Lawn, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Lawn. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 3.52 km2. The town has a population density of 165.70 people per km2.

We highlight the Lawn town's various population characteristics. From gender, age distribution, ethnicity, household and dwelling, and income to spoken languages, occupation, and religion.

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Population Characteristics

According to the latest census, Lawn has a population of around 583 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -6.57%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
624583 --6.57%

Population By Genders

The male population of Lawn is around 290 while the female population is around 290.

Of the 583 total population in Lawn, the largest gender is female with around 290 women within the population.

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Population by Age Characteristics

Lawn has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 55 to 59 years old, accounting for 12.00% of the total population. The town median age is 54.40.

55 to 59 years35 12.10%35 12.10% 0.00%70 12.00%
60 to 64 years35 12.10%30 10.30% 14.29%65 11.10%
Median age of the population52 52.40%56 56.00% 7.14%54 54.40%
65 to 69 years20 6.90%30 10.30% 33.33%50 8.50%
Average age of the population45 45.40%50 49.60% 8.06%48 47.60%
70 to 74 years15 5.20%25 8.60% 40.00%45 7.70%
50 to 54 years20 6.90%20 6.90% 0.00%40 6.80%
15 to 19 years15 5.20%10 3.40% 33.33%30 5.10%
35 to 39 years15 5.20%20 6.90% 25.00%30 5.10%
45 to 49 years15 5.20%20 6.90% 25.00%30 5.10%
75 to 79 years15 5.20%10 3.40% 33.33%30 5.10%
5 to 9 years15 5.20%10 3.40% 33.33%25 4.30%
10 to 14 years10 3.40%15 5.20% 33.33%25 4.30%
20 to 24 years15 5.20%5 1.70% 66.67%25 4.30%
40 to 44 years10 3.40%15 5.20% 33.33%25 4.30%
0 to 4 years10 3.40%10 3.40% 0.00%20 3.40%
25 to 29 years10 3.40%10 3.40% 0.00%20 3.40%
30 to 34 years10 3.40%15 5.20% 33.33%20 3.40%
80 to 84 years5 1.70%5 1.70% 0.00%15 2.60%

Broader Age Groups

If the town's population is divided into broader age groups, most of the population falls into the 15 to 64 years age group. The group accounts for 61.50% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 23.90% and 12.80%, respectively.

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


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Population of Lawn by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Lawn is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Lawn is inclusive and accepts various ethnic groups with open arms. Furthermore, the province appreciates the unique contributions that each ethnicity brings.

The top 5 ethnicities and origins in the province are Irish, which accounts for 45.22% of the total population, followed by English (40.87%), Canadian (17.39%), French (17.39%), and Newfoundlander (7.83%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, Caucasian (White), German, Colombian, and Moroccan.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)3.39%7.14%5.22%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 255 of Lawn's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 20.60% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 13.75% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.85%, 5.90%, and 2.95%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons10520.60%
1 person7013.75%
3 persons407.85%
4 persons305.90%
5 or more persons152.95%

Income in Lawn

Analyzing income distribution in Lawn can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Lawn is $34,800.

A region's per capita data sheds light on the average income earned per person living in it. Since per capita income is calculated by dividing the region's total income by its population, it quantifies the population's economic situation on an individual basis.

Such data offers insights into the town's economic performance, spread of income across individuals, quality of life, as well as disparities within its borders.

Most of Lawn population or around 455 people falls in the $10,000 to $29,999 group. The next largest groups are the $30,000 to $49,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 325 and 235 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Lawn's median household income is $68,500, according to 2020 data.

The data provides important insights into the town's economic landscape as well as the living standards of its population.

Analyzing such data enables researchers, policymakers, and businesses to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the town's income distribution, disparities, and trends.

Education Levels in Lawn

This data sheds light on the distribution of Lawn residents across educational milestones.

Such information is crucial in shaping the province’s policies on education, workforce development strategies, and initiatives that aim to improve access to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

53.95% or most of the Lawn population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 24.20% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 22.65% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 8.30% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree21018540053.95%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate7511519024.20%
No certificate, diploma or degree1157518522.65%
Bachelor's degree or higher1045608.30%

Employment in Lawn

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Lawn. It encompasses a wide range of sectors, industries, as well as job categories.

The data shows that the unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 11.46% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate47.92%
Unemployment rate11.46%

Working as an Employee

The table shows the data on the total number of individuals in the town who work as an employee. The majority of Lawn's population (around 49.10%) are working temporary position as an employee.


In the town, there are 0 men and 10 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 15.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The Lawn industry employment sector census data offers insights into the region's economic landscape. The distribution of employment in Lawn is categorized and quantified, which reveals the region's economic composition.

Lawn has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (18%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector comes second at 18%, followed by Health care and social assistance at 16%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting351518%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction40018%
Health care and social assistance04516%
Educational services103012%
Retail trade15159%
Public administration10107%
Accommodation and food services0105%
Transportation and warehousing004%
Wholesale trade000%
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%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Other services (except public administration)000%

Places of Work

The data offers insights into the commuting patterns as well as workplace distribution in the town. It provides a snapshot of workplaces, showing their geographic distribution and the flow of workers across different areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Usual place of work10011021089.40%
No fixed workplace address200208.50%
Worked at home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Lawn residents travel to school or work. It highlights the frequency of different modes of transportation like walking, cycling, carpooling, and public transit.

The data is pivotal in the making of transportation policies as well as the development of transit systems. Ultimately commuting data contributes to improving the quality of life of Lawn residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Lawn spend traveling to their workplaces. It also sheds light on the efficiency of the town's public transit systems, and road networks, as well as the accessibility of the town.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes54.30%
15 to 29 minutes21.70%
45 to 59 minutes8.70%
60 minutes and over8.70%
30 to 44 minutes4.30%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Lawnshed light on its societal dynamics. It captures the diverse types of marital statuses of the population.

Long-term commitments, such as common-law partnerships, civil unions, and marriages, reflect the town's social fabric. We can gain insights into Lawn's changing preferences and norms by examining the trends in marital status.

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

Language Spoken

The data below highlights town's linguistic diversity, showing elegances of solo language as well as bilingual harmonies. Other than language, it also shows the cultural landscape in Canada.

English is the most spoken official language in Lawn. About 585 people living in the province speak English, 0 people speak French, 0 people speak English and French language, and 0 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


Lawn is predominantly Christian. About 545 of its population is Christian (270 males and 270 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Buddhist with 0.0% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Hindu and Jewish, both represent 0.0% and 0.0% of the population, while Muslim represent 0.0% of the population.