Bridgewater - Town, Nova Scotia, Canada



Population in 2011: 8,241
Population in 2006: 7,944
Population in 2001: 7,621
2006 to 2011 population change
This town:

3.7%
Province:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town:

4.2%
Province:

0.6%

Total private dwellings: 3,996
Private dwellings 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 dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This town:

59.2%
Province:

62.9%
Employment rate
This town:

54.6%
Nova Scotia:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This town:

7.9%
Province:

9.1%

Labour force activity in Bridgewater

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Bridgewater

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

19,188 CAD
Nova Scotia:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

20,386 CAD
Nova Scotia:

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

14.7%
Nova Scotia:

13.8%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for Bridgewater


Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

47.0
Nova Scotia:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

86.5%
Nova Scotia:

85.0%
Age characteristics of Bridgewater

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 165
This town:

2.1%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 90
This town:

2.4%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Female: 70
This town:

1.7%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 95
Here:

1.2%
Province:

2.7%
Male: 55
Here:

1.5%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Female: 40
Here:

1.0%
Province:

2.7%

This town Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

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

54.9%
Province:

57.8%
Male: 1,955
This town:

60.5%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 1,965
Here:

50.4%
Nova Scotia:

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

45.1%
Nova Scotia:

42.2%
Male: 1,280
This town:

39.6%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 1,935
Here:

49.6%
Province:

44.5%

This town - Marital Status

This town marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in Bridgewater

Average family income in this town in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Bridgewater

First official language spoken in this town

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for this town

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

Bridgewater - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this town

Airports Located in this town

Companies inside this town

Federal Corporations inside this town

Hospitals inside this town

Radio stations Located in Bridgewater

Noteworthy people related to this town

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Home town of:
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Federal Corporations In Bridgewater



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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