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Postal Code B3M - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Primary CityHalifax
Area of Postal Code B3M11.5 km²
Male Population13,972 (48.3%)
Female Population14,929 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +47.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +13%
Median Age39.9 years
Male Median Age38.8 years
Female Median Age40.9 years
Area Codes780902
Postal Code ExtensionsB3M 0A1 | B3M 0A2 | B3M 0A3 | B3M 0A4 | B3M 0A5 | B3M 0A6 | B3M 0A7 | B3M 0A8 | B3M 0A9 | B3M 0B1 | More
NeighborhoodsBedford, Clayton Park, Clayton Park West, Fairview, Millview, Rockingham
Local TimeSunday 3:37 PM
TimezoneBolivia Time
Coordinates44.67151829832471° / -63.6562880795844°
Related Postal CodesB3EB3GB3HB3JB3KB3L

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Postal Code B3M Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,706 / km²2,059 / km²2,228 / km²2,517 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

B3M Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 13% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code B3M+47.5%+22.2%+13%
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 B3M Median Age

Median Age: 39.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code B3M39.9 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 B3M Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 57607191,480
85 Plus147346494
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code B3M Population Density

Population Density: 2,517 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code B3M28,90111.5 km²2,517 / 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 B3M 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 B3M
 Rockingham: 49.4%
 Clayton Park West: 23.1%
 Clayton Park: 9.2%
 Millview: 6.7%
 Other: 11.6%

Business Concentration in Postal Code B3M

B3M Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 12.2%
 Home Services: 11.7%
 Professional Services: 10.4%
 Restaurants: 10.1%
 Medical: 8.9%
 Industry: 6.8%
 Local Services: 5.1%
 Financial Services: 5%
 Other: 29.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons2721.9 years3.90.9
Day spas93.90.3
Hairdressers2421.8 years3.90.8
Education other1822.3 years3.30.6
Finance other1519.7 years3.90.5
Loan companies5318.8 years4.01.8
Convenience stores1024.1 years4.10.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets1725.5 years4.20.6
Apartments2124.8 years4.60.7
General contractors3022.6 years4.11.0
Real estate6722 years4.22.3
Hotels and motels1122.7 years4.00.4
Other accommodation1422.5 years4.10.5
Construction of buildings2323.6 years3.00.8
Child care and day care1025.5 years4.00.3
Laundry1120.8 years3.80.4
Dentists2622.4 years4.40.9
Health and medical7022.9 years4.02.4
Accountants1619.5 years4.20.6
Corporate management2322 years4.50.8
Lawyers legal1220.2 years4.30.4
Specialized design115.00.4
Churches1330.5 years4.70.4
Chinese restaurants1026 years3.80.3
Pizza1522.7 years3.80.5
Electronics stores1122.9 years4.30.4
Office supplies and stationery stores94.20.3
Pharmacies and drug stores1621.4 years4.10.6
Shopping other2824.7 years4.21.0
Fitness centers134.20.4
Public parks114.40.4

Business distribution by price for Postal Code B3M

 Moderate: 49.2%
 Inexpensive: 35.2%
 Very Expensive: 9%
 Expensive: 6.6%

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 B3M CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code B3M414,133 t14.3 t36,076 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 B3M CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)414,133 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita14.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)36,076 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.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
7/16/078:27 AM3.294.7 km5,000 mNova Scotia, Canadausgs.gov

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