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Number of census families: 12,315

This city Family Size

2 persons: 7,955
Here:

64.6%
State:

52.1%
3 persons: 2,115
Here:

17.2%
State:

21.3%
4 persons: 1,675
Here:

13.6%
State:

19.3%
5 or more persons: 575
Here:

4.7%
State:

7.3%

Family types in this city

Married couples: 8,690
Here:

83.9%
State:

84.7%
Common-law couples: 1,670
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.3%
Female lone parent: 1,530
Here:

78.1%
State:

78.5%
Male lone parent: 425
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.5%

Children in Families

Total children in families: 9,345
Average number of children at home
Here:

0.8
State:

1.0

Age of children in families in Penticton

Under six years of age: 2,000
Here:

21.4%
State:

21.1%
6 to 14 years: 3,235
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.3%
15 to 17 years: 1,325
Here:

14.2%
State:

12.7%
18 to 24 years: 1,850
Here:

19.8%
State:

20.8%
25 years and over: 940
Here:

10.1%
State:

12.1%

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:

2.6
State:

2.8

Persons in private households


Number of persons in private households: 41,125
Male:

19,605
Female:

21,525

Persons in private households

Living with relatives
Total: 840
Here:

2.0%
Province:

2.4%
Male: 355
This city:

1.8%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 485
This city:

2.3%
Province:

2.9%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 1,895
Here:

4.6%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Male: 1,110
Here:

5.7%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 785
This city:

3.6%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Living alone
Total: 6,370
This city:

15.5%
British Columbia:

11.5%
Male: 2,515
This city:

12.8%
British Columbia:

10.8%
Female: 3,855
This city:

17.9%
Province:

12.3%
Living with census family
Total: 32,020
This city:

77.9%
British Columbia:

81.3%
Male: 15,625
This city:

79.7%
Province:

81.9%
Female: 16,400
Here:

76.2%
Province:

80.7%

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 10,170
Male:

4,615
Female:

5,560

Persons over 65 years in private households

Living with relatives
Total: 250
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

5.1%
Male: 60
Here:

1.3%
Province:

2.5%
Female: 190
This city:

3.4%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 245
Here:

2.4%
Province:

2.1%
Male: 140
Here:

3.0%
Province:

2.2%
Female: 100
This city:

1.8%
Province:

2.0%
Living alone
Total: 3,100
This city:

30.5%
British Columbia:

25.7%
Male: 895
This city:

19.4%
Province:

16.9%
Female: 2,210
Here:

39.7%
British Columbia:

33.5%
Living with census family
Total: 6,580
This city:

64.7%
British Columbia:

67.1%
Male: 3,525
Here:

76.4%
British Columbia:

78.3%
Female: 3,050
This city:

54.9%
British Columbia:

57.1%

Households types

Households types in this city

One-family households without children: 6,245
Here:

32.5%
State:

26.0%
One-family households with children: 3,245
Here:

16.9%
State:

24.9%
Lone-parent-family households: 1,505
Here:

7.8%
State:

8.1%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 225
Here:

1.2%
State:

1.3%
One-family households with children with persons not in a family: 240
Here:

1.3%
State:

2.4%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 300
Here:

1.6%
State:

1.4%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 275
Here:

1.4%
State:

2.9%
One-person households: 6,370
Here:

33.2%
State:

28.3%
Two-or-more-person households: 795
Here:

4.1%
State:

4.7%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.1
State:

2.5

Households sizes in Penticton

1 person: 6,370
Here:

33.2%
State:

28.3%
2 persons: 7,820
Here:

40.7%
State:

34.8%
3 persons: 2,295
Here:

12.0%
State:

15.0%
4 persons: 1,835
Here:

9.6%
State:

13.5%
5 persons: 570
Here:

3.0%
State:

5.2%
6 or more persons: 315
Here:

1.6%
State:

3.3%

Families income in 2005

Average family income in Penticton in 2005

All census families
Here:

53,875 CAD
State:

62,346 CAD
Married couple families
Here:

60,453 CAD
State:

69,207 CAD
Common law couple families
Here:

49,347 CAD
State:

62,202 CAD
Lone parent families
Here:

32,848 CAD
State:

35,437 CAD
Female lone parent families
Here:

30,555 CAD
State:

33,592 CAD
Male lone parent families
Here:

43,685 CAD
State:

45,332 CAD

Average after-tax family income in this city in 2005

All census families
Here:

48,252 CAD
State:

54,737 CAD
Married couple families
Here:

52,655 CAD
State:

60,126 CAD
Common law couple families
Here:

45,282 CAD
State:

54,288 CAD
Lone parent families
Here:

31,514 CAD
State:

33,431 CAD
Female lone parent families
Here:

29,683 CAD
State:

31,946 CAD
Male lone parent families
Here:

40,580 CAD
State:

40,649 CAD

Households income in 2005

Average household income


Average household income in Penticton in 2005

All households
Here:

43,709 CAD
State:

52,709 CAD
Couple households with children
Here:

72,197 CAD
State:

79,509 CAD
Couple households without children
Here:

55,102 CAD
State:

63,969 CAD
One-person households
Here:

22,348 CAD
State:

27,773 CAD
Other household types
Here:

41,314 CAD
State:

47,266 CAD

Average after-tax household income

Average after-tax household income in Penticton in 2005

All households
Here:

39,163 CAD
State:

46,472 CAD
Couple households with children
Here:

62,580 CAD
State:

68,639 CAD
Couple households without children
Here:

48,487 CAD
State:

55,748 CAD
One-person households
Here:

21,008 CAD
State:

24,987 CAD
Other household types
Here:

38,210 CAD
State:

43,242 CAD

Payment for occupied houses

Median monthly payments for owner-occupied houses
Here:

609 CAD
State:

876 CAD
Median monthly payments for rented houses
Here:

671 CAD
State:

752 CAD

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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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