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2006 Community Profiles

 
Bridgewater
Nova Scotia
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Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Bridgewater, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,585   376,845
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 53.0   67.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.6   5.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.1   2.1
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.2   3.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 25.7   14.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 14.6   3.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 2,280   271,155
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,305   103,870
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,440   270,960
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,145   105,885
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.8   9.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.3   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.3   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 134,044   158,000
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Bridgewater, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,350   267,415
Number of married-couple families 22 1,600   187,425
Number of common-law-couple families 23 380   34,700
Number of lone-parent families 370   45,290
Number of female lone-parent families 295   37,280
Number of male lone-parent families 75   8,010
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.7   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,754   55,412
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,275   63,843
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 40,638   50,617
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,362   29,917
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,446   28,330
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 50,708   39,709
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 42,860   47,850
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 48,663   54,078
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 36,209   44,038
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,362   28,555
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,301   27,344
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,630   35,246
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Bridgewater, Town   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,585   376,845
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 755   96,260
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,200   120,105
One-person households 1,145   99,945
Other household types 28 485   60,530
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,123   46,605
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 65,578   73,048
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,112   54,959
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,781   22,395
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 34,198   37,588
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 35,349   40,591
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 56,694   61,331
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 41,448   47,312
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,561   20,414
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,128   34,781
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 573   641
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 585   625

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (Code1206004) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed September 21, 2021).

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