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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 12,815   13,392
Population in 2001 1 14,643   15,302
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -12.5   -12.5
Total private dwellings 2 5,954   6,201
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 5,068   5,289
Population density per square kilometre 233.4   60.0
Land area (square km) 54.90   223.02
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 12,815 6,345 6,470   13,390 6,645 6,750
0 to 4 years 760 390 370   785 395 390
5 to 9 years 840 455 385   880 475 405
10 to 14 years 995 515 480   1,050 545 510
15 to 19 years 1,095 540 555   1,135 560 575
20 to 24 years 755 355 400   765 360 405
25 to 29 years 590 290 300   605 295 315
30 to 34 years 765 330 440   795 340 455
35 to 39 years 885 415 470   930 440 490
40 to 44 years 1,030 480 555   1,090 515 575
45 to 49 years 1,170 585 580   1,220 615 605
50 to 54 years 1,035 540 495   1,085 570 520
55 to 59 years 915 485 435   970 515 460
60 to 64 years 635 335 300   665 355 310
65 to 69 years 470 245 220   490 260 225
70 to 74 years 315 160 155   330 170 165
75 to 79 years 275 125 155   285 130 155
80 to 84 years 170 70 95   175 75 105
85 years and over 125 35 90   125 40 85
Median age of the population 5 38.5 38.7 38.3   38.6 39.0 38.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 79.8 78.6 81.0   79.7 78.7 80.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 10,225 4,985 5,240   10,680 5,230 5,450
Not in a common-law relationship 8,980 4,370 4,610   9,390 4,595 4,800
In a common-law relationship 1,245 615 630   1,285 640 645
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 10,225 4,990 5,240   10,680 5,230 5,450
Never legally married (single) 8 4,080 2,120 1,955   4,220 2,205 2,010
Legally married (and not separated) 9 4,435 2,210 2,225   4,660 2,325 2,340
Separated, but still legally married 10 385 190 195   405 200 205
Divorced 11 755 350 405   795 380 415
Widowed 12 575 115 455   600 120 480
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 5,065   5,290
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 57.3   58.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.1   4.4
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.9   6.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 14.0   13.5
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 15.3   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.2   0.2
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 2.3   2.3
Number of owned dwellings 16 3,130   3,320
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,935   1,970
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 4,525   4,700
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 540   585
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.4   11.2
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.5   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 164,644   162,017
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 3,660   3,815
Number of married-couple families 22 2,180   2,285
Number of common-law-couple families 23 620   630
Number of lone-parent families 855   900
Number of female lone-parent families 705   745
Number of male lone-parent families 150   155
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,271   56,670
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 73,736   73,978
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 51,018   52,829
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,090   27,002
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,370   24,815
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,029   33,906
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,912   50,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,161   63,444
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 44,911   46,429
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,757   27,002
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,358   24,739
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,029   31,545
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 5,070   5,290
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,280   1,320
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,270   1,345
One-person households 1,440   1,495
Other household types 28 1,075   1,130
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 50,399   50,395
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 77,105   78,299
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 66,041   66,283
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,719   25,691
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,173   37,668
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 44,118   44,271
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 65,284   67,932
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 58,656   58,649
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,182   22,995
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,407   36,552
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 550   550
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 803   784
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 12,750 6,335 6,420   13,275 6,615 6,660
English only 10,560 5,265 5,295   11,005 5,495 5,510
French only 125 65 60   130 65 65
English and French 0 10 0   10 10 0
Other language(s) 33 2,065 1,000 1,065   2,135 1,045 1,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 12,750 6,330 6,420   13,275 6,610 6,665
English only 12,005 6,010 5,995   12,500 6,285 6,220
French only 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and French 615 275 340   630 280 345
Neither English nor French 135 45 90   140 45 100
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 12,750 6,330 6,420   13,275 6,610 6,665
