1.1 - GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
  Number of households by type of dwelling1
Double/row houses Low-rise apartments High-rise apartments Mobile homes
Number of households 1,751,055 A 2,059,428 A 994,596 A 161,459 M
Type of dwelling
Single detached house                
Double/row house                
Low-rise apartment                
High-rise apartment                
Mobile home                
Don't know/not stated                
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 130,791 M 143,250 M U
1950 – 1969 276,863 M 277,112 M 165,710 M U
1970 – 1979 309,402 A 432,482 M 208,079 M U
1980 – 1989 239,551 M 537,811 A 190,755 M U
1990 – 1999 339,905 M 399,944 M 223,928 M U
2000 – 2011 454,543 M 268,829 M 177,238 M U
Occupation Mode
Own 1,183,647 A 444,123 M 329,502 M 152,668 M
Rent 567,408 A 1,615,305 A 665,093 A U
Number of people in the household
1 member 352,774 A 1,137,247 A 481,056 A U
2 members 678,661 A 591,505 A 346,670 A 39,722 M
3 members 276,327 A 168,105 M U U
4 or more members 348,155 M U U U
Not stated U U U U
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members U U U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 170,904 M 529,764 M U U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 376,898 M 525,356 A 229,192 A U
Households with only 65 + year old members 239,719 A 405,529 A 287,888 M U
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 361,216 M 110,120 M U U
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 142,314 M U U U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 U U U
Other compositions 295,591 A 247,185 M U U
Not stated U U U U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 417,903 M 413,924 M 323,419 M
No 357,129 A 1,558,279 A 605,102 A
Valid skip 869,209 A 159,170 M
Don't know U U U
Not stated U U U U
Household income
Less than $20,000 97,952 M 348,083 A 114,918 M U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 393,124 M 546,347 A 220,580 M U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 192,216 M 375,767 M 172,524 M U
$60,000 to less than $80,000 278,024 A 231,199 M U U
$80,000 to less than $100,000 196,510 M U U U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 133,143 M U U U
$150,000 and over 130,499 M U U U
Not stated 329,587 A 283,763 M 180,275 M U
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary U 296,787 M U U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 189,760 M 308,907 M 195,801 M U
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 361,771 A 539,339 A 225,165 M 83,870 M
University 937,949 A 819,691 A 482,883 A U
Not stated U U U U
Households with someone home all day on an average weekday
Yes 840,111 A 659,328 A 448,967 A U
No 872,415 A 1,278,853 A 539,995 A U
Don't know U U U
Not stated U U U U
Complete weeks with no one home
Zero 681,682 A 869,320 A 430,127 M 113,756 M
One to two 483,975 M 404,976 A 119,325 M U
Three to four 212,451 M 237,315 M 144,910 M U
More than four 196,014 A 192,887 M 153,985 M U
Don't know 150,691 M 249,321 M U U
Not stated U U U U
How long have you lived in the dwelling?
5 years or less 738,801 A 1,309,583 A 511,072 A 80,102 M
6 to 10 years 303,248 A 293,804 M 185,177 M U
11 to 20 years 396,994 A 278,495 A 214,708 M U
21 to 30 years 117,631 M U U U
More than 30 years 99,243 M U U U
Don't know
Not stated U U U U

Footnotes:

1 Does not include the "Don't know/not stated" category.

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use