Saint John County, New Brunswick

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Saint John
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 45°18′N 66°00′W / 45.300°N 66.000°W / 45.300; -66.000Coordinates: 45°18′N 66°00′W / 45.300°N 66.000°W / 45.300; -66.000
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1785
Area
 • Land 1,464.53 km2 (565.46 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 74,020
 • Density 50.6/km2 (131/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016 Decrease 3.3%
 • Dwellings 36,825
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Saint John County (2016 population: 74,020) is located in southern New Brunswick, Canada. The city of Saint John dominates the county. Elsewhere in the county, tourism is focused around the Bay of Fundy.[citation needed]

Fairfield, New Brunswick

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are two municipalities within Saint John County (listed by 2011 population):

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Saint John City 315.49 70,063 Simonds
St. Martins Village 2.29 6,487 Saint Martins

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided buy the Territorial Division Act (Section 27) into one city and three parishes (listed by 2011 population):

Official Name Area km2 Population Municipalities Unincorporated communities
Saint John (city) 315.49 70,063 Saint John (city)
Simonds 281.88 3,828 Baxters Corner / Black River / Cape Spencer / Coleraine / Fairfield / Gardner Creek / Garnett Settlement / Grove Hill / Lake View Estates / Mispec / Otter Lake / Primrose / Quaco Road / Simonds / Upper Golden Grove / Upper Loch Lomond / West Beach / Willow Grove
Musquash 235.54 1,200 Chance Harbour / Dam Road / Dipper Harbour East / Dipper Harbour West / Five Fathom Hole / Gilmore Subdivision / Gooseberry Cove / Little Lepreau / Musquash / Point Lepreau / Prince of Wales / Sherwood Road / South Musquash
Saint Martins 629.00 1,145 St. Martins (village) Bains Corner / Bay View / Burchills Flats / Chapel Flats / Chester / Drawlin Hill / Fair View / Hardingville / Little Beach / Mosher Hill / Orange Hill / Porter Road / Salmon River / Shanklin / Tynemouth Creek / West Quaco

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Saint John County, New Brunswick community profile
2011 2006
Population: 76,550 (+2.6% from 2006) 74,621 (-2.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1,464.53 km2 (565.46 sq mi) 1,462.03 km2 (564.49 sq mi)
Population density: 52.3/km2 (135/sq mi) 51.0/km2 (132/sq mi)
Median age: 42.3 (M: 40.7, F: 43.8) 41.1 (M: 39.6, F: 42.4)
Total private dwellings: 36,426 34,914
Median household income: $48,963 $42,216
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]
Historical Census Data - Saint John County, New Brunswick[5]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 81,462 —    
1996 79,302 −2.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 76,407 −3.7%
2006 74,621 −2.3%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 76,550 +2.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint John County, New Brunswick[5]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
75,085
68,540 Increase 3.0% 91.28% 3,495 Decrease 3.2% 4.65% 320 Decrease 5.9% 0.43% 2,730 Decrease 1.1% 3.64%
2006
73,255
66,545 Decrease 4.4% 90.84% 3,610 Decrease 4.1% 4.93% 340 Increase 51.1% 0.46% 2,760 Increase 69.3% 3.77%
2001
75,195
69,575 Decrease 4.2% 92.53% 3,765 Increase 3.1% 5.01% 225 Decrease 37.5% 0.30% 1,630 Increase 25.4% 2.17%
1996
77,925
72,615 n/a 93.19% 3,650 n/a 4.68% 360 n/a 0.46% 1,300 n/a 1.67%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[6]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

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