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
Here:

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

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Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

19,188 CAD
Nova Scotia:

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%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for Bridgewater

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

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 this town

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Bridgewater




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Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

47.0
Province:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

86.5%
Nova Scotia:

85.0%
Age characteristics of this town

Noteworthy people related to this town

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Home town of:
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Federal Corporations In Bridgewater

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 165
This town:

2.1%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 90
Here:

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
This town:

1.5%
Province:

2.7%
Female: 40
Here:

1.0%
Province:

2.7%

Bridgewater 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%
Nova Scotia:

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
Here:

39.6%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 1,935
This town:

49.6%
Nova Scotia:

44.5%

Bridgewater - Marital Status

This town marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Bridgewater

Households types in Bridgewater

Average family income in Bridgewater in 2005

Bridgewater families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Bridgewater

First official language spoken in Bridgewater

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Bridgewater

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 Bridgewater

Airports Located in this town

Companies inside this town

Federal Corporations inside this town

Hospitals inside this town

Radio stations Located 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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