Port Elgin, New Brunswick Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Port Elgin, a in Canada with a land area of 2.65 km2 and has a population density of 144.00 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 Port Elgin is around 381 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Port Elgin in 2021 census have decreased -6.62% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
408381 --6.62%

Population By Genders

Of the 381 total population in Port Elgin, the largest gender is female with around 200 women within the population.

MaleFemaleDifference
180200 -10.00%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 408 population in Port Elgin, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 5.60% of them are male and 10.00% female. While the median age of the whole population is 51.60.

DataMaleFemaleDifferenceTotal
0 to 4 years0 0.00%5 2.50% 100.00%5 1.30%
5 to 9 years10 5.60%0 0.00% 100.00%15 3.90%
10 to 14 years10 5.60%10 5.00% 0.00%25 6.50%
15 to 19 years20 11.10%10 5.00% 50.00%25 6.50%
20 to 24 years15 8.30%10 5.00% 33.33%20 5.20%
25 to 29 years5 2.80%10 5.00% 50.00%20 5.20%
30 to 34 years5 2.80%5 2.50% 0.00%10 2.60%
35 to 39 years5 2.80%15 7.50% 66.67%25 6.50%
40 to 44 years10 5.60%5 2.50% 50.00%20 5.20%
45 to 49 years10 5.60%10 5.00% 0.00%20 5.20%
50 to 54 years10 5.60%15 7.50% 33.33%25 6.50%
55 to 59 years10 5.60%20 10.00% 50.00%35 9.10%
60 to 64 years10 5.60%15 7.50% 33.33%30 7.80%
65 to 69 years15 8.30%25 12.50% 40.00%35 9.10%
70 to 74 years20 11.10%10 5.00% 50.00%20 5.20%
75 to 79 years5 2.80%10 5.00% 50.00%20 5.20%
80 to 84 years5 2.80%10 5.00% 50.00%15 3.90%
85 years and over10 5.60%20 10.00% 50.00%25 6.50%
85 to 89 years5 2.80%10 5.00% 50.00%15 3.90%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%5 2.50% 100.00%5 1.30%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 2.50% 100.00%5 1.30%
100 years and over5 2.80%0 0.00% 100.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

DataMaleFemaleTotal
0 to 14 years11.10%10.00%11.70%
15 to 64 years61.10%55.00%57.10%
65 years and over27.80%32.50%29.90%
Average age of the population45.40%51.60%48.60%
Median age of the population46.80%55.20%51.60%

Population of Port Elgin by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Port Elgin'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 Port Elgin.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
English33.33%24.32%30.14%
Canadian22.22%37.84%28.77%
Scottish25.00%27.03%27.40%
Irish30.56%16.22%24.66%
French25.00%10.81%19.18%
Acadian16.67%0.00%9.59%
German8.33%8.11%8.22%
Atikamekw0.00%0.00%0.00%
Bamileke0.00%0.00%0.00%
Indo-Guyanese0.00%0.00%0.00%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Port Elgin, which totals 408, the majority, consisting of 130 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person6520.30%
2 persons5517.20%
3 persons206.25%
4 persons103.15%
5 or more persons103.15%

Income in Port Elgin

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Port Elgin is $32,400 (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 Port Elgin is $52,800 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Port Elgin 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 Port Elgin.

Education Levels in Port Elgin

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 Port Elgin.

Only using 25% sample data.
DegreeMenWomenTotalPercentage
Bachelor's degree or higher010101.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate10010520545.50%
No certificate, diploma or degree554010522.00%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree6010015032.55%

Employment in Port Elgin

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 3.28% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusPercentage
Employment rate34.43%
Unemployment rate3.28%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Port Elgin working as an employee. Most of them (65.20%) are working permanent position as an employee.

Self-employed

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

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusMenWomenTotal
Self-employed0010

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Port Elgin. 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 (22%) in Port Elgin are working in the construction sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
IndustryMenWomenPercentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting000%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Utilities000%
Construction15022%
Manufacturing101022%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
Transportation and warehousing1009%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Educational services0109%
Health care and social assistance01513%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)009%
Public administration000%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Port Elgin. 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 home010109.50%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address3003533.30%
Usual place of work25406057.10%

Commuting

This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Port Elgin 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.
DurationPercentage
Less than 15 minutes25.00%
15 to 29 minutes15.00%
30 to 44 minutes30.00%
45 to 59 minutes20.00%
60 minutes and over0.00%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Port Elgin 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 Port Elgin area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
40.30%
Married or living common-law
59.70%

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 Port Elgin, the most used official language is English. Around 330 people in the area speak English.

LanguagePopulation
English330
French10
English and French0
Neither English nor French0

Religion

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 Port Elgin is Christian. Around 240 people in Port Elgin are Christian (110 males and 110 females).

ReligionPopulation
Buddhist0.0%
Christian64.9%
Hindu0.0%
Jewish0.0%
Islam0.0%
Sikh0.0%