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Facts & Demographics

Population (2011):

70,063 City of Saint John
128,600 Saint John Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)


Atlantic time zone (1 hour ahead of Eastern standard time)
Canada’s east coast (45.2N latitude, 65.53W longitude)
The only city on the Atlantic Ocean’s world renowned Bay of Fundy.

CMHC Housing Market Outlook:

Fall 2011 – Saint John CMA
Average house price $170,359
Average new home price $275,000
Average apartment rent (2 Bdm) $650
Rental vacancy rate 5.5%

Income (2009 Stats Can):

Median family income $68,520


Mean daily temperature (July) 17°Celsius / 62.6°Fahrenheit
Mean daily temperature (January) -7°Celsius / 19.4°Fahrenheit
Precipitation, annual 1,434 mm (average monthly = 119.5 mm)
Hours of sunshine, annual 1,895