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Watson Lake

Marital Status and Census Family Structure Census 2011

Datanote: In some cases, the census subdivision boundary does not match the municipal boundary. To provide a more representative estimate of demography in this geographic area, the census subdivisions of Two and One-Half Mile Village (6001034), Two Mile Village (6001033), Upper Liard (6001032), and Watson Lake (6001003) were combined.

Total population 15 years and over by marital status870
Married or living with a common-law partner490
Married (and not separated)305
Living common-law185
Not married and not living with a common-law partner380
Single (never legally married)265
Total number of census families in private households305
Size of census family: 2 persons175
Size of census family: 3 persons55
Size of census family: 4 persons50
Size of census family: 5 or more persons25
Total number of census families in private households305
Total couple families by family structure and number of children235
Married couples145
Without children at home80
With children at home65
1 child25
2 children25
3 or more children10
Common-law couples95
Without children at home55
With children at home40
1 child15
2 children20
3 or more children10
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children65
Female parent50
1 child30
2 children10
3 or more children5
Male parent20
1 child10
2 children5
3 or more children0
Total children in census families in private households300
Under six years of age80
6 to 14 years95
15 to 17 years45
18 to 24 years50
25 years and over30
Average number of children at home per census family1.0
Total number of persons in private households1,050
Number of persons not in census families200
Living with relatives35
Living with non-relatives only30
Living alone140
Number of census family persons845
Average number of persons per census family2.8
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households120
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over40
Living with relatives0
Living with non-relatives only0
Living alone30
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over85