Livability Score

59
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities D-

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (5) F
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Talo Cafe
Coffee Shop
The Sweet Side of the Moon
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Time Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (6) F
Town Lanes
Bowling Alley
Unknown Name
Attraction
Savoy Theatre
Theatre Arts
Miner's Museum
Attraction
Miner's Museum
Museum
Marconi National Histroic Site
Attraction
Unknown Name
Attraction
Unknown Name
Attraction
Mitchell House Museum
Museum
Food and Drink (10) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Kennys Pizza Glace Bay
Fast Food
Main Event
Bar
Pizza
Fast Food
A&W
Fast Food
Teddy's Fries
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
ABC Takeout
Fast Food
Chickies Pizza
Fast Food
The Bitten Moon Pub
Bar
Unknown Name
Bar
Fat Boys
Fast Food
The Sandbar
Bar
Sandbar Lounge
Bar
NSLC
Alcohol
Fitness (1) F
Platinum Fitness
Gym
Tower Road Fire Hall
Community Centre
Tower Road Fire Hall
Community Centre
Groceries (4) F
Sobeys
Grocery Store
Atlantic Superstore
Grocery Store
Foodland
Grocery Store
McFadgen's Bakery
Bakery
Parks (10) A+
Unknown Name
Park
Queen Victoria Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Renwick park
Park
Miners Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
John Bernard Croak Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Black Diamond Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Neville Street Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Miners Memorial Park
Park
Margaret Boone Memorial Park
Park
Shops (6) F
J.R. Rahey
Furniture
Thoms Flowers
Florist
Dollarama
Discount Store
Camerons Building Supplies
Home Improvement
Home Hardware Building Centre
Home Improvement
Home Hardware
Home Improvement
Reserve Convenience
Convenience Store
Al's Diary
Convenience Store
Al's Dairy
Convenience Store
Needs
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Glace Bay.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.6%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Glace Bay is 80/100 - which is 13% lower than Nova Scotia.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime C-

Glace Bay crime rates are 3,875 per 100k, which is 8% lower than Nova Scotia
Property Crime
2,757 crimes per 100k
C+
Violent Crime
1,118 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment F

The median income in Glace Bay is $54,514 - which is 24% lower than Nova Scotia.
Med. Household Income
$54,514
F
Unemployment Rate
8.2%
F
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (8)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Cape Breton Police
Police
Professional Centre
Clinic
Unknown Name
Ambulance Station
Shoppers Drug Mart
Pharmacy
Medical Hall Pharmasave
Pharmacy
Pharmasave
Pharmacy
Glace Bay Health Care Facility
Hospital
Tower Road Fire Station
Fire Station
Tower Road Fire Station
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Reserve Mines Fire
Fire Station
Dominion Volunteer Fire
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Pharmasave
Pharmacy
CB Regional Police
Police
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
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housing A

Glace Bay home prices are n/a - which is 100% lower than Nova Scotia
Home Price
n/a
F
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C-
Home Affordability
N/A
A+
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schools D

The Glace Bay graduation rate is 77% - which is 6% lower than Nova Scotia
School Test Scores
N/A
High School Grad. Rates
77%
D
Elementary Schools (4) F
St. Anne's Elementary School
Glace Bay Elementary School
Oceanview Education Centre
John Bernard Croak V.C. Memorial School
Tompkins Memorial Elementary School
High Schools (1) F
Glace Bay High School
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ratings F

Glace Bay has an overall rating of 48% from 2 reviews.
User Reviews (0)
From AreaVibes
User Surveys (2)
From AreaVibes
F
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Glace Bay Area Facts

  • Glace Bay has a Livability Score of 59/100, which is considered below average
  • Glace Bay crime rates are 14% higher than the Cape Breton average
  • Cost of living in Glace Bay is 1% lower than the Cape Breton average

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      D- Amenities

      Are there many local amenities in Glace Bay? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

      Parks

      Unknown Name
      Queen Victoria Park
      Unknown Name
      Renwick park
      Miners Memorial Park
      Unknown Name
      Unknown Name
      John Bernard Croak Park

      Entertainment

      Town Lanes
      Unknown Name
      Savoy Theatre
      Miner's Museum
      Miner's Museum
      Marconi National Histroic Site
      Unknown Name
      Unknown Name

      Food & Drink

      McDonald's
      Kennys Pizza Glace Bay
      Main Event
      Pizza
      A&W
      Teddy's Fries
      Subway
      ABC Takeout

      F Commute

      Is public transit available in Glace Bay? Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Glace Bay.
      Drive to Work
      31%

      9% lower than the CDN average

      Take Public Transit
      1%

      3% lower than the CDN average

      Walk to Work
      3%

      1% lower than the CDN average

      A+ Health & Safety

      Is Glace Bay a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

      Hospitals

      New Waterford Consolidated Hospital
      Glace Bay Health Care Facility
      Cape Breton Regional Hospital
      Harbour View Hospital
      Northside General Hospital

      Pharmacies

      Shoppers Drug Mart
      Pharmasave
      Pollett Drug Store
      Shoppers Drug Mart
      Shoppers Drug Mart
      Shoppers Drug Mart
      Pharmasave
      Medical Hall Pharmasave

      Doctors