Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada



Population in 2011: 9,811
Population in 2006: 9,598
2006 to 2011 population change
This centre:

2.2%
Province:

0.9%

Total private dwellings: 4,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4,446
Land area (km2): 12.19

Population density per square kilometre
This centre:

805.0
Nearby towns and cities:

80.0
This centre population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities



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Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This centre:

46.0
Nova Scotia:

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

84.6%
Nova Scotia:

85.0%
Age characteristics of Amherst

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 4,415
This centre:

53.2%
Nova Scotia:

57.8%
Male: 2,200
Here:

58.6%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 2,215
This centre:

48.8%
Nova Scotia:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,880
Here:

46.8%
Province:

42.2%
Male: 1,555
This centre:

41.4%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 2,325
Here:

51.2%
Province:

44.5%

Amherst - Marital Status

This centre marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Amherst

Households types in this centre

This centre families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Amherst

First official language spoken in Amherst

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Amherst


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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