Demographics of Bow Island, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

2,036

2.7%
Population, 2016: 1,983
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 5.68
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 358.5
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$44,500
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$39,400
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$83,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$74,000
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
63.1%
Unemployment rate
3.4%
Participation rate
65.3%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$288,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,305
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$930
Population
Population, 2021 2,036
Population, 2016 1,983
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 724
Total private dwellings, 2016 682
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 674
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 636
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 6
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 359
National population rank, 2021 1,368
Province/territory population rank, 2021 145
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 1,900
Official languages 1,845
English 1,845
French 10
Non-official languages 1,050
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,340
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,265
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $44,500
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,265
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,400
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,090
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,100
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 960
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,095
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,580
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 120
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,200
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 180
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,750
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,345
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 480
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 395
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $14,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,500
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.60%
Employment income (%) 67.20%
Government transfers (%) 18.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 2.40%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,340
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,245
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,245
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,065
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,500
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 950
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,900
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,085
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,500
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 100
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,500
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,345
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 475
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $53,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 365
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,000
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.80%
Employment income (%) 71.20%
Government transfers (%) 15.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 675
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $83,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $74,000
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 175
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $42,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $37,600
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 500
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $98,000
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $86,400
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 485
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $98,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $86,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 200
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $100,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $87,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 240
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $100,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $90,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 40
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $76,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $68,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 215
Average total income in 2020 ($) $41,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $36,400
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 1,900
Canadian citizens 1,850
Canadian citizens aged under 18 635
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 1,210
Not Canadian citizens 55
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 670
Owner 470
Renter 205
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 670
Condominium 25
Not condominium 645
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 670
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 30
2 bedrooms 125
3 bedrooms 260
4 or more bedrooms 260
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 670
1 to 4 rooms 120
5 rooms 85
6 rooms 80
7 rooms 95
8 or more rooms 290
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 670
1960 or before 160
1961 to 1980 230
1981 to 1990 75
1991 to 2000 80
2001 to 2005 30
2006 to 2010 40
2011 to 2015 20
2016 to 2021 45
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 670
15 to 24 years 60
25 to 34 years 135
35 to 44 years 100
45 to 54 years 85
55 to 64 years 165
65 to 74 years 70
75 to 84 years 55
85 years and over 15
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 670
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 565
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 105
30% to less than 100% 90
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 470
% of owner households with a mortgage 70.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.90%
% in core housing need 14.30%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,250
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,305
Median value of dwellings ($) $262,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $288,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $890
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $930
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,345
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 690
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 650
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 895
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 455
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 440
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,340
No certificate, diploma or degree 660
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 345
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 335
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 240
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 50
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 0
Apprenticeship certificate 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 180
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
Bachelor’s degree or higher 105
Bachelor's degree 80
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 0
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 15
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 890
No certificate, diploma or degree 440
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 225
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 230
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 165
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 0
Apprenticeship certificate 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 120
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
Bachelor’s degree or higher 65
Bachelor's degree 60
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 0
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 0
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,340
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,005
Education 75
13. Education 75
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 10
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 10
22. Legal professions and studies 0
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 0
Business, management and public administration 60
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 0
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 55
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 0
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 65
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 15
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 20
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 15
48. Precision production 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 30
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 25
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 60
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 60
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 20
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 15
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 0
49. Transportation and materials moving 0
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 895
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 665
Education 45
13. Education 45
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 10
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 0
22. Legal professions and studies 0
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 0
Business, management and public administration 50
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 0
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 50
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 0
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 45
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 10
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 20
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 0
48. Precision production 0
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 20
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 20
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 45
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 45
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 10
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 0
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 0
49. Transportation and materials moving 0
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 1,340
In the labour force 875
Employed 845
Unemployed 30
Not in the labour force 470
Participation rate 65.30%
Employment rate 63.10%
Unemployment rate 3.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 1,340
Did not work 410
Worked 935
Worked full year full time 510
Worked part year and/or part time 425
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 870
Class of worker - not applicable 0
All classes of workers 870
Employee 715
Permanent position 585
Temporary position 135
Fixed term (1 year or more) 20
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 115
Self-employed 155
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 870
Occupation - not applicable 0
All occupations 870
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 0
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 70
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10
3 Health occupations 90
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 70
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 15
6 Sales and service occupations 155
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 260
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 160
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 45
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 870
Industry - not applicable 0
All industries 870
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 180
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
22 Utilities 0
23 Construction 100
31-33 Manufacturing 45
41 Wholesale trade 35
44-45 Retail trade 95
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 60
51 Information and cultural industries 0
52 Finance and insurance 25
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 0
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 10
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 35
61 Educational services 60
62 Health care and social assistance 135
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
72 Accommodation and food services 20
81 Other services (except public administration) 25
91 Public administration 25
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 845
Worked at home 85
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 215
Usual place of work 545
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 540
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 435
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 35
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 65
Commute to a different province or territory 0
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 760
Car, truck or van 665
Car, truck or van - as a driver 625
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 45
Public transit 20
Walked 75
Bicycle 0
Other method 0
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 760
Less than 15 minutes 550
15 to 29 minutes 85
30 to 44 minutes 55
45 to 59 minutes 25
60 minutes and over 40
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 960
English 865
French 0
Non-official language 50
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 50
English and French 0
English and non-official language(s) 45
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 960
Official languages 890
English 890
French 0
Non-official languages 65
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 1,705
Non-movers 910
Movers 795
Non-migrants 325
Migrants 470
Internal migrants 380
Intraprovincial migrants 300
Interprovincial migrants 85
External migrants 85
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