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IndexWolfvilleNova ScotiaNational
Median household income$61,753$71,343$82,436
Unemployment rate7.2%5.7%6.4%
In labour force58.0%61.2%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Wolfville is 25% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Wolfville is 12% higher than the national average
  • In Wolfville 13.4% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Wolfville 9.5% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Wolfville 1.7% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $41,164 $61,753 $123,506
      $47,557 $71,343 $142,686
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Wolfville median earnings by income bracket

      Wolfville employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry1.7%
      Manufacturing sector2.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services5.0%
      Public administration4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%
      Education, health & social services20.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      West Hants, NS15,678$77,0356.6%
      Kentville, NS6,619$67,79417.8%
      Kings, Subd. D, NS5,188$67,51418.1%
      Kings, Subd. B, NS12,020$60,36826.8%
      Kings, Subd. C, NS8,052$58,58128.9%
      Wolfville, NS4,453$61,75325.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Montoursville, PA4,452n/a 
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      Shelley, ID4,455n/a 
      Millis-Clicquot, MA4,455n/a 
      Florence, NJ4,455n/a 
      Wolfville, NS4,453$61,75325.1%
      Source: The Wolfville, NS data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.