Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Cow Head, a town in Canada with a land area of 17.27 km2 and has a population density of 23.10 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 Cow Head is around 398 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Cow Head in 2021 census have decreased -7.01% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
428398 --7.01%

Population By Genders

Of the 398 total population in Cow Head, the largest gender is female with around 205 women within the population.

190205 -7.32%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 428 population in Cow Head, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 13.20% of them are male and 14.60% female. While the median age of the whole population is 56.40.

0 to 4 years10 5.30%5 2.40% 50.00%10 2.50%
5 to 9 years5 2.60%5 2.40% 0.00%10 2.50%
10 to 14 years10 5.30%10 4.90% 0.00%20 5.10%
15 to 19 years10 5.30%5 2.40% 50.00%15 3.80%
20 to 24 years10 5.30%10 4.90% 0.00%10 2.50%
25 to 29 years5 2.60%5 2.40% 0.00%10 2.50%
30 to 34 years15 7.90%10 4.90% 33.33%25 6.30%
35 to 39 years10 5.30%0 0.00% 100.00%10 2.50%
40 to 44 years10 5.30%10 4.90% 0.00%25 6.30%
45 to 49 years10 5.30%10 4.90% 0.00%20 5.10%
50 to 54 years15 7.90%15 7.30% 0.00%25 6.30%
55 to 59 years15 7.90%15 7.30% 0.00%35 8.90%
60 to 64 years25 13.20%30 14.60% 16.67%55 13.90%
65 to 69 years25 13.20%15 7.30% 40.00%40 10.10%
70 to 74 years15 7.90%20 9.80% 25.00%40 10.10%
75 to 79 years10 5.30%10 4.90% 0.00%25 6.30%
80 to 84 years10 5.30%5 2.40% 50.00%15 3.80%
85 years and over0 0.00%10 4.90% 100.00%10 2.50%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%5 2.40% 100.00%5 1.30%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%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 Cow Head are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years10.50%9.80%11.40%
15 to 64 years57.90%58.50%59.50%
65 years and over31.60%29.30%30.40%
Average age of the population50.20%50.60%50.40%
Median age of the population56.80%56.00%56.40%

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Population of Cow Head by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Cow Head'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 Cow Head.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Qalipu Mi'kmaq9.52%14.63%12.05%
First Nations (North American Indian)4.76%4.88%4.82%
Cape Bretoner0.00%0.00%0.00%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Cow Head, which totals 428, the majority, consisting of 175 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 person4512.50%
2 persons9025.00%
3 persons205.55%
4 persons154.15%
5 or more persons51.40%

Income in Cow Head

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Cow Head is $35,200 (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 Cow Head is $71,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Cow Head 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 Cow Head.

Education Levels in Cow Head

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 Cow Head.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher050559.75%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate1108519033.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree55409515.30%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree12514527049.60%

Employment in Cow Head

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 13.89% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate38.89%
Unemployment rate13.89%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Cow Head working as an employee. Most of them (52.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Cow Head 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 Cow Head. 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 (16%) in Cow Head are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1508%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1005%
Wholesale trade1508%
Retail trade0108%
Transportation and warehousing000%
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 services0105%
Educational services02513%
Health care and social assistance03016%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1508%
Accommodation and food services01511%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Public administration005%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Cow Head. 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 address2502517.20%
Usual place of work457011075.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Cow Head 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 minutes81.50%
15 to 29 minutes0.00%
30 to 44 minutes0.00%
45 to 59 minutes11.10%
60 minutes and over0.00%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Cow Head 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 Cow Head 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 Cow Head, the most used official language is English. Around 400 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 Cow Head is Christian. Around 410 people in Cow Head are Christian (205 males and 205 females).