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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 68,822   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 61,735   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 11.5   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 29,506   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 27,882   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 5.2   5.1
Land area (square km) 13,288.65   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 68,820 34,070 34,755   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 3,940 1,980 1,960   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 4,205 2,090 2,115   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 4,360 2,235 2,130   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 4,855 2,495 2,355   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 5,090 2,670 2,420   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 4,675 2,385 2,290   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 4,365 2,240 2,125   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 4,440 2,255 2,190   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 5,215 2,615 2,595   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 5,630 2,845 2,785   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 5,155 2,580 2,575   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 3,915 1,925 1,990   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 3,000 1,435 1,565   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 2,500 1,170 1,330   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 2,340 1,125 1,220   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 2,075 900 1,175   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 1,590 615 970   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 1,460 505 960   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 38.3 37.0 39.6   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.8 81.5 82.1   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 56,315 27,760 28,550   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 51,340 25,275 26,070   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 4,970 2,490 2,485   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 56,315 27,765 28,550   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 16,665 9,440 7,225   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 29,670 14,850 14,825   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 1,585 690 895   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 4,690 2,105 2,585   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 3,700 675 3,025   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 27,875   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 67.8   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.3   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.8   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.9   2.6
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 15.7   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.6   4.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 3.9   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 20,505   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 7,375   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 18,470   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 9,405   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.1   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.1   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.3   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 223,002   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 19,740   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 14,545   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,530   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 2,670   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 2,145   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 520   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 66,989   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 74,365   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 64,575   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,657   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,170   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 57,526   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 58,243   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,649   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 56,180   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,544   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,085   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 50,129   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 27,880   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 7,695   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 8,985   360,345
One-person households 7,245   308,690
Other household types 28 3,945   204,350
Average household size 2.4   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 57,476   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 87,113   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 61,409   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,681   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,251   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 49,935   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,006   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,829   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,564   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,121   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 666   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 745   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 67,765 33,705 34,055   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 60,695 30,275 30,420   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 675 360 315   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 25 10 20   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 6,370 3,060 3,305   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 67,765 33,705 34,055   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 65,270 32,720 32,550   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 10 10 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 2,230 885 1,340   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 255 95 160   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 67,760 33,705 34,055   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 65,590 32,650 32,945   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 100 50 55   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 1,875 915 965   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 25 15 10   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 165 80 90   41,645 20,860 20,790
French and non-official language 0 0 0   460 250 210
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   395 215 180
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 67,760 33,705 34,060   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 62,160 30,940 31,220   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 5,165 2,540 2,620   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 3,530 1,680 1,845   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 895 450 445   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 740 410 330   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 440 230 215   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 67,765 33,705 34,055   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 66,185 32,860 33,325   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 15,255 7,875 7,385   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 50,925 24,985 25,940   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,575 845 735   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 55,230 27,375 27,855   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 5,305 2,625 2,685   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 11,110 5,140 5,970   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 38,815 19,615 19,200   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 66,795 33,200 33,595   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 53,405 26,400 27,005   2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 8,525 4,360 4,165   359,015 182,015 177,000
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 2,905 1,445 1,465   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 1,510 775 730   86,995 45,855 41,140
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 450 220 225   33,635 16,180 17,460
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 63,780 31,670 32,105   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 32,705 15,990 16,715   1,594,630 795,120 799,510
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 17,200 8,645 8,555   792,665 397,305 395,360
