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Population in 2011: 76,550
Population in 2006: 74,621
Population in 2001: 76,407

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

2.6%
Province:

2.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here -2.3%
Province 0.1%

Total private houses: 36,426
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 33,315
Land area (km2): 1464.53

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

52.3
Nearby towns and cities:

10.5


This division population and houses statistics

Notable people related to this division

Birthplace of:
  • Stompin' Tom Connors (Musical Artist)
  • Donald Sutherland
  • Matt Stairs (MLB Player)
  • Leverett George DeVeber (Politician)
  • Ryan Jimmo (Martial Artist)
  • Joseph "Esmonde" Barry
  • William Francis Ganong
  • Peter Chao
  • Walter Pidgeon
  • Mort Garson (Musical Artist)
  • Bill Phillips (MLB Player)
  • Brett Somers
  • Gerald Stairs Merrithew (Politician)
  • Joseph Medill (Politician)
  • Charles Wentworth Upham (Politician)
  • Charles Ingraham Gorman (Sportsman)
  • Ken Tobias (Musical Artist)
  • Paul B. Corkum (Scientist)
  • Andy Bezeau (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Most Rev. Lawrence Stephen McMahon (Christian Leader)
Death place of:
  • William Francis Ganong
  • James Renforth
  • K.C. Irving
  • Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley (Politician)
  • Flora Mildred Cartwright Kidd (Writer)
  • Robert Gordon Lee Fairweather (Politician)
  • Gordie Drillon (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Sir John Douglas Hazen (Politician)
  • William Fitzwilliam Owen
  • Bruno Bobak (Artist)
  • Walter Edward Foster (Politician)
  • Jonathan Sewall (Politician)
  • Arthur D. Ganong
  • John Babington Macaulay Baxter (Politician)
  • Leonard Percy de Wolfe Tilley (Politician)
  • John Boyd (Politician)
  • George Valentine McInerney (Politician)
  • Murray MacLaren (Politician)
  • Joseph John Tucker (Politician)
  • George McLeod (Politician)
Resting place of:
  • Joseph "Esmonde" Barry
  • George Frederick Phillips

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this division

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this division

Companies in Saint John

  • Irving Oil
  • Moosehead Breweries Limited
  • Irving Equipment
  • Acadia Broadcasting
  • New Brunswick Broadcasting Company

Military structures in Saint John

  • Carleton Martello Tower

IUCN protected areas in Saint John

  • Roosevelt Campobello International Park
  • Anchorage Provincial Park

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

23,270 CAD
New Brunswick:

21,534 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

22,467 CAD
Province:

22,000 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This division:

19.7%
Province:

13.5%
Earnings and income details for this division

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Saint John

Households types in Saint John

Average family income in this division in 2005

This division families and households characteristics

Universities located in Saint John

  • University of New Brunswick
  • New Brunswick Community College

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

42.3
Province:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

85.0%
New Brunswick:

84.9%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Saint John

Mobility status in 2006

This division - Place of residence in 2005

Saint John - Place of residence in 2001

Saint John mobility details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 33,835
This division:

52.0%
Province:

60.0%
Male: 16,915
This division:

55.6%
New Brunswick:

61.9%
Female: 16,920
This division:

48.8%
Province:

58.1%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 31,255
This division:

48.0%
New Brunswick:

40.0%
Male: 13,520
Here:

44.4%
Province:

38.1%
Female: 17,735
Here:

51.2%
Province:

41.9%

This division - Married

This division - Not married

This division marital status details

Ports located in Saint John

  • Port of Saint John
  • Canaport

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Stadiums located in this division

  • Harbour Station
  • Canada Games Stadium

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 3,125
This division:

4.3%
Province:

1.9%
Male: 1,585
This division:

4.6%
Province:

1.9%
Female: 1,540
This division:

4.0%
Province:

1.8%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 925
This division:

1.3%
New Brunswick:

2.5%
Male: 445
This division:

1.3%
Province:

2.5%
Female: 480
Here:

1.2%
New Brunswick:

2.4%

Saint John Minority Population Characteristics

This division citizenship and immigration Details

Bridges in Saint John

  • Reversing Falls Railway Bridge

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Saint John

Participation rate
This division:

61.9%
Province:

63.7%
Employment rate
Here:

56.4%
Province:

57.3%
Unemployment rate
This division:

8.8%
New Brunswick:

10.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Saint John

Sports teams in Saint John

  • Saint John Sea Dogs (Hockey)
  • Saint John Storm (Football)

Theatres located in this division

  • Imperial Theatre

Music festivals in this division

  • Open Arts

TV stations located in this division

  • CIHF-DT (Digital: 12 VHF)
  • CKLT-DT (Digital: 9 VHF)

Radio stations in this division

  • CJRP-FM (103.5 MHz)
  • CFBC (930 kHz)
  • CBD-FM (91.3 MHz)
  • CIOK-FM (100.5 MHz)
  • CHSJ-FM (94.1 MHz)
  • CJYC-FM (98.9 MHz)
  • CHWV-FM (97.3 MHz)
  • CHNI-FM (88.9 MHz)
  • CINB-FM (96.1 MHz)
  • CHQC-FM (105.7 MHz)

Churches in this division

  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Cemeteries located in this division

  • Fernhill Cemetery

Museums in Saint John

  • New Brunswick Museum
  • Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

Newspapers located in Saint John

  • Telegraph-Journal

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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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