2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Carcross/Tagish First Nations

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Carcross/Tagish First Nations
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Carcross/Tagish First Nations

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Carcross/Tagish First Nations consisted of the Carcross 4, Tagish, and Carcross census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 275
Population 2006 255
Population change (%) 8
Median age 43
Under age 15 (%) 18
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 11
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 58
Aged 65 plus (%) 15
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 15
Community males, 10 to 19 years 11
Community males, 20 to 29 years 7
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 19
Community males, 60 to 69 years 15
Community males, 70 to 79 years 0
Community males, 80 years and over 7
Community females, 0 to 9 years 14
Community females, 10 to 19 years 7
Community females, 20 to 29 years 11
Community females, 30 to 39 years 18
Community females, 40 to 49 years 11
Community females, 50 to 59 years 21
Community females, 60 to 69 years 7
Community females, 70 to 79 years 7
Community females, 80 years and over 7
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 22
Couples without children 44
Lone parents 33
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 20
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 16
Yukon Aboriginal: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 14

In the community, 35 spoke Tlingit in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 59
Rented 24
Band housing 17
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 27
Minor repairs needed 36
Major repairs needed 36
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 5
College 36
Trade 13
High school 18
Less than high school 26
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 29
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Sales and service 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 69
Employment rate (%) 47
Unemployment rate (%) 36
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 39
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 21,312

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.

Catalogue Number: 41260001

Revised: October 2019

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