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Peace River - Town, Alberta, Canada





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Population in 2011: 6,744
Population in 2006: 6,315
Population in 2001: 6,240

2006 to 2011 Population Change
This town:

6.8%
Alberta:

10.8%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
Here:

1.2%
Province:

10.6%

Total private houses: 2,894
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 2,591
Land area (km2): 25.92

Population density per square kilometre
This town:

260.2
Province:

5.7


Peace River population and houses statistics

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Radio stations inside this town

  • CKKX-FM (106.1)
  • CKYL-AM (610)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

32.5
Alberta:

36.5
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

78.0%
Alberta:

81.2%

This town Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Peace River

Airports inside this town

  • Peace River Airport (ICAO: CYPE)

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 175
Here:

2.8%
Province:

13.9%
Male: 80
Here:

2.6%
Alberta:

13.7%
Female: 90
Here:

3.0%
Alberta:

14.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 875
This town:

14.2%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 405
This town:

13.0%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 470
This town:

15.4%
Province:

5.9%

Peace River Minority

This town Citizenship and Immigration Details

Martial Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,095
Here:

58.9%
Alberta:

59.3%
Male: 1,565
Here:

59.8%
Alberta:

59.7%
Female: 1,535
This town:

58.0%
Province:

59.0%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,160
Here:

41.1%
Alberta:

40.7%
Male: 1,045
Here:

40.0%
Province:

40.3%
Female: 1,115
Here:

42.2%
Alberta:

41.0%

This town - Married

Peace River - Not married

Peace River Marital Status Details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in this town

Average family income in Peace River in 2005

Peace River Families And Households Characteristics

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in this town

Participation rate
Here:

81.5%
Alberta:

74.0%
Employment rate
This town:

77.6%
Alberta:

70.9%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.8%
Alberta:

4.3%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Peace River

Hospitals Located in this town

  • Peace River Community Health Centre

Federal Corporations inside this town

  • 7181175 CANADA LIMITED
  • 7631871 Canada Inc.
  • Bonavin Professional Services Inc.
  • Chrome Colt Enterprises Ltd.
  • CREE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF ALBERTA
  • PEACE RIVER BOARD OF TRADE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • ROB WRIGHT BUILDING MATERIALS LTD.
  • ULTRA HELICOPTERS LTD.
  • WHYBURD ENTERPRISES INC.
  • WHYNITO MANAGEMENT INC.

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this town

First official language spoken in Peace River

Mother tongue - this town

Most used at home - Peace River

Other used at home - this town

Used at work - this town

Language Details for this town

Mobility Status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

Peace River - Place of residence in 2001

Peace River Mobility Details

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this town

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

33,744 CAD
Province:

29,738 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

33,558 CAD
Alberta:

28,896 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

9.1%
Alberta:

12.2%
Earings and Income details for Peace River

Education

Education attainment in this town

Major field of study

Education in Peace River

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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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