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Population and Dwelling Counts Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 2,185     37,360    
Population in 1996 (2) 2,441     39,672A    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 10.5     - 5.8    
Total private dwellings 973     14,669    
Population density per square kilometre 23.6     0.0    
Land area (square km) 92.75     1,141,108.37    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 2,185 1,125 1,065 37,360 19,120 18,240
Age 0-4 135 70 60 3,005 1,515 1,495
Age 5-14 395 210 185 7,105 3,615 3,490
Age 15-19 180 95 90 2,950 1,545 1,405
Age 20-24 145 75 70 2,695 1,355 1,345
Age 25-44 660 315 345 12,855 6,430 6,425
Age 45-54 345 185 165 4,935 2,590 2,340
Age 55-64 170 90 80 2,175 1,220 960
Age 65-74 115 70 45 1,055 560 490
Age 75-84 40 15 20 445 230 210
Age 85 and over 10 5 0 140 50 85
Median age of the population 33.3 33.5 33.1 30.1 30.4 29.8
% of the population ages 15 and over 76.0 75.1 76.9 72.9 73.1 72.7
     
Common-law Status Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 1,660 840 815 27,255 13,990 13,260
Not in a common-law relationship 1,395 710 685 22,255 11,505 10,750
In a common-law relationship 255 130 130 5,000 2,485 2,510
     
Legal Marital Status Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 1,660 845 815 27,250 13,990 13,265
Single (6) 755 400 350 13,185 7,125 6,060
Married (7) 640 325 315 10,530 5,305 5,230
Separated (8) 65 30 35 955 485 475
Divorced (9) 115 60 55 1,700 805 895
Widowed (10) 80 25 55 880 270 615
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 2,160 1,105 1,055 37,105 18,995 18,110
English only 1,840 955 885 28,650 14,775 13,880
French only 65 40 25 950 520 430
Both English and French 10 0 0 85 45 40
Other languages (20) 250 110 140 7,415 3,665 3,760
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 2,135 1,095 1,040 36,505 18,690 17,815
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,795 925 865 28,270 14,505 13,765
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 255 120 130 5,865 2,965 2,905
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 90 45 45 2,365 1,215 1,145
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 2,025 1,040 985 34,080 17,470 16,610
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,120 585 540 15,625 8,135 7,495
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 620 305 315 12,200 6,145 6,050
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 285 150 130 6,255 3,190 3,060
     
Immigration Characteristics Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 2,165 1,110 1,050 37,100 18,990 18,110
Canadian-born population (23) 2,040 1,045 1,000 34,600 17,690 16,905
Foreign-born population (24) 120 60 55 2,385 1,245 1,140
Immigrated before 1991 90 50 40 1,610 895 715
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 25 10 15 775 345 425
Non-permanent residents (26) 0 10 0 120 55 65
     
Aboriginal Population Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 2,165 1,110 1,055 37,105 18,990 18,110
Aboriginal identity population (27) 1,295 650 650 18,730 9,355 9,375
Non-Aboriginal population 865 460 405 18,375 9,640 8,740
     
Visible Minority Status Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 2,160 1,110 1,050 37,100 18,995 18,110
Visible minority population (31) 55 25 25 1,545 730 820
Chinese 15 0 10 255 135 120
South Asian 10 10 0 190 100 85
Black 10 0 10 175 85 90
Filipino 10 0 10 470 175 295
Latin American 0 0 0 60 30 30
Southeast Asian 0 0 0 190 95 95
Arab 0 10 0 80 50 35
West Asian 0 0 0 15 10 10
Korean 10 10 0 20 10 15
Japanese 10 0 0 40 20 20
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Multiple visible minorities (29) 0 0 0 35 10 20
All others (30) 2,110 1,085 1,030 35,555 18,265 17,290
     
Religion Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 2,160 1,105 1,055 37,105 18,990 18,105
Catholic (57) 1,200 620 580 16,990 8,565 8,425
Protestant 540 260 280 11,610 5,735 5,880
Christian Orthodox 10 0 10 130 70 60
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 30 15 15 915 465 455
Muslim 0 0 0 175 110 65
Jewish 0 0 0 30 15 10
Buddhist 10 0 0 155 75 80
Hindu 10 0 0 70 30 40
Sikh 0 0 0 45 25 20
Eastern religions (59) 10 0 0 90 45 50
Other religions (60) 20 10 10 280 140 140
No religious affiliation (61) 340 185 155 6,600 3,720 2,885
     
School Attendance Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 265 135 135 3,470 1,655 1,810
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 120 60 50 1,945 1,005 940
Age group 20-24 attending full time 65 35 35 725 335 385
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 100 50 55 1,330 565 765
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 0 0 10 110 60 55
Age group 20-24 attending part time 0 10 10 170 75 95
     
