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Population and Dwelling Counts St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 377,009     11,410,046    
Population in 1996 (2) 372,406     10,753,573    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 1.2     6.1    
Total private dwellings 159,032     4,556,240    
Population density per square kilometre 268.1     12.6    
Land area (square km) 1,406.42     907,655.59    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 377,010 182,600 194,405 11,410,050 5,577,055 5,832,990
Age 0-4 19,180 9,700 9,480 671,250 343,340 327,905
Age 5-14 48,360 24,900 23,460 1,561,500 801,355 760,145
Age 15-19 24,240 12,455 11,790 769,420 394,915 374,500
Age 20-24 21,940 10,980 10,960 718,420 359,645 358,775
Age 25-44 103,385 50,655 52,735 3,518,010 1,724,535 1,793,480
Age 45-54 54,290 26,525 27,760 1,635,280 801,540 833,740
Age 55-64 39,995 19,420 20,575 1,064,000 520,565 543,430
Age 65-74 34,860 16,185 18,680 818,165 383,625 434,545
Age 75-84 23,925 9,675 14,250 503,930 202,265 301,665
Age 85 and over 6,835 2,110 4,720 150,075 45,260 104,810
Median age of the population 40.2 39.0 41.3 37.2 36.4 38.0
% of the population ages 15 and over 82.1 81.0 83.1 80.4 79.5 81.3
     
Common-law Status St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 309,470 148,000 161,465 9,177,300 4,432,360 4,744,935
Not in a common-law relationship 290,395 138,480 151,920 8,592,795 4,138,645 4,454,140
In a common-law relationship 19,070 9,520 9,550 584,505 293,715 290,790
     
Legal Marital Status St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 309,470 148,000 161,465 9,177,300 4,432,365 4,744,935
Single (6) 83,950 45,405 38,540 2,793,080 1,490,270 1,302,805
Married (7) 164,820 82,560 82,260 4,897,095 2,450,975 2,446,125
Separated (8) 11,985 5,360 6,620 311,380 136,075 175,305
Divorced (9) 22,830 9,650 13,180 597,595 249,825 347,770
Widowed (10) 25,890 5,025 20,865 578,145 105,215 472,935
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 371,400 180,785 190,615 11,285,545 5,529,145 5,756,400
English only 300,035 146,270 153,765 7,965,225 3,913,300 4,051,925
French only 13,915 6,480 7,435 485,630 230,080 255,550
Both English and French 1,315 685 635 37,135 17,165 19,975
Other languages (20) 56,135 27,355 28,780 2,797,555 1,368,600 1,428,950
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 367,530 178,830 188,695 11,156,120 5,462,480 5,693,640
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 323,780 157,835 165,940 9,610,125 4,696,350 4,913,765
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 40,265 19,195 21,075 1,321,240 653,755 667,480
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 3,480 1,795 1,680 224,760 112,365 112,395
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 351,735 170,845 180,885 10,609,755 5,183,200 5,426,555
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 221,180 107,595 113,590 6,067,755 2,951,790 3,115,965
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 119,365 57,675 61,690 3,784,170 1,855,225 1,928,945
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 11,185 5,575 5,610 757,830 376,190 381,650
     
Immigration Characteristics St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 371,400 180,785 190,615 11,285,545 5,529,145 5,756,400
Canadian-born population (23) 303,610 148,595 155,015 8,164,860 4,029,890 4,134,965
Foreign-born population (24) 66,050 31,325 34,720 3,030,075 1,453,510 1,576,565
Immigrated before 1991 56,125 26,720 29,405 2,007,705 964,585 1,043,120
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 9,925 4,610 5,315 1,022,370 488,930 533,440
Non-permanent residents (26) 1,745 865 880 90,615 45,745 44,870
     
Aboriginal Population St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 371,400 180,785 190,615 11,285,545 5,529,150 5,756,400
Aboriginal identity population (27) 4,970 2,285 2,680 188,315 91,140 97,180
Non-Aboriginal population 366,430 178,500 187,930 11,097,235 5,438,010 5,659,225
     