English 11,715 5,820 5,890   12,220 6,095 6,125
French 25 10 15   25 10 20
Non-official language 900 455 450   915 460 455
English and French 10 10 0   10 10 10
English and non-official language 100 40 60   95 40 60
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 12,755 6,330 6,420   13,275 6,610 6,660
Non-immigrants 37 11,075 5,500 5,575   11,565 5,750 5,810
Immigrants 38 1,635 795 835   1,665 820 840
Before 1991 1,290 660 625   1,310 680 630
1991 to 2000 260 105 155   260 105 160
2001 to 2006 39 80 30 55   85 35 55
Non-permanent residents 40 45 35 10   50 40 10
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 12,755 6,335 6,420   13,275 6,610 6,660
Canadian citizens 12,395 6,180 6,215   12,910 6,450 6,455
Canadian citizens under age 18 3,270 1,690 1,575   3,380 1,755 1,625
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 9,125 4,490 4,635   9,530 4,695 4,835
Not Canadian citizens 42 355 155 205   365 160 205
Table: Generation status
Generation status Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 10,175 4,985 5,190   10,605 5,220 5,390
1st generation 44 1,655 825 825   1,705 850 855
2nd generation 45 1,675 910 765   1,750 955 800
3rd generation or more 46 6,850 3,250 3,600   7,145 3,415 3,735
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 12,605 6,260 6,350   13,125 6,535 6,590
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 10,465 5,290 5,175   10,955 5,550 5,405
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,355 590 765   1,355 590 770
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 680 340 345   710 355 355
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 75 30 40   75 30 40
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 25 10 20   30 10 20
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 12,005 5,990 6,015   12,495 6,250 6,245
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 7,000 3,600 3,400   7,320 3,765 3,555
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 3,330 1,590 1,740   3,345 1,595 1,750
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,260 590 670   1,395 675 720
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 235 115 120   260 125 135
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 175 90 90   175 90 85
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 12,755 6,335 6,420   13,275 6,610 6,660
Aboriginal identity population 50 4,475 1,980 2,500   4,660 2,050 2,605
Non-Aboriginal identity population 8,275 4,355 3,925   8,615 4,560 4,060
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 10,175 4,985 5,190   10,605 5,220 5,385
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,340 1,505 1,835   3,470 1,575 1,895
High school certificate or equivalent 52 2,740 1,200 1,535   2,870 1,285 1,585
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,200 875 330   1,265 915 350
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,455 760 690   1,520 780 740
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 350 100 250   355 100 255
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,090 540 550   1,125 565 560
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,855 930 925   1,885 950 930
No certificate, diploma or degree 940 490 445   960 515 450
High school certificate or equivalent 55 705 325 380   710 325 385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 20 15   35 20 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 125 60 65   125 60 65
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 30 20 10   30 20 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   20 10 15
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,340 590 755   1,385 595 790
No certificate, diploma or degree 240 120 120   245 120 125
High school certificate or equivalent 58 375 150 225   380 155 225
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 145 70 70   145 70 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 235 110 120   250 110 135
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 70 20 45   65 20 50
University certificate, diploma or degree 280 115 165   300 125 175
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 5,675 2,850 2,815   5,950 3,020 2,930
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,505 635 870   1,550 660 885
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,415 625 795   1,530 705 830
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 860 650 215   915 675 235
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 935 505 430   985 520 460
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 215 55 160   220 60 160
University certificate, diploma or degree 735 380 355   755 400 360
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 10,175 4,985 5,190   10,605 5,215 5,390
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,080 2,705 3,370   6,345 2,860 3,480
Education 380 110 265   375 110 265
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 85 50 35   85 50 35
Humanities 165 50 115   170 55 115
Social and behavioural sciences and law 305 105 200   305 110 200
Business, management and public administration 730 230 500   760 235 525
Physical and life sciences and technologies 130 70 65   150 85 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 140 60 80   145 60 85
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,135 1,120 15   1,200 1,170 25
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 150 95 55   165 100 65
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 460 75 385   480 75 410
Personal, protective and transportation services 415 310 105   425 315 110
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 10,175 4,985 5,190   10,610 5,220 5,385
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,080 2,710 3,370   6,345 2,860 3,485
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,095 2,280 1,820   4,265 2,355 1,905
