Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Alnwick/Haldimand, TP - Ontario

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Alnwick/Haldimand, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Alnwick/Haldimand, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
200
Nat. rank
575

In 2011, Alnwick/Haldimand (Township) had a population of 6,617, representing a percentage change of 2.8% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 398.57 square kilometres with a population density of 16.6 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, Alnwick/Haldimand (Township) had 2,471 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 4.1%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Alnwick/Haldimand (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Alnwick/Haldimand (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Cramahe, Ont. TP 6,073 5,950 2.1
Hamilton, Ont. TP 10,702 10,972 -2.5
Alderville First Nation, Ont. IRI 469 506 E -7.3
Trent Hills, Ont. MU 12,604 12,247 2.9
Asphodel-Norwood, Ont. TP 4,041 4,247 -4.9
Otonabee-South Monaghan, Ont. TP 6,660 6,812 A -2.2

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

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 15.5% 14.9% 15.9%
15 to 64 66.5% 65.8% 67.1%
65 and over 18.0% 19.3% 16.8%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Alnwick/Haldimand, TP was 18.0%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 66.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 15.5%. 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.

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Alnwick/Haldimand, 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 6,615 6,435 180 2.8
0 to 14 1,025 1,125 -100 -8.9
15 to 64 4,400 4,340 60 1.4
65 and over 1,190 970 220 22.7
Males
Total 3,320 3,240 80 2.5
0 to 14 495 535 -40 -7.5
15 to 64 2,185 2,195 -10 -0.5
65 and over 640 510 130 25.5
Females
Total 3,295 3,200 95 3.0
0 to 14 525 585 -60 -10.3
15 to 64 2,210 2,150 60 2.8
65 and over 555 460 95 20.7

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,615 3,320 3,295
0 to 4 years 275 135 140
5 to 9 years 365 180 185
10 to 14 years 385 180 200
15 to 19 years 465 225 240
20 to 24 years 325 175 145
25 to 29 years 225 110 120
30 to 34 years 290 145 145
35 to 39 years 350 170 185
40 to 44 years 450 225 225
45 to 49 years 605 300 305
50 to 54 years 585 305 280
55 to 59 years 575 285 290
60 to 64 years 530 250 280
65 to 69 years 475 255 220
70 to 74 years 310 175 140
75 to 79 years 215 120 95
80 to 84 years 115 60 60
85 years and over 75 30 45
Median age 46.6 46.9 46.2

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Alnwick/Haldimand, TP was 46.6 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Alnwick/Haldimand, TP 43.4 46.6

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Alnwick/Haldimand was 2,080, which represents a change of 3.2% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Alnwick/Haldimand, 77.4% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 13.0% were common-law-couples and 9.6% were lone-parent families.

Alnwick/Haldimand – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Alnwick/Haldimand, 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
Alnwick/Haldimand, TP 2,080 1,610 77.4 270 13.0 200 9.6 3.2
Cramahe, TP 1,905 1,345 70.6 325 17.1 245 12.9 7.0
Hamilton, TP 3,300 2,560 77.6 425 12.9 320 9.7 -3.4
Alderville First Nation, IRI 135 75 55.6 40 29.6 25 18.5 -6.9
Trent Hills, MU 3,910 2,840 72.6 555 14.2 510 13.0 1.3
Asphodel-Norwood, TP 1,225 905 73.9 165 13.5 145 11.8 -3.5
Otonabee-South Monaghan, TP 2,100 1,660 79.0 260 12.4 180 8.6 0.7

Alnwick/Haldimand – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Alnwick/Haldimand, 40.7% 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 * 660
Married couples without children * 950
Common-law-couples with children * 105
Common-law-couples without children * 165

Alnwick/Haldimand – Marital status

In Alnwick/Haldimand, 68.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (58.7%) or living with a common-law partner (9.7%).

The remaining 31.5% 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, Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Alnwick/Haldimand, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,595 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,835 68.5 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,285 58.7 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 545 9.7 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,760 31.5 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,155 20.6 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 125 2.2 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 235 4.2 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 250 4.5 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Alnwick/Haldimand – Types of private households

There were 2,470 private households3 in Alnwick/Haldimand in 2011, a change of 4.0% from 2006. Of these, 30.0% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -6.9% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Alnwick/Haldimand, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,470 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
740 30.0 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,055 42.7 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 165 6.7 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 405 16.4 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 60 2.4 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 45 1.8 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Alnwick/Haldimand – Structural type of dwelling

In Alnwick/Haldimand, 97.4% 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, Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Alnwick/Haldimand, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,470 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,405 97.4 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 0 0.0 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 0 0.0 415,230 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 50 2.0 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.2 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 0 0.0 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 0 0.0 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Alnwick/Haldimand, 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 Alnwick/Haldimand, 93.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.4% reported French only, and 5.2% 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, 98.3% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.4% spoke only French and 0.6% 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 Alnwick/Haldimand, 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 6,605 100.0 6,605 100.0
English 6,140 93.0 6,495 98.3
French 90 1.4 25 0.4
Non-official language 345 5.2 40 0.6
Multiple responses 25 0.4 40 0.6
Table 13 Alnwick/Haldimand, 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 38.1 23.8 14.3
Non-official language 46.6 17.8 28.8

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Non-official languages

In Alnwick/Haldimand, the three most common mother tongues were German (1.4%), Dutch (1.1%) and Italian (0.5%), 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 Alnwick/Haldimand, 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.
German 95 26.0 1.4
Dutch 75 20.5 1.1
Italian 30 8.2 0.5
Spanish 25 6.8 0.4
Polish 20 5.5 0.3

Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Alnwick/Haldimand, 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 5.5 4.2 83.3 5.7
0 to 19 5.4 5.5 100.0 0.0
20 to 44 5.8 4.7 100.0 10.0
45 to 64 4.6 2.9 70.0 3.7
65 and over 6.7 4.5 100.0 3.1
Table 16 Alnwick/Haldimand, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 6,605 100.0
English only 6,235 94.4
French only 5 0.1
English and French 365 5.5
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

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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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