Demographics of Carstairs, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

4,898

20.1%
Population, 2016: 4,077
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 11.77
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 416.2
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$57,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$48,120
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$109,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$92,300
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
59%
Unemployment rate
10.2%
Participation rate
65.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$369,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,596
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,300
Population
Population, 2021 4,898
Population, 2016 4,077
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 20.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 1,883
Total private dwellings, 2016 1,590
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 18.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 1,837
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 1,544
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 19.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 12
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 416
National population rank, 2021 749
Province/territory population rank, 2021 90
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 4,860
Official languages 4,860
English 4,860
French 150
Non-official languages 210
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,525
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $57,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,525
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,120
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,210
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,850
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,630
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $53,550
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,065
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,180
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 405
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,680
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 830
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,000
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,170
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $76,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $79,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,065
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,300
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 83.00%
Employment income (%) 70.20%
Government transfers (%) 17.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.60%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,515
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $58,800
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,515
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,760
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,255
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $55,950
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,675
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $59,050
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,005
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,180
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 360
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,480
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,165
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $75,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $81,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,015
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $31,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $48,000
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 88.20%
Employment income (%) 76.40%
Government transfers (%) 11.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 1,840
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $109,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $92,300
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 350
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $53,400
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $45,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,485
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $122,500
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $103,500
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,435
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $121,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $102,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 595
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $107,600
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $91,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 645
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $146,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $122,200
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 170
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $70,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 510
Average total income in 2020 ($) $52,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $44,600
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 4,860
Canadian citizens 4,750
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,295
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 3,450
Not Canadian citizens 105
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 1,840
Owner 1,590
Renter 250
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 1,840
Condominium 105
Not condominium 1,735
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 1,840
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 65
2 bedrooms 245
3 bedrooms 795
4 or more bedrooms 725
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 1,840
1 to 4 rooms 165
5 rooms 280
6 rooms 320
7 rooms 355
8 or more rooms 720
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 1,840
1960 or before 140
1961 to 1980 335
1981 to 1990 105
1991 to 2000 235
2001 to 2005 185
2006 to 2010 310
2011 to 2015 265
2016 to 2021 265
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 1,840
15 to 24 years 25
25 to 34 years 285
35 to 44 years 415
45 to 54 years 300
55 to 64 years 310
65 to 74 years 320
75 to 84 years 140
85 years and over 40
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 1,830
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 1,515
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 320
30% to less than 100% 280
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,585
% of owner households with a mortgage 69.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 13.20%
% in core housing need 2.30%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,640
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,596
Median value of dwellings ($) $352,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $369,600
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,400
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,300
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 610
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,105
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,510
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 260
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,245
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
No certificate, diploma or degree 550
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,100
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,065
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,650
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 550
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 130
Apprenticeship certificate 425
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 980
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 120
Bachelor’s degree or higher 415
Bachelor's degree 350
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 15
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 45
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 2,505
No certificate, diploma or degree 225
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 740
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,545
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,215
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 425
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 95
Apprenticeship certificate 325
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 710
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 80
Bachelor’s degree or higher 330
Bachelor's degree 285
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 15
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 30
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 3,715
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,645
Education 160
13. Education 160
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 40
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 40
Humanities 45
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 15
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 180
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 30
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 30
22. Legal professions and studies 40
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 20
45. Social sciences 50
Business, management and public administration 340
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 310
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 15
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 35
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 620
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 20
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 120
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 200
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 175
48. Precision production 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 95
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 70
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 335
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 310
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 150
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 85
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 20
49. Transportation and materials moving 50
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 2,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 965
Education 120
13. Education 120
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 25
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 30
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 15
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 155
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 30
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 20
22. Legal professions and studies 40
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 20
45. Social sciences 45
Business, management and public administration 230
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 25
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 205
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 15
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 465
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 15
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 85
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 155
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 135
48. Precision production 70
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 80
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 65
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 235
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 20
51. Health professions and related programs 215
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 135
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 75
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 20
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 3,715
In the labour force 2,440
Employed 2,190
Unemployed 250
Not in the labour force 1,275
Participation rate 65.70%
Employment rate 59.00%
Unemployment rate 10.20%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 3,715
Did not work 1,375
Worked 2,340
Worked full year full time 1,215
Worked part year and/or part time 1,125
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 2,440
Class of worker - not applicable 90
All classes of workers 2,350
Employee 1,985
Permanent position 1,650
Temporary position 330
Fixed term (1 year or more) 110
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 225
Self-employed 365
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 2,440
Occupation - not applicable 90
All occupations 2,350
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 30
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 330
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 125
3 Health occupations 205
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 250
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 40
6 Sales and service occupations 530
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 655
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 90
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 90
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 2,440
Industry - not applicable 90
All industries 2,350
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 60
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 110
22 Utilities 35
23 Construction 355
31-33 Manufacturing 185
41 Wholesale trade 60
44-45 Retail trade 270
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 150
51 Information and cultural industries 35
52 Finance and insurance 50
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 15
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 100
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 55
61 Educational services 145
62 Health care and social assistance 285
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 20
72 Accommodation and food services 55
81 Other services (except public administration) 170
91 Public administration 185
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 2,190
Worked at home 350
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 475
Usual place of work 1,350
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 1,355
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 415
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 815
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 115
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 1,825
Car, truck or van 1,665
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,615
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 45
Public transit 25
Walked 75
Bicycle 0
Other method 60
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 1,825
Less than 15 minutes 480
15 to 29 minutes 430
30 to 44 minutes 330
45 to 59 minutes 365
60 minutes and over 215
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 2,585
English 2,580
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 0
English and non-official language(s) 0
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 2,585
Official languages 2,585
English 2,585
French 0
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 4,525
Non-movers 2,530
Movers 2,000
Non-migrants 395
Migrants 1,605
Internal migrants 1,565
Intraprovincial migrants 1,290
Interprovincial migrants 275
External migrants 40
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