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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of North Grenville, MU - Ontario

Map of North Grenville, MU (shaded in green), Ontario

Map of North Grenville, MU

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: North Grenville, MU - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: North Grenville, MU - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
103
Nat. rank
267

In 2011, North Grenville (Municipality) had a population of 15,085, representing a percentage change of 6.2% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 352.14 square kilometres with a population density of 42.8 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, North Grenville (Municipality) had 5,698 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 8.7%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

North Grenville (Municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 North Grenville (Municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
North Dundas, Ont. TP 11,225 11,095 1.2
Ottawa, Ont. CV 883,391 812,129 8.8
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Ont. TP 6,959 6,689 4.0
Augusta, Ont. TP 7,430 7,510 -1.1
Merrickville-Wolford, Ont. VL 2,850 2,867 -0.6

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

North Grenville, MU – Age distribution

Table 4 North Grenville, MU – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.8% 18.7% 16.9%
15 to 64 68.5% 68.5% 68.6%
65 and over 13.7% 12.9% 14.5%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in North Grenville, MU was 13.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.8%. 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.

North Grenville, MU – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 North Grenville, MU – 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 15,085 14,200 885 6.2
0 to 14 2,685 2,795 -110 -3.9
15 to 64 10,330 9,660 670 6.9
65 and over 2,065 1,740 325 18.7
Males
Total 7,500 7,025 475 6.8
0 to 14 1,405 1,440 -35 -2.4
15 to 64 5,135 4,805 330 6.9
65 and over 965 775 190 24.5
Females
Total 7,585 7,175 410 5.7
0 to 14 1,285 1,360 -75 -5.5
15 to 64 5,200 4,850 350 7.2
65 and over 1,100 965 135 14.0

North Grenville, MU – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 North Grenville, MU – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 15,085 7,500 7,585
0 to 4 years 775 410 365
5 to 9 years 920 490 430
10 to 14 years 985 500 485
15 to 19 years 1,130 595 535
20 to 24 years 690 365 325
25 to 29 years 660 315 340
30 to 34 years 770 375 400
35 to 39 years 990 465 525
40 to 44 years 1,175 575 595
45 to 49 years 1,435 695 740
50 to 54 years 1,335 675 665
55 to 59 years 1,175 570 610
60 to 64 years 970 510 465
65 to 69 years 705 360 345
70 to 74 years 475 250 225
75 to 79 years 355 160 195
80 to 84 years 265 110 155
85 years and over 265 85 180
Median age 42.8 42.3 43.3

North Grenville, MU – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in North Grenville, MU was 42.8 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and North Grenville, MU – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
North Grenville, MU 40.7 42.8

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in North Grenville was 4,610, which represents a change of 8.3% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In North Grenville, 75.1% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 13.4% were common-law-couples and 11.7% were lone-parent families.

North Grenville – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of North Grenville, MU 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
North Grenville, MU 4,610 3,460 75.1 620 13.4 540 11.7 8.3
North Dundas, TP 3,385 2,505 74.0 475 14.0 400 11.8 5.1
Ottawa, CV 239,470 169,680 70.9 31,255 13.1 38,540 16.1 7.8
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, TP 2,190 1,615 73.7 345 15.8 240 11.0 4.0
Augusta, TP 2,405 1,895 78.8 285 11.9 230 9.6 3.4
Merrickville-Wolford, VL 855 615 71.9 135 15.8 100 11.7 4.3

North Grenville – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of North Grenville, 46.3% 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 * 1,665
Married couples without children * 1,795
Common-law-couples with children * 225
Common-law-couples without children * 395

North Grenville – Marital status

In North Grenville, 66.3% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (56.3%) or living with a common-law partner (10.0%).

The remaining 33.7% 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, North Grenville, MU – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status North Grenville, MU Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 12,400 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 8,220 66.3 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 6,980 56.3 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,235 10.0 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 4,180 33.7 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,660 21.5 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 335 2.7 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 565 4.6 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 620 5.0 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

North Grenville – Types of private households

There were 5,695 private households3 in North Grenville in 2011, a change of 8.7% from 2006. Of these, 32.3% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -0.5% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, North Grenville, MU – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 North Grenville, MU Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 5,695 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,840 32.3 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
2,100 36.9 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 485 8.5 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,055 18.5 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 95 1.7 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 120 2.1 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

North Grenville – Structural type of dwelling

In North Grenville, 87.1% 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, North Grenville, MU – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling North Grenville, MU Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 5,700 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 4,965 87.1 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 190 3.3 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 215 3.8 415,230 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 240 4.2 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 40 0.7 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 10 0.2 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 40 0.7 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

North Grenville, MU – Mother tongue

Chart J: North Grenville, MU - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: North Grenville, MU - 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 North Grenville, 89.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 6.0% reported French only, and 4.3% 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, 96.9% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 1.7% spoke only French and 0.7% 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 North Grenville, MU – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 14,905 100.0 14,910 100.0
English 13,270 89.0 14,445 96.9
French 900 6.0 255 1.7
Non-official language 635 4.3 100 0.7
Multiple responses 110 0.7 105 0.7
Table 13 North Grenville, MU – 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 99.8 0.1
French 54.1 26.8 27.3
Non-official language 50.4 23.0 27.4

North Grenville, MU – Non-official languages

In North Grenville, the three most common mother tongues were German (1.2%), Dutch (0.6%) and Polish (0.3%), 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 North Grenville, MU – 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.
German 175 25.9 1.2
Dutch 95 14.1 0.6
Polish 50 7.4 0.3
Spanish 40 5.9 0.3
Italian 35 5.2 0.2

North Grenville, MU – Bilingualism

Table 15 North Grenville, MU – 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 19.9 15.1 92.8 17.5
0 to 19 19.5 17.3 84.0 11.1
20 to 44 22.5 18.1 95.8 23.1
45 to 64 19.9 12.5 93.8 22.2
65 and over 15.0 9.2 88.9 10.3
Table 16 North Grenville, MU – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 14,905 100.0
English only 11,875 79.7
French only 15 0.1
English and French 3,005 20.2
Neither English nor French 15 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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