Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Augusta, TP - Ontario

Map of Augusta, TP (shaded in green), Ontario

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Augusta, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Augusta, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
180
Nat. rank
511

In 2011, Augusta (Township) had a population of 7,430, representing a percentage change of -1.1% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 314.73 square kilometres with a population density of 23.6 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, Augusta (Township) had 2,857 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 2.7%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Augusta (Township) is part of the census agglomeration of Brockville.

Population and dwelling counts

Augusta (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Augusta (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Ont. TP 6,959 6,689 4.0
Prescott, Ont. T 4,284 4,180 2.5
Elizabethtown-Kitley, Ont. TP 9,724 10,201 -4.7
Merrickville-Wolford, Ont. VL 2,850 2,867 -0.6
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

Augusta, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Augusta, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 15.2% 15.7% 14.5%
15 to 64 67.4% 66.7% 68.1%
65 and over 17.4% 17.5% 17.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Augusta, TP was 17.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 67.4% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 15.2%. 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.

Augusta, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Augusta, 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 7,430 7,510 -80 -1.1
0 to 14 1,130 1,365 -235 -17.2
15 to 64 5,010 5,090 -80 -1.6
65 and over 1,290 1,055 235 22.3
Males
Total 3,750 3,785 -35 -0.9
0 to 14 590 715 -125 -17.5
15 to 64 2,500 2,545 -45 -1.8
65 and over 655 530 125 23.6
Females
Total 3,680 3,720 -40 -1.1
0 to 14 535 645 -110 -17.1
15 to 64 2,505 2,545 -40 -1.6
65 and over 635 535 100 18.7

Augusta, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Augusta, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 7,430 3,750 3,680
0 to 4 years 310 150 155
5 to 9 years 375 205 170
10 to 14 years 445 235 215
15 to 19 years 535 270 265
20 to 24 years 380 215 165
25 to 29 years 265 135 125
30 to 34 years 310 145 165
35 to 39 years 435 215 220
40 to 44 years 520 255 265
45 to 49 years 640 320 320
50 to 54 years 645 315 330
55 to 59 years 630 305 325
60 to 64 years 655 330 320
65 to 69 years 510 255 250
70 to 74 years 345 185 160
75 to 79 years 220 105 110
80 to 84 years 115 65 50
85 years and over 105 50 60
Median age 46.0 45.7 46.3

Augusta, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Augusta, TP was 46 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Augusta, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Augusta, TP 42.7 46.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Augusta was 2,405, which represents a change of 3.4% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Augusta, 78.8% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 11.9% were common-law-couples and 9.6% were lone-parent families.

Augusta – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Augusta, 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
Augusta, TP 2,405 1,895 78.8 285 11.9 230 9.6 3.4
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP 2,190 1,615 73.7 345 15.8 240 11.0 4.0
Prescott, T 1,190 750 63.0 180 15.1 255 21.4 0.8
Elizabethtown-Kitley, TP 2,945 2,330 79.1 350 11.9 270 9.2 -3.9
Merrickville-Wolford, VL 855 615 71.9 135 15.8 100 11.7 4.3
North Grenville, MU 4,610 3,460 75.1 620 13.4 540 11.7 8.3

Augusta – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Augusta, 40.9% 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 * 775
Married couples without children * 1,115
Common-law-couples with children * 120
Common-law-couples without children * 165

Augusta – Marital status

In Augusta, 69.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (60.6%) or living with a common-law partner (9.0%).

The remaining 30.5% 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, Augusta, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Augusta, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,300 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,375 69.4 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,815 60.6 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 565 9.0 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,920 30.5 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,230 19.5 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 125 2.0 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 295 4.7 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 270 4.3 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Augusta – Types of private households

There were 2,855 private households3 in Augusta in 2011, a change of 2.5% from 2006. Of these, 30.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -10.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Augusta, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Augusta, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,855 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
875 30.6 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,235 43.3 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 205 7.2 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 455 15.9 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 45 1.6 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 40 1.4 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Augusta – Structural type of dwelling

In Augusta, 95.5% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Augusta, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Augusta, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,860 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,730 95.5 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 35 1.2 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 5 0.2 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 25 0.9 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.2 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.2 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 55 1.9 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Augusta, TP – Mother tongue

Chart J: Augusta, TP - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Augusta, 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 Augusta, 92.3% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 3.0% reported French only, and 4.2% 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, 98.1% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.8% spoke only French and 0.5% 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 Augusta, 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 7,430 100.0 7,430 100.0
English 6,855 92.3 7,290 98.1
French 220 3.0 60 0.8
Non-official language 310 4.2 40 0.5
Multiple responses 50 0.7 45 0.6
Table 13 Augusta, 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 99.9 99.9 0.0
French 53.1 24.5 28.6
Non-official language 48.5 20.6 27.9

Augusta, TP – Non-official languages

In Augusta, the three most common mother tongues were Dutch (1.7%), German (0.9%) and Italian (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 Augusta, 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 125 36.8 1.7
German 65 19.1 0.9
Italian 15 4.4 0.2
Hungarian 15 4.4 0.2

Augusta, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Augusta, 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 8.4 5.8 93.0 8.1
0 to 19 8.7 7.7 125.0 50.0
20 to 44 9.0 6.6 100.0 12.5
45 to 64 8.1 4.3 90.5 4.3
65 and over 7.8 5.1 88.9 3.3
Table 16 Augusta, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 7,430 100.0
English only 6,770 91.1
French only 5 0.1
English and French 640 8.6
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

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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