Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Marystown. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 62.23 km2. The town has a population density of 83.60 people per km2.

We highlight the Marystown 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, Marystown has a population of around 5,204 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -2.11%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
5,3165,204 --2.11%

Population By Genders

The male population of Marystown is around 2,540 while the female population is around 2,665.

Of the 5,204 total population in Marystown, the largest gender is female with around 2,665 women within the population.

2,5402,665 -4.69%

Population by Age Characteristics

Marystown has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 65 to 69 years old, accounting for 9.00% of the total population. The town median age is 50.80.

65 to 69 years250 9.80%220 8.30% 12.00%470 9.00%
55 to 59 years225 8.90%220 8.30% 2.22%445 8.60%
50 to 54 years210 8.30%220 8.30% 4.55%435 8.40%
60 to 64 years205 8.10%230 8.60% 10.87%435 8.40%
70 to 74 years215 8.50%210 7.90% 2.33%430 8.30%
45 to 49 years150 5.90%205 7.70% 26.83%355 6.80%
40 to 44 years125 4.90%165 6.20% 24.24%295 5.70%
10 to 14 years165 6.50%120 4.50% 27.27%290 5.60%
15 to 19 years125 4.90%155 5.80% 19.35%280 5.40%
20 to 24 years135 5.30%115 4.30% 14.81%260 5.00%
35 to 39 years115 4.50%130 4.90% 11.54%250 4.80%
30 to 34 years100 3.90%110 4.10% 9.09%215 4.10%
25 to 29 years95 3.70%110 4.10% 13.64%205 3.90%
75 to 79 years105 4.10%105 3.90% 0.00%205 3.90%
0 to 4 years105 4.10%100 3.80% 4.76%200 3.80%
5 to 9 years95 3.70%95 3.60% 0.00%195 3.80%
80 to 84 years80 3.10%85 3.20% 5.88%160 3.10%
85 years and over25 1.00%65 2.40% 61.54%85 1.60%
85 to 89 years15 0.60%50 1.90% 70.00%60 1.20%
Median age of the population51 51.20%50 50.40% 1.95%51 50.80%
Average age of the population46 46.20%47 47.20% 2.12%47 46.70%

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 60.90% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 26.20% and 13.10%, respectively.

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

65 years and over26.80%25.50%26.20%
0 to 14 years14.40%11.60%13.10%

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Population of Marystown by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Marystown is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Marystown 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 English, which accounts for 36.61% of the total population, followed by Irish (28.74%), Canadian (27.95%), Caucasian (White) (6.59%), and Newfoundlander (5.91%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, French, Mi'kmaq, British Isles, and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.69%6.51%6.59%
British Isles1.62%1.53%1.67%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,725 of Marystown's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 21.05% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 14.40% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 8.15%, 4.50%, and 1.80%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons98021.05%
1 person67014.40%
3 persons3808.15%
4 persons2104.50%
5 or more persons851.80%

Income in Marystown

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Marystown is $32,400.

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 Marystown population or around 3,995 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 2,825 and 1,770 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Marystown's median household income is $60,000, 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 Marystown

This data sheds light on the distribution of Marystown 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.

59.45% or most of the Marystown population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 22.70% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 17.65% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 10.30% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree2,1401,8904,02559.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate5401,0451,58522.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree5607451,30517.65%
Bachelor's degree or higher26542570010.30%

Employment in Marystown

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Marystown. 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 10.05% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate39.50%
Unemployment rate10.05%

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 Marystown's population (around 62.40%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 60 men and 50 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 110.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Marystown has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (19%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 16%, followed by Construction at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance8033019%
Retail trade15019016%
Accommodation and food services501107%
Educational services401057%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction105105%
Other services (except public administration)50555%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting75154%
Public administration35554%
Professional, scientific and technical services40303%
Transportation and warehousing45153%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services30102%
Finance and insurance0352%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20102%
Wholesale trade2001%
Real estate and rental and leasing1001%
Information and cultural industries000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%

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 work6257401,36078.40%
No fixed workplace address1559525014.40%
Worked at home40801206.90%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Marystown 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 Marystown residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Marystown 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 minutes72.00%
15 to 29 minutes16.10%
30 to 44 minutes6.50%
45 to 59 minutes3.40%
60 minutes and over2.20%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Marystownshed 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 Marystown'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 Marystown. About 5,065 people living in the province speak English, 15 people speak French, 5 people speak English and French language, and 0 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French5
Neither English nor French0


Marystown is predominantly Christian. About 4,585 of its population is Christian (2,200 males and 2,200 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.