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Population in 2011: 8,241
Population in 2006: 7,944
Population in 2001: 7,621

2006 to 2011 population change
This town:

3.7%
Nova Scotia:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town:

4.2%
Province:

0.6%

Total private houses: 3,996
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 3,795
Land area (km2): 13.60

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

605.8
Nearby towns and cities:

434.0


Bridgewater population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Education

Education attainment in this town

Major field of study

Education in Bridgewater

Mobility status in 2006

Bridgewater - Place of residence in 2005

This town - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Federal Corporations In This Town

  • CanWay Resources Inc. (84 DUFFERIN STREET, Directors: GARY MALONE)
  • ESPEE SERVICES LTD. (43 MICMAC AVE., Directors: SURESH PANDYA)
  • GOW'S FRIG-AIR LTD. (641 KING STREET, Directors: JEFF GOW, JULIE GOW, WILLIAM GOW)
  • CUMINGS' FIRE AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT LIMITED (668 King Street, Directors: IAN KIMBALL, PATRICK WILSON)
  • TORA BRIDGEWATER LIMITED (215 DOMINION STREET, Directors: GREG FARRELL, MIKE LEWIS)
  • MARITIMES CHURCH PLANTING MINISTRY (450 LAHAVE ST., UNIT 17, Directors: CHRISTIE CHICO, PHILLIP SEELY, RICHARD AZUD)
  • 7617224 Canada Limited (240 Dufferin Street, Directors: SAMUEL ROY BATES, SHERRY MAE BATES)
  • 7549059 CANADA INC. (297 Hollingsworth Drive, Directors: JAMES R. KELLEY)
  • R. P. ANAKA INVESTMENTS LTD. (200 DUFFERIN STREET, Directors: RON ANAKA)
  • OAK LAKE SPORTS LTD. (RR 5, Directors: DOUGALD E WILE, FLORENCE L WILE)
  • Wade T. Crouse Trucking Limited (RR 5, Directors: WADE T. CROUSE)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this town

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

19,188 CAD
Province:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

20,386 CAD
Province:

22,815 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This town:

14.7%
Province:

13.8%
Earnings and income details for this town

Noteworthy people related to this town

Famous people born here:
  • Henry A. March (Politician)
  • Margaret Rose Conrad
Death place of:
  • Dugald Stewart (Politician)
  • Robert MacGregor Dawson

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in Bridgewater

Average family income in Bridgewater in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 165
This town:

2.1%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Male: 90
This town:

2.4%
Province:

4.2%
Female: 70
This town:

1.7%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 95
This town:

1.2%
Province:

2.7%
Male: 55
This town:

1.5%
Province:

2.7%
Female: 40
Here:

1.0%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%

Bridgewater Minority Population Characteristics

Bridgewater citizenship and immigration Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

47.0
Province:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

86.5%
Province:

85.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this town

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,915
Here:

54.9%
Province:

57.8%
Male: 1,955
Here:

60.5%
Nova Scotia:

60.4%
Female: 1,965
This town:

50.4%
Nova Scotia:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,215
Here:

45.1%
Province:

42.2%
Male: 1,280
This town:

39.6%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 1,935
Here:

49.6%
Province:

44.5%

Bridgewater - Married

Bridgewater - Not married

Bridgewater marital status details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this town

First official language spoken in this town

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Bridgewater

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Bridgewater

Participation rate
Here:

59.2%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Employment rate
This town:

54.6%
Nova Scotia:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This town:

7.9%
Province:

9.1%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Bridgewater

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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