Norris Point, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Norris Point. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 4.84 km2. The town has a population density of 124.40 people per km2.

We highlight the Norris Point 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, Norris Point has a population of around 602 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -10.15%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
670602 --10.15%

Population By Genders

The male population of Norris Point is around 300 while the female population is around 300.

Of the 602 total population in Norris Point, the largest gender is female with around 300 women within the population.

300300 -0.00%

Population by Age Characteristics

Norris Point has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 11.60% of the total population. The town median age is 58.00.

60 to 64 years40 13.30%35 11.70% 12.50%70 11.60%
55 to 59 years30 10.00%30 10.00% 0.00%65 10.70%
70 to 74 years35 11.70%30 10.00% 14.29%65 10.70%
50 to 54 years25 8.30%35 11.70% 28.57%60 9.90%
Median age of the population58 58.00%58 58.00% 0.00%58 58.00%
65 to 69 years30 10.00%25 8.30% 16.67%55 9.10%
Average age of the population52 52.00%55 54.80% 3.65%53 53.30%
45 to 49 years15 5.00%25 8.30% 40.00%35 5.80%
75 to 79 years15 5.00%25 8.30% 40.00%35 5.80%
10 to 14 years15 5.00%15 5.00% 0.00%25 4.10%
20 to 24 years15 5.00%5 1.70% 66.67%25 4.10%
40 to 44 years15 5.00%15 5.00% 0.00%25 4.10%
80 to 84 years15 5.00%5 1.70% 66.67%25 4.10%
15 to 19 years15 5.00%10 3.30% 33.33%20 3.30%
35 to 39 years5 1.70%10 3.30% 50.00%20 3.30%
85 years and over10 3.30%15 5.00% 33.33%20 3.30%
0 to 4 years10 3.30%5 1.70% 50.00%15 2.50%
25 to 29 years10 3.30%5 1.70% 50.00%15 2.50%
30 to 34 years5 1.70%5 1.70% 0.00%15 2.50%
5 to 9 years5 1.70%0 0.00% 100.00%10 1.70%

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 57.90% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 15 to 64 years, account for 33.10% and 57.90%, respectively.

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

0 to 14 years10.00%6.70%8.30%

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Population of Norris Point by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Norris Point is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Norris Point 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 42.40% of the total population, followed by Mi'kmaq (16.80%), Irish (16.00%), French (12.00%), and Scottish (11.20%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Canadian, British Isles, Newfoundlander, Qalipu Mi'kmaq, and Caucasian (White).

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles8.96%10.17%8.80%
Qalipu Mi'kmaq4.48%6.78%5.60%
Caucasian (White)4.48%5.08%4.80%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 260 of Norris Point's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 24.05% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 11.55% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 9.60%, 4.80%, and 1.90%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons12524.05%
1 person6011.55%
3 persons509.60%
4 persons254.80%
5 or more persons101.90%

Income in Norris Point

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Norris Point is $34,400.

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 Norris Point population or around 485 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 405 and 205 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Norris Point's median household income is $72,500, 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 Norris Point

This data sheds light on the distribution of Norris Point 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.

45.15% or most of the Norris Point population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 27.65% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 27.25% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 17.55% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree20517538045.15%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate13012025027.65%
No certificate, diploma or degree13512526527.25%
Bachelor's degree or higher5010014517.55%

Employment in Norris Point

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Norris Point. 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 8.40% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate33.61%
Unemployment rate8.40%

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 Norris Point's population (around 49.00%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 10 men and 15 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 20.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Norris Point has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (33%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Arts, entertainment and recreation sector comes second at 12%, followed by Construction at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance305033%
Arts, entertainment and recreation251012%
Retail trade0156%
Transportation and warehousing0106%
Educational services0156%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1004%
Wholesale trade1004%
Other services (except public administration)1004%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
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%
Accommodation and food services000%
Public administration000%

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 work558514574.40%
No fixed workplace address3503517.90%
Worked at home1010157.70%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Norris Point 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 minutes74.30%
15 to 29 minutes14.30%
30 to 44 minutes8.60%
60 minutes and over5.70%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Norris Pointshed 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 Norris Point'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 Norris Point. About 580 people living in the province speak English, 10 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


Norris Point is predominantly Christian. About 525 of its population is Christian (280 males and 280 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.