Municipality Profiles

Town of Clark’s Harbour

Full name: Town of Clark’s Harbour
Geographic region: Municipality District of Barrington, Shelburne County


In 2011, Clark’s Harbour had a population of 820 representing a percentage change of -4.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Clark’s Harbour was 18.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 14.6%. 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.

Clark’s Harbour occupies a land area of 2.90 square kilometres with a population density of 282.7 persons per square kilometre. This compares to Nova Scotia’s provincial land area of 52,939.44 square kilometres with a population density of 17.4 persons per square kilometre.

98.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.2% reported French only, and 0.0% 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.

Election Notes

Voter Turnout (2012): 73.40%
Offices to be elected: 

  • Mayor (elected at-large)
  • 6 Councillors (elected at-large)

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School Boards

  • Tri-County Regional School Board
  • Conseil scolaire acadien provinciale



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