Nigadoo

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Nigadoo
Village
Nigadoo is located in New Brunswick
Nigadoo
Nigadoo
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 47°44′17″N 65°42′40″W / 47.73805°N 65.711°W / 47.73805; -65.711
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Gloucester
Parish Beresford
Village Status 1967
Electoral Districts   
Federal

Acadie—Bathurst
Provincial Nigadoo-Chaleur
Government[1]
 • Type Town council
 • Mayor Charles Doucet
Area[2]
 • Land 7.69 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 952
 • Density 123.8/km2 (321/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 2.7%
 • Dwellings 410
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) E8K
Area code(s) 506
Highways
Route 11
Route 134

Route 315
Route 322

Nigadoo (2011 pop.: 952) is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.[3]

The village is located at the mouth of the Nigadoo River on Chaleur Bay, 15 km northwest of Bathurst and adjacent to Beresford.

Approximately 87% of residents are francophone Acadians.

In the Mi'kmaq language "nigadoo" roughly translates as "place to hide."

History[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Nigadoo, New Brunswick community profile
2011 2006
Population: 952 (+2.7% from 2006) 927 (-3.2% from 2001)
Land area: 7.69 km2 (2.97 sq mi) 7.69 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population density: 123.8/km2 (321/sq mi) 120.6/km2 (312/sq mi)
Median age: 45.2 (M: 44.2, F: 46.4) 43.5 (M: 42.1, F: 45.0)
Total private dwellings: 410 401
Median household income: $48,782 $43,357
References: 2011[2] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Nigadoo, New Brunswick[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 950 —    
1996 961 +1.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 983 +2.3%
2001A 958 −2.5%
Year Pop. ±%
2006 927 −3.2%
2011 952 +2.7%
(A) adjustment due to boundary change.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Nigadoo, New Brunswick[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
955
855 Decrease 1.2% 89.53% 80 Increase 45.5% 8.38% 15 Increase n/a% 1.57% 5 Increase n/a% 0.52%
2006
920
865 Increase 0.6% 94.02% 55 Decrease 54.2% 5.98% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
2001
980
860 Increase 3.6% 87.76% 120 Increase 33.3% 12.24% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
1996
930
830 n/a 89.25% 90 n/a 9.68% 10 n/a 1.07% 0 n/a 0.00%

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of New Brunswick website: Nigadoo
  2. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Nigadoo, New Brunswick Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Nigadoo
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census



Coordinates: 47°44′17″N 65°42′40″W / 47.73806°N 65.71111°W / 47.73806; -65.71111 (Nigadoo, New Brunswick)