Saint John County, New Brunswick

Saint John County (2016 population: 74,020[1]) 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.

Saint John
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 45°18′N 66°00′W
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
Established1785
Area
  Land1,463.70 km2 (565.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
  Total74,020
  Density50.6/km2 (131/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
3.3%
  Dwellings
36,825
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)506

Census subdivisions

Communities

There are two municipalities within Saint John County (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Saint John City 315.96 67,575 Simonds
St. Martins Village 2.35 276 Saint Martins

Parishes

The county is subdivided by the Territorial Division Act (Section 27) into one city and three parishes (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Area km2 Population Municipalities Unincorporated communities
Saint John (city) 315.96 67,575 Saint John (city)
Simonds 280.86 3,843 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 235.33 1,194 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 629.20 1,132 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

Population

Canada census – Saint John County, New Brunswick community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 74,020 (-3.3% from 2011) 76,550 (+2.6% from 2006) 74,621 (-2.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1,463.70 km2 (565.14 sq mi) 1,464.53 km2 (565.46 sq mi) 1,462.03 km2 (564.49 sq mi)
Population density: 50.6/km2 (131/sq mi) 52.3/km2 (135/sq mi) 51.0/km2 (132/sq mi)
Median age: 44.1 (M: 42.6, F: 45.5) 42.3 (M: 40.7, F: 43.8) 41.1 (M: 39.6, F: 42.4)
Total private dwellings: 36,825 36,426 34,914
Median household income: $53,887 $48,963 $42,216
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Saint John County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 81,462    
1996 79,302−2.7%
YearPop.±%
2001 76,407−3.7%
2006 74,621−2.3%
YearPop.±%
2011 76,550+2.6%
2016 74,020−3.3%
[6][1]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint John County, New Brunswick[6][1]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
72,645
65,645 90.1% 3,075 4.2% 410 0.6% 3,695 5.1%
2011
75,085
68,540 3.0% 91.28% 3,495 3.2% 4.65% 320 5.9% 0.43% 2,730 1.1% 3.64%
2006
73,255
66,545 4.4% 90.84% 3,610 4.1% 4.93% 340 51.1% 0.46% 2,760 69.3% 3.77%
2001
75,195
69,575 4.2% 92.53% 3,765 3.1% 5.01% 225 37.5% 0.30% 1,630 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

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[7]

Protected areas and attractions

Notable people

See also

References

  1. "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Saint John, County [Census division], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  2. "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-09-29.
  3. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
  4. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
  5. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7
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