In Hay River the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 42.24% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 24.14% of the married couple population in Hay River. Couples with 1 child at home account for 19.83% of the married couple population in Hay River. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 13.79% of the married couple population in Hay River.
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||42.24 %|
|2 children||24.14 %|
|1 child||19.83 %|
|3 or more children||13.79 %|