In Carstairs the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 50.81% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 20.54% of the married couple population in Carstairs. Couples with 1 child at home account for 18.38% of the married couple population in Carstairs. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 10.27% of the married couple population in Carstairs.
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||50.81 %|
|2 children||20.54 %|
|1 child||18.38 %|
|3 or more children||10.27 %|