Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Arnprior, T - Ontario

Map of Arnprior, T (shaded in green), Ontario

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Arnprior, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Arnprior, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
168
Nat. rank
470

In 2011, Arnprior (Town) had a population of 8,114, representing a percentage change of 13.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 13.04 square kilometres with a population density of 622.2 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, Arnprior (Town) had 3,640 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 15.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Arnprior (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Arnprior (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Ottawa, Ont. CV 883,391 812,129 8.8
Mississippi Mills, Ont. T 12,385 11,734 5.5
McNab/Braeside, Ont. TP 7,371 7,222 2.1

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

Arnprior, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Arnprior, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 13.8% 15.3% 12.4%
15 to 64 63.5% 65.2% 61.9%
65 and over 22.7% 19.6% 25.5%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Arnprior, T was 22.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 63.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.8%. 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.

Arnprior, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Arnprior, T – 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 8,115 7,155 960 13.4
0 to 14 1,120 1,145 -25 -2.2
15 to 64 5,150 4,560 590 12.9
65 and over 1,840 1,445 395 27.3
Males
Total 3,860 3,345 515 15.4
0 to 14 590 610 -20 -3.3
15 to 64 2,515 2,180 335 15.4
65 and over 755 560 195 34.8
Females
Total 4,260 3,810 450 11.8
0 to 14 530 540 -10 -1.9
15 to 64 2,635 2,380 255 10.7
65 and over 1,085 890 195 21.9

Arnprior, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Arnprior, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 8,115 3,860 4,260
0 to 4 years 380 200 180
5 to 9 years 370 185 180
10 to 14 years 370 205 170
15 to 19 years 515 285 230
20 to 24 years 460 230 235
25 to 29 years 415 190 225
30 to 34 years 425 215 210
35 to 39 years 440 200 240
40 to 44 years 440 235 210
45 to 49 years 585 285 300
50 to 54 years 640 280 350
55 to 59 years 610 285 320
60 to 64 years 615 305 310
65 to 69 years 410 190 220
70 to 74 years 380 170 215
75 to 79 years 385 175 205
80 to 84 years 325 120 210
85 years and over 335 100 240
Median age 47.3 44.7 49.1

Arnprior, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Arnprior, T was 47.3 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Arnprior, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Arnprior, T 43.9 47.3

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Arnprior was 2,290, which represents a change of 10.1% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Arnprior, 66.2% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 13.5% were common-law-couples and 20.3% were lone-parent families.

Arnprior – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Arnprior, T 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
Arnprior, T 2,290 1,515 66.2 310 13.5 465 20.3 10.1
Ottawa, CV 239,470 169,680 70.9 31,255 13.1 38,540 16.1 7.8
Mississippi Mills, T 3,735 2,830 75.8 470 12.6 440 11.8 9.2
McNab/Braeside, TP 2,325 1,790 77.0 310 13.3 225 9.7 4.7

Arnprior – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Arnprior, 38.5% 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 * 580
Married couples without children * 940
Common-law-couples with children * 120
Common-law-couples without children * 185

Arnprior – Marital status

In Arnprior, 53.3% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (44.5%) or living with a common-law partner (8.8%).

The remaining 46.8% 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, Arnprior, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Arnprior, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,995 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,725 53.3 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,110 44.5 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 615 8.8 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,275 46.8 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,660 23.7 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 300 4.3 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 565 8.1 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 750 10.7 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Arnprior – Types of private households

There were 3,640 private households3 in Arnprior in 2011, a change of 15.2% from 2006. Of these, 19.0% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -9.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Arnprior, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Arnprior, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,640 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
690 19.0 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,095 30.1 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 445 12.2 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,280 35.2 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 35 1.0 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 100 2.7 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Arnprior – Structural type of dwelling

In Arnprior, 52.9% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 3.4% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Arnprior, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Arnprior, T Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,640 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,925 52.9 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 360 9.9 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 230 6.3 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 125 3.4 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 900 24.7 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 80 2.2 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.1 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 15 0.4 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Arnprior, T – Mother tongue

Chart J: Arnprior, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Arnprior, T - 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 Arnprior, 92.1% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 4.0% reported French only, and 3.1% 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, 97.9% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.7% 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 Arnprior, T – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 8,025 100.0 8,025 100.0
English 7,390 92.1 7,855 97.9
French 325 4.0 55 0.7
Non-official language 245 3.1 55 0.7
Multiple responses 65 0.8 60 0.7
Table 13 Arnprior, T – 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 43.2 17.6 25.7
Non-official language 52.8 34.0 18.9

Arnprior, T – Non-official languages

In Arnprior, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.6%), Polish (0.4%) and Dutch (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 Arnprior, T – 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 50 18.9 0.6
Polish 35 13.2 0.4
Dutch 25 9.4 0.3
Greek 15 5.7 0.2
Finnish 15 5.7 0.2

Arnprior, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Arnprior, T – 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 11.2 7.6 89.1 14.3
0 to 19 8.9 7.6 100.0 0.0
20 to 44 14.1 11.3 93.3 16.7
45 to 64 10.8 6.5 95.7 14.3
65 and over 9.9 4.8 90.0 9.1
Table 16 Arnprior, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 8,025 100.0
English only 7,085 88.3
French only 5 0.1
English and French 925 11.5
Neither English nor French 10 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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