Kings County Statistics

Employment by Sector - 2016 Census Data Kings County Nova Scotia Kings County Nova Scotia
Accommodation & food service 2170 38130 6.6% 7%
Administrative, waste management and remediation services 1460 25355 4.5% 5%
Agriculture - Farms 1870 20240 5.7% 4%
Agriculture - forestry, fishing, hunting 115 11600 0.4% 2%
Arts, entertainment & recreation 545 11430 1.7% 2%
Construction 2270 36535 6.9% 7%
Educational Services 2590 39420 7.9% 7%
Finance & insurance 755 16155 2.3% 3%
Health care & social assistance 4625 69765 14.1% 13%
Information & cultural industries 360 10135 1.1% 2%
Management of companies 30 680 0.1% 0%
Manufacturing 2860 35155 8.7% 7%
Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Gas Extraction 150 4450 0.5% 1%
Other Services (except public administration) 1345 21450 4.1% 4%
Professional, scientific & technical services 1210 28490 3.7% 5%
Public Administration 3355 44380 10.2% 8%
Real estate & rental & leasing 365 7615 1.1% 1%
Retail trade 4595 65865 14.0% 13%
Transportation & warehousing 1085 21535 3.3% 4%
Utilities 70 3070 0.2% 1%
Wholesale Trade 950 14220 2.9% 3%
Total: 32,775 525,675 100.0% 100.0%
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
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 2011 2016 % Change % Change
Growth Centre3   2011-2016 1986-2016
Aylesford 710 748 766 807 829 845 913 8% 28%
Cambridge 424 508 563 723 737 758 764 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.
2Population figures based on Statistics Canada Census data
3Census 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.
4Population 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.