Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 316,575
2 persons: 152,855
Here:

48.3%
State:

48.5%
3 persons: 69,535
Here:

22.0%
State:

21.4%
4 persons: 65,275
Here:

20.6%
State:

20.4%
5 or more persons: 28,905
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.7%

Edmonton Family Size

Married couples: 224,885
Here:

84.5%
State:

84.1%
Common-law couples: 41,340
Here:

15.5%
State:

15.9%
Female lone parent: 39,040
Here:

77.5%
State:

76.7%
Male lone parent: 11,315
Here:

22.5%
State:

23.3%

Family types in Edmonton

Children in Families

Total children in families: 347,600
Average number of children at home
Here:

1.1
State:

1.1
Under six years of age: 85,945
Here:

24.7%
State:

25.9%
6 to 14 years: 116,280
Here:

33.5%
State:

35.2%
15 to 17 years: 41,405
Here:

11.9%
State:

12.2%
18 to 24 years: 69,780
Here:

20.1%
State:

18.4%
25 years and over: 34,180
Here:

9.8%
State:

8.2%

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:

3.0

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 1,139,485
Male:

570,020
Female:

569,465
Living with relatives
Total: 30,605
Here:

2.7%
Alberta:

2.4%
Male: 14,570
Here:

2.6%
Alberta:

2.4%
Female: 16,035
Here:

2.8%
Province:

2.5%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 61,565
Here:

5.4%
Province:

5.3%
Male: 36,865
Here:

6.5%
Province:

6.3%
Female: 24,700
This city:

4.3%
Province:

4.2%
Living alone
Total: 116,920
Here:

10.3%
Alberta:

9.6%
Male: 57,195
This city:

10.0%
Province:

9.4%
Female: 59,720
Here:

10.5%
Province:

9.8%
Living with census family
Total: 930,395
This city:

81.7%
Province:

82.7%
Male: 461,390
Here:

80.9%
Province:

81.9%
Female: 469,010
This city:

82.4%
Alberta:

83.6%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 119,025
Male:

54,655
Female:

64,370
Living with relatives
Total: 5,740
This city:

4.8%
Province:

4.3%
Male: 1,290
Here:

2.4%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 4,450
This city:

6.9%
Alberta:

6.2%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 2,390
Here:

2.0%
Alberta:

2.0%
Male: 1,195
This city:

2.2%
Alberta:

2.1%
Female: 1,195
This city:

1.9%
Province:

1.9%
Living alone
Total: 30,045
Here:

25.2%
Alberta:

25.0%
Male: 8,610
This city:

15.8%
Alberta:

15.8%
Female: 21,435
Here:

33.3%
Province:

33.0%
Living with census family
Total: 80,845
This city:

67.9%
Province:

68.7%
Male: 43,560
This city:

79.7%
Alberta:

79.8%
Female: 37,285
Here:

57.9%
Province:

58.9%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 108,195
Here:

24.0%
State:

25.5%
One-family households with children: 128,685
Here:

28.5%
State:

29.5%
Lone-parent-family households: 37,685
Here:

8.4%
State:

7.7%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 6,500
Here:

1.4%
State:

1.5%
One-family households with children with persons not in a family: 9,415
Here:

2.1%
State:

2.1%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 7,500
Here:

1.7%
State:

1.6%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 9,030
Here:

2.0%
State:

2.0%
One-person households: 116,920
Here:

25.9%
State:

24.7%
Two-or-more-person households: 26,855
Here:

6.0%
State:

5.6%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.5
State:

2.6
1 person: 116,915
Here:

25.9%
State:

24.7%
2 persons: 151,525
Here:

33.6%
State:

34.3%
3 persons: 73,630
Here:

16.3%
State:

16.2%
4 persons: 67,700
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.2%
5 persons: 26,610
Here:

5.9%
State:

6.1%
6 or more persons: 14,410
Here:

3.2%
State:

3.5%

Households sizes in Edmonton





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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