Some facts about Pinecrest-Highfield Park:
Number of single mothers: 515
Area of Halifax that has the most single mothers: North Dartmouth
Number of single fathers: 40
People 15 and over with children at home: 1,335
Percentage of those people who are employed: 70.8%
Females’ percentage of the labour force: 78.5%
Likelihood that a female with a child will be a sole caregiver of a child: 68%
Segment of the population that has the highest unemployment rate: males, 15-24
Area of Halifax with the most rented dwellings: North Dartmouth
Percentage of dwellings that are rented: 88.6%
Dwellings in need of “major repairs”: 290
Where North Dartmouth falls relative to Halifax region overall for dwellings in need of “major repairs”: fourth worst.
Number of “insecure premises” calls to the police between 2006 to 2010: 1,127
When the majority of the buildings were constructed: Between 1961-1970
Sources: Statistics Canada, 2006 census, data for tract 114; Halifax police calls data.
Words and research by Schenley Brown.