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Whitehorse (City of)

Marital Status and Census Family Structure Census 2001

Total population 15 years and over by legal marital status - 100% Data14,960
Never legally married (single)6,030
Legally married (and not separated)6,220
Separated, but still legally married700
Total population 15 years and over by common-law status - 100% Data14,960
Not in a common-law relationship12,885
In a common-law relationship2,075
Total number of census families in private households - 20% Sample Data5,210
Total couple families by family structure and number of children - 20% Sample Data4,115
Married couples3,065
Without children at home1,140
With children at home1,920
1 child705
2 children830
3 or more children385
Common-law couples1,050
Without children at home560
With children at home490
1 child225
2 children195
3 or more children65
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children - 20% Sample Data1,095
Female parent880
1 child450
2 children275
3 or more children150
Male parent215
1 child150
2 children55
3 or more children15
Total number of children at home - 20% Sample Data6,310
Under 6 years of age1,350
6-14 years2,620
15-17 years950
18-24 years1,045
25 years and over335
Average number of children at home per census family1
Total number of persons in private households - 20% Sample Data18,805
Number of non-family persons3,170
Living with relatives270
Living with non-relatives only900
Living alone2,000
Number of family persons15,635
Average number of persons per census family3
Total number of persons 65 years and over - 20% Sample Data935
Number of non-family persons 65 years and over415
Living with relatives35
Living with non-relatives only10
Living alone370
Number of family persons 65 years and over520