Inside Canada 3,630 2,015 1,615   3,790 2,090 1,700
Outside Canada 470 260 205   470 270 200
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 10,175 4,985 5,190   10,605 5,215 5,390
In the labour force 67 6,950 3,570 3,380   7,230 3,735 3,495
Employed 68 6,055 3,105 2,955   6,280 3,225 3,050
Unemployed 69 895 470 425   950 505 445
Not in the labour force 70 3,220 1,410 1,810   3,380 1,485 1,890
Participation rate 71 68.3 71.6 65.1   68.2 71.6 64.8
Employment rate 72 59.5 62.3 56.9   59.2 61.8 56.6
Unemployment rate 73 12.9 13.2 12.6   13.1 13.5 12.7
Table: Occupation
Occupation Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 6,755 3,500 3,250   7,025 3,660 3,365
A Management occupations 75 510 315 190   535 335 200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 925 155 765   970 175 795
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 370 280 90   395 285 105
D Health occupations 290 50 235   315 55 260
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 585 170 410   600 185 415
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 115 60 55   115 60 55
G Sales and service occupations 1,730 645 1,085   1,790 680 1,110
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,170 1,090 80   1,215 1,130 85
I Occupations unique to primary industry 525 430 95   535 435 95
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 520 285 235   560 315 240
Table: Industry
Industry Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 6,755 3,500 3,255   7,030 3,660 3,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 700 525 170   715 540 175
Construction 295 275 20   315 290 20
Manufacturing 690 460 225   730 490 235
Wholesale trade 150 80 65   150 85 70
Retail trade 755 345 405   770 355 415
Finance and real estate 260 70 190   265 70 200
Health care and social services 580 85 500   605 80 525
Educational services 515 165 350   530 175 355
Business services 1,255 820 440   1,290 835 460
Other services 1,550 670 880   1,650 730 915
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 9,275 4,395 4,880   9,665 4,600 5,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 9,155 4,325 4,830   9,540 4,515 5,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 4,055 1,670 2,385   4,190 1,725 2,460
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,725 740 990   1,800 775 1,020
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 7,615 3,885 3,735   7,930 4,060 3,870
English 7,535 3,850 3,685   7,850 4,035 3,820
French 10 0 0   0 0 0
Non-official language 70 30 40   70 25 40
English and French 0 0 0   0 0 0
English and non-official language 10 0 10   10 10 10
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 6,060 3,100 2,955   6,280 3,230 3,050
Worked at home 255 110 145   255 115 140
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 825 630 190   850 650 200
Worked at usual place 4,980 2,360 2,620   5,175 2,465 2,705
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 4,725 2,175 2,550   4,750 2,190 2,560
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 100 80 20   265 170 100
Worked in a different census division (county) 150 95 50   150 100 50
Worked in a different province 10 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
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 5,800 2,990 2,815   6,025 3,110 2,910
Car, truck, van, as driver 3,565 1,955 1,610   3,730 2,050 1,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 805 305 500   810 305 500
Public transit 195 100 95   215 110 105
Walked or bicycled 1,020 505 515   1,045 515 525
All other modes 205 120 85   230 130 100
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 12,750 6,335 6,420   13,270 6,610 6,660
Total visible minority population 85 1,360 705 655   1,405 735 670
Chinese 290 150 135   290 155 135
South Asian 86 535 295 240   535 290 245
Black 50 15 30   55 20 30
Filipino 190 80 105   185 80 105
Latin American 10 0 10   10 0 10
Southeast Asian 87 200 105 90   200 110 90
Arab 0 0 0   0 0 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 15 0
Korean 0 0 0   0 0 0
Japanese 65 40 30   85 45 40
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 10 10 0   10 10 0
Multiple visible minority 90 15 0 0   25 10 15
Not a visible minority 91 11,395 5,625 5,765   11,870 5,875 5,990
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 7,365 3,715 3,645   7,680 3,895 3,790
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,033 30,769 20,683   24,047 30,656 20,746
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,945 1,565 1,380   3,100 1,650 1,445
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,050 50,070 36,156   41,393 50,132 36,692
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Prince Rupert, City   Prince Rupert (CA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 9,610 4,730 4,875   10,035 4,960 5,075
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,835 30,063 22,210   24,742 29,966 22,172
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,826 27,450 20,421   22,797 27,113 20,443
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.3 79.5 71.9   76.4 79.5 72.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 15.4 12.0 20.4   15.4 12.0 20.2
Other money - As a % of total income 8.2 8.5 7.9   8.2 8.5 7.8
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 12,645 6,275 6,370   13,160 6,550 6,610
% in low income before tax - All persons 19.1 18.2 19.9   18.8 17.8 19.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 13.3 12.9 13.7   13.0 12.6 13.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 29.6 32.7 26.0   28.8 31.9 25.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 22.5 24.9 19.6   21.7 24.1 19.3

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Prince Rupert, British Columbia (Code5947012) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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