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Population and Dwelling Counts Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 18,508     729,498    
Population in 1996 (2) 19,241     738,133    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 3.8     - 1.2    
Total private dwellings 7,911     313,609    
Population density per square kilometre 102.9     10.2    
Land area (square km) 179.83     71,355.67    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 18,505 8,910 9,600 729,495 356,705 372,795
Age 0-4 930 475 455 37,690 19,405 18,285
Age 5-14 2,205 1,135 1,070 92,410 47,450 44,955
Age 15-19 1,350 680 670 50,670 25,895 24,770
Age 20-24 1,090 535 555 46,765 23,410 23,350
Age 25-44 5,175 2,480 2,700 216,975 106,420 110,555
Age 45-54 2,995 1,480 1,515 113,155 56,020 57,135
Age 55-64 1,905 920 990 72,910 36,405 36,505
Age 65-74 1,500 705 795 52,025 24,070 27,955
Age 75-84 1,000 395 610 35,085 14,060 21,025
Age 85 and over 360 105 255 11,825 3,570 8,255
Median age of the population 39.9 38.9 40.8 38.6 37.7 39.4
% of the population ages 15 and over 83.1 81.9 84.2 82.2 81.3 83.0
     
Common-law Status Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 15,370 7,295 8,080 599,400 289,845 309,555
Not in a common-law relationship 14,490 6,855 7,630 545,000 262,650 282,350
In a common-law relationship 885 440 445 54,400 27,195 27,205
     
Legal Marital Status Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 15,370 7,295 8,075 599,400 289,845 309,555
Single (6) 4,650 2,485 2,170 189,530 101,075 88,450
Married (7) 8,120 4,070 4,050 308,550 154,300 154,255
Separated (8) 485 200 285 22,335 10,250 12,090
Divorced (9) 880 365 515 37,070 16,780 20,290
Widowed (10) 1,235 180 1,055 41,910 7,440 34,470
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 18,225 8,740 9,480 719,710 352,495 367,220
English only 16,290 7,915 8,375 465,170 227,440 237,730
French only 1,600 655 945 236,665 116,145 120,520
Both English and French 130 65 70 5,255 2,470 2,780
Other languages (20) 205 105 100 12,620 6,435 6,190
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 18,075 8,645 9,425 712,510 349,105 363,410
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 16,015 7,650 8,365 624,550 306,420 318,130
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 1,730 820 905 74,590 36,010 38,580
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 330 180 145 13,370 6,670 6,705
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 17,295 8,245 9,045 681,775 333,185 348,590
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 11,980 5,765 6,215 458,415 226,010 232,410
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 4,540 2,140 2,400 186,425 89,065 97,360
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 775 340 430 36,930 18,110 18,820
     
Immigration Characteristics Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 18,225 8,740 9,480 719,710 352,495 367,220
Canadian-born population (23) 17,785 8,530 9,250 695,560 341,265 354,295
Foreign-born population (24) 435 200 235 22,465 10,315 12,150
Immigrated before 1991 375 175 200 18,070 8,220 9,850
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 55 30 30 4,400 2,095 2,300
Non-permanent residents (26) 0 10 0 1,685 915 775
     
Aboriginal Population Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 18,225 8,740 9,485 719,710 352,490 367,220
Aboriginal identity population (27) 240 135 105 16,990 8,655 8,335
Non-Aboriginal population 17,990 8,605 9,375 702,720 343,840 358,885
     
Visible Minority Status Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 18,225 8,745 9,480 719,710 352,490 367,220
Visible minority population (31) 175 120 60 9,425 4,755 4,670
Chinese 15 0 10 1,535 765 770
South Asian 80 60 20 1,415 750 660
Black 45 25 20 3,850 1,945 1,910
Filipino 0 0 0 355 140 215
Latin American 0 0 0 425 210 215
Southeast Asian 10 0 0 310 155 155
Arab 10 10 0 580 310 265
West Asian 0 0 0 185 90 95
Korean 0 0 0 110 60 45
Japanese 0 0 0 135 55 75
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 10 0 10 265 165 100
Multiple visible minorities (29) 0 0 0 275 115 160
All others (30) 18,050 8,625 9,425 710,285 347,740 362,550
     
Religion Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 18,230 8,745 9,485 719,710 352,490 367,220
Catholic (57) 11,265 5,380 5,885 386,045 188,230 197,820
Protestant 6,070 2,895 3,175 263,070 124,600 138,475
Christian Orthodox 10 0 0 635 360 275
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 130 70 60 8,115 4,085 4,035
Muslim 15 10 0 1,270 670 605
Jewish 0 0 0 670 370 300
Buddhist 0 10 0 550 295 255
Hindu 20 10 10 470 265 205
Sikh 0 10 0 90 45 50
Eastern religions (59) 15 0 15 330 145 180
Other religions (60) 0 0 0 790 390 395
No religious affiliation (61) 695 365 330 57,665 33,040 24,625
     
School Attendance Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 1,485 820 660 62,110 30,590 31,525
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 885 485 400 36,535 18,415 18,120
Age group 20-24 attending full time 400 215 190 16,375 7,940 8,440
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 300 135 170 14,495 6,505 7,995
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 20 0 20 990 600 395
Age group 20-24 attending part time 45 25 20 2,375 1,270 1,105
     
