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IndexKentvilleNova ScotiaNational
Median household income$67,794$71,343$82,436
Unemployment rate4.4%5.7%6.4%
In labour force59.2%61.2%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Kentville is 18% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Kentville is 31% lower than the national average
  • In Kentville 10.5% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Kentville 10.8% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Kentville 1.4% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $45,191 $67,794 $135,588
      $47,557 $71,343 $142,686
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Kentville median earnings by income bracket

      Kentville employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry2.6%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%
      Public administration5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%
      Education, health & social services15.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kings, Subd. D, NS5,188$67,51418.1%
      Kings, Subd. A, NS21,831$66,47619.4%
      Wolfville, NS4,453$61,75325.1%
      Berwick, NS2,655$61,33425.6%
      Kings, Subd. B, NS12,020$60,36826.8%
      Kentville, NS6,619$67,79417.8%

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      Vandalia, IL6,615n/a 
      Fox Point, WI6,623n/a 
      Kentville, NS6,619$67,79417.8%
      Source: The Kentville, NS data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.