Demographic Breakdown


Population and dwelling counts

Based on the data from the 2011 census, Hampstead is home to 7, 153 people, which is an increase of 2.2%  or 150 more people since the 2006 census when there were 6,996 people.

Population in 2011 7, 153
Population in 2006 6, 996
Population in 2001 6, 974

 

Population Change: Here Province
2006 to 2011 2.2% 4.7%
2001 to 2006 0.3% 4.3%

       

 

The 7, 153 residents share an area of 1.79 km2, therefore, the population density is 3,996.5 people per square kilometer.

Total private dwellings 2,656
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 2,513
Population density per square kilometer 3,996.5
Land area (square km) 1.79

                                                                    
 

Age characteristics

In 2011, there were 3, 710 woman living in the Hampstead area counting for 51.8% of the population.  There were 3, 445 men recorded, which represents 48.1% of the total population.

Female 3,710 51.8%
Male 3,445 48.1%

 

Of the total population, 35% is under 25 years old. There are 1,420 people in the 0 to 14 age group that represents 20% of the population. There are 1,110 people aged 15 to 24 age group counting for 16 % of the population. There were 665 young adults recorded in the 25 to 34 age group counting for 9% of the population. The 2,795 people in the 35 to 64 age group counted for 39%, while 870 people in the 65 to 79 group represents 12 %. The remaining 4% belongs to the 295 people who are 80+ years old.

0 to 14 years 1,420 20%
15 to 24 years 1,110 16%
25 to 34 years 665 9%
35 to 64 years 2,795 39%
65 to 79 years 870 12%
80+ years 295 4%

 

Family Characteristics

Many of the 1,930 families in Hampstead are composed of couples with no children, but more than two thirds of these families have children living at home. In total, there are 2,735 children living at home, with more than half of these in the 0 to 14 years old category.

Total number of census families in private households: 1,930
Total children in census families in private households: 2,735

0 to 14 years 1,420 51.9%
15 to 17 years 395 14.4%
18 to 24 years 640 23.4%
25 years and over 280 10.2%

Average number of children at home per census family: 1.4

 

Knowledge of official languages

Over three quarters of residents can hold a conversation in both French and in English (75%).  English, however, is remains the language spoken most often at home, even if French is used daily by a large number of people.

English only 1,420
French only 305
English and French 5,375
Neither English nor French 55

For more detailed information on Hampstead’s demographic breakdown, please refer to Statistics Canada and the Census Profile