2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Wahpeton Dakota Nation

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Wahpeton Dakota Nation
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Wahpeton Dakota Nation

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Wahpeton Dakota Nation consisted of the Wahpaton 94A census subdivision.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 305
Population 2006 275
Population change (%) 11
Median age 17
Under age 15 (%) 41
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 18
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 39
Aged 65 plus (%) 3
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 23
Community males, 10 to 19 years 33
Community males, 20 to 29 years 10
Community males, 30 to 39 years 10
Community males, 40 to 49 years 7
Community males, 50 to 59 years 10
Community males, 60 to 69 years 0
Community males, 70 to 79 years 7
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 28
Community females, 10 to 19 years 25
Community females, 20 to 29 years 9
Community females, 30 to 39 years 16
Community females, 40 to 49 years 6
Community females, 50 to 59 years 13
Community females, 60 to 69 years 6
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 0
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 24
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 22
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 16
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 11
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 10
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 9
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 5
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 2
Saskatchewan on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 24
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 21
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 16
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 10
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 9
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 5
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 2
Saskatchewan on-reserve females, 80 years and over 1
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 27
Couples without children 20
Lone parents 53
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 27
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 21
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 51
Saskatchewan on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 42

In the community, 55 spoke Dakota in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 71
Overcrowded 29
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 3
Rented 8
Band housing 89
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 11
Minor repairs needed 58
Major repairs needed 31
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 8
College 38
Trade 12
High school 15
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Sales and service 35
Education, law and social, community and government services 25
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 20
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 50
Employment rate (%) 39
Unemployment rate (%) 28
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 37
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 20,416

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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