In Sylvan Lake the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 41.06% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 25.83% of the married couple population in Sylvan Lake. Couples with 1 child at home account for 19.87% of the married couple population in Sylvan Lake. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 13.25% of the married couple population in Sylvan Lake.
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||41.06 %|
|2 children||25.83 %|
|1 child||19.87 %|
|3 or more children||13.25 %|