2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Carcross

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Carcross
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Carcross

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3  in the Carcross (Settlement) census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 170
Population 2006 215
Population change (%) -21
Median age 35
Under age 15 (%) 24
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 12
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 56
Aged 65 plus (%) 12
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 17
Community males, 10 to 19 years 11
Community males, 20 to 29 years 11
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 22
Community males, 50 to 59 years 11
Community males, 60 to 69 years 17
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 18
Community females, 10 to 19 years 12
Community females, 20 to 29 years 12
Community females, 30 to 39 years 24
Community females, 40 to 49 years 12
Community females, 50 to 59 years 12
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
Community females, 70 to 79 years 12
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Yukon Aboriginal males, 0 to 9 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 10 to 19 years 17
Yukon Aboriginal males, 20 to 29 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal males, 30 to 39 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal males, 50 to 59 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal males, 60 to 69 years 7
Yukon Aboriginal males, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal males, 80 years and over 1
Yukon Aboriginal females, 0 to 9 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 10 to 19 years 15
Yukon Aboriginal females, 20 to 29 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 30 to 39 years 14
Yukon Aboriginal females, 40 to 49 years 13
Yukon Aboriginal females, 50 to 59 years 16
Yukon Aboriginal females, 60 to 69 years 9
Yukon Aboriginal females, 70 to 79 years 3
Yukon Aboriginal females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 27
Couples without children 36
Lone parents 36
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 21
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 15
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the community, 20 spoke Tlingit in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 91
Overcrowded 9
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 49
Rented 31
Band housing 20
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 23
Minor repairs needed 43
Major repairs needed 34
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 33
Trade 13
High school 17
Less than high school 33
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Education, law and social, community and government services 27
Sales and service 23
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 23
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 78
Employment rate (%) 44
Unemployment rate (%) 38
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 38
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 21,440

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

Partnership project between Statistics Canada and Indigenous Services Canada.

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