Comox - Town, British Columbia, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 4,110
2 persons: 2,520
Here:

61.3%
State:

52.1%
3 persons: 725
Here:

17.6%
State:

21.3%
4 persons: 620
Here:

15.1%
State:

19.3%
5 or more persons: 245
Here:

6.0%
State:

7.3%

Comox Family Size

Married couples: 3,090
Here:

86.2%
State:

84.7%
Common-law couples: 500
Here:

13.9%
State:

15.3%
Female lone parent: 430
Here:

81.9%
State:

78.5%
Male lone parent: 95
Here:

18.1%
State:

21.5%

Family types in this town

Children in Families

Total children in families: 3,285
Average number of children at home
Here:

0.8
State:

1.0
Under six years of age: 675
Here:

20.5%
State:

21.1%
6 to 14 years: 1,305
Here:

39.7%
State:

33.3%
15 to 17 years: 485
Here:

14.8%
State:

12.7%
18 to 24 years: 585
Here:

17.8%
State:

20.8%
25 years and over: 240
Here:

7.3%
State:

12.1%

Age of children in families in this town

Number of children - Married couples

Number of children - Common-law couples

Number of children - Female lone parent

Number of children - Male lone parent

Households characteristics

Average number of persons per family
Here:

2.7
State:

2.8

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 13,285
Male:

6,275
Female:

7,010
Living with relatives
Total: 165
Here:

1.2%
Province:

2.4%
Male: 70
This town:

1.1%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 95
This town:

1.4%
Province:

2.9%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 385
Here:

2.9%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Male: 210
This town:

3.3%
British Columbia:

5.3%
Female: 170
This town:

2.4%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Living alone
Total: 1,755
This town:

13.2%
Province:

11.5%
Male: 640
This town:

10.2%
Province:

10.8%
Female: 1,115
This town:

15.9%
British Columbia:

12.3%
Living with census family
Total: 10,985
Here:

82.7%
Province:

81.3%
Male: 5,355
Here:

85.3%
Province:

81.9%
Female: 5,630
This town:

80.3%
Province:

80.7%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 3,235
Male:

1,480
Female:

1,750
Living with relatives
Total: 60
Here:

1.9%
Province:

5.1%
Male: 15
This town:

1.0%
British Columbia:

2.5%
Female: 45
Here:

2.6%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 60
This town:

1.9%
British Columbia:

2.1%
Male: 30
This town:

2.0%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Female: 30
This town:

1.7%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Living alone
Total: 910
Here:

28.1%
British Columbia:

25.7%
Male: 240
This town:

16.2%
British Columbia:

16.9%
Female: 665
This town:

38.0%
British Columbia:

33.5%
Living with census family
Total: 2,205
Here:

68.2%
Province:

67.1%
Male: 1,195
Here:

80.7%
British Columbia:

78.3%
Female: 1,005
This town:

57.4%
Province:

57.1%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 2,090
Here:

35.0%
State:

26.0%
One-family households with children: 1,315
Here:

22.0%
State:

24.9%
Lone-parent-family households: 425
Here:

7.1%
State:

8.1%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 50
Here:

0.8%
State:

1.3%
One-family households with children with persons not in a family: 60
Here:

1.0%
State:

2.4%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 70
Here:

1.2%
State:

1.4%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 45
Here:

0.8%
State:

2.9%
One-person households: 1,755
Here:

29.4%
State:

28.3%
Two-or-more-person households: 155
Here:

2.6%
State:

4.7%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.2
State:

2.5
1 person: 1,755
Here:

29.4%
State:

28.3%
2 persons: 2,495
Here:

41.8%
State:

34.8%
3 persons: 765
Here:

12.8%
State:

15.0%
4 persons: 655
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.5%
5 persons: 225
Here:

3.8%
State:

5.2%
6 or more persons: 80
Here:

1.3%
State:

3.3%

Households sizes in Comox





Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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