In Whitecourt the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 41.07% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 27.08% of the married couple population in Whitecourt. Couples with 1 child at home account for 21.13% of the married couple population in Whitecourt. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 10.71% of the married couple population in Whitecourt.
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||41.07 %|
|2 children||27.08 %|
|1 child||21.13 %|
|3 or more children||10.71 %|