Highest Level of Schooling Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 445 210 235 8,640 4,245 4,395
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 18.0 19.0 17.0 27.0 30.0 24.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 27.0 26.2 27.7 29.1 27.4 30.5
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 13.5 19.0 6.4 12.7 17.0 8.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 22.5 19.0 25.5 16.3 13.0 19.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 19.1 16.7 21.3 14.9 12.7 17.0
Total population aged 35-44 350 170 180 6,750 3,415 3,335
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.0 23.5 16.7 23.9 24.9 22.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 14.3 11.8 16.7 19.4 17.1 21.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 18.6 23.5 13.9 18.3 25.0 11.4
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 27.1 20.6 33.3 19.7 16.7 22.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 21.4 23.5 19.4 18.7 16.3 21.3
Total population aged 45-64 505 265 240 7,040 3,780 3,265
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.8 20.8 22.9 27.9 26.7 29.2
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 12.9 9.4 16.7 17.3 15.1 19.9
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 20.8 30.2 12.5 18.0 24.5 10.6
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 20.8 18.9 22.9 16.1 13.4 19.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 23.8 22.6 27.1 20.7 20.4 21.1
     
Earnings in 2000 Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 1,300 655 650 21,950 11,605 10,350
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 33,532 36,124 30,904 36,645 41,487 31,218
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 645R 335 305 11,545R 6,395 5,150
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 48,334 51,837 44,489 51,869 57,265 45,166
     
Income in 2000 Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 1,545     25,770    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 30,231     29,030    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 84.4     89.2    
Government transfers - % of income 9.5     7.3    
Other money - % of income 5.8     3.6    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 1,350 680 665 22,460 11,850 10,605
English 1,330 680 655 21,695 11,505 10,190
French 10 10 0 125 30 90
Non-official language 0 0 0 480 245 235
English and French 0 0 0 30 10 15
English and non-official language 10 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 Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 1,100 560 545 18,810 9,960 8,855
Worked at home 55 35 30 795 375 425
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0 15 10 0
No fixed workplace address 70 55 10 1,440 1,200 235
Worked at usual place 975 470 510 16,565 8,375 8,190
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 1,045 525 515 18,005 9,575 8,430
Car, truck, van, as driver 625 330 300 9,285 5,455 3,835
Car, truck, van, as passenger 90 35 60 1,865 730 1,130
Public transit 0 0 0 160 70 90
Walked or bicycled 285 135 150 5,405 2,410 2,995
Other method 40 25 10 1,290 915 370
     
Unpaid Work Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 1,520 750 770 24,640 12,220 12,420
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 1,500 735 760 24,155 11,890 12,265
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 715 305 410 12,980 5,820 7,160
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 300 130 165 4,580 2,105 2,475
     
Labour Force Indicators Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 76.1 77.6 75.2 77.2 80.5 73.6
Employment rate (39) 67.3 67.9 67.1 69.8 72.1 67.4
Unemployment rate (40) 11.2 12.5 9.9 9.5 10.4 8.4
     
Industry Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 1,220 620 595 20,425 10,935 9,490
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 80 60 15 2,030 1,640 385
Manufacturing and construction industries 65 65 10 1,790 1,485 305
Wholesale and retail trade 135 65 70 2,200 1,145 1,055
Finance and real estate 25 10 10 660 290 370
Health and education 340 105 240 3,565 850 2,710
Business services 150 95 55 3,580 2,240 1,340
Other services 425 225 200 6,605 3,275 3,325
     
Occupation Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 1,220 615 600 20,425 10,935 9,490
Management occupations 145 90 55 2,675 1,665 1,005
Business, finance and administration occupations 205 30 180 3,540 725 2,815
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 90 75 20 1,470 1,170 295
Health occupations 55 0 45 800 145 650
Social science, education, government service and religion 200 85 115 2,360 775 1,585
Art, culture, recreation and sport 35 15 15 515 220 295
Sales and service occupations 270 110 160 4,575 1,990 2,580
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 155 145 10 3,380 3,225 150
Occupations unique to primary industry 50 45 10 910 845 60
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 0 0 215 170 50
     
Selected Family Characteristics Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 575     9,700    
Number of married-couple families 310     5,115    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.4     3.5    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 135     2,555    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 3.2     3.2    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 130     2,035    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.8     2.7    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 100     1,535    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.7     2.8    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 30     505    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.6    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 64,981     69,046    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 79,616     81,553    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 37,248     29,696    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 810     12,560    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 260     4,680    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 170     2,515    
One-person households 225     2,785    
Other household types (15) 155     2,590    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 57,088     63,721    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 31,968     32,341    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 68,181     75,021    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 290     5,720    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 530     732    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 520     6,620    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 721     1,065    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Fort Smith, Town Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 810     12,560    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 520     6,675    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 290     5,720    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 685     9,810    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 130     2,750    
Average value of dwelling ($) 85,230     139,384    
     

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