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Whitehorse (City of)

Marital Status and Census Family Structure Census 2006

TopicValue
Total population 15 years and over by legal marital status - 100% data16,475
Never legally married (single)6,950
Legally married (and not separated)6,535
Separated, but still legally married660
Divorced1,720
Widowed605
Total population 15 years and over by common-law status - 100% data16,470
Not in a common-law relationship14,065
In a common-law relationship2,405
Total number of census families in private households - 20% sample data5,605
Size of census family: 2 persons2,565
Size of census family: 3 persons1,405
Size of census family: 4 persons1,235
Size of census family: 5 or more persons395
Total number of census families in private households - 20% sample data45
Total couple families by family structure and number of children4,385
Married couples3,185
Without children at home1,220
With children at home1,965
1 child705
2 children945
3 or more children315
Common-law couples1,200
Without children at home640
With children at home560
1 child285
2 children205
3 or more children65
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children1,220
Female parent935
1 child570
2 children310
3 or more children55
Male parent285
1 child135
2 children100
3 or more children50
Total number of children at home - 20% sample data6,420
Under six years of age1,425
6 to 14 years2,495
15 to 17 years865
18 to 24 years1,260
25 years and over370
Average number of children at home per census family1.1
Total number of persons in private households - 20% sample data20,145
Number of persons not in census families3,735
Living with relatives440
Living with non-relatives only905
Living alone2,385
Number of census family persons16,410
Average number of persons per census family2.9
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over - 20% sample data1,270
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over575
Living with relatives55
Living with non-relatives only20
Living alone500
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over690