Municipality of the District of Yarmouth

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Yarmouth
District municipality
Municipality of the District of Yarmouth
Flag of Yarmouth
Flag
Official seal of Yarmouth
Seal
Motto: Justice and Prudence
Location of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth
Location of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth
Coordinates: 43°52′32″N 66°07′16″W / 43.875597°N 66.1212°W / 43.875597; -66.1212
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Yarmouth
Incorporated April 17, 1879
Electoral Districts     
Federal

West Nova
Provincial Yarmouth
Government
 • Type Municipal Council
 • Municipal Seat Hebron
 • Warden Leland Anthony
 • Councillors
 • MLA Zach Churchill (L)
 • MP Greg Kerr (C)
Area[1]
 • Land 586.65 km2 (226.51 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1][2]
 • Total 9,845
 • Density 16.8/km2 (44/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16 Decrease2.6%
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 4,981
Median Income* $44,323 CDN
Website Official website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Yarmouth, officially named the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, is a district municipality in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

The district municipality forms the western part of Yarmouth County. It is one of three municipal units in the county, the other two being the Town of Yarmouth and the Municipality of the District of Argyle.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth recorded a population of 9,845 living in 4,250 of its 4,981 total private dwellings, a change of −2.6% from its 2011 population of 10,105. With a land area of 586.65 km2 (226.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 16.8/km2 (43.5/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

Ethnic Groups (2006)[6]
Ethnic Origin Population Pct (%)
Canadian 5,350 52.5%
English 3,915 38.4%
French 3,415 33.5%
Scottish 2,005 19.7%
Irish 1,415 13.9%
Métis 870 8.5%
German 715 7.0%
North American Indian 465 4.6%
Acadian 295 2.9%

Education:

  • No certificate, diploma or degree: 35.32%
  • High school certificate: 18.16%
  • Apprenticeship or trade certificate or diploma: 13.43%
  • Community college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma: 20.06%
  • University certificate or diploma: 12.96%

Unemployment rate:

  • 10.9%

Average house value:

  • $141,461

Communities[edit]

Communities include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Yarmouth Municipal District, Nova Scotia
  2. ^ Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Town of Yarmouth (January 10, 2008). Municipal Planning Strategy (Report). Town of Yarmouth. p. 7. 
  6. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Census Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Yarmouth Municipal District, Nova Scotia

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°52′32.15″N 66°07′16.32″W / 43.8755972°N 66.1212000°W / 43.8755972; -66.1212000