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Postal Code B2Y - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Primary CityDartmouth, Nova Scotia
Area of Postal Code B2Y7.4 km²
Male Population7,320 (48.3%)
Female Population7,822 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +48.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +13.1%
Median Age39.9 years
Male Median Age38.8 years
Female Median Age40.9 years
Area Codes902
Postal Code ExtensionsB2Y 0A2 | B2Y 0A3 | B2Y 0A4 | B2Y 0A5 | B2Y 0A6 | B2Y 0A7 | B2Y 0A8 | B2Y 0A9 | B2Y 0B1 | B2Y 0B3 | More
NeighborhoodsDartmouth, Dartmouth Centre, Downtown Dartmouth, Southdale, Woodside
Local TimeSunday 1:21 AM
TimezoneBolivia Time
Coordinates44.66827165539797° / -63.55374071831935°
Related Postal CodesB2RB2SB2TB2VB2WB2X

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Postal Code B2Y Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,381 / km²1,653 / km²1,809 / km²2,045 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

B2Y Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 13.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code B2Y+48.1%+23.7%+13.1%
Nova Scotia+6.9%+2.5%+1.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code B2Y Median Age

Median Age: 39.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code B2Y39.9 years40.9 years38.8 years
Nova Scotia43.8 years44.8 years42.8 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code B2Y Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5398377776
85 Plus77181259
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code B2Y Population Density

Population Density: 2,045 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code B2Y15,1427.4 km²2,045 / km²
Nova Scotia947,67261,794 km²15.3 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code B2Y Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1820 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in B2Y
 Downtown Dartmouth: 54.7%
 Woodside: 22.4%
 Southdale: 7.6%
 Other: 15.4%

Business Concentration in Postal Code B2Y

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Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 14.4%
 Professional Services: 11%
 Medical: 10.5%
 Restaurants: 10.1%
 Industry: 8.6%
 Home Services: 7.3%
 Local Services: 5.1%
 Other: 33.1%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons2120.5 years4.61.4
Hairdressers1921.2 years4.61.3
Public administration4026.6 years3.22.6
Social work3524.5 years4.72.3
Finance other2324.4 years3.51.5
Loan companies4023.1 years3.52.6
Bakeries1324.2 years4.20.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets1421.4 years4.30.9
General contractors2222.5 years4.51.5
Real estate3821.7 years3.92.5
All membership organizations1926.5 years4.61.3
Construction of buildings1823.5 years4.21.2
Other membership organizations2228 years4.31.5
Wholesale of machinery2824.2 years4.71.8
Dentists1622.4 years4.81.1
Health and medical12921.8 years4.18.5
Hospitals2322.1 years2.81.5
Physicians and surgeons3220.5 years3.02.1
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists144.20.9
Corporate management2421.4 years3.61.6
Lawyers legal2824.7 years4.71.8
Technical construction services1825.3 years4.51.2
Churches1528 years4.41.0
Bars, pubs and taverns1323 years4.30.9
Cafes2024.5 years4.31.3
Clothing stores1721.2 years4.01.1
Electronics stores1424.6 years4.20.9
Shopping other2124.6 years3.81.4

Business distribution by price for Postal Code B2Y

 Inexpensive: 38.2%
 Moderate: 38.2%
 Very Expensive: 14.6%
 Expensive: 8.9%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code B2Y CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code B2Y186,070 t12.3 t25,139 t/km²
Nova Scotia11,713,993 t12.4 t189.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code B2Y CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)186,070 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)25,139 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Primary City

Dartmouth is a Canadian urban community located in Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality. Formerly a city, Dartmouth is located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour. Dartmouth has been nicknamed the City of Lakes, after the large number of l..  ︎  Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Wikipedia Page

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