Demographics of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Overview
Population, 2021

6,829

4.8%
Population, 2016: 6,518
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 10.57
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 646.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$38,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$32,440
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$63,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$54,450
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
44.5%
Unemployment rate
15.5%
Participation rate
52.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$206,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$938
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$779
Population
Population, 2021 6,829
Population, 2016 6,518
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.80%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,569
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,470
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,259
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,116
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.60%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 11
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 646
National population rank, 2021 593
Province/territory population rank, 2021 23
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,625
Official languages 6,620
English 6,620
French 1,030
Non-official languages 360
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,455
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $38,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,465
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $32,440
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,280
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $32,960
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,330
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $32,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,845
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,680
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 890
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,040
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,475
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,640
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,330
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $41,600
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,440
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,525
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $15,700
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,220
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 68.00%
Employment income (%) 52.40%
Government transfers (%) 32.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 3.00%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 8.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 6.90%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,370
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $35,560
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,380
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $30,600
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,330
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $33,240
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,460
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $32,520
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,560
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,310
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 745
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,340
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,345
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $38,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $47,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,490
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,400
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 75.40%
Employment income (%) 59.00%
Government transfers (%) 24.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,255
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $63,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $54,450
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,345
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $35,040
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $29,680
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,915
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $83,700
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $71,900
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,780
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $83,700
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $71,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 715
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $74,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $64,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 505
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $119,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $98,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 460
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $60,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $54,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,740
Average total income in 2020 ($) $33,440
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $28,600
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,625
Canadian citizens 6,400
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,115
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,285
Not Canadian citizens 220
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,260
Owner 1,430
Renter 1,830
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,260
Condominium 120
Not condominium 3,140
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,260
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 620
2 bedrooms 1,030
3 bedrooms 1,010
4 or more bedrooms 575
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,260
1 to 4 rooms 1,120
5 rooms 540
6 rooms 535
7 rooms 335
8 or more rooms 735
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,260
1960 or before 1,540
1961 to 1980 775
1981 to 1990 415
1991 to 2000 245
2001 to 2005 60
2006 to 2010 60
2011 to 2015 65
2016 to 2021 100
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,260
15 to 24 years 155
25 to 34 years 355
35 to 44 years 410
45 to 54 years 450
55 to 64 years 675
65 to 74 years 640
75 to 84 years 450
85 years and over 125
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,260
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,505
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 755
30% to less than 100% 715
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,425
% of owner households with a mortgage 52.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 10.90%
% in core housing need 2.80%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $810
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $938
Median value of dwellings ($) $174,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $206,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $730
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $779
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,700
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,930
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,195
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 740
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,455
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,625
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,565
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,620
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,445
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,665
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 345
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 235
Apprenticeship certificate 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,205
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 115
Bachelor’s degree or higher 780
Bachelor's degree 525
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 45
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 50
Master's degree 145
Earned doctorate 10
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,195
No certificate, diploma or degree 660
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 930
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,610
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,045
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 185
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 140
Apprenticeship certificate 50
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 815
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 45
Bachelor’s degree or higher 565
Bachelor's degree 380
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 20
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 45
Master's degree 130
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 5,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,180
Education 210
13. Education 210
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 20
Humanities 130
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 25
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 25
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 235
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 90
22. Legal professions and studies 20
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 70
45. Social sciences 35
Business, management and public administration 570
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 50
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 520
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
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 85
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 75
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 370
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 20
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 95
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 110
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 75
48. Precision production 70
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 60
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 45
03. Natural resources and conservation 15
Health and related fields 515
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 475
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 220
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 160
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 15
49. Transportation and materials moving 40
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 3,200
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,590
Education 105
13. Education 105
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 10
Humanities 95
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 180
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 70
22. Legal professions and studies 15
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 55
45. Social sciences 40
Business, management and public administration 375
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 350
Physical and life sciences and technologies 25
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 65
25. Library science 10
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 15
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 60
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 65
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 35
48. Precision production 35
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 25
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 335
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 295
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 155
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 120
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 15
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,625
In the labour force 2,965
Employed 2,505
Unemployed 460
Not in the labour force 2,655
Participation rate 52.70%
Employment rate 44.50%
Unemployment rate 15.50%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,625
Did not work 2,660
Worked 2,965
Worked full year full time 1,370
Worked part year and/or part time 1,595
Average weeks worked in reference year 40
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 2,970
Class of worker - not applicable 80
All classes of workers 2,890
Employee 2,625
Permanent position 2,130
Temporary position 500
Fixed term (1 year or more) 130
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 370
Self-employed 265
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 2,970
Occupation - not applicable 80
All occupations 2,890
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 15
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 295
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 85
3 Health occupations 310
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 400
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20
6 Sales and service occupations 1,175
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 305
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 130
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 150
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 2,970
Industry - not applicable 80
All industries 2,890
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 130
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 10
22 Utilities 0
23 Construction 155
31-33 Manufacturing 190
41 Wholesale trade 55
44-45 Retail trade 560
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 70
51 Information and cultural industries 25
52 Finance and insurance 70
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 10
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 110
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 110
61 Educational services 200
62 Health care and social assistance 550
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 20
72 Accommodation and food services 370
81 Other services (except public administration) 105
91 Public administration 150
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 2,505
Worked at home 185
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 330
Usual place of work 1,985
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 1,985
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,535
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 355
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 75
Commute to a different province or territory 15
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 2,320
Car, truck or van 1,975
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,780
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 195
Public transit 15
Walked 265
Bicycle 0
Other method 50
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 2,320
Less than 15 minutes 1,650
15 to 29 minutes 400
30 to 44 minutes 140
45 to 59 minutes 60
60 minutes and over 65
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 3,265
English 3,120
French 10
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 130
English and non-official language(s) 10
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 3,265
Official languages 3,240
English 3,205
French 35
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,345
Non-movers 3,360
Movers 2,980
Non-migrants 1,245
Migrants 1,735
Internal migrants 1,545
Intraprovincial migrants 1,125
Interprovincial migrants 415
External migrants 195
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