St. Stephen, New Brunswick Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for St. Stephen, a town in Canada with a land area of 13.72 km2 and has a population density of 328.70 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 St. Stephen is around 4,510 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of St. Stephen in 2021 census have increased 2.15% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
4,4154,510 +2.15%

Population By Genders

Of the 4,510 total population in St. Stephen, the largest gender is female with around 2,405 women within the population.

MaleFemaleDifference
2,1052,405 +12.47%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 4,415 population in St. Stephen, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 8.10% of them are male and 7.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 48.00.

DataMaleFemaleDifferenceTotal
0 to 4 years95 4.50%90 3.70% 5.26%180 4.00%
5 to 9 years110 5.20%130 5.40% 15.38%240 5.30%
10 to 14 years135 6.40%120 5.00% 11.11%260 5.80%
15 to 19 years125 5.90%120 5.00% 4.00%245 5.40%
20 to 24 years110 5.20%105 4.40% 4.55%215 4.80%
25 to 29 years115 5.50%115 4.80% 0.00%230 5.10%
30 to 34 years115 5.50%115 4.80% 0.00%235 5.20%
35 to 39 years105 5.00%135 5.60% 22.22%240 5.30%
40 to 44 years110 5.20%125 5.20% 12.00%240 5.30%
45 to 49 years120 5.70%155 6.40% 22.58%275 6.10%
50 to 54 years155 7.40%150 6.20% 3.23%305 6.80%
55 to 59 years170 8.10%190 7.90% 10.53%355 7.90%
60 to 64 years150 7.10%180 7.50% 16.67%330 7.30%
65 to 69 years155 7.40%190 7.90% 18.42%340 7.50%
70 to 74 years150 7.10%175 7.30% 14.29%330 7.30%
75 to 79 years80 3.80%110 4.60% 27.27%185 4.10%
80 to 84 years60 2.90%85 3.50% 29.41%145 3.20%
85 years and over45 2.10%115 4.80% 60.87%160 3.50%
85 to 89 years30 1.40%55 2.30% 45.45%80 1.80%
90 to 94 years15 0.70%40 1.70% 62.50%55 1.20%
95 to 99 years5 0.20%10 0.40% 50.00%20 0.40%
100 years and over0 0.00%5 0.20% 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 St. Stephen are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

DataMaleFemaleTotal
0 to 14 years16.20%14.10%15.10%
15 to 64 years60.60%57.80%59.10%
65 years and over23.00%28.10%25.70%
Average age of the population43.90%47.00%45.60%
Median age of the population46.40%49.60%48.00%

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Population of St. Stephen by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing St. Stephen'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 St. Stephen.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Irish26.11%26.58%26.51%
Scottish27.59%25.53%26.51%
English22.41%28.48%25.71%
Canadian20.69%25.53%23.32%
French9.36%10.97%10.24%
Caucasian (White)5.42%5.27%5.57%
German4.93%3.16%3.98%
Acadian2.22%3.80%2.96%
American2.96%2.74%2.84%
Dutch3.45%1.90%2.62%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in St. Stephen, which totals 4,415, the majority, consisting of 1,295 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 person79019.10%
2 persons68516.55%
3 persons3107.50%
4 persons1904.60%
5 or more persons952.30%

Income in St. Stephen

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in St. Stephen is $33,600 (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 St. Stephen is $56,800 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a St. Stephen 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 St. Stephen.

Education Levels in St. Stephen

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 St. Stephen.

Only using 25% sample data.
DegreeMenWomenTotalPercentage
Bachelor's degree or higher5206501,16520.30%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate9401,1852,12535.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree35547082013.05%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,4501,5352,98551.20%

Employment in St. Stephen

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.47% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusPercentage
Employment rate51.40%
Unemployment rate5.47%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in St. Stephen working as an employee. Most of them (68.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.

Self-employed

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

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusMenWomenTotal
Self-employed15090240

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in St. Stephen. 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 (15%) in St. Stephen are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
IndustryMenWomenPercentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting30253%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Utilities2001%
Construction100105%
Manufacturing19511515%
Wholesale trade30102%
Retail trade12017014%
Transportation and warehousing55153%
Information and cultural industries10151%
Finance and insurance0201%
Real estate and rental and leasing10151%
Professional, scientific and technical services40454%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services45153%
Educational services551158%
Health care and social assistance7024515%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20152%
Accommodation and food services751209%
Other services (except public administration)55405%
Public administration70657%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within St. Stephen. 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 home70751457.50%
Worked outside Canada2510351.80%
No fixed workplace address1607023011.90%
Usual place of work6808351,51578.70%

Commuting

This data reveals crucial information about how residents in St. Stephen 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 minutes71.10%
15 to 29 minutes14.90%
30 to 44 minutes10.00%
45 to 59 minutes1.10%
60 minutes and over2.90%

Marital Status

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

Married or living common-law
51.90%
Married or living common-law
48.10%

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 St. Stephen, the most used official language is English. Around 4,350 people in the area speak English.

LanguagePopulation
English4,350
French60
English and French5
Neither English nor French10

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 St. Stephen is Christian. Around 2,385 people in St. Stephen are Christian (995 males and 995 females).

ReligionPopulation
Buddhist0.2%
Christian54.3%
Hindu0.2%
Jewish0.3%
Islam0.9%
Sikh0.6%