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County Statistics - Population Data
Kings County1 Population
1986 - 20162
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 2011 2016 % Change % Change
  2011-2016 1986-2016
Kings County      53,275      56,315      59,193      58,866      60,035      60,589 60,600 0.1% 13.7%
Municipality of Kings      42,662      45,095      47,486      47,159      47,814      47,569 47,404 -0.3% 11.1%
Subdivision A      20,122      21,250      22,700      22,430      22,161      22,103 22,234 0.5% 10.4%
Subdivision B      10,636      11,075      11,490      11,619      12,033      11,990 11,858 -1.1% 11.4%
Subdivision C       6,813       7,500       8,049       7,943       8,121       8,275 8,093 -2.1% 18.7%
Subdivision D       5,091       5,270       5,247       5,167       5,499       5,201 5,219 0.3% 2.5%
Indian Reserves            65            93          128          157          180          203 221 8.8% 240%
Town of Berwick       2,058       2,150       2,195       2,282       2,454       2,454 2,509 2.2% 21.9%
Town of Kentville       5,208       5,510       5,551       5,610       5,815       6,094 6,271 3.9% 20.4%
Town of Wolfville       3,277       3,475       3,833       3,658       3,772       4,269 4,195 -1.7% 28.0%
Nova Scotia    873,199    899,940    909,282    908,007    913,462    921,727 945,842 2.6% 8.3%
1Kings County consists of:  The Municipality of Kings; Towns of Berwick, Kentville and Wolfville; Cambridge Reserve; Glooscap Reserve
2Population figures based on Statistics Canada Census 

Growth Centre1 Population
1986 - 20162
Growth Centre3 1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 3 2011 2016 % Change % Change
2011-2016 1986-2016
Aylesford          710          748          766          807          829          845 913 8% 28%
Cambridge          424          508          563          723          737          758 464 0.8% 8%
Canning          781          742          745          811          831          775 712 -8% -8%
Centreville          627          906          997       1,047       1,046          973 1,064 0% 67%
Coldbrook       1,168       1,838       2,026       2,189       2,234       2,328 2,347 0.8% 100%
Greenwood4       1,488       1,548       1,849       1,901       1761       1662 1,980 19% 33%
Hants Border          528          485          452          515          515          553 543 -2% 3%
Kingston       2,263       2,293       2,935       3,009       3,023       3,039 3,093 2% 36%
New Minas       4,120       4,240       4,432       4,289       4,082       4,273 4,231 -1% 3%
North Kentville       2,454       2,961       3,151       3,212       3,282       3,787 3,423 -9% 39%
Port Williams          787          852          856          931          993       1,018 930 -8% 18%
Waterville          975          899          873          808          856          846 893 5% -8%
Total      16,325      18,020      19,645      20,242      20,189      20,857 20,893 0.17% 15%
1Growth Centres are sewer serviced (some also have water services) communities within the Municipality of Kings where urban densities of development are encouraged. 
2 Population figures based on Statistics Canada Census data 
3 Census geography in 2006 changed from previous years and data for Cambridge, Waterville and Cambridge were extrapolated using 2001 Census data, 2006 ppd (persons per dwelling) data and Municipality of Kings building permit records.
4 Population estimates for Greenwood for census periods 1996, 2001 and 2006 erroneously included Clements Park military housing.  Data has been corrected, and adjusted, in this release.   
 
For more detailed demographic data please check the Demographics, Development Activity and Land Use Background Paper found on the Kings 2050 website. Click here to view.
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