In Fort Nelson the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 42.98% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 24.79% of the married couple population in Fort Nelson. Couples with 1 child at home account for 20.66% of the married couple population in Fort Nelson. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 11.57% of the married couple population in Fort Nelson.
In 2011, the most typical family was a couple with no children, continuing a pattern spotted in 2006. Statistics Canada found that 44.5 per cent of families have no kids at home, partly reflecting the aging of the baby-boomer bulge, the leading edge of which has started turning 65
|no children||42.98 %|
|2 children||24.79 %|
|1 child||20.66 %|
|3 or more children||11.57 %|