Demographics of Amherst, Nova Scotia
Overview
Population, 2016

9,413

-3.1%
Population, 2011: 9,717
Average age of the population: 45.3
Knowledge of official languages
Median total income in 2015
$27,252
Median after-tax income in 2015
$25,295
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
50.1%
Unemployment rate
11.6%
Participation rate
56.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2016 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$136,236
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$838
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$768
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