Comfort Cove-Newstead, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Comfort Cove-Newstead, a town in Canada with a land area of 29.97 km2 and has a population density of 11.50 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 Comfort Cove-Newstead is around 345 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Comfort Cove-Newstead in 2021 census have decreased -15.23% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
407345 --15.23%

Population By Genders

Of the 345 total population in Comfort Cove-Newstead, the largest gender is male with around 180 women within the population.

180165 -8.33%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 407 population in Comfort Cove-Newstead, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 13.90% of them are male and 18.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 60.00.

0 to 4 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%10 2.90%
5 to 9 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%10 2.90%
10 to 14 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%10 2.90%
15 to 19 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%5 1.40%
20 to 24 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%15 4.30%
25 to 29 years10 5.60%10 6.10% 0.00%15 4.30%
30 to 34 years5 2.80%5 3.00% 0.00%10 2.90%
35 to 39 years5 2.80%0 0.00% 100.00%5 1.40%
40 to 44 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%10 2.90%
45 to 49 years5 2.80%15 9.10% 66.67%20 5.80%
50 to 54 years15 8.30%10 6.10% 33.33%25 7.20%
55 to 59 years20 11.10%15 9.10% 25.00%40 11.60%
60 to 64 years25 13.90%30 18.20% 16.67%55 15.90%
65 to 69 years25 13.90%15 9.10% 40.00%35 10.10%
70 to 74 years20 11.10%20 12.10% 0.00%40 11.60%
75 to 79 years15 8.30%10 6.10% 33.33%20 5.80%
80 to 84 years10 5.60%5 3.00% 50.00%10 2.90%
85 years and over0 0.00%5 3.00% 100.00%10 2.90%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%5 3.00% 100.00%5 1.40%
90 to 94 years5 2.80%0 0.00% 100.00%0 0.00%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%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 Comfort Cove-Newstead are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years8.30%9.10%7.20%
15 to 64 years55.60%60.60%58.00%
65 years and over38.90%33.30%34.80%
Average age of the population54.80%53.40%54.10%
Median age of the population60.40%59.60%60.00%

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Population of Comfort Cove-Newstead by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Comfort Cove-Newstead'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 Comfort Cove-Newstead.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Comfort Cove-Newstead, which totals 407, the majority, consisting of 160 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 person3510.95%
2 persons8526.55%
3 persons206.25%
4 persons103.15%
5 or more persons51.55%

Income in Comfort Cove-Newstead

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Comfort Cove-Newstead is $29,000 (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 Comfort Cove-Newstead is $55,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Comfort Cove-Newstead 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 Comfort Cove-Newstead.

Education Levels in Comfort Cove-Newstead

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 Comfort Cove-Newstead.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher025357.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate757013528.40%
No certificate, diploma or degree858016032.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree959019039.10%

Employment in Comfort Cove-Newstead

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 9.84% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate34.43%
Unemployment rate9.84%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Comfort Cove-Newstead working as an employee. Most of them (75.00%) are working temporary position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Comfort Cove-Newstead 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 Comfort Cove-Newstead. 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 (46%) in Comfort Cove-Newstead are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting10011%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
Transportation and warehousing10011%
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 services000%
Health care and social assistance000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Public administration000%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Comfort Cove-Newstead. 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 home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address2002523.80%
Usual place of work30508076.20%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Comfort Cove-Newstead 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 minutes72.70%
15 to 29 minutes13.60%
30 to 44 minutes0.00%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%
60 minutes and over13.60%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Comfort Cove-Newstead 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 Comfort Cove-Newstead 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 Comfort Cove-Newstead, the most used official language is English. Around 345 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


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 Comfort Cove-Newstead is Christian. Around 265 people in Comfort Cove-Newstead are Christian (150 males and 150 females).