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2006 Community Profiles

 
Bathurst
New Brunswick
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 5,144   729,997
Population in 2001 1 5,494   729,498
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -6.4   0.1
Total private dwellings 2 2,272   331,619
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,995   295,871
Population density per square kilometre 3.4   10.2
Land area (square km) 1,504.23   71,355.12
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 5,145 2,580 2,565   729,995 355,500 374,500
0 to 4 years 185 95 85   34,435 17,555 16,875
5 to 9 years 270 130 135   38,875 20,070 18,810
10 to 14 years 345 185 165   44,940 23,030 21,910
15 to 19 years 355 175 185   47,700 24,465 23,235
20 to 24 years 225 110 115   44,625 22,310 22,320
25 to 29 years 215 105 110   41,805 20,280 21,525
30 to 34 years 300 135 165   45,695 22,015 23,675
35 to 39 years 380 190 190   49,415 24,090 25,320
40 to 44 years 465 220 245   60,035 29,350 30,680
45 to 49 years 495 260 235   61,435 30,100 31,330
50 to 54 years 515 250 260   58,640 28,645 29,990
55 to 59 years 485 240 245   54,435 27,005 27,435
60 to 64 years 320 175 145   40,330 20,085 20,245
65 to 69 years 265 155 110   31,285 15,330 15,960
70 to 74 years 130 65 65   25,565 11,860 13,700
75 to 79 years 95 50 45   20,485 8,765 11,715
80 to 84 years 50 25 25   16,200 6,280 9,920
85 years and over 55 15 40   14,105 4,255 9,850
Median age of the population 5 43.1 43.8 42.4   41.5 40.7 42.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.4 83.9 84.8   83.8 82.9 84.6
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 4,340 2,165 2,175   611,745 294,845 316,900
Not in a common-law relationship 3,805 1,895 1,910   550,075 264,075 286,000
In a common-law relationship 535 270 265   61,670 30,770 30,900
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 4,340 2,170 2,170   611,745 294,840 316,905
Never legally married (single) 8 1,220 650 575   197,350 104,150 93,200
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,520 1,265 1,255   306,025 153,075 152,955
Separated, but still legally married 10 160 85 70   24,620 11,225 13,395
Divorced 11 235 130 100   41,150 18,530 22,620
Widowed 12 210 40 170   42,595 7,860 34,735
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,995   295,960
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 92.0   71.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.8   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.3   4.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   12.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   1.3
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 5.8   4.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,825   223,375
Number of rented dwellings 17 175   71,235
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,475   211,225
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 520   84,730
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.8   9.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.0   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 88,568   119,549
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,700   217,790
Number of married-couple families 22 1,250   151,210
Number of common-law-couple families 23 275   31,000
Number of lone-parent families 175   35,585
Number of female lone-parent families 130   29,150
Number of male lone-parent families 40   6,435
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.2   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,954   52,878
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,456   60,726
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 50,452   49,137
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,174   28,416
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,102   26,810
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 31,181   35,859
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 46,465   46,198
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 52,523   52,000
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 42,536   43,211
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,462   27,375
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,102   26,152
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 27,469   32,559
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,995   295,960
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 655   79,580
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 770   97,290
One-person households 330   71,940
Other household types 28 240   47,145
Average household size 2.6   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 52,487   45,194
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 72,553   69,945
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,341   52,132
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,860   21,294
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,706   36,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 45,518   39,984
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 60,504   59,630
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 45,749   45,524
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,727   19,580
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,445   33,809
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 351   558
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 418   551
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 5,130 2,585 2,540   719,650 351,150 368,500
English only 2,325 1,230 1,095   463,190 226,625 236,565
French only 2,660 1,285 1,375   232,980 113,110 119,865
English and French 75 30 35   4,450 2,060 2,385
Other language(s) 33 70 40 35   19,025 9,345 9,680
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 5,130 2,585 2,540   719,650 351,145 368,500
English only 1,550 860 690   405,045 201,550 203,495
French only 470 225 240   73,750 34,590 39,165
English and French 3,110 1,500 1,610   240,085 114,615 125,470
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   765 390 375
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 5,125 2,590 2,540   719,650 351,145 368,500
English 2,660 1,330 1,325   494,210 241,270 252,940
French 2,310 1,160 1,155   211,665 103,240 108,420
Non-official language 25 15 10   8,355 4,210 4,145