Visible Minority Status St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 371,405 180,790 190,610 11,285,550 5,529,145 5,756,400
Visible minority population (31) 16,850 8,435 8,415 2,153,045 1,049,890 1,103,160
Chinese 2,665 1,305 1,365 481,510 234,925 246,585
South Asian 2,540 1,320 1,220 554,870 281,355 273,510
Black 3,840 2,040 1,805 411,090 193,110 217,980
Filipino 1,200 520 685 156,515 67,090 89,425
Latin American 1,530 830 700 106,835 51,965 54,870
Southeast Asian 1,285 620 660 86,410 42,655 43,750
Arab 1,190 535 655 88,545 47,385 41,155
West Asian 275 125 145 67,100 35,440 31,660
Korean 905 455 445 53,955 26,090 27,855
Japanese 620 265 355 24,925 11,840 13,085
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 295 140 155 78,915 36,915 42,000
Multiple visible minorities (29) 505 275 225 42,375 21,110 21,265
All others (30) 354,550 172,355 182,200 9,132,500 4,479,255 4,653,245
     
Religion St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 371,400 180,785 190,615 11,285,545 5,529,150 5,756,400
Catholic (57) 138,500 67,080 71,415 3,911,760 1,891,660 2,020,100
Protestant 157,165 73,150 84,020 3,935,745 1,841,175 2,094,565
Christian Orthodox 5,130 2,570 2,560 264,055 132,490 131,570
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 9,015 4,330 4,685 301,935 144,215 157,720
Muslim 3,135 1,535 1,595 352,525 181,935 170,595
Jewish 1,025 540 480 190,795 92,920 97,875
Buddhist 1,225 575 655 128,320 61,100 67,220
Hindu 775 360 415 217,560 109,580 107,975
Sikh 275 155 110 104,790 53,390 51,395
Eastern religions (59) 325 145 185 17,785 8,745 9,035
Other religions (60) 415 175 240 18,985 8,530 10,455
No religious affiliation (61) 54,405 30,165 24,245 1,841,290 1,003,405 837,885
     
School Attendance St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 31,120 15,620 15,500 1,060,115 519,905 540,215
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 17,680 9,125 8,555 570,550 291,735 278,810
Age group 20-24 attending full time 8,905 4,150 4,755 312,470 148,215 164,255
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 13,120 5,585 7,530 436,730 187,750 248,980
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 525 255 270 19,045 9,675 9,375
Age group 20-24 attending part time 1,865 1,000 860 57,580 29,190 28,390
     
Highest Level of Schooling St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 65,840 32,640 33,200 2,263,910 1,112,910 1,150,995
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 13.5 15.2 11.9 13.2 14.9 11.5
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 39.2 42.1 36.4 33.7 36.1 31.5
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 9.6 11.3 8.0 7.9 9.6 6.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 20.4 16.8 23.9 19.5 16.5 22.4
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 17.2 14.6 19.8 25.7 23.0 28.4
Total population aged 35-44 58,825 28,645 30,185 1,949,840 954,260 995,580
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 18.4 19.6 17.4 17.3 18.8 16.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 29.6 27.5 31.6 25.6 23.7 27.5
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 14.1 19.8 8.7 11.5 15.0 8.2
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 22.6 17.9 27.1 21.2 18.0 24.3
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 15.2 15.2 15.2 24.3 24.6 24.1
Total population aged 45-64 93,775 45,780 47,995 2,684,705 1,311,380 1,373,325
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 30.7 31.1 30.3 27.5 26.5 28.4
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 24.7 21.0 28.3 22.9 19.9 25.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 13.7 18.6 9.0 11.6 15.8 7.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.5 13.4 19.5 16.6 13.8 19.2
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 14.4 15.9 12.9 21.5 24.0 19.0
     
Earnings in 2000 St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 200,310 104,675 95,640 6,319,535 3,311,105 3,008,425
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 30,384 37,719 22,356 35,185 42,719 26,894
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 107,300R 63,935 43,365 3,527,045R 2,061,355 1,465,690
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 41,691 48,006 32,381 47,299 53,937 37,962
     
Income in 2000 St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 291,640     8,598,560    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 21,911     24,816    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 72.7     78.7    
Government transfers - % of income 13.7     9.8    
Other money - % of income 13.6     11.5    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 205,835 107,280 98,550 6,512,560 3,408,090 3,104,475
English 202,460 106,060 96,395 6,227,550 3,271,705 2,955,845
French 1,140 305 830 88,720 38,320 50,395
Non-official language 585 240 345 103,035 52,835 50,210
English and French 945 365 585 47,865 21,580 26,285
English and non-official language 655 290 365 43,500 22,760 20,745
French and non-official language 10 10 0 265 140 120
English, French and non-official language 35 15 20 1,625 750 870
     
