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Population in 2011: 11,583
Population in 2006: 10,994
Population in 2001: 10,754

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

5.4%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

2.2%
British Columbia:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 5,406
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4,859
Land area (km2): 24.37

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

475.4
Nearby towns and cities:

359.0


Dawson Creek population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Schools in this city

Ski areas located in this city

  • Bear Mountain Ski Hill

Stadiums located in this city

  • EnCana Events Centre

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 285
This city:

2.6%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 145
This city:

2.7%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 140
Here:

2.5%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,470
This city:

13.4%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 735
This city:

13.6%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 735
Here:

13.3%
British Columbia:

4.9%

Dawson Creek Minority Population Characteristics

Dawson Creek citizenship and immigration Details

Airports in Dawson Creek

  • Dawson Creek Airport (IATA: YDQ, ICAO: CYDQ)
  • Dawson Creek Water Aerodrome
  • Dawson Creek

Newspapers located in Dawson Creek

  • Dawson Creek Daily News

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 4,995
Here:

53.1%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 2,500
Here:

54.6%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 2,495
Here:

51.7%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 4,420
This city:

46.9%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 2,080
This city:

45.4%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 2,340
Here:

48.4%
Province:

43.6%

This city - Married

Dawson Creek - Not married

Dawson Creek marital status details

Companies located in Dawson Creek

  • World Professional Chuckwagon Association

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in Dawson Creek

Average family income in Dawson Creek in 2005

Dawson Creek families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Dawson Creek

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Dawson Creek

Universities located in Dawson Creek

  • Northern Lights College

Radio stations in this city

  • CJDC (890 kHz)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

28,141 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

26,856 CAD
Province:

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

12.4%
British Columbia:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for this city

TV stations in Dawson Creek

  • CJDC-TV (Analog: 5 VHF, Digital: 31 UHF)

Sports teams in this city

  • Dawson Creek Canucks (Hockey)
  • Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks (Hockey)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

36.2
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

81.3%
British Columbia:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Notable people related to this city

Birthplace of:
  • Cody Hay (Figure Skater)
  • Bob Zimmer (Politician)
  • Gabriel Bergen (Sportsman)
  • Ione Christensen (Politician)
  • Phil Sykes (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Kris Brand (Volleyball Player)
  • Hector Daniel Lang (Politician)
  • Ron White
  • Dan Brennan (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Wayne Morrin (Ice Hockey Player)

Mobility status in 2006

Dawson Creek - Place of residence in 2005

Dawson Creek - Place of residence in 2001

Dawson Creek mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
This city:

71.8%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This city:

67.5%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

6.1%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Dawson Creek

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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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