St. John's 87 Exceptional
St. John's Livability #1 ranked city in Newfoundland and Labrador#66 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in St. John's

  • Amenities

    Conveniently located, the area boasts a variety of amenities, including grocery stores, shopping, coffee shops and entertainment options all within walking distance.

  • Commute

    The high commute score in this area could imply easy access to public transportation, as well as shorter-than-average commute times to your workplace.

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Health & Safety

    Accessible health facilities like hospitals, doctors offices, clinics and nursing homes as well as good air quality are all factors that have led to a high score in this category.

  • Schools

    The high score in the schools category can be attributed to outstanding test scores, elevated graduation rates and the convenient placement of elementary and high schools in this area.

  • Nothing Found

    None of the categories scored poorly, resulting in no identified cons for this area.

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      St. John's transportation information

      Statistic St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador National
      Workers who drive to work38.8%35.6%40.0%
      Workers who carpool5.1%3.5%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit2.7%1.2%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.1%0.8%
      Workers who walk3.6%2.2%3.2%
      Source: The St. John's, NL data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.