In Salmon Arm the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 58.94% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 18.26% of the married couple population in Salmon Arm. Couples with 1 child at home account for 15.11% of the married couple population in Salmon Arm. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 7.68% of the married couple population in Salmon Arm.
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||58.94 %|
|2 children||18.26 %|
|1 child||15.11 %|
|3 or more children||7.68 %|