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2006 Community Profiles

 
Edmundston
New Brunswick
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 16,643   729,997
Population in 2001 1 17,373   729,498
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -4.2   0.1
Total private dwellings 2 7,804   331,619
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 7,361   295,871
Population density per square kilometre 155.7   10.2
Land area (square km) 106.92   71,355.12
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 16,645 7,770 8,870   729,995 355,500 374,500
0 to 4 years 645 320 325   34,435 17,555 16,875
5 to 9 years 720 360 360   38,875 20,070 18,810
10 to 14 years 850 420 425   44,940 23,030 21,910
15 to 19 years 920 440 475   47,700 24,465 23,235
20 to 24 years 940 475 465   44,625 22,310 22,320
25 to 29 years 900 415 485   41,805 20,280 21,525
30 to 34 years 905 465 445   45,695 22,015 23,675
35 to 39 years 980 475 500   49,415 24,090 25,320
40 to 44 years 1,325 615 710   60,035 29,350 30,680
45 to 49 years 1,590 735 855   61,435 30,100 31,330
50 to 54 years 1,545 740 800   58,640 28,645 29,990
55 to 59 years 1,440 705 735   54,435 27,005 27,435
60 to 64 years 1,005 490 515   40,330 20,085 20,245
65 to 69 years 775 335 440   31,285 15,330 15,960
70 to 74 years 730 295 425   25,565 11,860 13,700
75 to 79 years 580 235 350   20,485 8,765 11,715
80 to 84 years 485 165 315   16,200 6,280 9,920
85 years and over 305 75 235   14,105 4,255 9,850
Median age of the population 5 45.4 44.2 46.5   41.5 40.7 42.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.7 85.8 87.5   83.8 82.9 84.6
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 14,435 6,670 7,765   611,745 294,845 316,900
Not in a common-law relationship 12,360 5,635 6,725   550,075 264,075 286,000
In a common-law relationship 2,070 1,030 1,040   61,670 30,770 30,900
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 14,435 6,670 7,765   611,745 294,840 316,905
Never legally married (single) 8 4,850 2,375 2,475   197,350 104,150 93,200
Legally married (and not separated) 9 6,570 3,285 3,285   306,025 153,075 152,955
Separated, but still legally married 10 765 345 410   24,620 11,225 13,395
Divorced 11 1,015 465 550   41,150 18,530 22,620
Widowed 12 1,235 190 1,045   42,595 7,860 34,735
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 7,380   295,960
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 59.3   71.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.9   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.7   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.7   4.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 17.8   12.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.9   1.3
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 4.8   4.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 5,010   223,375
Number of rented dwellings 17 2,375   71,235
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 5,685   211,225
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,700   84,730
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.3   9.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.1   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.1   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 106,564   119,549
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 5,020   217,790
Number of married-couple families 22 3,235   151,210
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,040   31,000
Number of lone-parent families 740   35,585
Number of female lone-parent families 640   29,150
Number of male lone-parent families 100   6,435
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,297   52,878
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 64,922   60,726
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 54,968   49,137
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,585   28,416
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,423   26,810
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 36,226   35,859
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 48,640   46,198
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 55,148   52,000
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 47,391   43,211
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,130   27,375
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,397   26,152
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 34,446   32,559
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 7,385   295,960
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,715   79,580
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 2,530   97,290
One-person households 2,200   71,940
Other household types 28 940   47,145
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,551   45,194
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,114   69,945
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,416   52,132
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,565   21,294
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,968   36,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,154   39,984
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 63,438   59,630
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,430   45,524
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,766   19,580
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,273   33,809
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 476   558
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 635   551
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 16,290 7,670 8,620   719,650 351,150 368,500
English only 750 300 455   463,190 226,625 236,565
French only 15,215 7,205 8,010   232,980 113,110 119,865
English and French 100 55 45   4,450 2,060 2,385
Other language(s) 33 215 115 105   19,025 9,345 9,680
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 16,290 7,670 8,615   719,650 351,145 368,500
English only 205 55 150   405,045 201,550 203,495
French only 5,820 2,540 3,280   73,750 34,590 39,165
English and French 10,235 5,060 5,175   240,085 114,615 125,470
Neither English nor French 30 20 10   765 390 375
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 16,290 7,670 8,615   719,650 351,145 368,500
English 655 245 415   494,210 241,270 252,940
French 15,425 7,300 8,120   211,665 103,240 108,420
Non-official language 125 70 55   8,355 4,210 4,145
