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This riding, situated in central southwestern New Brunswick, takes in the provincial capital of Fredericton as well as parts of the counties of York, Sunbury and Queens. Communities include St. Mary's, Chipman, New Maryland, and Oromocto, as well as the St. Mary's and Oromocto reserves. |
The 2001 census counted 82,782 residents. About eight per cent listed French as their mother tongue. About five per cent are immigrants.
Government is the riding's biggest employer. Nearly 17 per cent of residents have a university degree, while 8.6 per cent are unemployed. The average family income is $61,324.
In 2004 this riding added about 7,000 residents formerly in the Fundy Royal riding.