Table A.3  Families with children age 18 and under as a percentage of all households in the neighbourhood, by type of neighbourhood, 2001

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Density1
High
42
48
42
39
43
26
37
33
36
40
40
Medium
48
50
47
51
49
43
50
41
47
46
45
Low
52
55
53
52
52
55
52
51
50
49
50
Distance from city centre3
Less than 5 km
42
41
39
39
39
34
37
36
47
45
44
5 to 9 km
48
48
44
46
47
49
50
41
47
51
52
10 to 14 km
49
47
45
49
53
56
55
48
49
48
49
15 to 19 km
51
51
49
51
57
58
58
54
48
49
50
20 to 24 km
54
56
52
57
56
54
55
50
49
47
50
25 km and more
54
57
53
50
51
57
53
53
53
45
47
Less than 5 km
High density
36
38
38
30
36
21
28
34
38
39
40
Medium density
44
44
44
48
41
38
42
38
53
44
43
Low density
47
47
52
47
44
42
42
49
47
48
48
5 to 9 km
High density
43
48
43
42
47
38
49
32
35
44
50
Medium density
47
47
46
48
48
43
51
39
42
50
47
Low density
51
48
48
48
46
52
49
49
51
51
53
10 to 14 km
High density
46
51
43
44
49
...
48
24
...
41
39
Medium density
48
47
45
51
55
53
56
43
44
44
51
Low density
51
43
50
50
53
57
55
52
50
49
50
15 to 19 km
High or medium density
50
51
45
50
57
...
...
...
...
47
46
Low density
52
50
52
52
57
58
58
54
48
50
51
20 km and more
High or medium density
51
54
48
52
46
...
43
68
...
43
50
Low density
55
58
54
53
53
56
54
50
52
46
48
1. In low-density neighbourhoods, 66.6% or more of the housing stock is composed of single family dwellings, semi-detached dwellings or mobile homes. In medium-density neighbourhoods, the percentage is between 33.3% and less than 66.6%. In high-density neighbourhoods, these types of dwellings comprise less than 33.3% of the housing stock.
2. Census metropolitan area.
3. The city centre is defined as being the census tract that contains the city hall of the central municipality.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census.
Table source: Turcotte, M. (2008). The city/suburb contrast: How to measure it? Canadian Social Trends, 85, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11-008-XWE.