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Postal Code B3J - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Primary CityHalifax
Area of Postal Code B3J0.946 km²
Male Population2,140 (48.3%)
Female Population2,286 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +47.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +13.2%
Median Age39.9 years
Male Median Age38.8 years
Female Median Age40.9 years
Area Codes780902
Postal Code ExtensionsB3J 0A1 | B3J 0A2 | B3J 0A3 | B3J 0A4 | B3J 0A5 | B3J 0A6 | B3J 0A7 | B3J 0A8 | B3J 0A9 | B3J 0B1 | More
NeighborhoodsDowntown Halifax, South End, Spring Garden, Waterfront
Local TimeWednesday 1:14 PM
TimezoneBolivia Time
Coordinates44.64542078257019° / -63.57535819898881°
Related Postal CodesB3AB3BB3EB3GB3HB3K

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Postal Code B3J Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density3,174 / km²3,770 / km²4,134 / km²4,680 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

B3J Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 13.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code B3J+47.4%+24.2%+13.2%
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 B3J Median Age

Median Age: 39.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code B3J39.9 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 B3J Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5116110227
85 Plus225376
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code B3J Population Density

Population Density: 4,680 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code B3J4,4260.946 km²4,680 / 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 B3J 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 B3J
 Downtown Halifax: 79.8%
 South End: 10.4%
 Other: 9.8%

Business Concentration in Postal Code B3J

B3J Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.7%
 Restaurants: 16%
 Professional Services: 14.9%
 Financial Services: 6.3%
 Food: 5.5%
 Industry: 5.4%
 Community & Government: 5.3%
 Other: 27.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons4822 years4.510.8
Hairdressers5422.5 years4.512.2
Public administration16225.1 years3.536.6
Atm's5325.4 years3.612.0
Banks7524.1 years3.416.9
Finance other5823.2 years4.213.1
Loan companies12123.4 years4.327.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets3623.1 years4.48.1
Real estate10322 years3.823.3
Hotels and motels3022.3 years4.36.8
Other accommodation4723.4 years4.310.6
Travel agencies3221.7 years4.47.2
All membership organizations4624.9 years4.110.4
Construction of buildings3023.5 years4.16.8
Other membership organizations5424.7 years4.412.2
Health and medical9421.4 years4.321.2
Accountants3825.1 years4.18.6
Advertising and marketing4922.8 years4.411.1
Corporate management9522.2 years4.121.5
Employment agencies4221.2 years3.89.5
Lawyers legal11723.7 years4.626.4
Technical construction services3623.5 years4.38.1
American restaurants4326.8 years4.29.7
Bars, pubs and taverns10524.2 years4.223.7
Cafes7722.5 years4.417.4
Clothing accessories3923.7 years4.08.8
Clothing stores9624.7 years4.421.7
Electronics stores5822.4 years4.213.1
Gifts, cards and party supplies4026 years4.49.0
Jewelers and watches4726.8 years4.610.6
Office supplies and stationery stores6521.5 years4.114.7
Shopping other6727.8 years4.015.1
Women's clothing5724.4 years4.312.9

Business distribution by price for Postal Code B3J

 Moderate: 43.3%
 Expensive: 24.2%
 Inexpensive: 19.7%
 Very Expensive: 12.8%

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

Natural Hazards Risk

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

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
7/16/078:27 AM3.299.4 km5,000 mNova Scotia, Canadausgs.gov

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