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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Uxbridge, TP - Ontario

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

Map of Uxbridge, TP

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
76
Nat. rank
194

In 2011, Uxbridge (Township) had a population of 20,623, representing a percentage change of 7.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 420.83 square kilometres with a population density of 49.0 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, Uxbridge (Township) had 7,345 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 10.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Uxbridge (Township) is part of the census metropolitan area of Toronto.

Population and dwelling counts

Uxbridge (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Uxbridge (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Pickering, Ont. CY 88,721 87,838 1.0
Scugog, Ont. TP 21,569 21,439 0.6
Brock, Ont. TP 11,341 11,979 -5.3
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont. T 37,628 24,390 54.3
East Gwillimbury, Ont. T 22,473 21,069 6.7
Georgina, Ont. T 43,517 42,346 2.8

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

Uxbridge, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Uxbridge, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.2% 18.7% 15.8%
15 to 64 67.5% 67.6% 67.5%
65 and over 15.3% 13.8% 16.8%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Uxbridge, TP was 15.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 67.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.2%. 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.

Uxbridge, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Uxbridge, 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 20,620 19,170 1,450 7.6
0 to 14 3,545 3,840 -295 -7.7
15 to 64 13,925 12,760 1,165 9.1
65 and over 3,155 2,575 580 22.5
Males
Total 10,185 9,520 665 7.0
0 to 14 1,900 2,030 -130 -6.4
15 to 64 6,880 6,320 560 8.9
65 and over 1,410 1,165 245 21.0
Females
Total 10,435 9,650 785 8.1
0 to 14 1,645 1,805 -160 -8.9
15 to 64 7,045 6,435 610 9.5
65 and over 1,750 1,410 340 24.1

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

Table 6 Uxbridge, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 20,620 10,185 10,435
0 to 4 years 900 470 425
5 to 9 years 1,155 620 535
10 to 14 years 1,480 800 680
15 to 19 years 1,695 870 825
20 to 24 years 1,270 660 610
25 to 29 years 815 415 400
30 to 34 years 760 380 380
35 to 39 years 1,045 495 550
40 to 44 years 1,450 670 780
45 to 49 years 2,050 965 1,085
50 to 54 years 2,015 1,035 975
55 to 59 years 1,560 740 820
60 to 64 years 1,265 650 615
65 to 69 years 925 435 495
70 to 74 years 745 350 400
75 to 79 years 620 295 325
80 to 84 years 470 200 270
85 years and over 390 135 260
Median age 44.2 43.1 45.1

Uxbridge, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Uxbridge, TP was 44.2 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Uxbridge, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Uxbridge, TP 41.0 44.2

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Uxbridge was 6,065, which represents a change of 8.2% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Uxbridge, 77.4% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 10.6% were common-law-couples and 12.0% were lone-parent families.

Uxbridge – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Uxbridge, 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
Uxbridge, TP 6,065 4,695 77.4 640 10.6 725 12.0 8.2
Pickering, CY 25,420 18,615 73.2 2,140 8.4 4,670 18.4 2.1
Scugog, TP 6,555 4,960 75.7 775 11.8 815 12.4 0.8
Brock, TP 3,370 2,430 72.1 495 14.7 445 13.2 -4.7
Whitchurch-Stouffville, T 11,210 9,060 80.8 970 8.7 1,180 10.5 57.3
East Gwillimbury, T 6,635 5,160 77.8 690 10.4 785 11.8 7.1
Georgina, T 12,685 8,345 65.8 2,165 17.1 2,175 17.1 2.4

Uxbridge – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Uxbridge, 50.1% 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 * 2,430
Married couples without children * 2,265
Common-law-couples with children * 245
Common-law-couples without children * 395

Uxbridge – Marital status

In Uxbridge, 63.1% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (55.6%) or living with a common-law partner (7.5%).

The remaining 36.9% 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, Uxbridge, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Uxbridge, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 17,080 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 10,785 63.1 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 9,505 55.6 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,285 7.5 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 6,295 36.9 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 4,135 24.2 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 435 2.5 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 800 4.7 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 925 5.4 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Uxbridge – Types of private households

There were 7,345 private households3 in Uxbridge in 2011, a change of 10.3% from 2006. Of these, 35.3% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 0.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Uxbridge, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Uxbridge, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 7,345 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,595 35.3 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
2,510 34.2 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 675 9.2 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,290 17.6 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 140 1.9 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 140 1.9 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Uxbridge – Structural type of dwelling

In Uxbridge, 82.6% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.1% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Uxbridge, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Uxbridge, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 7,345 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 6,065 82.6 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 95 1.3 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 360 4.9 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 80 1.1 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 600 8.2 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 125 1.7 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.1 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.1 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Uxbridge, TP – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Uxbridge, 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 Uxbridge, 91.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.0% reported French only, and 6.8% 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, 97.7% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.1% spoke only French and 1.6% 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 Uxbridge, 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 20,500 100.0 20,500 100.0
English 18,805 91.7 20,025 97.7
French 195 1.0 30 0.1
Non-official language 1,400 6.8 330 1.6
Multiple responses 100 0.5 115 0.6
Table 13 Uxbridge, 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 0.1
French 45.7 15.2 30.4
Non-official language 54.4 27.2 27.2

Uxbridge, TP – Non-official languages

In Uxbridge, the three most common mother tongues were German (1.4%), Italian (1.1%) and Dutch (0.8%), 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 Uxbridge, 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 285 19.3 1.4
Italian 220 14.9 1.1
Dutch 160 10.8 0.8
Polish 65 4.4 0.3
Spanish 65 4.4 0.3

Uxbridge, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Uxbridge, 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 7.1 6.4 86.8 6.1
0 to 19 10.4 10.2 60.0 5.9
20 to 44 8.0 7.4 88.9 6.6
45 to 64 5.1 4.1 86.7 6.6
65 and over 4.3 2.7 88.9 3.7
Table 16 Uxbridge, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 20,500 100.0
English only 18,980 92.6
French only 5 0.0
English and French 1,480 7.2
Neither English nor French 30 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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