Creston - Town, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 5,306
Population in 2006: 4,826
Population in 2001: 4,795
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

9.9%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town:

0.6%
Province:

5.3%

Total private houses: 2,679
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 2,464
Land area (km2): 8.47

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

626.8
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8
Creston population and houses statistics

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

15,012 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

20,019 CAD
British Columbia:

24,867 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This town:

19.3%
British Columbia:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for this town

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This town:

43.0%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

40.4%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This town:

5.7%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Labour force activity in Creston

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Creston


This town schools

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 75
This town:

1.6%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 25
Here:

1.1%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 50
This town:

2.0%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 160
This town:

3.4%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 85
Here:

3.9%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 75
This town:

3.0%
Province:

4.9%

Creston Minority Population Characteristics

Creston citizenship and immigration Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This town:

55.2
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

87.9%
Province:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this town

Federal Corporations In Creston

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,825
This town:

60.6%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 1,420
This town:

66.2%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 1,405
Here:

55.8%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,835
Here:

39.3%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 725
This town:

33.8%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 1,110
Here:

44.0%
British Columbia:

43.6%

This town - Marital Status

Creston marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in Creston

Average family income in this town in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Creston

First official language spoken in this town

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Creston

Mobility status in 2006

Creston - Place of residence in 2005

This town - Place of residence in 2001

Creston mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Creston

Federal Corporations Located in this town

Hospitals inside this town

Radio stations Located in this town



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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