Place of Work Status St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 180,470 94,650 85,815 5,713,900 3,027,620 2,686,285
Worked at home 10,730 5,290 5,445 406,230 202,530 203,700
Worked outside Canada 1,755 1,045 710 33,935 22,600 11,335
No fixed workplace address 12,955 9,725 3,230 466,950 352,800 114,145
Worked at usual place 155,025 78,595 76,430 4,806,790 2,449,685 2,357,100
     
Mode of Transportation to Work St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 167,980 88,325 79,665 5,273,740 2,802,490 2,471,250
Car, truck, van, as driver 140,690 75,815 64,875 3,831,095 2,190,400 1,640,695
Car, truck, van, as passenger 12,355 5,445 6,915 372,460 149,805 222,655
Public transit 3,410 1,225 2,185 672,310 270,755 401,550
Walked or bicycled 9,925 4,940 4,980 349,020 166,930 182,095
Other method 1,605 900 705 48,855 24,595 24,265
     
Unpaid Work St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 277,090 130,125 146,970 8,229,410 3,886,440 4,342,975
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 273,915 128,235 145,685 8,112,435 3,812,780 4,299,655
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 111,595 48,525 63,075 3,448,335 1,515,125 1,933,210
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 60,215 24,280 35,940 1,641,305 676,295 965,015
     
Labour Force Indicators St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 63.2 69.0 57.9 67.3 73.4 61.5
Employment rate (39) 59.4 64.8 54.5 63.2 69.1 57.6
Unemployment rate (40) 6.0 6.1 5.8 6.1 5.8 6.5
     
Industry St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 189,285 99,495 89,795 5,992,765 3,173,280 2,819,490
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 7,325 4,605 2,715 191,020 135,925 55,090
Manufacturing and construction industries 43,425 35,020 8,410 1,316,580 979,715 336,870
Wholesale and retail trade 30,480 14,230 16,255 950,730 484,505 466,230
Finance and real estate 8,315 3,225 5,095 401,445 171,350 230,095
Health and education 28,505 6,555 21,950 902,990 212,830 690,165
Business services 27,040 15,770 11,270 1,145,910 674,075 471,835
Other services 44,190 20,095 24,095 1,084,090 514,875 569,210
     
Occupation St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 189,285 99,495 89,795 5,992,765 3,173,275 2,819,490
Management occupations 18,210 11,195 7,015 685,390 434,475 250,915
Business, finance and administration occupations 29,480 7,615 21,865 1,097,835 311,995 785,835
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 7,765 6,565 1,195 422,510 326,940 95,570
Health occupations 9,225 1,610 7,615 286,305 58,840 227,460
Social science, education, government service and religion 12,200 4,040 8,160 455,825 150,560 305,270
Art, culture, recreation and sport 3,940 1,600 2,340 171,840 79,010 92,830
Sales and service occupations 54,600 21,340 33,260 1,371,250 590,350 780,900
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 30,595 28,295 2,305 845,130 778,735 66,390
Occupations unique to primary industry 7,325 4,985 2,340 164,365 122,555 41,805
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 15,950 12,260 3,695 492,320 319,815 172,505
     
Selected Family Characteristics St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 107,505     3,190,990    
Number of married-couple families 81,025     2,406,340    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.0     3.2    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 9,625     298,540    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.7     2.7    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 16,855     486,105    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 13,850     401,240    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 3,005     84,860    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.3     2.5    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 55,837     61,024    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 60,419     66,476    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 31,779     33,724    
     
Selected Household Characteristics St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 150,875     4,219,410    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 42,520     1,376,975    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 45,950     1,179,330    
One-person households 41,410     990,160    
Other household types (15) 20,990     672,950    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 45,881     53,626    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 21,139     25,253    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 57,214     64,201    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 40,465     1,346,990    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 630     753    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 109,385     2,816,220    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 787     964    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics St. Catharines - Niagara (CMA) Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 150,870     4,219,415    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 110,375     2,862,300    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 40,495     1,351,365    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 135,685     3,615,880    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 15,190     603,530    
Average value of dwelling ($) 145,432     199,884    
     

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