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IndexFrederictonNew BrunswickNational
Median household income$70,764$70,223$82,436
Unemployment rate4.3%5.4%6.4%
In labour force64.5%60.7%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Fredericton is 14% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Fredericton is 33% lower than the national average
  • In Fredericton 10.0% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Fredericton 10.7% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Fredericton 1.8% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $47,171 $70,764 $141,528
      $46,810 $70,223 $140,446
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Fredericton median earnings by income bracket

      Fredericton employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry2.6%
      Manufacturing sector1.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%
      Public administration9.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%
      Education, health & social services14.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hanwell, NB5,222$113,87838.1%
      Kingsclear, NB2,982$105,83128.4%
      New Maryland, NB3,050$105,01427.4%
      Oromocto, NB9,784$94,89815.1%
      Burton, NB5,200$92,87312.7%
      Fredericton, NB63,818$70,76414.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Port Orange, FL63,815n/a 
      Dundalk, MD63,826n/a 
      Lorain, OH63,832n/a 
      Haverhill, MA63,783n/a 
      Dublin, CA63,856n/a 
      Fredericton, NB63,818$70,76414.2%
      Source: The Fredericton, NB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.