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Whitehorse (City of)

Marital Status and Census Family Structure Census 2011

Total population 15 years and over by marital status19,070
Married or living with a common-law partner10,215
Married (and not separated)7,335
Living common-law2,880
Not married and not living with a common-law partner8,855
Single (never legally married)6,175
Total number of census families in private households6,300
Size of census family: 2 persons3,095
Size of census family: 3 persons1,465
Size of census family: 4 persons1,265
Size of census family: 5 or more persons475
Total number of census families in private households6,300
Total couple families by family structure and number of children4,965
Married couples3,540
Without children at home1,485
With children at home2,050
1 child770
2 children930
3 or more children355
Common-law couples1,430
Without children at home820
With children at home605
1 child300
2 children225
3 or more children85
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children1,340
Female parent1,005
1 child580
2 children305
3 or more children125
Male parent330
1 child215
2 children90
3 or more children30
Total children in census families in private households6,875
Under six years of age1,630
6 to 14 years2,480
15 to 17 years845
18 to 24 years1,410
25 years and over515
Average number of children at home per census family1.1
Total number of persons in private households22,810
Number of persons not in census families4,670
Living with relatives610
Living with non-relatives only1,405
Living alone2,655
Number of census family persons18,145
Average number of persons per census family2.9
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households1,770
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over775
Living with relatives90
Living with non-relatives only40
Living alone640
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over990