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Population and Dwelling Counts Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 16,034     3,907,738    
Population in 1996 (2) 15,021     3,724,500    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 6.7     4.9    
Total private dwellings 6,385     1,643,969    
Population density per square kilometre 744.5     4.2    
Land area (square km) 21.54     926,492.48    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 16,035 8,190 7,845 3,907,740 1,919,100 1,988,635
Age 0-4 1,260 615 640 205,650 105,370 100,285
Age 5-14 2,450 1,235 1,215 500,415 256,560 243,855
Age 15-19 1,335 680 655 270,275 139,195 131,085
Age 20-24 1,480 775 710 244,065 121,945 122,120
Age 25-44 5,755 3,030 2,730 1,174,775 573,415 601,365
Age 45-54 1,825 960 865 599,705 297,030 302,680
Age 55-64 925 475 450 379,750 188,910 190,840
Age 65-74 555 265 295 286,710 139,535 147,175
Age 75-84 345 135 215 186,345 77,325 109,020
Age 85 and over 105 30 70 60,030 19,815 40,220
Median age of the population 29.6 29.5 29.7 38.4 37.8 39.0
% of the population ages 15 and over 76.9 77.4 76.4 81.9 81.1 82.7
     
Common-law Status Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 12,325 6,335 5,990 3,201,670 1,557,170 1,644,500
Not in a common-law relationship 10,775 5,570 5,210 2,966,610 1,439,300 1,527,310
In a common-law relationship 1,550 770 780 235,060 117,870 117,190
     
Legal Marital Status Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 12,325 6,340 5,985 3,201,665 1,557,170 1,644,495
Single (6) 4,765 2,770 1,995 1,011,280 547,390 463,890
Married (7) 5,550 2,775 2,770 1,626,225 812,310 813,920
Separated (8) 550 265 290 109,970 48,650 61,320
Divorced (9) 925 455 470 260,270 111,815 148,450
Widowed (10) 540 75 460 193,920 37,000 156,920
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 15,935 8,175 7,760 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
English only 14,780 7,630 7,160 2,825,780 1,403,230 1,422,545
French only 165 95 75 54,405 27,340 27,060
Both English and French 30 15 15 6,785 3,360 3,425
Other languages (20) 955 440 515 981,910 470,145 511,765
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 15,585 8,005 7,575 3,830,075 1,884,010 1,946,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 11,035 5,555 5,480 3,202,155 1,573,055 1,629,105
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 3,870 2,050 1,820 524,880 259,945 264,940
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 680 400 280 103,040 51,015 52,025
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 14,670 7,535 7,140 3,661,945 1,798,105 1,863,840
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 5,580 2,765 2,820 1,967,860 966,245 1,001,610
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 7,195 3,745 3,450 1,344,700 661,695 683,005
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 1,890 1,020 870 349,385 170,165 179,220
     
Immigration Characteristics Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 15,935 8,175 7,760 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Canadian-born population (23) 15,020 7,695 7,320 2,821,870 1,405,005 1,416,865
Foreign-born population (24) 900 465 435 1,009,815 481,620 528,200
Immigrated before 1991 720 380 340 639,200 307,225 331,975
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 180 85 95 370,615 174,395 196,215
Non-permanent residents (26) 20 15 0 37,185 17,455 19,735
     
Aboriginal Population Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 15,940 8,175 7,760 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
Aboriginal identity population (27) 1,780 865 915 170,025 83,220 86,805
Non-Aboriginal population 14,155 7,310 6,845 3,698,850 1,820,860 1,877,985
     
Visible Minority Status Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 15,935 8,180 7,760 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Visible minority population (31) 455 235 225 836,445 404,425 432,020
Chinese 80 55 30 365,490 176,765 188,720
South Asian 45 15 25 210,295 105,040 105,255
Black 90 45 50 25,465 13,525 11,940
Filipino 100 45 55 64,005 26,385 37,625
Latin American 10 0 10 23,885 11,550 12,335
Southeast Asian 30 10 25 34,970 16,855 18,115
Arab 20 10 10 6,605 3,805 2,805
West Asian 0 0 0 22,380 11,665 10,720
Korean 35 25 15 31,965 15,255 16,705
Japanese 15 0 10 32,730 14,400 18,330
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 20 15 0 4,195 2,150 2,040
Multiple visible minorities (29) 10 10 0 14,465 7,040 7,425
All others (30) 15,475 7,945 7,535 3,032,430 1,499,655 1,532,775
     
Religion Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 15,935 8,175 7,760 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Catholic (57) 3,020 1,595 1,420 675,320 324,190 351,130
Protestant 6,020 2,825 3,195 1,213,290 549,525 663,765
Christian Orthodox 50 35 10 35,655 18,190 17,465
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 1,010 520 485 200,340 95,300 105,040
Muslim 15 0 10 56,220 28,765 27,450
Jewish 0 0 0 21,230 10,485 10,745
Buddhist 30 15 15 85,540 38,910 46,625
Hindu 0 0 0 31,495 15,465 16,035
Sikh 0 0 0 135,310 67,995 67,315
Eastern religions (59) 0 0 0 9,975 4,660 5,310
Other religions (60) 95 65 25 16,205 7,000 9,200
No religious affiliation (61) 5,695 3,110 2,585 1,388,300 743,585 644,715
     
School Attendance Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 1,190 615 580 351,640 173,530 178,110
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 755 395 360 185,830 96,020 89,810
Age group 20-24 attending full time 210 110 100 89,940 42,860 47,085
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 650 290 355 192,775 82,435 110,340
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 45 35 10 16,240 7,930 8,310
Age group 20-24 attending part time 145 55 85 31,065 15,060 16,005
     
