Dawson Creek - City, British Columbia, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 3,065
2 persons: 1,530
Here:

49.9%
State:

52.1%
3 persons: 735
Here:

24.0%
State:

21.3%
4 persons: 560
Here:

18.3%
State:

19.3%
5 or more persons: 240
Here:

7.8%
State:

7.3%

This city Family Size

Married couples: 1,840
Here:

75.9%
State:

84.7%
Common-law couples: 590
Here:

24.3%
State:

15.3%
Female lone parent: 495
Here:

78.0%
State:

78.5%
Male lone parent: 140
Here:

22.0%
State:

21.5%

Family types in Dawson Creek

Children in Families

Total children in families: 3,280
Average number of children at home
Here:

1.1
State:

1.0
Under six years of age: 890
Here:

27.1%
State:

21.1%
6 to 14 years: 1,250
Here:

38.1%
State:

33.3%
15 to 17 years: 430
Here:

13.1%
State:

12.7%
18 to 24 years: 505
Here:

15.4%
State:

20.8%
25 years and over: 205
Here:

6.3%
State:

12.1%

Age of children in families in this city

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:

2.9
State:

2.8

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 11,245
Male:

5,540
Female:

5,700
Living with relatives
Total: 240
Here:

2.1%
Province:

2.4%
Male: 130
Here:

2.3%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Female: 105
Here:

1.8%
British Columbia:

2.9%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 635
Here:

5.6%
Province:

4.7%
Male: 385
This city:

6.9%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 250
Here:

4.4%
Province:

4.1%
Living alone
Total: 1,595
This city:

14.2%
Province:

11.5%
Male: 725
This city:

13.1%
British Columbia:

10.8%
Female: 875
This city:

15.4%
British Columbia:

12.3%
Living with census family
Total: 8,770
Here:

78.0%
British Columbia:

81.3%
Male: 4,305
This city:

77.7%
British Columbia:

81.9%
Female: 4,465
Here:

78.3%
Province:

80.7%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 1,315
Male:

555
Female:

755
Living with relatives
Total: 30
This city:

2.3%
British Columbia:

5.1%
Male: 15
This city:

2.7%
British Columbia:

2.5%
Female: 20
This city:

2.6%
Province:

7.4%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 35
Here:

2.7%
Province:

2.1%
Male: 20
This city:

3.6%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Female: 15
This city:

2.0%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Living alone
Total: 540
This city:

41.1%
Province:

25.7%
Male: 145
This city:

26.1%
British Columbia:

16.9%
Female: 395
Here:

52.3%
British Columbia:

33.5%
Living with census family
Total: 705
This city:

53.6%
Province:

67.1%
Male: 380
Here:

68.5%
British Columbia:

78.3%
Female: 330
Here:

43.7%
Province:

57.1%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 1,075
Here:

22.1%
State:

26.0%
One-family households with children: 1,160
Here:

23.9%
State:

24.9%
Lone-parent-family households: 495
Here:

10.2%
State:

8.1%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 55
Here:

1.1%
State:

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

1.2%
State:

2.4%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 90
Here:

1.9%
State:

1.4%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 65
Here:

1.3%
State:

2.9%
One-person households: 1,595
Here:

32.8%
State:

28.3%
Two-or-more-person households: 270
Here:

5.6%
State:

4.7%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.3
State:

2.5
1 person: 1,595
Here:

32.8%
State:

28.3%
2 persons: 1,560
Here:

32.1%
State:

34.8%
3 persons: 775
Here:

15.9%
State:

15.0%
4 persons: 595
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.5%
5 persons: 225
Here:

4.6%
State:

5.2%
6 or more persons: 105
Here:

2.2%
State:

3.3%

Households sizes in this city





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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