Comté de Richmond (French)
Siorramachd Richmond (Scottish Gaelic)
|Electoral Districts |
|• Type||Municipality of the County of Richmond|
|• Warden||Jason MacLean|
|• Land||1,249.33 km2 (482.37 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)|
|• Change 2011-16||3.5%|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
|Median Income*||$40,188 CDN|
Richmond County comprises that territory known as the Southern District which was established in 1824 at the time of the dividing of Cape Breton Island into three districts. The boundaries of the Southern District were defined at the time of its establishment. Those same boundaries were determined to be the boundaries of Richmond County by statute in 1847.
- County municipality and county subdivisions
Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:
As a census division in the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Richmond County had a population of 8,914 living in 4,100 of its 5,230 total private dwellings, a change of -0.6% from its 2016 population of 8,964. With a land area of 1,246.08 km2 (481.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 7.2/km2 (18.5/sq mi) in 2021.
Forming the majority of the Richmond County census division, the Municipality of the County of Richmond, including its Subdivisions A, B, and C, had a population of 8,509 living in 3,961 of its 5,083 total private dwellings, a change of 0.6% from its 2016 population of 8,458. With a land area of 1,240.46 km2 (478.94 sq mi), it had a population density of 6.9/km2 (17.8/sq mi) in 2021.
|Ethnic Origin||Population||Pct (%)|
|North American Indian||685||7.1%|
- "MacLean chosen as new warden of Richmond County". Cape Breton Post. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
- 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Richmond County, Nova Scotia
- Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
- Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 56-58, 73
- "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and census divisions". Statistics Canada. 9 February 2022. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
- "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Nova Scotia". Statistics Canada. 9 February 2022. Retrieved 2 April 2022.
- Censuses 1871-1941
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- Statistics Canada: 2011 census
- 2006 Statistics Canada Census Ethnocultural Portrait of Canada: Richmond County, Nova Scotia
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