English and French 120 70 50   4,295 1,875 2,420
English and non-official language 15 10 10   965 455 510
French and non-official language 0 0 0   130 90 40
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 10 20
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 5,130 2,585 2,540   719,650 351,145 368,500
Non-immigrants 37 4,990 2,520 2,470   690,695 337,645 353,050
Immigrants 38 140 70 70   26,400 12,190 14,205
Before 1991 80 45 35   18,070 8,320 9,750
1991 to 2000 30 0 30   4,030 1,825 2,205
2001 to 2006 39 25 20 0   4,295 2,045 2,250
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   2,560 1,315 1,245
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 5,130 2,585 2,540   719,650 351,150 368,500
Canadian citizens 5,095 2,570 2,525   708,465 345,980 362,485
Canadian citizens under age 18 995 495 505   146,275 75,495 70,775
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 4,095 2,070 2,020   562,195 270,480 291,710
Not Canadian citizens 42 35 20 15   11,185 5,170 6,010
Table: Generation status
Generation status Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 4,330 2,175 2,150   601,425 290,500 310,920
1st generation 44 125 65 65   28,330 13,385 14,950
2nd generation 45 85 35 50   33,240 16,095 17,150
3rd generation or more 46 4,110 2,075 2,040   539,850 261,030 278,825
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 5,095 2,570 2,530   712,855 347,590 365,260
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 4,820 2,405 2,415   626,895 306,095 320,800
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 105 55 45   47,960 23,110 24,850
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 130 75 55   24,970 11,725 13,240
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 35 25 10   10,680 5,515 5,165
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 10 0   2,350 1,145 1,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 4,945 2,495 2,450   685,145 333,585 351,565
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,015 2,040 1,975   462,160 226,775 235,385
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 405 205 200   116,530 55,655 60,870
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 340 160 180   67,285 31,660 35,620
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 155 70 90   31,570 15,795 15,775
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 25 15 10   7,600 3,690 3,915
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 5,130 2,585 2,545   719,650 351,150 368,500
Aboriginal identity population 50 70 35 35   17,655 8,645 9,005
Non-Aboriginal identity population 5,060 2,550 2,510   701,995 342,505 359,490
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 4,330 2,175 2,150   601,420 290,500 310,925
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,430 725 700   176,660 89,390 87,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,045 445 610   156,365 71,840 84,520
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 670 490 180   65,075 42,060 23,010
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 710 315 390   105,670 44,790 60,880
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 95 40 60   19,555 6,930 12,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 370 160 215   78,110 35,485 42,625
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 605 290 315   91,990 47,150 44,835
No certificate, diploma or degree 255 120 135   38,615 21,050 17,565
High school certificate or equivalent 55 215 100 115   34,770 17,750 17,015
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 30 0   3,340 1,895 1,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 70 35 30   8,315 3,855 4,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   1,305 630 675
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 10 15   5,650 1,965 3,680
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 455 220 235   86,860 41,755 45,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 70 35 35   9,525 5,660 3,860
High school certificate or equivalent 58 145 80 65   23,760 12,620 11,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 50 35 10   7,980 4,800 3,175
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 85 35 50   24,005 10,520 13,485
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   2,775 1,040 1,735
University certificate, diploma or degree 90 20 70   18,825 7,115 11,710
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 2,650 1,345 1,305   321,350 157,130 164,220
No certificate, diploma or degree 715 390 325   76,130 40,305 35,825
High school certificate or equivalent 61 625 225 400   81,355 35,705 45,650
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 505 355 150   42,570 27,790 14,780
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 520 235 285   62,800 26,545 36,255
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 20 35   11,645 4,205 7,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 220 110 105   46,845 22,580 24,270
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 4,330 2,175 2,150   601,420 290,500 310,920
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,475 1,170 1,310   333,020 161,230 171,790
Education 165 75 90   23,875 6,160 17,720
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   4,750 2,265 2,490
Humanities 25 15 10   11,485 5,065 6,415
Social and behavioural sciences and law 65 10 55   16,905 5,570 11,340
Business, management and public administration 300 40 260   63,085 17,025 46,055
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35 20 15   5,965 3,070 2,895
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 60 35 25   10,695 6,155 4,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 635 625 10   63,765 60,740 3,025
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 70 50 25   6,725 5,300 1,420
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 350 70 280   38,730 5,750 32,980
Personal, protective and transportation services 135 65 70   22,330 12,130 10,205
Other 64 0 0 0   85 30 50
Table: Location of study
Location of study Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 4,325 2,175 2,155   601,420 290,500 310,920
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,480 1,170 1,310   333,020 161,230 171,790
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,850 1,005 845   268,400 129,270 139,135