Highest Level of Schooling Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 3,440 1,585 1,855 140,720 69,110 71,610
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 10.6 12.6 9.2 17.0 20.3 13.8
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 31.0 35.0 27.5 34.4 36.3 32.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 15.0 17.0 13.2 11.1 13.0 9.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 25.1 23.3 27.2 19.5 16.0 22.9
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 18.2 12.6 23.2 18.0 14.4 21.5
Total population aged 35-44 2,820 1,315 1,505 121,350 59,160 62,195
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.4 21.7 19.3 26.0 29.3 22.9
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 29.4 28.1 30.2 27.5 25.4 29.5
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 18.6 23.2 15.0 13.8 17.8 10.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 17.4 11.4 22.3 18.0 14.9 20.9
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 14.4 15.6 13.6 14.7 12.7 16.6
Total population aged 45-64 4,825 2,370 2,450 184,250 91,230 93,020
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 31.3 31.9 30.8 37.2 38.0 36.3
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 22.6 20.7 24.5 20.1 17.4 22.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 17.0 21.5 12.9 14.3 19.2 9.5
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 12.2 9.9 14.3 13.5 10.2 16.6
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 16.9 16.0 17.8 15.0 15.2 14.8
     
Earnings in 2000 Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 9,385 4,770 4,615 388,850 205,110 183,740
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 25,334 31,977 18,468 24,971 30,298 19,024
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 4,635R 2,590 2,040 187,875R 106,840 81,035
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 37,445 44,940 27,930 36,094 41,674 28,738
     
Income in 2000 Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 14,285     559,460    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 16,923     18,257    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 70.2     72.0    
Government transfers - % of income 18.5     17.3    
Other money - % of income 11.2     10.7    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 9,630 4,950 4,675 404,255 212,855 191,400
English 9,320 4,865 4,455 292,510 156,010 136,495
French 170 60 110 94,190 48,155 46,035
Non-official language 0 10 0 815 445 370
English and French 135 25 115 16,425 8,110 8,315
English and non-official language 10 0 0 265 110 155
French and non-official language 0 0 0 15 10 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 45 25 15
     
Place of Work Status Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 7,690 3,825 3,865 325,330 169,085 156,245
Worked at home 305 125 185 20,220 9,990 10,230
Worked outside Canada 35 30 0 1,520 900 620
No fixed workplace address 525 400 125 30,050 23,835 6,215
Worked at usual place 6,820 3,275 3,550 273,545 134,365 139,180
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 7,350 3,670 3,680 303,595 158,200 145,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 6,100 3,145 2,960 241,575 131,095 110,480
Car, truck, van, as passenger 605 230 370 30,145 12,265 17,885
Public transit 0 0 10 5,315 2,130 3,190
Walked or bicycled 435 210 225 21,655 10,055 11,605
Other method 205 80 115 4,905 2,655 2,250
     
Unpaid Work Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 13,265 6,140 7,125 530,115 248,460 281,660
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 13,105 6,040 7,065 522,535 243,660 278,880
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 5,635 2,300 3,335 221,815 95,895 125,915
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 3,325 1,365 1,960 113,825 46,450 67,370
     
Labour Force Indicators Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 59.4 64.7 54.6 63.1 69.2 57.3
Employment rate (39) 51.0 53.5 48.8 55.2 59.2 51.4
Unemployment rate (40) 14.2 17.5 10.8 12.5 14.4 10.3
     
Industry Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 8,740 4,560 4,180 365,040 194,295 170,745
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 380 340 45 27,415 22,635 4,785
Manufacturing and construction industries 1,670 1,475 195 69,185 53,825 15,360
Wholesale and retail trade 1,375 675 695 53,625 27,505 26,115
Finance and real estate 235 110 125 14,800 5,540 9,260
Health and education 1,870 475 1,390 64,415 15,035 49,375
Business services 1,030 590 440 57,435 33,330 24,100
Other services 2,180 895 1,280 78,170 36,420 41,750
     
Occupation Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 8,740 4,560 4,175 365,040 194,295 170,745
Management occupations 680 465 215 30,770 19,675 11,095
Business, finance and administration occupations 1,295 320 980 60,860 15,215 45,640
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 320 285 40 17,965 14,355 3,610
Health occupations 520 105 420 20,185 3,595 16,595
Social science, education, government service and religion 800 260 540 24,560 8,780 15,785
Art, culture, recreation and sport 160 75 85 6,865 2,965 3,900
Sales and service occupations 2,775 990 1,780 95,795 36,510 59,285
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,355 1,295 60 61,300 58,255 3,050
Occupations unique to primary industry 190 170 20 20,845 17,845 3,005
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 645 610 35 25,890 17,105 8,790
     
Selected Family Characteristics Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 5,460     215,100    
Number of married-couple families 4,025     152,760    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.0     3.0    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 445     27,730    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.8     2.8    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 990     34,610    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.4    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 870     28,075    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.4    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 120     6,535    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.3     2.3    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 45,482     45,558    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 51,288     49,973    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 20,470     23,260    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 7,195     283,820    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 2,185     88,130    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 2,200     87,380    
One-person households 1,655     63,585    
Other household types (15) 1,155     44,730    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 40,586     39,951    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 16,989     17,599    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 47,229     47,051    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 1,855     70,690    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 521     507    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 5,335     209,020    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 565     583    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Miramichi, City New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 7,195     283,820    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 5,340     211,410    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 1,855     71,080    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 6,410     243,085    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 785     40,740    
Average value of dwelling ($) 81,724     86,538    
     

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