2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait – Coldwater

Release date: January 14, 2020

2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait - Coldwater
2016 Census Aboriginal Community Portrait — Coldwater

2016 Census data for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) in private householdsNote 1,Note 2,Note 3 . In 2016, Coldwater consisted of the Coldwater 1 and Paul's Basin 2 census subdivisions.

Highlights
Characteristic Value
Population 2016 335
Population 2006 280
Population change (%) 20
Median age 36
Under age 15 (%) 19
Aged 15 to 24 (%) 15
Aged 25 to 64 (%) 55
Aged 65 plus (%) 10
Age and sex distribution
Characteristic Value (%)
Community males, 0 to 9 years 14
Community males, 10 to 19 years 11
Community males, 20 to 29 years 20
Community males, 30 to 39 years 11
Community males, 40 to 49 years 11
Community males, 50 to 59 years 14
Community males, 60 to 69 years 9
Community males, 70 to 79 years 6
Community males, 80 years and over 0
Community females, 0 to 9 years 12
Community females, 10 to 19 years 15
Community females, 20 to 29 years 9
Community females, 30 to 39 years 12
Community females, 40 to 49 years 15
Community females, 50 to 59 years 15
Community females, 60 to 69 years 12
Community females, 70 to 79 years 0
Community females, 80 years and over 6
British Columbia on-reserve males, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve males, 20 to 29 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve males, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve males, 50 to 59 years 14
British Columbia on-reserve males, 60 to 69 years 9
British Columbia on-reserve males, 70 to 79 years 4
British Columbia on-reserve males, 80 years and over 1
British Columbia on-reserve females, 0 to 9 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 10 to 19 years 16
British Columbia on-reserve females, 20 to 29 years 13
British Columbia on-reserve females, 30 to 39 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 40 to 49 years 12
British Columbia on-reserve females, 50 to 59 years 15
British Columbia on-reserve females, 60 to 69 years 10
British Columbia on-reserve females, 70 to 79 years 5
British Columbia on-reserve females, 80 years and over 2
Family structureNote 4
Characteristic Value (%)
Couples with children 30
Couples without children 25
Lone parents 45
Knowledge of Aboriginal languages
Characteristic Value (%)
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 32
Community: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2006 23
British Columbia on-reserve: Knowledge of Aboriginal languages, 2016 19

In the community, 55 spoke Thompson (Ntlakapamux) in 2016.

Population by housing characteristics: CrowdingNote 5
Characteristic Value (%)
Not overcrowded 94
Overcrowded 6
Population by housing characteristics: Tenure
Characteristic Value (%)
Owned 85
Rented 12
Band housing 3
Population by housing characteristics: Dwelling condition
Characteristic Value (%)
Regular maintenance only 16
Minor repairs needed 27
Major repairs needed 57
Educational attainment (Aged 25 and over)
Characteristic Value (%)
University 4
College 29
Trade 9
High school 24
Less than high school 31
Top occupations (Aged 15 and over)
Occupation Value (%)
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related 24
Education, law and social, community and government services 21
Sales and service 18
Labour and earnings (Aged 15 and over)
Characteristic Value
Participation rate (%) 66
Employment rate (%) 43
Unemployment rate (%) 34
% of workers worked full year, full time in 2015 45
Median employment income in 2015 ($) 15,648

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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