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Population and Dwelling Counts Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 2,894     37,360    
Population in 1996 (2) 3,296     39,672A    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 12.2     - 5.8    
Total private dwellings 1,238     14,669    
Population density per square kilometre 58.2     0.0    
Land area (square km) 49.76     1,141,108.37    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 2,890 1,465 1,430 37,360 19,120 18,240
Age 0-4 270 135 135 3,005 1,515 1,495
Age 5-14 510 265 245 7,105 3,615 3,490
Age 15-19 205 95 115 2,950 1,545 1,405
Age 20-24 225 115 105 2,695 1,355 1,345
Age 25-44 1,030 515 510 12,855 6,430 6,425
Age 45-54 370 180 185 4,935 2,590 2,340
Age 55-64 185 100 85 2,175 1,220 960
Age 65-74 70 45 30 1,055 560 490
Age 75-84 25 10 15 445 230 210
Age 85 and over 5 0 5 140 50 85
Median age of the population 29.9 30.2 29.6 30.1 30.4 29.8
% of the population ages 15 and over 73.1 72.7 73.4 72.9 73.1 72.7
     
Common-law Status Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 2,115 1,065 1,050 27,255 13,990 13,260
Not in a common-law relationship 1,670 845 825 22,255 11,505 10,750
In a common-law relationship 445 225 225 5,000 2,485 2,510
     
Legal Marital Status Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 2,115 1,065 1,050 27,250 13,990 13,265
Single (6) 1,115 575 545 13,185 7,125 6,060
Married (7) 710 360 345 10,530 5,305 5,230
Separated (8) 90 45 45 955 485 475
Divorced (9) 135 65 70 1,700 805 895
Widowed (10) 70 20 45 880 270 615
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 2,855 1,440 1,415 37,105 18,995 18,110
English only 2,470 1,255 1,215 28,650 14,775 13,880
French only 35 20 15 950 520 430
Both English and French 10 10 10 85 45 40
Other languages (20) 345 160 180 7,415 3,665 3,760
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 2,815 1,425 1,385 36,505 18,690 17,815
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,840 925 920 28,270 14,505 13,765
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 740 385 355 5,865 2,965 2,905
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 235 120 110 2,365 1,215 1,145
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 2,585 1,305 1,275 34,080 17,470 16,610
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 810 415 390 15,625 8,135 7,495
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 1,175 595 585 12,200 6,145 6,050
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 600 295 300 6,255 3,190 3,060
     
Immigration Characteristics Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 2,855 1,445 1,410 37,100 18,990 18,110
Canadian-born population (23) 2,675 1,340 1,335 34,600 17,690 16,905
Foreign-born population (24) 170 95 70 2,385 1,245 1,140
Immigrated before 1991 110 70 40 1,610 895 715
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 60 30 30 775 345 425
Non-permanent residents (26) 10 0 0 120 55 65
     
Aboriginal Population Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 2,855 1,445 1,415 37,105 18,990 18,110
Aboriginal identity population (27) 1,685 790 900 18,730 9,355 9,375
Non-Aboriginal population 1,165 650 510 18,375 9,640 8,740
     
Visible Minority Status Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 2,855 1,445 1,410 37,100 18,995 18,110
Visible minority population (31) 80 35 40 1,545 730 820
Chinese 0 0 0 255 135 120
South Asian 15 10 0 190 100 85
Black 15 10 0 175 85 90
Filipino 15 0 15 470 175 295
Latin American 10 0 10 60 30 30
Southeast Asian 0 0 0 190 95 95
Arab 30 15 10 80 50 35
West Asian 0 0 0 15 10 10
Korean 0 0 0 20 10 15
Japanese 0 0 0 40 20 20
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 10 10 0 20 10 10
Multiple visible minorities (29) 0 0 0 35 10 20
All others (30) 2,775 1,405 1,370 35,555 18,265 17,290
     
Religion Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 2,855 1,440 1,410 37,105 18,990 18,105
Catholic (57) 690 335 360 16,990 8,565 8,425
Protestant 1,455 705 745 11,610 5,735 5,880
Christian Orthodox 10 0 0 130 70 60
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 130 70 65 915 465 455
Muslim 45 25 20 175 110 65
Jewish 10 10 0 30 15 10
Buddhist 0 0 0 155 75 80
Hindu 10 10 0 70 30 40
Sikh 0 10 0 45 25 20
Eastern religions (59) 0 0 0 90 45 50
Other religions (60) 20 10 10 280 140 140
No religious affiliation (61) 475 270 200 6,600 3,720 2,885
     
School Attendance Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 280 120 160 3,470 1,655 1,810
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 155 65 90 1,945 1,005 940
Age group 20-24 attending full time 40 25 15 725 335 385
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 150 65 80 1,330 565 765
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 10 0 0 110 60 55
Age group 20-24 attending part time 15 10 10 170 75 95
     
