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Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada





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Population in 2011: 19,076
Population in 2006: 19,968

2006 to 2011 population change
This centre -4.5%
Nova Scotia 0.9%

Total private dwellings: 8,515
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 8,032
Land area (km2): 35.15

Population density per square kilometre
This centre:

542.7
Nearby towns and cities:

597.0


Glace Bay population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,030
This centre:

49.1%
Nova Scotia:

57.8%
Male: 4,005
Here:

53.7%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 4,025
Here:

45.3%
Province:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,320
This centre:

50.9%
Province:

42.2%
Male: 3,455
This centre:

46.3%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 4,870
This centre:

54.8%
Province:

44.5%

This centre - Married

This centre - Not married

Glace Bay marital status details

Churches located in Glace Bay

  • St. Paul's Presbyterian Church

Radio stations located in this centre

  • CKOA-FM (89.7 MHz)

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this centre

Households types in Glace Bay

This centre families and households characteristics

Museums in Glace Bay

  • Marconi and Marconi Wireless Station National Historic Sites of Canada
  • Glace Bay Heritage Museum

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Glace Bay

First official language spoken in this centre

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Glace Bay

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This centre:

47.0
Province:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This centre:

85.7%
Province:

85.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this centre

Noteworthy people related to Glace Bay

Birthplace of:
  • Hugh MacLennan (Writer)
  • Drake Jensen (Musical Artist)
  • Linda Bond (Politician)
  • Ron James
  • Donald MacInnis (Politician)
  • Tom Bedecki (College Coach)
  • Andrew Hogan (Politician)
  • Kevin O'Brien (Politician)
  • Dave Amadio (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Doug Sulliman (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Michelle Dockrill (Politician)
  • Daniel Petrie
  • Gordon Sidney Harrington (Politician)
  • Henry Poole MacKeen (Politician)
  • John W. Morgan (Politician)
  • Bruce Allan Clark (Politician)
  • Rodger T. Cuzner (Politician)
  • Fred Dickson (Politician)
  • Kirk Furey (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Walter Campbell Mackenzie
Death place of:
  • Clarence Gillis (Politician)
  • Donald MacInnis (Politician)
  • Gordon Sidney Harrington (Politician)

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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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