St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 12,125
2 persons: 6,265
Here:

51.7%
State:

46.7%
3 persons: 2,675
Here:

22.1%
State:

22.5%
4 persons: 2,285
Here:

18.8%
State:

21.7%
5 or more persons: 890
Here:

7.3%
State:

9.1%

St. Thomas Family Size

Married couples: 8,335
Here:

83.3%
State:

86.9%
Common-law couples: 1,670
Here:

16.7%
State:

13.1%
Female lone parent: 1,695
Here:

80.1%
State:

80.5%
Male lone parent: 425
Here:

20.1%
State:

19.5%

Family types in St. Thomas

Children in Families

Total children in families: 12,330
Average number of children at home
Here:

1.0
State:

1.1
Under six years of age: 3,160
Here:

25.6%
State:

20.6%
6 to 14 years: 4,420
Here:

35.8%
State:

32.4%
15 to 17 years: 1,510
Here:

12.2%
State:

12.1%
18 to 24 years: 2,240
Here:

18.2%
State:

21.8%
25 years and over: 1,000
Here:

8.1%
State:

13.1%

Age of children in families in St. Thomas

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:

2.8
State:

3.0

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 40,750
Male:

19,715
Female:

21,035
Living with relatives
Total: 665
This centre:

1.6%
Province:

2.3%
Male: 250
Here:

1.3%
Province:

1.8%
Female: 420
This centre:

2.0%
Ontario:

2.8%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 1,050
This centre:

2.6%
Ontario:

3.4%
Male: 590
Here:

3.0%
Ontario:

3.8%
Female: 460
Here:

2.2%
Province:

3.0%
Living alone
Total: 4,570
Here:

11.2%
Ontario:

9.7%
Male: 1,960
This centre:

9.9%
Province:

8.8%
Female: 2,610
This centre:

12.4%
Ontario:

10.6%
Living with census family
Total: 34,460
Here:

84.6%
Province:

84.6%
Male: 16,910
Here:

85.8%
Province:

85.6%
Female: 17,550
This centre:

83.4%
Ontario:

83.6%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 6,200
Male:

2,795
Female:

3,400
Living with relatives
Total: 245
This centre:

4.0%
Ontario:

6.0%
Male: 45
Here:

1.6%
Ontario:

2.8%
Female: 195
Here:

5.7%
Ontario:

8.7%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 90
Here:

1.5%
Province:

1.8%
Male: 40
Here:

1.4%
Ontario:

1.8%
Female: 50
Here:

1.5%
Province:

1.7%
Living alone
Total: 1,770
Here:

28.5%
Province:

24.4%
Male: 460
This centre:

16.5%
Ontario:

14.9%
Female: 1,310
Here:

38.5%
Province:

32.3%
Living with census family
Total: 4,095
This centre:

66.0%
Ontario:

67.8%
Male: 2,250
Here:

80.5%
Province:

80.5%
Female: 1,845
This centre:

54.3%
Ontario:

57.3%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 4,705
Here:

27.7%
State:

24.0%
One-family households with children: 4,675
Here:

27.5%
State:

30.1%
Lone-parent-family households: 1,750
Here:

10.3%
State:

9.4%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 145
Here:

0.9%
State:

1.1%
One-family households with children with persons not in a family: 220
Here:

1.3%
State:

2.4%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 225
Here:

1.3%
State:

1.5%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 195
Here:

1.1%
State:

2.6%
One-person households: 4,575
Here:

26.9%
State:

25.2%
Two-or-more-person households: 490
Here:

2.9%
State:

3.7%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.4
State:

2.6
1 person: 4,575
Here:

26.9%
State:

25.2%
2 persons: 6,145
Here:

36.2%
State:

32.4%
3 persons: 2,740
Here:

16.1%
State:

16.4%
4 persons: 2,400
Here:

14.1%
State:

16.0%
5 persons: 800
Here:

4.7%
State:

6.4%
6 or more persons: 325
Here:

1.9%
State:

3.6%

Households sizes in this centre





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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