Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 465
2 persons: 320
Here:

68.8%
State:

55.7%
3 persons: 80
Here:

17.2%
State:

21.7%
4 persons: 55
Here:

11.8%
State:

16.4%
5 or more persons: 15
Here:

3.2%
State:

6.1%

Chester Family Size

Married couples: 330
Here:

82.5%
State:

82.8%
Common-law couples: 75
Here:

18.8%
State:

17.2%
Female lone parent: 50
Here:

71.4%
State:

80.5%
Male lone parent: 15
Here:

21.4%
State:

19.5%

Family types in Chester

Children in Families

Total children in families: 305
Average number of children at home
Here:

0.7
State:

0.9
Under six years of age: 60
Here:

19.7%
State:

21.0%
6 to 14 years: 105
Here:

34.4%
State:

34.0%
15 to 17 years: 40
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%
18 to 24 years: 60
Here:

19.7%
State:

20.5%
25 years and over: 35
Here:

11.5%
State:

11.5%

Age of children in families in Chester

Number of children - Married couples

Number of children - Common-law couples

Number of children - Female lone parent

Number of children - Male lone parent

Households characteristics

Average number of persons per family
Here:

2.5
State:

2.7

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 1,440
Male:

680
Female:

760
Living with relatives
Total: 10
This centre:

0.7%
Nova Scotia:

1.9%
Male: 5
This centre:

0.7%
Nova Scotia:

1.7%
Female: 5
Here:

0.7%
Province:

2.2%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 20
This centre:

1.4%
Province:

4.1%
Male: 10
Here:

1.5%
Province:

4.6%
Female: 10
This centre:

1.3%
Nova Scotia:

3.7%
Living alone
Total: 240
Here:

16.7%
Nova Scotia:

12.0%
Male: 75
This centre:

11.0%
Nova Scotia:

10.8%
Female: 160
This centre:

21.1%
Province:

13.2%
Living with census family
Total: 1,175
This centre:

81.6%
Nova Scotia:

81.9%
Male: 585
This centre:

86.0%
Nova Scotia:

83.0%
Female: 590
Here:

77.6%
Province:

80.9%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 400
Male:

175
Female:

225
Living with relatives
Total: 5
Here:

1.3%
Province:

4.3%
Living alone
Total: 125
Here:

31.3%
Province:

27.8%
Male: 25
Here:

14.3%
Nova Scotia:

17.7%
Female: 100
This centre:

44.4%
Province:

36.2%
Living with census family
Total: 275
This centre:

68.8%
Nova Scotia:

66.0%
Male: 145
Here:

82.9%
Nova Scotia:

78.0%
Female: 125
This centre:

55.6%
Province:

56.0%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 270
Here:

38.0%
State:

28.9%
One-family households with children: 115
Here:

16.2%
State:

24.4%
Lone-parent-family households: 55
Here:

7.7%
State:

9.4%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 5
Here:

0.7%
State:

1.1%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 5
Here:

0.7%
State:

1.5%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 5
Here:

0.7%
State:

1.4%
One-person households: 240
Here:

33.8%
State:

27.9%
Two-or-more-person households: 10
Here:

1.4%
State:

4.4%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.0
State:

2.3
1 person: 240
Here:

33.8%
State:

27.9%
2 persons: 305
Here:

43.0%
State:

38.2%
3 persons: 85
Here:

12.0%
State:

15.9%
4 persons: 55
Here:

7.7%
State:

12.3%
5 persons: 15
Here:

2.1%
State:

4.1%
6 or more persons: 5
Here:

0.7%
State:

1.7%

Households sizes in this centre





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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