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Nova Scotia
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Nova Scotia

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Population and Dwelling Counts Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 65,741     908,007    
Population in 1996 (2) 65,629     909,282    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 0.2     - 0.1    
Total private dwellings 29,809     403,819    
Population density per square kilometre 1,122.4     17.2    
Land area (square km) 58.57     52,917.43    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 65,750 31,280 34,470 908,005 439,085 468,920
Age 0-4 3,575 1,850 1,725 47,455 24,325 23,135
Age 5-14 8,165 4,080 4,085 117,570 59,840 57,730
Age 15-19 4,065 2,035 2,030 61,750 31,560 30,190
Age 20-24 4,450 2,085 2,365 56,180 27,370 28,815
Age 25-44 21,040 10,150 10,895 267,640 129,380 138,255
Age 45-54 9,900 4,740 5,160 138,280 67,835 70,440
Age 55-64 6,070 2,780 3,290 92,565 45,545 47,020
Age 65-74 4,980 2,290 2,690 66,650 31,165 35,485
Age 75-84 2,825 1,085 1,740 44,410 17,495 26,915
Age 85 and over 680 185 490 15,505 4,575 10,930
Median age of the population 38.0 37.3 38.7 38.8 38.0 39.5
% of the population ages 15 and over 82.2 81.1 83.1 81.8 80.8 82.8
     
Common-law Status Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 54,010 25,355 28,655 742,980 354,925 388,060
Not in a common-law relationship 49,270 22,985 26,285 684,185 325,570 358,615
In a common-law relationship 4,740 2,370 2,370 58,800 29,355 29,445
     
Legal Marital Status Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 54,015 25,355 28,655 742,980 354,925 388,060
Single (6) 18,670 9,495 9,175 230,960 120,760 110,195
Married (7) 24,830 12,410 12,425 381,415 190,695 190,720
Separated (8) 2,280 980 1,300 24,915 11,185 13,725
Divorced (9) 4,885 1,905 2,985 51,945 22,590 29,360
Widowed (10) 3,350 570 2,775 53,750 9,695 44,055
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 65,125 30,980 34,140 897,565 435,115 462,455
English only 60,195 28,550 31,640 832,655 403,615 429,040
French only 2,205 1,020 1,180 34,025 16,305 17,720
Both English and French 260 150 110 2,560 1,195 1,365
Other languages (20) 2,465 1,255 1,210 28,330 13,995 14,330
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21)       888,620 430,480 458,140
Lived at the same address 1 year ago       772,155 374,555 397,595
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address       96,530 46,090 50,445
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago       19,930 9,830 10,100
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22)       849,765 410,430 439,330
Lived at the same address 5 years ago       543,440 264,285 279,155
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address       244,020 115,905 128,120
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago       62,305 30,240 32,060
     
Immigration Characteristics Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 65,125 30,985 34,140 897,570 435,115 462,455
Canadian-born population (23) 60,560 28,725 31,830 853,655 413,745 439,910
Foreign-born population (24) 4,395 2,170 2,225 41,320 19,905 21,415
Immigrated before 1991 3,595 1,770 1,815 31,030 14,965 16,060
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 805 395 405 10,285 4,935 5,350
Non-permanent residents (26) 175 85 85 2,595 1,465 1,135
     
Aboriginal Population Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 65,125 30,985 34,140 897,570 435,115 462,455
Aboriginal identity population (27) 870 380 495 17,010 8,320 8,690
Non-Aboriginal population 64,255 30,610 33,645 880,555 426,795 453,765
     
Visible Minority Status Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 65,120 30,985 34,140 897,570 435,115 462,455
Visible minority population (31) 4,900 2,335 2,560 34,525 16,660 17,870
Chinese 470 270 195 3,285 1,615 1,670
South Asian 415 220 190 2,895 1,540 1,350
Black 2,955 1,340 1,605 19,670 9,155 10,515
Filipino 145 65 85 655 230 425
Latin American 40 20 20 520 225 300
Southeast Asian 50 35 15 795 470 320
Arab 520 280 245 3,610 1,925 1,685
West Asian 30 15 10 385 185 200
Korean 30 10 25 585 275 305
Japanese 40 15 30 420 165 250
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 165 65 105 1,165 595 570
Multiple visible minorities (29) 50 10 35 535 270 270
All others (30) 60,225 28,650 31,575 863,045 418,455 444,585
     
Religion Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 65,125 30,980 34,140 897,570 435,115 462,455
Catholic (57) 23,965 11,415 12,550 328,695 157,150 171,550
Protestant 29,785 13,335 16,450 438,155 206,175 231,980
Christian Orthodox 385 225 160 3,580 1,830 1,755
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 900 490 405 10,100 5,170 4,935
Muslim 260 115 145 3,545 1,905 1,650
Jewish 105 55 50 2,120 985 1,130
Buddhist 140 80 65 1,735 860 875
Hindu 200 95 100 1,235 610 625
Sikh 45 25 15 270 155 115
Eastern religions (59) 60 35 20 565 320 245
Other religions (60) 155 80 75 1,155 490 660
No religious affiliation (61) 9,130 5,030 4,105 106,405 59,475 46,930
     
School Attendance Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 5,605 2,815 2,790 82,685 40,080 42,605
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 2,895 1,505 1,390 46,965 23,730 23,235
Age group 20-24 attending full time 1,585 675 915 22,375 10,135 12,240
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 2,035 820 1,215 21,195 9,520 11,675
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 75 40 30 1,070 590 480
Age group 20-24 attending part time 260 105 155 3,165 1,640 1,525
     
