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36%
Household income NAT. AVG.
23%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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In labour force NAT. AVG.
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IndexTruroNova ScotiaNational
Median household income$53,162$71,343$82,436
Unemployment rate5.0%5.7%6.4%
In labour force60.5%61.2%63.9%
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Key findings

  • The median household income in Truro is 36% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Truro is 23% lower than the national average
  • In Truro 15.7% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Truro 8.7% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Truro 1.2% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $35,437 $53,162 $106,324
      City
      $47,557 $71,343 $142,686
      State
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
      Nation
      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.

      Truro median earnings by income bracket

      Truro employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry2.8%
      Manufacturing sector5.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.7%
      Public administration4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%
      Education, health & social services13.6%
      Other17.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Stewiacke, NS1,374$69,05816.2%
      Colchester, Subd. C, NS13,273$68,92316.4%
      Colchester, Subd. B, NS19,895$63,94422.4%
      Millbrook 27, NS877$38,53353.3%
      Truro, NS12,598$53,16235.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Richmond, TX12,592n/a 
      Maili, HI12,591n/a 
      Erin, ON12,607$128,27655.6%
      Woodland Park, NJ12,608n/a 
      Half Moon Bay, CA12,583n/a 
      Truro, NS12,598$53,16235.5%
      Source: The Truro, NS data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.