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Population in 2011: 4,269
Population in 2006: 3,772
Population in 2001: 3,658

2006 to 2011 population change
This town:

13.2%
Nova Scotia:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

3.1%
Province:

0.6%

Total private houses: 2,463
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 1,985
Land area (km2): 6.45

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

661.7
Nearby towns and cities:

74.0


Wolfville population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Organizations in Wolfville

  • Flags of the World

Mobility status in 2006

Wolfville - Place of residence in 2005

Wolfville - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this town

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

16,584 CAD
Province:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

20,505 CAD
Nova Scotia:

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

24.0%
Nova Scotia:

13.8%
Earnings and income details for Wolfville

Famous people related to Wolfville

Noteworthy people born here:
  • Donald H. Oliver (Politician)
  • Ronald McNeill Keirstead
  • Gary Graham (Musical Artist)
  • Charles E. Haliburton (Politician)
  • Angus Elderkin (Politician)
  • Edward Blackadder (Politician)
  • Rupert Bottenberg (Comics Creator)
Death place of:
  • Mary E. Black
  • David Alexander Colville (Artist)
  • Mona Louise Parsons
  • Ronald McNeill Keirstead
  • Watson Kirkconnell
  • Angus Elderkin (Politician)
  • Ernest William Robinson (Politician)

Education

Education attainment in this town

Major field of study

Education in Wolfville

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this town

Participation rate
Here:

56.1%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Employment rate
Here:

50.9%
Nova Scotia:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
Here:

9.4%
Nova Scotia:

9.1%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Wolfville

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Wolfville

First official language spoken in Wolfville

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this town

Stadiums in Wolfville

  • Raymond Field

Universities located in this town

  • Acadia University
  • Acadia Divinity College

Federal Corporations In This Town

  • The Retail Coach 2010 Inc. (28 Alline St., Directors: JEFFREY REDDEN)
  • CCSBE - CANADIAN COUNCIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (15 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, ACADIA UNIVERSITY BOX 142, Directors: ALLAN BLAIWAIS, ANNETTE ST-ONGE, BAKENDA NKONGOLO, BENSON HONIG, DENNIS HANLON, DORIS BROCKE, ETIENNE ST-JEAN, FRANCINE SCHLOSSER, GERRY KERR, HOWARD LIN, JAY KRYSLER, KALINGA JAGODA, LAURA SMALL, LISA WIIGS, MAUREEN JOUDREY, MICHAEL SANDERSON, RAFIK KUNI, SANDRA ALTNER, SCOTT ARMSTRONG, VICTORIA CALVERT)
  • can-dry waterproofing INC. (43 johnpryor drive, Directors: jim hagan)
  • URR SOUND TECHNOLOGIES INC. (12 WALLACE PLACE, Directors: JAMES ROBIE ROSCOE, THOMAS JOHN ROSCOE)
  • DONALD E. PORTER SERVICES LIMITED (963 MAIN STREET, P.O.BOX 9, Directors: DONALD E. PORTER, LILA M. PORTER)
  • Breakthrough Athletics Children's Foundation (59-C MARSH HAWK DR, Directors: DAWN FOSTER-JAMES, MELISSA SCOGGINS, TIFFANY JAMES)
  • Exit Zero (E.O.) Productions Inc. (29 Elm, Avenue, Directors: STEVEN BENEDICT)
  • T.A.N. FAIR TRADE PRODUCTS LIMITED (390 Main Street Unit C, Directors: AINE CASEY TAN, LAY CHIN TAN, LAY YONG TAN)
  • REHANA BEGUM & ASSOCIATES INC. (39 STIRLING AVENUE, Directors: REHANA BEGUM)
  • A.C. FINE ART INC. (7 LYNNWOOD DRIVE, P.O. Box: 2135, Directors: CHARLES WRIGHT COLVILLE, GRAHAM ALEXANDER COLVILLE, JOHN HARROWER COLVILLE)
  • WOLFVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (195 MAIN STREET, Directors: CHRISTOPHER DR. OLSEN, GORDON H. LUMMIS, JOHN CHURCHILL, JOHN GEORGE MCDONALD BROWN, ROBERT PORTER, WILLIAM FENWICK GAULT PARKER)
  • NOWAR CANADA INCORPORATED (18 ELM AVENUE, P.O. BOX 689, Directors: HORST KOCH)
  • Data Planet Information Systems Inc. (390 MAIN STREET, UNIT C, Directors: KENNETH G. BARRETT, RONALD M. LEACH)
  • IAN BROWNSTEIN AGENCY LIMITED (9 COBBLERS COURT, WOLFVILLE, Directors: I.S. BROWNSTEIN, N.L. BROWNSTEIN)
  • Strath Environmental Consulting Inc. (10-10 Blomidon Terrace, Directors: JORDAN MACDONALD, PAULA FRANCIS)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This town:

42.7
Nova Scotia:

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

89.5%
Nova Scotia:

85.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this town

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 275
Here:

7.5%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 165
Here:

9.7%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Female: 110
Here:

5.6%
Province:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 40
Here:

1.1%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 25
This town:

1.5%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Female: 10
This town:

0.5%
Province:

2.7%

Wolfville Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,770
This town:

46.3%
Province:

57.8%
Male: 875
Here:

50.1%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 900
This town:

43.4%
Nova Scotia:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,045
This town:

53.5%
Nova Scotia:

42.2%
Male: 870
Here:

49.9%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 1,175
Here:

56.6%
Province:

44.5%

This town - Married

Wolfville - Not married

Wolfville marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in Wolfville

Average family income in this town in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

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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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