Highest Level of Schooling Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 4,495 2,420 2,075 758,040 372,430 385,605
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 23.8 26.4 20.7 14.6 16.6 12.7
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 34.1 30.0 39.3 34.5 35.8 33.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 18.6 26.7 9.2 10.5 13.0 8.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 14.1 9.9 19.0 17.0 13.8 20.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 9.3 7.4 11.6 23.5 20.8 26.0
Total population aged 35-44 2,725 1,440 1,285 653,345 316,875 336,465
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 24.6 24.3 24.5 17.5 19.2 15.9
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 23.9 20.5 27.2 25.0 22.7 27.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 22.0 28.8 14.0 14.3 19.2 9.6
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 18.7 15.6 21.8 20.2 16.5 23.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 11.2 10.8 12.1 23.0 22.5 23.6
Total population aged 45-64 2,740 1,365 1,370 974,980 481,335 493,645
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 34.5 34.4 34.7 23.5 22.8 24.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 23.5 18.7 28.8 22.3 19.5 25.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 14.1 20.9 7.3 14.3 19.6 9.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.4 13.9 19.0 17.5 14.2 20.8
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 11.3 12.1 10.6 22.4 23.8 21.0
     
Earnings in 2000 Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 9,985 5,595 4,390 2,128,545 1,114,860 1,013,690
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 33,347 43,240 20,742 31,544 38,039 24,401
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 4,500R 2,885 1,610 1,024,240R 602,705 421,535
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 45,943 54,252 31,083 44,307 50,191 35,895
     
Income in 2000 Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 11,720     2,990,520    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 25,898     22,095    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 88.3     75.8    
Government transfers - % of income 7.2     11.8    
Other money - % of income 4.5     12.4    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 10,285 5,735 4,555 2,209,795 1,157,265 1,052,525
English 10,265 5,725 4,540 2,115,380 1,110,105 1,005,275
French 10 0 10 4,585 1,495 3,090
Non-official language 0 0 0 67,430 33,965 33,460
English and French 10 0 0 2,270 1,105 1,165
English and non-official language 10 0 0 19,660 10,385 9,280
French and non-official language 0 0 0 65 10 55
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 405 200 210
     
Place of Work Status Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 8,640 4,955 3,685 1,883,975 991,410 892,565
Worked at home 415 105 310 171,390 80,285 91,105
Worked outside Canada 20 15 0 12,240 8,645 3,595
No fixed workplace address 1,545 1,390 155 210,510 160,430 50,075
Worked at usual place 6,655 3,445 3,215 1,489,840 742,050 747,790
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 8,200 4,835 3,370 1,700,345 902,485 797,865
Car, truck, van, as driver 6,155 3,855 2,300 1,274,640 710,570 564,070
Car, truck, van, as passenger 885 460 420 121,415 50,610 70,800
Public transit 100 10 90 128,180 50,820 77,355
Walked or bicycled 950 445 505 154,145 76,180 77,955
Other method 115 65 50 21,980 14,300 7,675
     
Unpaid Work Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 11,230 5,640 5,590 2,882,230 1,371,515 1,510,720
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 11,035 5,490 5,545 2,842,265 1,346,590 1,495,675
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 5,295 2,395 2,900 1,147,875 503,100 644,775
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 1,450 565 880 564,820 230,520 334,295
     
Labour Force Indicators Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 77.9 86.5 68.6 65.2 70.7 59.9
Employment rate (39) 70.7 78.5 62.4 59.6 64.3 55.1
Unemployment rate (40) 9.1 9.2 9.1 8.5 9.0 8.0
     
Industry Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 9,440 5,445 3,995 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 1,580 1,315 260 104,335 75,865 28,475
Manufacturing and construction industries 1,270 1,110 160 313,065 250,585 62,480
Wholesale and retail trade 1,570 780 790 315,425 163,425 152,000
Finance and real estate 340 150 190 122,165 52,400 69,755
Health and education 1,370 340 1,030 339,730 85,505 254,225
Business services 1,450 920 530 395,530 241,105 154,420
Other services 1,865 820 1,040 424,360 199,145 225,210
     
Occupation Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 9,440 5,445 3,995 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,570
Management occupations 845 595 255 218,445 140,275 78,170
Business, finance and administration occupations 1,270 200 1,070 353,710 91,600 262,110
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 480 400 75 123,755 100,055 23,705
Health occupations 315 40 270 105,690 24,305 81,385
Social science, education, government service and religion 665 210 455 160,650 56,050 104,600
Art, culture, recreation and sport 115 60 55 67,325 32,310 35,015
Sales and service occupations 2,405 820 1,580 514,985 216,480 298,505
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,170 2,050 120 288,940 271,610 17,335
Occupations unique to primary industry 760 675 85 84,525 63,380 21,145
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 420 395 25 96,585 71,980 24,605
     
Selected Family Characteristics Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 4,240     1,086,030    
Number of married-couple families 2,760     797,490    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.2     3.1    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 775     120,125    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.9     2.6    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 705     168,415    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.7     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 535     136,455    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.7     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 170     31,965    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.4    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 61,980     54,840    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 69,830     60,278    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 25,875     30,070    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 6,155     1,534,335    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 2,000     423,455    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 1,450     437,915    
One-person households 1,565     418,135    
Other household types (15) 1,150     254,825    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 55,155     46,802    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 30,446     23,703    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 64,279     57,773    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 2,620     506,585    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 694     751    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 3,535     989,325    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 879     904    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Fort St. John, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 6,155     1,534,335    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 3,540     1,017,490    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 2,615     512,365    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 5,265     1,195,570    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 890     338,765    
Average value of dwelling ($) 128,224     230,645    
     

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