Mount Moriah, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Mount Moriah. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 15.71 km2. The town has a population density of 44.60 people per km2.

We highlight the Mount Moriah 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, Mount Moriah has a population of around 700 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -6.17%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
746700 --6.17%

Population By Genders

The male population of Mount Moriah is around 355 while the female population is around 345.

Of the 700 total population in Mount Moriah, the largest gender is male with around 355 women within the population.

355345 -2.82%

Population by Age Characteristics

Mount Moriah has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 45 to 49 years old, accounting for 9.30% of the total population. The town median age is 48.40.

45 to 49 years30 8.50%40 11.60% 25.00%65 9.30%
65 to 69 years35 9.90%30 8.70% 14.29%65 9.30%
55 to 59 years35 9.90%30 8.70% 14.29%60 8.60%
60 to 64 years30 8.50%30 8.70% 0.00%60 8.60%
50 to 54 years30 8.50%25 7.20% 16.67%55 7.90%
Median age of the population49 48.80%48 48.40% 0.00%48 48.40%
Average age of the population44 44.10%46 46.40% 4.31%45 45.20%
15 to 19 years20 5.60%25 7.20% 20.00%45 6.40%
20 to 24 years20 5.60%30 8.70% 33.33%45 6.40%
70 to 74 years20 5.60%20 5.80% 0.00%45 6.40%
25 to 29 years20 5.60%15 4.30% 25.00%40 5.70%
35 to 39 years20 5.60%15 4.30% 25.00%30 4.30%
40 to 44 years15 4.20%15 4.30% 0.00%30 4.30%
0 to 4 years15 4.20%5 1.40% 66.67%25 3.60%
5 to 9 years15 4.20%10 2.90% 33.33%25 3.60%
10 to 14 years20 5.60%10 2.90% 50.00%25 3.60%
30 to 34 years10 2.80%15 4.30% 33.33%25 3.60%
75 to 79 years10 2.80%10 2.90% 0.00%25 3.60%
80 to 84 years5 1.40%5 1.40% 0.00%10 1.40%

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 66.40% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 22.10% and 11.40%, respectively.

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


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Population of Mount Moriah by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Mount Moriah is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Mount Moriah 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 40.00% of the total population, followed by Canadian (25.00%), Mi'kmaq (20.00%), French (11.43%), and Irish (9.29%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Qalipu Mi'kmaq, First Nations (North American Indian), Scottish, German, and Caucasian (White).

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Qalipu Mi'kmaq4.35%12.68%8.57%
First Nations (North American Indian)5.80%11.27%8.57%
Caucasian (White)4.35%4.23%4.29%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 265 of Mount Moriah's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 20.20% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 3 persons households ranked second, accounting for 10.55% of the population. 1 person, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 9.65%, 6.15%, and 2.65%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons11520.20%
3 persons6010.55%
1 person559.65%
4 persons356.15%
5 or more persons152.65%

Income in Mount Moriah

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Mount Moriah is $37,200.

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 Mount Moriah population or around 520 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 515 and 290 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Mount Moriah's median household income is $79,000, 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 Mount Moriah

This data sheds light on the distribution of Mount Moriah 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.

50.65% or most of the Mount Moriah population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 33.50% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 15.85% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 10.15% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree25525050050.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate15519034533.50%
No certificate, diploma or degree909018015.85%
Bachelor's degree or higher456010010.15%

Employment in Mount Moriah

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Mount Moriah. 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 10.08% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate45.74%
Unemployment rate10.08%

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 Mount Moriah's population (around 60.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


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

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Mount Moriah has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (18%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 16%, followed by Construction at 15%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance155518%
Retail trade451516%
Accommodation and food services102510%
Public administration15158%
Other services (except public administration)0156%
Educational services0104%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0103%
Transportation and warehousing003%
Professional, scientific and technical services0103%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services003%
Arts, entertainment and recreation003%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
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 work12512525084.70%
No fixed workplace address2503010.20%
Worked at home020206.80%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Mount Moriah 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.
15 to 29 minutes50.90%
Less than 15 minutes38.20%
30 to 44 minutes5.50%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%
60 minutes and over0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Mount Moriahshed 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 Mount Moriah'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 Mount Moriah. About 700 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


Mount Moriah is predominantly Christian. About 630 of its population is Christian (290 males and 290 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.