County of Kings
Full name: Municipality of the County of Kings
Geographic region: Kings County
In 2011, County of Kings had a population of 60,589, representing a percentage change of 0.9% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in County of Kings was 16.5%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.8% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 14.7%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.
County of Kings occupies a land area of 2,126.11 square kilometres with a population density of 28.5 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 52,939.44 square kilometres with a population density of 17.4 persons per square kilometre.
91.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.1% reported French only, and 2.0% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 91.8% for English only, 3.4% for French only and 4.1% for only non-official languages.
Method of Voting: Paper Ballots
Voter Turnout (2012): 33.09%
Offices to be elected:
- 9 Councillors (9 Districts)
- Mayor (elected at-large)
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Residential tax rate: 0.853% (2015-16)
Warden’s salary: $48,692
Councillor’s salary: $30,297
- Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
- Conseil scolaire acadien provinciale
- Public Works
- Animal Services
- Sustainable Development