Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Kingsclear, P - New Brunswick

Map of Kingsclear, P (shaded in green), New Brunswick

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Kingsclear, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Kingsclear, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
13
Nat. rank
514

In 2011, Kingsclear (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had a population of 7,391, representing a percentage change of 10.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 303.52 square kilometres with a population density of 24.4 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 71,377.18 square kilometres with a population density of 10.5 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Kingsclear (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had 2,679 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 13.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Kingsclear (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) is part of the census agglomeration of Fredericton.

Population and dwelling counts

Kingsclear (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Kingsclear (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
New Maryland, N.B. P 2,466 2,348 5.0
New Maryland, N.B. VL 4,232 4,248 -0.4
Manners Sutton, N.B. P 1,806 1,863 -3.1
Prince William, N.B. P 895 879 1.8
Kingsclear 6, N.B. IRI 490 465 5.4
Queensbury, N.B. P 1,272 1,215 4.7
Bright, N.B. P 3,068 3,159 -2.9
Douglas, N.B. P 6,081 5,774 5.3
Fredericton, N.B. CY 56,224 50,535 11.3

New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Dieppe C 23,310 18,565 25.6
Quispamsis TV 17,886 15,239 17.4
Lincoln P 6,458 5,764 12.0
Fredericton CY 56,224 50,535 11.3
Kingsclear P 7,391 6,689 10.5

New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Shippagan P 5,032 5,370 -6.3
Edmundston C 16,032 16,643 -3.7
Alnwick P 5,922 6,152 -3.7
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est RCR 6,200 6,429 -3.6
Bathurst CY 12,275 12,714 -3.5

Age and sex

Kingsclear, P – Age distribution

Table 4 Kingsclear, P – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 19.9% 19.9% 19.9%
15 to 64 70.4% 70.1% 70.6%
65 and over 9.7% 10.2% 9.5%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Kingsclear, P was 9.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 70.4% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 19.9%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Kingsclear, P – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Kingsclear, P – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 7,390 6,690 700 10.5
0 to 14 1,470 1,360 110 8.1
15 to 64 5,200 4,800 400 8.3
65 and over 720 535 185 34.6
Males
Total 3,645 3,305 340 10.3
0 to 14 725 680 45 6.6
15 to 64 2,555 2,370 185 7.8
65 and over 370 265 105 39.6
Females
Total 3,745 3,380 365 10.8
0 to 14 745 680 65 9.6
15 to 64 2,645 2,430 215 8.8
65 and over 355 270 85 31.5

Kingsclear, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Kingsclear, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 7,390 3,645 3,745
0 to 4 years 465 235 230
5 to 9 years 500 240 260
10 to 14 years 500 250 255
15 to 19 years 490 250 240
20 to 24 years 350 175 175
25 to 29 years 315 135 175
30 to 34 years 485 235 255
35 to 39 years 550 270 280
40 to 44 years 605 310 300
45 to 49 years 705 345 360
50 to 54 years 645 305 340
55 to 59 years 560 270 295
60 to 64 years 485 265 220
65 to 69 years 335 175 160
70 to 74 years 185 95 90
75 to 79 years 90 45 40
80 to 84 years 60 30 30
85 years and over 55 15 35
Median age 40.3 40.6 39.9

Kingsclear, P – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Kingsclear, P was 40.3 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Kingsclear, P – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Kingsclear, P 38.9 40.3

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Kingsclear was 2,330, which represents a change of 14.8% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Kingsclear, 80.3% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 11.4% were common-law-couples and 8.6% were lone-parent families.

Kingsclear – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Kingsclear, P and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
New Brunswick 224,590 152,455 67.9 35,945 16.0 36,190 16.1 3.1
Kingsclear, P 2,330 1,870 80.3 265 11.4 200 8.6 14.8
New Maryland, P 790 640 81.0 80 10.1 65 8.2 9.7
New Maryland, VL 1,305 1,075 82.4 100 7.7 125 9.6 3.2
Manners Sutton, P 570 475 83.3 55 9.6 45 7.9 -5.8
Prince William, P 290 220 75.9 30 10.3 40 13.8 5.5
Kingsclear 6, IRI 130 45 34.6 15 11.5 70 53.8 -7.1
Queensbury, P 415 320 77.1 50 12.0 45 10.8 9.2
Bright, P 1,000 775 77.5 110 11.0 115 11.5 -1.0
Douglas, P 1,895 1,470 77.6 230 12.1 200 10.6 4.4
Fredericton, CY 15,430 10,470 67.9 2,400 15.6 2,565 16.6 10.4

Kingsclear – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Kingsclear, 49.5% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 955
Married couples without children * 910
Common-law-couples with children * 100
Common-law-couples without children * 165

Kingsclear – Marital status

In Kingsclear, 72.6% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (63.6%) or living with a common-law partner (9.0%).

The remaining 27.5% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, New Brunswick, Kingsclear, P – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Kingsclear, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,920 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,295 72.6 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,765 63.6 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 530 9.0 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,630 27.5 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,145 19.3 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 115 1.9 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 205 3.5 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 170 2.9 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Kingsclear – Types of private households

There were 2,680 private households3 in Kingsclear in 2011, a change of 13.3% from 2006. Of these, 38.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 7.8% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Kingsclear, P – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Kingsclear, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,680 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,035 38.6 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,045 39.0 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 185 6.9 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 330 12.3 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 40 1.5 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 50 1.9 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Kingsclear – Structural type of dwelling

In Kingsclear, 84.1% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, New Brunswick, Kingsclear, P – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Kingsclear, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,680 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,255 84.1 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 20 0.7 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 15 0.6 7,830 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 3,990 1.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 40 1.5 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 70 2.6 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 10 0.4 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 275 10.3 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Kingsclear, P – Mother tongue

Chart J: Kingsclear, P - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Kingsclear, P - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Kingsclear, 86.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 9.7% reported French only, and 2.8% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 64.9% for English only, 31.6% for French only and 2.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 91.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 6.7% spoke only French and 0.7% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 69.2% for only English, 28.4% for only French and 1.3% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Kingsclear, P – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 7,345 100.0 7,350 100.0
English 6,350 86.5 6,705 91.2
French 715 9.7 495 6.7
Non-official language 205 2.8 55 0.7
Multiple responses 80 1.1 85 1.2
Table 13 Kingsclear, P – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 99.8 99.5 0.3
French 85.9 66.7 19.2
Non-official language 67.4 39.5 27.9

Kingsclear, P – Non-official languages

In Kingsclear, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.6%), Dutch (0.4%) and Spanish (0.2%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Mi'kmaq (0.3%), German (0.3%) and Korean (0.3%).

Table 14 Kingsclear, P – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
German 45 20.9 0.6
Dutch 30 14.0 0.4
Spanish 15 7.0 0.2
Russian 15 7.0 0.2
Persian (Farsi) 15 7.0 0.2

Kingsclear, P – Bilingualism

Table 15 Kingsclear, P – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 23.8 16.2 93.0 20.0
0 to 19 29.9 24.7 77.1 33.3
20 to 44 29.2 21.1 98.0 23.1
45 to 64 17.9 7.7 96.2 20.0
65 and over 8.6 4.7 83.3 14.3
Table 16 Kingsclear, P – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 7,345 100.0
English only 5,500 74.9
French only 45 0.6
English and French 1,805 24.6
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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