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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Mapleton, TP - Ontario

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

Map of Mapleton, TP

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
144
Nat. rank
401

In 2011, Mapleton (Township) had a population of 9,989, representing a percentage change of 1.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 534.81 square kilometres with a population density of 18.7 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, Mapleton (Township) had 2,929 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 1.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Mapleton (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Mapleton (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Centre Wellington, Ont. TP 26,693 26,049 2.5
Minto, Ont. T 8,334 8,504 -2.0
Wellington North, Ont. TP 11,477 11,175 2.7
Wellesley, Ont. TP 10,713 9,789 9.4
Woolwich, Ont. TP 23,145 19,658 17.7
Perth East, Ont. TP 12,028 11,986 A 0.4
North Perth, Ont. MU 12,631 12,254 3.1

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

Mapleton, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Mapleton, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 27.8% 28.2% 27.5%
15 to 64 63.3% 63.3% 63.4%
65 and over 8.9% 8.6% 9.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Mapleton, TP was 8.9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 63.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 27.8%. 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.

Mapleton, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Mapleton, 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 9,985 9,855 130 1.3
0 to 14 2,780 2,775 5 0.2
15 to 64 6,320 6,245 75 1.2
65 and over 890 835 55 6.6
Males
Total 5,015 4,965 50 1.0
0 to 14 1,415 1,370 45 3.3
15 to 64 3,175 3,185 -10 -0.3
65 and over 430 410 20 4.9
Females
Total 4,970 4,885 85 1.7
0 to 14 1,365 1,405 -40 -2.8
15 to 64 3,150 3,055 95 3.1
65 and over 460 425 35 8.2

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

Table 6 Mapleton, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 9,985 5,015 4,970
0 to 4 years 905 460 445
5 to 9 years 910 470 440
10 to 14 years 965 490 480
15 to 19 years 895 430 460
20 to 24 years 715 375 340
25 to 29 years 590 300 290
30 to 34 years 535 255 285
35 to 39 years 560 290 270
40 to 44 years 615 315 295
45 to 49 years 730 355 380
50 to 54 years 680 335 340
55 to 59 years 590 310 280
60 to 64 years 415 210 200
65 to 69 years 300 145 150
70 to 74 years 225 120 105
75 to 79 years 165 85 85
80 to 84 years 125 50 70
85 years and over 85 30 50
Median age 30.2 29.9 30.5

Mapleton, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Mapleton, TP was 30.2 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Mapleton, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Mapleton, TP 30.4 30.2

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Mapleton was 2,595, which represents a change of 3.0% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Mapleton, 88.6% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 5.8% were common-law-couples and 5.8% were lone-parent families.

Mapleton – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Mapleton, 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
Mapleton, TP 2,595 2,300 88.6 150 5.8 150 5.8 3.0
Centre Wellington, TP 7,850 6,155 78.4 840 10.7 855 10.9 2.8
Minto, T 2,380 1,835 77.1 270 11.3 275 11.6 2.4
Wellington North, TP 3,240 2,410 74.4 440 13.6 395 12.2 3.7
Wellesley, TP 2,765 2,450 88.6 150 5.4 170 6.1 12.4
Woolwich, TP 6,570 5,495 83.6 510 7.8 565 8.6 19.0
Perth East, TP 3,215 2,765 86.0 235 7.3 210 6.5 0.3
North Perth, MU 3,600 2,860 79.4 355 9.9 385 10.7 5.4

Mapleton – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Mapleton, 57.3% 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 * 1,345
Married couples without children * 955
Common-law-couples with children * 60
Common-law-couples without children * 90

Mapleton – Marital status

In Mapleton, 68.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (64.1%) or living with a common-law partner (4.1%).

The remaining 31.7% 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, Mapleton, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Mapleton, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 7,210 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,920 68.2 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 4,625 64.1 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 295 4.1 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,285 31.7 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,845 25.6 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 80 1.1 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 135 1.9 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 230 3.2 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Mapleton – Types of private households

There were 2,930 private households3 in Mapleton in 2011, a change of 1.2% from 2006. Of these, 46.4% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -3.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Mapleton, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Mapleton, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,930 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,360 46.4 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
980 33.4 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 125 4.3 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 350 11.9 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 65 2.2 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 45 1.5 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Mapleton – Structural type of dwelling

In Mapleton, 89.2% 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, Mapleton, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Mapleton, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,930 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,615 89.2 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 160 5.5 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 50 1.7 415,230 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 70 2.4 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 15 0.5 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.2 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 20 0.7 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Mapleton, TP – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Mapleton, 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 Mapleton, 68.1% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.4% reported French only, and 30.4% 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, 80.1% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.2% spoke only French and 18.3% 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 Mapleton, 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 9,980 100.0 9,980 100.0
English 6,800 68.1 7,995 80.1
French 40 0.4 15 0.2
Non-official language 3,030 30.4 1,830 18.3
Multiple responses 110 1.1 140 1.4
Table 13 Mapleton, 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 99.7 99.6 0.1
French 36.4 18.2 18.2
Non-official language 79.6 61.2 18.4

Mapleton, TP – Non-official languages

In Mapleton, the three most common mother tongues were German (23.8%), Dutch (6.1%) and Polish (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 Mapleton, 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 2,375 75.9 23.8
Dutch 605 19.3 6.1
Polish 20 0.6 0.2
Spanish 15 0.5 0.2
Frisian 15 0.5 0.2

Mapleton, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Mapleton, 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 2.3 2.4 100.0 0.8
0 to 19 2.2 2.7 100.0 0.4
20 to 44 2.9 3.2 66.7 0.6
45 to 64 1.9 1.4 100.0 0.9
65 and over 2.3 0.9 100.0 1.5
Table 16 Mapleton, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 9,980 100.0
English only 9,515 95.3
French only 0 0.0
English and French 235 2.4
Neither English nor French 230 2.3

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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