Highest Level of Schooling Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 715 350 365 8,640 4,245 4,395
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.3 24.3 16.4 27.0 30.0 24.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 35.7 32.9 38.4 29.1 27.4 30.5
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 13.3 17.1 9.6 12.7 17.0 8.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.1 11.4 19.2 16.3 13.0 19.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 15.4 15.7 16.4 14.9 12.7 17.0
Total population aged 35-44 510 260 245 6,750 3,415 3,335
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 17.6 23.1 14.3 23.9 24.9 22.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 25.5 21.2 30.6 19.4 17.1 21.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 20.6 28.8 14.3 18.3 25.0 11.4
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 18.6 15.4 24.5 19.7 16.7 22.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 16.7 13.5 20.4 18.7 16.3 21.3
Total population aged 45-64 540 280 260 7,040 3,780 3,265
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 22.2 21.4 25.0 27.9 26.7 29.2
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 22.2 21.4 21.2 17.3 15.1 19.9
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 20.4 28.6 9.6 18.0 24.5 10.6
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 15.7 10.7 21.2 16.1 13.4 19.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 19.4 17.9 21.2 20.7 20.4 21.1
     
Earnings in 2000 Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 1,775 915 855 21,950 11,605 10,350
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 37,313 40,975 33,394 36,645 41,487 31,218
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 980R 530 455 11,545R 6,395 5,150
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 51,257 54,495 47,523 51,869 57,265 45,166
     
Income in 2000 Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 1,985     25,770    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 30,752     29,030    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 91.8     89.2    
Government transfers - % of income 6.1     7.3    
Other money - % of income 2.2     3.6    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 1,775 915 860 22,460 11,850 10,605
English 1,760 910 855 21,695 11,505 10,190
French 10 10 0 125 30 90
Non-official language 10 0 10 480 245 235
English and French 0 0 0 30 10 15
English and non-official language 0 0 0 135 60 75
French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 10
     
Place of Work Status Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 1,535 820 720 18,810 9,960 8,855
Worked at home 65 40 25 795 375 425
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0 15 10 0
No fixed workplace address 105 90 10 1,440 1,200 235
Worked at usual place 1,365 685 680 16,565 8,375 8,190
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 1,470 775 695 18,005 9,575 8,430
Car, truck, van, as driver 680 425 255 9,285 5,455 3,835
Car, truck, van, as passenger 210 100 110 1,865 730 1,130
Public transit 10 10 10 160 70 90
Walked or bicycled 515 225 295 5,405 2,410 2,995
Other method 55 30 25 1,290 915 370
     
Unpaid Work Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 1,900 915 980 24,640 12,220 12,420
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 1,840 870 965 24,155 11,890 12,265
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 990 415 570 12,980 5,820 7,160
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 360 155 205 4,580 2,105 2,475
     
Labour Force Indicators Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 79.4 84.1 75.1 77.2 80.5 73.6
Employment rate (39) 74.6 78.8 70.2 69.8 72.1 67.4
Unemployment rate (40) 6.7 6.3 7.1 9.5 10.4 8.4
     
Industry Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 1,630 865 760 20,425 10,935 9,490
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 95 65 30 2,030 1,640 385
Manufacturing and construction industries 150 135 15 1,790 1,485 305
Wholesale and retail trade 165 95 65 2,200 1,145 1,055
Finance and real estate 75 40 35 660 290 370
Health and education 380 110 270 3,565 850 2,710
Business services 275 180 100 3,580 2,240 1,340
Other services 490 240 250 6,605 3,275 3,325
     
Occupation Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 1,630 865 760 20,425 10,935 9,490
Management occupations 260 160 105 2,675 1,665 1,005
Business, finance and administration occupations 290 60 225 3,540 725 2,815
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 105 80 25 1,470 1,170 295
Health occupations 90 15 75 800 145 650
Social science, education, government service and religion 190 70 125 2,360 775 1,585
Art, culture, recreation and sport 35 10 25 515 220 295
Sales and service occupations 330 145 185 4,575 1,990 2,580
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 285 285 10 3,380 3,225 150
Occupations unique to primary industry 35 35 0 910 845 60
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 10 0 215 170 50
     
Selected Family Characteristics Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 730     9,700    
Number of married-couple families 330     5,115    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.5     3.5    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 225     2,555    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 3.1     3.2    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 175     2,035    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.7    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 130     1,535    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.7     2.8    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 40     505    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.8     2.6    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 71,680     69,046    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 84,096     81,553    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 31,680     29,696    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 1,015     12,560    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 330     4,680    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 200     2,515    
One-person households 260     2,785    
Other household types (15) 225     2,590    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 64,794     63,721    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 35,200     32,341    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 77,722     75,021    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 670     5,720    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 769     732    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 345     6,620    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 1,025     1,065    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Inuvik, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 1,015     12,560    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 345     6,675    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 675     5,720    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 920     9,810    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 90     2,750    
Average value of dwelling ($) 137,590     139,384    
     

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