Oromocto, New Brunswick Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Oromocto, a town in Canada with a land area of 22.36 km2 and has a population density of 404.50 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Oromocto is around 9,045 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Oromocto in 2021 census have decreased -1.93% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
9,2239,045 --1.93%

Population By Genders

Of the 9,045 total population in Oromocto, the largest gender is male with around 4,750 women within the population.

4,7504,290 -9.68%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 9,223 population in Oromocto, majority of them are in the age of 25 to 29 years years old, with 12.30% of them are male and 9.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 31.80.

0 to 4 years325 6.80%300 7.00% 7.69%625 6.90%
5 to 9 years375 7.90%360 8.40% 4.00%740 8.20%
10 to 14 years330 6.90%290 6.80% 12.12%610 6.70%
15 to 19 years235 4.90%210 4.90% 10.64%440 4.90%
20 to 24 years465 9.80%280 6.50% 39.78%745 8.20%
25 to 29 years585 12.30%395 9.20% 32.48%980 10.80%
30 to 34 years525 11.10%430 10.00% 18.10%955 10.60%
35 to 39 years405 8.50%340 7.90% 16.05%740 8.20%
40 to 44 years295 6.20%285 6.60% 3.39%585 6.50%
45 to 49 years210 4.40%235 5.50% 10.64%445 4.90%
50 to 54 years195 4.10%190 4.40% 2.56%385 4.30%
55 to 59 years215 4.50%210 4.90% 2.33%425 4.70%
60 to 64 years185 3.90%205 4.80% 9.76%385 4.30%
65 to 69 years115 2.40%155 3.60% 25.81%275 3.00%
70 to 74 years105 2.20%140 3.30% 25.00%250 2.80%
75 to 79 years60 1.30%110 2.60% 45.45%175 1.90%
80 to 84 years60 1.30%80 1.90% 25.00%140 1.50%
85 years and over55 1.20%85 2.00% 35.29%140 1.50%
85 to 89 years40 0.80%60 1.40% 33.33%100 1.10%
90 to 94 years15 0.30%20 0.50% 25.00%40 0.40%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 0.10% 100.00%5 0.10%
100 years and over0 0.00%5 0.10% 100.00%5 0.10%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Oromocto are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years21.60%22.00%21.80%
15 to 64 years69.90%64.60%67.30%
65 years and over8.40%13.50%10.80%
Average age of the population33.20%36.40%34.70%
Median age of the population30.60%33.60%31.80%

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Population of Oromocto by Ethnicity and Origin

In Oromocto, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Oromocto embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Oromocto's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Oromocto.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.56%6.00%6.29%
British Isles3.49%3.88%3.67%
First Nations (North American Indian)2.33%4.00%3.17%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Oromocto, which totals 9,223, the majority, consisting of 2,220 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person97013.25%
2 persons1,29517.70%
3 persons5908.05%
4 persons5056.90%
5 or more persons3004.10%

Income in Oromocto

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Oromocto, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Oromocto is $53,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Oromocto is $91,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Oromocto provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Oromocto.

Education Levels in Oromocto

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Oromocto.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher9851,3952,38520.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate3,0601,6204,68039.10%
No certificate, diploma or degree5854951,0808.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree2,6703,4606,12052.35%

Employment in Oromocto

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Oromocto's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 3.21% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate66.67%
Unemployment rate3.21%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Oromocto working as an employee. Most of them (75.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Oromocto working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Oromocto. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (54%) in Oromocto are working in the public administration sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting10151%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade1500%
Retail trade1102307%
Transportation and warehousing5501%
Information and cultural industries20201%
Finance and insurance10652%
Real estate and rental and leasing0100%
Professional, scientific and technical services50753%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services70753%
Educational services452406%
Health care and social assistance5043510%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20251%
Accommodation and food services951856%
Other services (except public administration)20952%
Public administration2,10552054%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Oromocto. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home1802504309.20%
Worked outside Canada350350.70%
No fixed workplace address50020570515.10%
Usual place of work2,0101,4803,49574.80%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Oromocto travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes69.20%
15 to 29 minutes24.20%
30 to 44 minutes4.40%
45 to 59 minutes1.10%
60 minutes and over1.20%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Oromocto offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Oromocto area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Oromocto, the most used official language is English. Around 7,665 people in the area speak English.

English and French45
Neither English nor French10


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Oromocto is Christian. Around 4,430 people in Oromocto are Christian (2,160 males and 2,160 females).