Primary Rental Market
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Nova Scotia — Rental Market Statistics Summary by Metropolitan Areas, Census Agglomerations and Cities

  Vacancy Rate (%) Availability Rate (%) Average Rent ($) Median Rent ($) % Change Units
Nova Scotia 1.1 a ** 1,451 a 1,352 a 11.0 c 65,676
Cape Breton 0.8 a ** 901 a 860 a 6.2 c 2,158
Halifax 1.0 a ** 1,534 a 1,475 a 11.8 c 56,437
Kentville 1.6 b ** 921 a 825 b 3.3 d 1,726
Kings, Subd. A SC 0.0 c ** 1,027 b 1,000 b ** 209
Lunenburg MD ** ** ** ** ** 3
New Glasgow 1.3 d ** 914 a 840 b ** 1,599
Queens RGM ** ** ** ** 2.3 c 200
Truro 1.5 c ** 959 a 950 a ** 3,257
West Hants RM ** ** ** ** ** 26
Yarmouth MD ** ** 712 c 800 d ** 61
Notes:
  • The following letter codes are used to indicate the reliability of the estimates: a — Excellent, b — Very good, c — Good, d — Poor (Use with Caution))
  • ** — Data suppressed to protect confidentiality or data not statistically reliable
  • ++ — Change in rent is not statistically significant. This means that the change in rent is not statistically different than zero (0). (Applies only to % Change of Average Rent Tables).