Pictou - Town, Nova Scotia, Canada



Population in 2011: 3,437
Population in 2006: 3,813
Population in 2001: 3,875
2006 to 2011 population change
Here -9.9%
Nova Scotia 0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town -1.6%
Nova Scotia 0.6%

Total private houses: 1,580
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 1,483
Land area (km2): 7.94

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

432.9
Nearby towns and cities:

27.0
Pictou population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

20,977 CAD
Nova Scotia:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

21,763 CAD
Province:

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

16.6%
Province:

13.8%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for Pictou

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This town:

58.6%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Employment rate
This town:

53.3%
Province:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This town:

9.0%
Nova Scotia:

9.1%

Labour force activity in this town

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Pictou


Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 50
This town:

1.4%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 30
This town:

1.7%
Province:

4.2%
Female: 20
This town:

1.0%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 75
Here:

2.1%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 20
This town:

1.2%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Female: 55
This town:

2.9%
Province:

2.7%

This town Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This town:

47.1
Province:

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

85.1%
Province:

85.0%
Age characteristics of this town

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,590
Here:

54.5%
Province:

57.8%
Male: 795
Here:

58.9%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 800
Here:

51.0%
Nova Scotia:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,325
This town:

45.4%
Nova Scotia:

42.2%
Male: 555
This town:

41.1%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 770
This town:

49.0%
Nova Scotia:

44.5%

This town - Marital Status

This town marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Pictou

Households types in this town

Average family income in Pictou in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Pictou

First official language spoken in Pictou

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this town

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

Pictou - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Pictou

Federal Corporations Located in this town

Federal Corporations In This Town

Famous people related to this town

Noteworthy people born here:
Home town of:
Death place of:
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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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