Inside Canada 1,825 1,000 825   256,865 123,225 133,635
Outside Canada 25 10 15   11,540 6,045 5,495
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 4,330 2,175 2,150   601,420 290,500 310,925
In the labour force 67 2,855 1,490 1,360   382,970 199,945 183,020
Employed 68 2,570 1,285 1,285   344,770 177,585 167,185
Unemployed 69 275 205 70   38,195 22,355 15,835
Not in the labour force 70 1,475 680 795   218,455 90,555 127,900
Participation rate 71 65.9 68.5 63.3   63.7 68.8 58.9
Employment rate 72 59.4 59.1 59.8   57.3 61.1 53.8
Unemployment rate 73 9.6 13.8 5.1   10.0 11.2 8.7
Table: Occupation
Occupation Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 2,790 1,455 1,335   376,980 196,910 180,075
A Management occupations 75 130 80 55   29,555 18,365 11,185
B Business, finance and administration occupations 430 90 335   67,695 18,070 49,620
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 110 95 25   19,705 15,695 4,010
D Health occupations 315 80 230   24,010 3,805 20,205
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 185 50 135   27,690 8,845 18,840
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 30 0 30   7,325 3,245 4,080
G Sales and service occupations 715 250 465   98,040 39,540 58,495
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 625 580 45   62,015 59,155 2,855
I Occupations unique to primary industry 165 160 10   19,020 15,860 3,155
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 75 65 10   21,925 14,310 7,615
Table: Industry
Industry Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 2,790 1,455 1,340   376,985 196,905 180,075
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 305 280 20   26,150 20,990 5,160
Construction 140 140 0   25,415 23,080 2,330
Manufacturing 215 185 30   40,700 28,365 12,335
Wholesale trade 70 60 10   13,500 9,670 3,830
Retail trade 375 90 280   44,290 19,310 24,980
Finance and real estate 85 10 70   15,870 6,040 9,825
Health care and social services 395 75 320   43,030 6,980 36,050
Educational services 170 65 110   24,615 7,995 16,615
Business services 480 315 165   63,835 37,370 26,465
Other services 560 220 335   79,580 37,105 42,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 3,980 1,970 2,010   545,390 256,335 289,055
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 3,935 1,965 1,965   539,035 252,390 286,645
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,635 755 880   214,970 93,075 121,895
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 870 355 515   111,030 44,805 66,225
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 3,035 1,595 1,435   417,320 216,825 200,495
English 1,635 915 720   304,095 160,580 143,510
French 1,095 520 570   99,085 49,405 49,685
Non-official language 10 0 10   1,040 585 455
English and French 295 160 135   12,710 6,075 6,635
English and non-official language 0 0 0   355 160 195
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 25 10
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 2,570 1,285 1,285   344,775 177,585 167,185
Worked at home 120 65 55   20,240 9,965 10,270
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   1,460 915 550
No fixed workplace address 240 190 45   36,150 28,535 7,620
Worked at usual place 2,215 1,025 1,185   286,915 138,170 148,750
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 490 325 165   133,260 62,470 70,790
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,490 540 945   100,330 47,140 53,195
Worked in a different census division (county) 180 110 70   49,405 26,050 23,355
Worked in a different province 50 45 0   3,920 2,515 1,405
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
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 2,455 1,220 1,235   323,070 166,705 156,360
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,955 930 1,025   251,625 134,640 116,980
Car, truck, van, as passenger 285 125 160   36,090 14,660 21,430
Public transit 35 35 0   6,360 2,570 3,795
Walked or bicycled 90 60 30   23,500 11,695 11,800
All other modes 85 65 20   5,495 3,140 2,355
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 5,125 2,585 2,545   719,650 351,145 368,505
Total visible minority population 85 70 40 30   13,345 6,745 6,595
Chinese 20 10 10   2,450 1,160 1,285
South Asian 86 15 0 10   1,960 1,060 895
Black 0 0 0   4,455 2,290 2,165
Filipino 0 0 0   530 210 320
Latin American 10 0 0   720 365 350
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   445 165 275
Arab 0 0 0   840 525 315
West Asian 88 0 0 0   550 275 275
Korean 30 20 10   625 310 315
Japanese 0 0 0   170 65 100
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   150 90 65
Multiple visible minority 90 10 10 0   455 215 240
Not a visible minority 91 5,055 2,545 2,510   706,305 344,400 361,900
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 3,015 1,600 1,415   409,085 213,330 195,750
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 20,987 28,619 18,078   21,534 26,692 17,352
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,385 810 570   198,770 109,510 89,260
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 36,303 43,073 29,802   35,288 40,028 30,220
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Bathurst, Parish   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 4,105 2,105 2,000   573,785 279,510 294,275
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,307 29,180 16,922   22,000 28,019 17,586
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,195 25,907 15,894   20,063 24,716 16,728
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 74.0 73.5 74.9   71.1 74.2 66.6
Government transfers - As a % of total income 15.3 14.1 17.3   16.5 13.1 21.3
Other money - As a % of total income 10.6 12.4 7.7   12.4 12.7 12.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 5,130 2,585 2,545   709,060 345,605 363,455
% in low income before tax - All persons 9.0 9.3 8.5   13.5 12.0 14.9
% in low income after tax - All persons 6.2 6.8 5.7   9.3 8.7 10.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.0 10.1 8.0   16.2 16.4 16.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 7.0 8.1 5.9   11.6 11.7 11.5

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Bathurst, New Brunswick (Code1315008) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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