a percentage change of 4.0% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 312.34 square kilometres with a population density of 22.3 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 908,607.67 square kilometres with a population density of 14.1 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal (Township) had 2,818 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 6.1%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
South Dundas, Ont. TP 10,794 10,535 2.5
North Dundas, Ont. TP 11,225 11,095 1.2
Augusta, Ont. TP 7,430 7,510 -1.1
Prescott, Ont. T 4,284 4,180 2.5
North Grenville, Ont. MU 15,085 14,198 6.2

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Milton T 84,362 53,889 A 56.5
Whitchurch-Stouffville T 37,628 24,390 54.3
Ajax T 109,600 90,167 21.6
Brampton CY 523,911 433,806 20.8
Vaughan CY 288,301 238,866 20.7

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Thunder Bay, Unorganized NO 5,909 6,585 -10.3
Hearst T 5,090 5,620 -9.4
Dryden CY 7,617 8,195 -7.1
The Blue Mountains T 6,453 6,825 -5.5

Age and sex

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 15.4% 15.7% 15.0%
15 to 64 67.0% 66.1% 67.8%
65 and over 17.6% 18.0% 17.2%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP was 17.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 67.0% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 15.4%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 6,960 6,690 270 4.0
0 to 14 1,075 1,165 -90 -7.7
15 to 64 4,660 4,525 135 3.0
65 and over 1,225 1,005 220 21.9
Males
Total 3,530 3,355 175 5.2
0 to 14 555 630 -75 -11.9
15 to 64 2,335 2,230 105 4.7
65 and over 635 490 145 29.6
Females
Total 3,430 3,335 95 2.8
0 to 14 515 535 -20 -3.7
15 to 64 2,325 2,285 40 1.8
65 and over 590 510 80 15.7

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,960 3,530 3,430
0 to 4 years 330 185 150
5 to 9 years 300 130 170
10 to 14 years 435 240 200
15 to 19 years 465 265 205
20 to 24 years 345 170 175
25 to 29 years 295 155 145
30 to 34 years 335 160 170
35 to 39 years 425 190 235
40 to 44 years 495 270 225
45 to 49 years 585 290 290
50 to 54 years 620 305 315
55 to 59 years 540 265 270
60 to 64 years 560 260 300
65 to 69 years 490 255 230
70 to 74 years 330 175 150
75 to 79 years 215 105 105
80 to 84 years 120 65 60
85 years and over 75 30 45
Median age 45.4 44.9 45.9

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP was 45.4 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP 42.8 45.4

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal was 2,190, which represents a change of 4.0% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, 73.7% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 15.8% were common-law-couples and 11.0% were lone-parent families.

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Ontario  3,612,205 2,612,890 72.3 394,670 10.9 604,645 16.7 5.5
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP 2,190 1,615 73.7 345 15.8 240 11.0 4.0
South Dundas, TP 3,330 2,415 72.5 460 13.8 455 13.7 4.2
North Dundas, TP 3,385 2,505 74.0 475 14.0 400 11.8 5.1
Augusta, TP 2,405 1,895 78.8 285 11.9 230 9.6 3.4
Prescott, T 1,190 750 63.0 180 15.1 255 21.4 0.8
North Grenville, MU 4,610 3,460 75.1 620 13.4 540 11.7 8.3

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, 39.1% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 620
Married couples without children * 990
Common-law-couples with children * 140
Common-law-couples without children * 200

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – Marital status

In Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, 66.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (55.3%) or living with a common-law partner (11.6%).

The remaining 33.1% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Ontario, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,885 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,940 66.9 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,255 55.3 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 685 11.6 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,945 33.1 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,175 20.0 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 160 2.7 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 315 5.4 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 295 5.0 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – Types of private households

There were 2,820 private households3 in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal in 2011, a change of 6.2% from 2006. Of these, 26.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -3.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,820 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
750 26.6 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,165 41.3 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 220 7.8 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 580 20.6 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 30 1.1 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 75 2.7 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – Structural type of dwelling

In Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, 87.8% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.5% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,820 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,475 87.8 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 110 3.9 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 30 1.1 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 15 0.5 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 120 4.3 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 50 1.8 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 10 0.4 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.2 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Mother tongue

Chart J: Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, 92.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 4.5% reported French only, and 2.9% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 68.2% for English only, 3.9% for French only and 25.7% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 97.6% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 1.4% spoke only French and 0.4% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 79.0% for only English, 2.2% for only French and 14.4% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 6,945 100.0 6,945 100.0
English 6,390 92.0 6,775 97.6
French 315 4.5 100 1.4
Non-official language 200 2.9 25 0.4
Multiple responses 45 0.6 45 0.6
Table 13 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 100.0 99.9 0.1
French 62.3 31.9 30.4
Non-official language 44.2 23.3 20.9

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Non-official languages

In Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, the three most common mother tongues were Dutch (0.9%), German (0.8%) and Polish (0.2%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Italian (2.1%), Chinese, n.o.s. (1.6%) and Cantonese (1.5%).

Table 14 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Dutch 60 27.9 0.9
German 55 25.6 0.8
Polish 15 7.0 0.2
Greek 10 4.7 0.1
Panjabi (Punjabi) 10 4.7 0.1

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 10.7 6.7 92.1 10.0
0 to 19 8.6 6.1 100.0 50.0
20 to 44 12.2 8.4 88.2 0.0
45 to 64 11.4 6.5 92.3 13.3
65 and over 9.9 5.2 91.7 5.6
Table 16 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 6,945 100.0
English only 6,175 88.9
French only 10 0.1
English and French 755 10.9
Neither English nor French 0 0.0

Symbols:

···
not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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