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2006 Community Profiles


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Amherst
Nova Scotia
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New Brunswick

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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Amherst, Town   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 9,505   729,997
Population in 2001 1 9,470   729,498
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.4   0.1
Total private dwellings 2 4,410   331,619
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 4,152   295,871
Population density per square kilometre 790.7   10.2
Land area (square km) 12.02   71,355.12
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Amherst, Town   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 4,150   295,960
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 900   79,580
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,175   97,290
One-person households 1,315   71,940
Other household types 28 760   47,145
Average household size 2.2   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 36,539   45,194
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 57,636   69,945
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 49,297   52,132
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,563   21,294
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,974   36,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 33,435   39,984
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 49,581   59,630
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 42,983   45,524
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,348   19,580
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,715   33,809
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 576   558
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 592   551
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Amherst, Town   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 9,280 4,305 4,965   719,650 351,150 368,500
English only 9,030 4,165 4,860   463,190 226,625 236,565
French only 110 70 40   232,980 113,110 119,865
English and French 20 10 10   4,450 2,060 2,385
Other language(s) 33 120 65 50   19,025 9,345 9,680

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Amherst, Nova Scotia (Code1211011) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 18, 2018).

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