English and French 75 45 30   4,295 1,875 2,420
English and non-official language 0 0 0   965 455 510
French and non-official language 10 0 0   130 90 40
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 10 20
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 16,285 7,670 8,620   719,650 351,145 368,500
Non-immigrants 37 15,810 7,490 8,320   690,695 337,645 353,050
Immigrants 38 415 145 270   26,400 12,190 14,205
Before 1991 260 85 175   18,070 8,320 9,750
1991 to 2000 110 25 80   4,030 1,825 2,205
2001 to 2006 39 50 30 20   4,295 2,045 2,250
Non-permanent residents 40 60 35 25   2,560 1,315 1,245
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 16,290 7,670 8,620   719,650 351,150 368,500
Canadian citizens 16,060 7,560 8,500   708,465 345,980 362,485
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,705 1,335 1,375   146,275 75,495 70,775
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 13,355 6,225 7,130   562,195 270,480 291,710
Not Canadian citizens 42 225 110 115   11,185 5,170 6,010
Table: Generation status
Generation status Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 14,080 6,570 7,505   601,425 290,500 310,920
1st generation 44 455 160 295   28,330 13,385 14,950
2nd generation 45 490 265 225   33,240 16,095 17,150
3rd generation or more 46 13,135 6,145 6,990   539,850 261,030 278,825
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 16,180 7,600 8,580   712,855 347,590 365,260
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 14,645 6,865 7,780   626,895 306,095 320,800
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,070 500 570   47,960 23,110 24,850
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 350 160 185   24,970 11,725 13,240
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 110 65 45   10,680 5,515 5,165
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   2,350 1,145 1,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 15,685 7,325 8,360   685,145 333,585 351,565
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 10,825 5,130 5,695   462,160 226,775 235,385
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 3,455 1,515 1,945   116,530 55,655 60,870
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 835 380 455   67,285 31,660 35,620
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 440 215 225   31,570 15,795 15,775
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 130 85 45   7,600 3,690 3,915
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 16,290 7,675 8,615   719,650 351,150 368,500
Aboriginal identity population 50 215 100 120   17,655 8,645 9,005
Non-Aboriginal identity population 16,075 7,575 8,500   701,995 342,505 359,490
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 14,075 6,570 7,505   601,420 290,500 310,925
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,845 1,685 2,160   176,660 89,390 87,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 3,670 1,635 2,030   156,365 71,840 84,520
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,090 1,240 855   65,075 42,060 23,010
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,775 830 945   105,670 44,790 60,880
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 790 265 525   19,555 6,930 12,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,905 915 990   78,110 35,485 42,625
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,860 920 940   91,990 47,150 44,835
No certificate, diploma or degree 690 370 320   38,615 21,050 17,565
High school certificate or equivalent 55 720 360 360   34,770 17,750 17,015
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 105 40 60   3,340 1,895 1,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 205 95 110   8,315 3,855 4,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 15   1,305 630 675
University certificate, diploma or degree 115 45 75   5,650 1,965 3,680
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,800 885 915   86,860 41,755 45,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 205 90 120   9,525 5,660 3,860
High school certificate or equivalent 58 465 255 205   23,760 12,620 11,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 225 135 90   7,980 4,800 3,175
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 445 240 200   24,005 10,520 13,485
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 50 10 40   2,775 1,040 1,735
University certificate, diploma or degree 405 155 250   18,825 7,115 11,710
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 7,800 3,760 4,040   321,350 157,130 164,220
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,535 755 780   76,130 40,305 35,825
High school certificate or equivalent 61 2,095 905 1,190   81,355 35,705 45,650
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,475 850 630   42,570 27,790 14,780
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 980 435 550   62,800 26,545 36,255
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 545 185 360   11,645 4,205 7,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,165 625 535   46,845 22,580 24,270
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 14,080 6,570 7,510   601,420 290,500 310,920
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,515 3,320 4,200   333,020 161,230 171,790
Education 660 210 450   23,875 6,160 17,720
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 90 50 40   4,750 2,265 2,490
Humanities 185 105 75   11,485 5,065 6,415
Social and behavioural sciences and law 310 105 205   16,905 5,570 11,340
Business, management and public administration 1,615 460 1,155   63,085 17,025 46,055
Physical and life sciences and technologies 75 55 25   5,965 3,070 2,895
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 160 90 70   10,695 6,155 4,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,540 1,505 30   63,765 60,740 3,025
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 200 165 40   6,725 5,300 1,420
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,155 190 965   38,730 5,750 32,980
Personal, protective and transportation services 550 315 235   22,330 12,130 10,205
Other 64 20 0 10   85 30 50
Table: Location of study
Location of study Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 14,080 6,570 7,505   601,420 290,500 310,920
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,520 3,325 4,200   333,020 161,230 171,790
