Demographics of Trenton, Nova Scotia

Overview
Population, 2021

2,407

-2.7%
Population, 2016: 2,474
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 6.07
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 396.7
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$41,160
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$35,160
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$77,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$65,800
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
46%
Unemployment rate
16%
Participation rate
54.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$128,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$792
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$710
Population
Population, 2021 2,407
Population, 2016 2,474
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -2.70%
Total private dwellings, 2021 1,167
Total private dwellings, 2016 1,206
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -3.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 1,091
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 1,071
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 6
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 397
National population rank, 2021 1,222
Province/territory population rank, 2021 57
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 2,365
Official languages 2,365
English 2,365
French 65
Non-official languages 35
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,110
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,045
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,160
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,045
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $35,160
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,680
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $37,320
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,340
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,640
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,715
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,540
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 260
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,100
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 530
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,000
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,115
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 610
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $52,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $57,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 505
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $14,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,400
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 74.40%
Employment income (%) 58.30%
Government transfers (%) 25.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.70%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,110
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,005
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,320
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,015
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $31,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,655
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $35,920
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,335
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,960
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,550
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,960
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 250
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,050
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,115
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 610
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $46,400
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $53,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 435
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,100
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 79.40%
Employment income (%) 67.80%
Government transfers (%) 20.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.40%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 1,090
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $77,200
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $65,800
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 350
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $37,200
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $32,400
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 745
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $96,000
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $81,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 715
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $95,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $81,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 305
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $92,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $77,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 220
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $134,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $112,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 180
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $54,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $50,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 435
Average total income in 2020 ($) $36,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $31,400
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 2,370
Canadian citizens 2,365
Canadian citizens aged under 18 345
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 2,020
Not Canadian citizens 0
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 1,090
Owner 810
Renter 285
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 1,090
Condominium 0
Not condominium 1,090
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 1,090
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 140
2 bedrooms 295
3 bedrooms 490
4 or more bedrooms 165
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 1,090
1 to 4 rooms 250
5 rooms 225
6 rooms 170
7 rooms 195
8 or more rooms 250
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 1,090
1960 or before 550
1961 to 1980 345
1981 to 1990 60
1991 to 2000 70
2001 to 2005 25
2006 to 2010 15
2011 to 2015 25
2016 to 2021 0
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 1,090
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 115
35 to 44 years 95
45 to 54 years 245
55 to 64 years 250
65 to 74 years 225
75 to 84 years 100
85 years and over 30
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 1,090
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 950
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 140
30% to less than 100% 125
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 805
% of owner households with a mortgage 49.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.90%
% in core housing need 2.50%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $670
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $792
Median value of dwellings ($) $120,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $128,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $750
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $710
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,115
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 530
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,575
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 1,250
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 145
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,105
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 480
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 650
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 975
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 805
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 225
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 90
Apprenticeship certificate 140
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 565
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
Bachelor’s degree or higher 170
Bachelor's degree 115
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 30
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 25
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 1,250
No certificate, diploma or degree 125
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 385
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 735
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 160
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 60
Apprenticeship certificate 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 425
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
Bachelor’s degree or higher 140
Bachelor's degree 90
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 25
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 25
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,110
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,135
Education 45
13. Education 45
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 40
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 30
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 10
22. Legal professions and studies 10
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 0
Business, management and public administration 255
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 230
Physical and life sciences and technologies 15
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 30
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 310
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 90
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 45
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 80
48. Precision production 80
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 0
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 130
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 130
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 90
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 55
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 10
49. Transportation and materials moving 25
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 1,250
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 520
Education 45
13. Education 45
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 35
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 25
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 15
22. Legal professions and studies 10
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 0
Business, management and public administration 195
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 165
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 30
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 205
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 60
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 35
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 55
48. Precision production 55
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 0
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 105
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 105
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 75
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 50
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 0
49. Transportation and materials moving 30
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 2,110
In the labour force 1,155
Employed 970
Unemployed 185
Not in the labour force 955
Participation rate 54.70%
Employment rate 46.00%
Unemployment rate 16.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 2,110
Did not work 955
Worked 1,155
Worked full year full time 615
Worked part year and/or part time 540
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 1,155
Class of worker - not applicable 55
All classes of workers 1,095
Employee 1,025
Permanent position 865
Temporary position 165
Fixed term (1 year or more) 25
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 135
Self-employed 75
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 1,155
Occupation - not applicable 55
All occupations 1,095
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 0
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 180
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 80
3 Health occupations 105
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 90
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20
6 Sales and service occupations 340
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 205
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 15
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 70
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 1,155
Industry - not applicable 55
All industries 1,095
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 10
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 20
22 Utilities 10
23 Construction 110
31-33 Manufacturing 110
41 Wholesale trade 25
44-45 Retail trade 275
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 20
51 Information and cultural industries 10
52 Finance and insurance 0
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 0
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 25
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 50
61 Educational services 45
62 Health care and social assistance 205
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
72 Accommodation and food services 70
81 Other services (except public administration) 20
91 Public administration 90
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 970
Worked at home 125
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 95
Usual place of work 740
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 745
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 85
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 570
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 70
Commute to a different province or territory 10
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 840
Car, truck or van 780
Car, truck or van - as a driver 675
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 105
Public transit 0
Walked 30
Bicycle 0
Other method 30
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 840
Less than 15 minutes 465
15 to 29 minutes 265
30 to 44 minutes 45
45 to 59 minutes 25
60 minutes and over 30
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 1,210
English 1,205
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 0
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 1,210
Official languages 1,205
English 1,205
French 0
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 2,300
Non-movers 1,660
Movers 640
Non-migrants 175
Migrants 465
Internal migrants 460
Intraprovincial migrants 360
Interprovincial migrants 100
External migrants 0
CareerBeacon obtains its data from 3rd party services and cannot verify its accuracy. The information contained on this page is intended to be used for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace legal authority. The information contained in the demographic reports should not be relied upon for determining career and/or relocation decisions.