Highest Level of Schooling Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 13,480 6,300 7,180 170,615 82,220 88,395
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 13.9 15.3 12.5 16.1 19.1 13.4
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 30.9 32.1 29.9 28.3 28.9 27.7
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 11.4 14.1 9.0 13.9 17.1 11.0
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 21.0 18.7 23.1 18.9 16.0 21.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 22.8 19.8 25.5 22.8 18.9 26.3
Total population aged 35-44 11,690 5,675 6,015 151,650 73,475 78,175
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 17.7 17.8 17.5 23.0 24.8 21.3
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 19.3 20.9 17.8 19.1 18.1 20.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 15.2 18.5 12.1 18.9 24.2 14.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 22.4 18.4 26.2 19.4 15.1 23.5
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 25.4 24.4 26.4 19.6 17.8 21.2
Total population aged 45-64 15,755 7,395 8,360 229,300 112,390 116,905
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 23.4 22.9 23.7 33.7 33.6 33.8
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 17.5 18.7 16.6 16.0 14.8 17.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 16.1 18.6 13.9 17.0 21.9 12.2
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 20.0 15.3 24.1 15.2 11.2 19.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 23.0 24.6 21.7 18.1 18.5 17.7
     
Earnings in 2000 Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 35,965 18,390 17,575 468,830 246,110 222,720
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 27,656 32,265 22,832 26,632 32,328 20,338
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 19,960R 11,085 8,875 234,950R 135,960 98,990
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 37,655 42,015 32,207 37,872 43,166 30,601
     
Income in 2000 Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 51,050     691,585    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 21,484     18,735    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 71.8     71.4    
Government transfers - % of income 13.7     16.1    
Other money - % of income 14.5     12.5    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 37,010 18,845 18,170 485,595 254,855 230,740
English 36,445 18,640 17,805 473,965 249,320 224,645
French 305 95 210 7,355 3,525 3,825
Non-official language 45 20 25 1,545 810 735
English and French 115 50 60 2,090 950 1,140
English and non-official language 100 30 65 595 235 360
French and non-official language 10 0 10 10 0 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 35 15 25
     
Place of Work Status Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 31,940 16,430 15,510 402,290 211,465 190,830
Worked at home 1,560 765 795 26,990 13,690 13,295
Worked outside Canada 225 165 60 2,265 1,755 510
No fixed workplace address 2,565 2,035 525 40,765 32,915 7,850
Worked at usual place 27,590 13,460 14,130 332,280 163,100 169,180
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 30,150 15,505 14,650 373,045 196,020 177,030
Car, truck, van, as driver 19,135 10,520 8,615 280,365 154,420 125,945
Car, truck, van, as passenger 3,095 1,295 1,800 35,870 14,985 20,880
Public transit 4,875 2,130 2,745 18,020 7,655 10,360
Walked or bicycled 2,720 1,340 1,380 33,130 15,265 17,865
Other method 330 210 115 5,665 3,690 1,975
     
Unpaid Work Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 48,435 21,925 26,515 659,480 306,020 353,455
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 47,865 21,600 26,260 650,310 300,065 350,245
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 18,560 7,575 10,985 268,755 114,540 154,215
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 7,845 2,945 4,900 135,240 54,200 81,040
     
Labour Force Indicators Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 64.4 70.3 59.2 61.6 68.0 55.8
Employment rate (39) 59.9 65.7 54.7 54.9 60.3 50.0
Unemployment rate (40) 7.1 6.6 7.7 10.9 11.3 10.4
     
Industry Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 33,825 17,375 16,455 442,425 234,445 207,985
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 380 300 80 29,000 23,600 5,405
Manufacturing and construction industries 3,485 2,850 635 70,955 55,845 15,105
Wholesale and retail trade 5,475 2,940 2,535 71,085 36,020 35,070
Finance and real estate 2,285 780 1,505 20,620 8,140 12,480
Health and education 5,650 1,335 4,310 80,700 19,660 61,040
Business services 7,455 4,325 3,130 70,270 42,210 28,065
Other services 9,095 4,840 4,255 99,790 48,970 50,820
     
Occupation Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 33,825 17,370 16,455 442,420 234,440 207,980
Management occupations 3,890 2,565 1,330 42,305 27,020 15,290
Business, finance and administration occupations 7,155 2,020 5,140 70,735 18,210 52,525
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,255 1,795 465 22,580 18,505 4,080
Health occupations 1,855 320 1,535 26,850 5,090 21,760
Social science, education, government service and religion 2,520 895 1,620 33,375 12,175 21,205
Art, culture, recreation and sport 1,080 500 580 11,125 4,650 6,475
Sales and service occupations 10,040 4,825 5,215 120,290 48,785 71,505
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,905 3,695 205 66,100 63,090 3,010
Occupations unique to primary industry 250 205 45 24,825 20,970 3,855
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 875 555 320 24,240 15,960 8,290
     
Selected Family Characteristics Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 18,860     262,905    
Number of married-couple families 12,195     188,805    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.0     3.0    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 2,430     29,965    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.6     2.7    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 4,235     44,135    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.4     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 3,760     36,695    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.5    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 470     7,440    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.2     2.4    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 51,602     46,523    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 59,907     51,641    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 23,408     23,021    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 28,060     360,020    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 6,605     104,465    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 7,705     109,070    
One-person households 8,390     89,005    
Other household types (15) 5,355     57,485    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 41,707     39,908    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 21,591     17,882    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 52,922     48,042    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 13,275     103,305    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 584     590    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 14,790     252,150    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 775     633    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Dartmouth, City Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 28,060     360,020    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 14,790     254,720    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 13,275     103,655    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 25,755     311,370    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 2,305     48,650    
Average value of dwelling ($) 122,223     101,515    
     

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