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,560 3,250 3,310   268,400 129,270 139,135
Inside Canada 6,380 3,175 3,200   256,865 123,225 133,635
Outside Canada 185 70 110   11,540 6,045 5,495
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 14,075 6,570 7,510   601,420 290,500 310,925
In the labour force 67 8,710 4,460 4,255   382,970 199,945 183,020
Employed 68 8,020 4,135 3,885   344,770 177,585 167,185
Unemployed 69 695 325 370   38,195 22,355 15,835
Not in the labour force 70 5,365 2,115 3,250   218,455 90,555 127,900
Participation rate 71 61.9 67.9 56.7   63.7 68.8 58.9
Employment rate 72 57.0 62.9 51.7   57.3 61.1 53.8
Unemployment rate 73 8.0 7.3 8.7   10.0 11.2 8.7
Table: Occupation
Occupation Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 8,560 4,385 4,175   376,980 196,910 180,075
A Management occupations 75 625 365 255   29,555 18,365 11,185
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,420 410 1,010   67,695 18,070 49,620
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 365 300 65   19,705 15,695 4,010
D Health occupations 830 160 675   24,010 3,805 20,205
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 595 210 385   27,690 8,845 18,840
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 160 80 85   7,325 3,245 4,080
G Sales and service occupations 2,295 875 1,415   98,040 39,540 58,495
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,405 1,345 55   62,015 59,155 2,855
I Occupations unique to primary industry 145 130 15   19,020 15,860 3,155
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 715 510 200   21,925 14,310 7,615
Table: Industry
Industry Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 8,560 4,385 4,175   376,985 196,905 180,075
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 210 180 35   26,150 20,990 5,160
Construction 410 375 40   25,415 23,080 2,330
Manufacturing 1,465 1,110 355   40,700 28,365 12,335
Wholesale trade 140 105 35   13,500 9,670 3,830
Retail trade 1,190 625 560   44,290 19,310 24,980
Finance and real estate 360 145 215   15,870 6,040 9,825
Health care and social services 1,480 275 1,205   43,030 6,980 36,050
Educational services 550 175 370   24,615 7,995 16,615
Business services 895 555 340   63,835 37,370 26,465
Other services 1,855 830 1,025   79,580 37,105 42,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 12,840 5,855 6,985   545,390 256,335 289,055
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 12,640 5,740 6,900   539,035 252,390 286,645
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 4,790 2,040 2,755   214,970 93,075 121,895
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 2,970 1,120 1,850   111,030 44,805 66,225
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 9,295 4,765 4,525   417,320 216,825 200,495
English 480 225 255   304,095 160,580 143,510
French 8,380 4,270 4,105   99,085 49,405 49,685
Non-official language 10 10 0   1,040 585 455
English and French 415 255 165   12,710 6,075 6,635
English and non-official language 0 0 0   355 160 195
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 10 10 0   30 25 10
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 8,020 4,135 3,885   344,775 177,585 167,185
Worked at home 425 245 180   20,240 9,965 10,270
Worked outside Canada 145 55 90   1,460 915 550
No fixed workplace address 610 500 110   36,150 28,535 7,620
Worked at usual place 6,830 3,330 3,500   286,915 138,170 148,750
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 6,030 2,775 3,260   133,260 62,470 70,790
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 540 380 165   100,330 47,140 53,195
Worked in a different census division (county) 190 135 55   49,405 26,050 23,355
Worked in a different province 70 40 25   3,920 2,515 1,405
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 7,445 3,830 3,615   323,070 166,705 156,360
Car, truck, van, as driver 6,110 3,205 2,905   251,625 134,640 116,980
Car, truck, van, as passenger 550 210 340   36,090 14,660 21,430
Public transit 45 15 25   6,360 2,570 3,795
Walked or bicycled 625 340 290   23,500 11,695 11,800
All other modes 110 65 50   5,495 3,140 2,355
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 16,290 7,675 8,615   719,650 351,145 368,505
Total visible minority population 85 160 75 85   13,345 6,745 6,595
Chinese 15 0 10   2,450 1,160 1,285
South Asian 86 0 10 0   1,960 1,060 895
Black 45 25 20   4,455 2,290 2,165
Filipino 0 0 0   530 210 320
Latin American 15 10 10   720 365 350
Southeast Asian 87 10 0 10   445 165 275
Arab 10 0 0   840 525 315
West Asian 88 0 0 0   550 275 275
Korean 10 10 0   625 310 315
Japanese 0 0 0   170 65 100
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   150 90 65
Multiple visible minority 90 45 20 25   455 215 240
Not a visible minority 91 16,130 7,595 8,530   706,305 344,400 361,900
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 9,210 4,765 4,435   409,085 213,330 195,750
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,504 29,806 18,409   21,534 26,692 17,352
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 4,785 2,770 2,020   198,770 109,510 89,260
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 36,027 40,367 30,587   35,288 40,028 30,220
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Edmundston, City   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 13,430 6,370 7,065   573,785 279,510 294,275
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,835 30,141 17,894   22,000 28,019 17,586
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,595 26,272 16,925   20,063 24,716 16,728
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 71.0 75.1 65.3   71.1 74.2 66.6
Government transfers - As a % of total income 16.0 11.6 22.2   16.5 13.1 21.3
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 13.2 12.5   12.4 12.7 12.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 16,110 7,620 8,490   709,060 345,605 363,455
% in low income before tax - All persons 13.3 10.9 15.5   13.5 12.0 14.9
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.3 8.3 10.1   9.3 8.7 10.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 15.9 16.2 16.0   16.2 16.4 16.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.6 12.9 12.7   11.6 11.7 11.5

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Edmundston, New Brunswick (Code1313027) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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