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 7,530 3,740 3,790   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 5,335 2,765 2,570   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,000 525 475   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 67,760 33,705 34,060   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 2,350 1,205 1,140   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 65,415 32,500 32,915   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 55,230 27,375 27,850   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 15,955 8,260 7,695   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 15,470 7,350 8,115   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,780 4,760 2,020   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 10,305 4,005 6,300   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,705 695 1,005   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 5,005 2,295 2,715   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 9,920 5,380 4,540   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,240 2,415 1,825   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 3,535 1,950 1,585   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 530 395 130   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 1,150 405 740   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 150 90 60   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 315 115 200   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 9,020 4,550 4,465   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,380 860 515   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,680 1,480 1,195   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,125 750 375   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 2,355 885 1,470   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 250 140 110   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,225 430 795   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 27,220 13,420 13,795   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,980 3,180 2,805   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 7,590 3,400 4,190   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,880 2,765 1,115   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 5,800 2,295 3,510   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,000 355 645   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,960 1,425 1,535   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 55,225 27,375 27,850   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,425 15,615 15,810   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 2,090 545 1,545   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 565 290 280   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 680 375 300   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,275 435 845   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 4,815 1,295 3,525   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 540 330 210   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 540 280 260   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 6,710 6,390 315   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 550 340 215   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 4,085 635 3,445   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,945 850 1,100   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 55,230 27,375 27,855   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,425 15,620 15,810   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,800 11,755 12,045   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 21,840 10,715 11,125   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 1,955 1,045 915   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 55,225 27,375 27,850   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 39,520 21,535 17,985   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 37,935 20,740 17,195   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 1,585 795 790   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 15,710 5,845 9,865   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 71.6 78.7 64.6   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 68.7 75.8 61.7   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 4.0 3.7 4.4   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 39,290 21,450 17,840   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 3,210 2,110 1,100   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 5,430 1,265 4,165   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,660 1,430 235   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 2,360 340 2,020   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,415 670 1,740   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 635 235 405   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 9,735 3,450 6,285   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,115 7,415 705   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 3,980 3,125 850   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,750 1,415 330   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 39,290 21,450 17,840   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 6,265 5,055 1,210   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 3,770 3,120 645   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 2,450 1,880 570   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 1,290 915 375   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 4,840 2,010 2,825   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 1,410 495 910   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 4,005 500 3,510   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 2,175 635 1,540   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 5,020 2,990 2,030   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 8,070 3,845 4,225   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 51,405 24,895 26,505   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 50,770 24,430 26,340   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 20,995 9,250 11,750   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 9,730 3,875 5,855   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 42,665 22,805 19,860   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 42,375 22,655 19,720   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 40 10 35   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 190 110 75   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 25 10 10   2,830 1,220 1,610
English and non-official language 35 15 15   7,700 3,630 4,070
French and non-official language 0 0 0   50 35 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 45 80
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 37,935 20,740 17,195   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 2,775 1,295 1,480   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 65 60 10   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 6,035 5,065 965   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 29,060 14,315 14,740   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 21,975 10,030 11,945   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 5,945 3,405 2,540   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 830 650 180   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 310 235 75   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 35,090 19,385 15,710   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 29,530 16,665 12,865   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 2,670 1,430 1,245   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 675 175 500   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 1,670 770 895   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 550 350 195   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 67,760 33,705 34,055   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 2,030 975 1,060   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 455 230 225   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 280 105 175   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 235 150 85   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 80 30 50   51,090 21,805 29,285
Latin American 570 250 315   27,265 13,410 13,855
Southeast Asian 87 70 15 55   28,610 13,910 14,700
Arab 20 10 0   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 25 20 10   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 135 80 55   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 65 45 15   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 15 10 0   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 80 25 60   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 65,730 32,735 32,995   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 42,170 22,445 19,720   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,846 38,921 18,614   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 21,590 13,240 8,345   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 40,141 49,361 30,008   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Medicine Hat (CA)   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 53,505 26,670 26,840   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,603 38,013 19,291   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,372 33,428 18,480   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.4 82.3 71.2   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 9.7 6.3 16.1   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 11.9 11.4 12.8   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 67,250 33,425 33,820   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.0 9.2 12.7   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.4 6.6 8.2   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.3 13.7 12.9   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.7 9.8 9.6   10.3 10.3 10.3

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Medicine Hat, Alberta (Code805) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed November 18, 2017).

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