North River, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for North River, a town in Canada with a land area of 4.20 km2 and has a population density of 137.70 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 North River is around 579 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of North River in 2021 census have increased 1.58% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
570579 +1.58%

Population By Genders

Of the 579 total population in North River, the largest gender is female with around 305 women within the population.

275305 +9.84%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 570 population in North River, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 12.70% of them are male and 8.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 51.20.

0 to 4 years15 5.50%10 3.30% 33.33%20 3.40%
5 to 9 years15 5.50%15 4.90% 0.00%35 6.00%
10 to 14 years10 3.60%15 4.90% 33.33%25 4.30%
15 to 19 years15 5.50%15 4.90% 0.00%30 5.20%
20 to 24 years15 5.50%10 3.30% 33.33%20 3.40%
25 to 29 years10 3.60%10 3.30% 0.00%20 3.40%
30 to 34 years10 3.60%15 4.90% 33.33%25 4.30%
35 to 39 years15 5.50%15 4.90% 0.00%25 4.30%
40 to 44 years15 5.50%20 6.60% 25.00%30 5.20%
45 to 49 years25 9.10%25 8.20% 0.00%45 7.80%
50 to 54 years20 7.30%20 6.60% 0.00%40 6.90%
55 to 59 years20 7.30%30 9.80% 33.33%50 8.60%
60 to 64 years35 12.70%25 8.20% 28.57%60 10.30%
65 to 69 years25 9.10%30 9.80% 16.67%55 9.50%
70 to 74 years30 10.90%20 6.60% 33.33%50 8.60%
75 to 79 years15 5.50%10 3.30% 33.33%25 4.30%
80 to 84 years5 1.80%5 1.60% 0.00%10 1.70%
85 years and over0 0.00%10 3.30% 100.00%10 1.70%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%5 1.60% 100.00%5 0.90%
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 North River are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years14.50%11.50%12.90%
15 to 64 years58.20%62.30%61.20%
65 years and over25.50%24.60%25.00%
Average age of the population46.00%47.60%46.80%
Median age of the population50.00%52.00%51.20%

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Population of North River by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing North River'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 North River.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)5.66%5.08%6.14%
British Isles3.77%3.39%3.51%
Christian, n.i.e.0.00%0.00%2.63%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in North River, which totals 570, the majority, consisting of 245 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 person7013.45%
2 persons12023.10%
3 persons356.75%
4 persons305.75%
5 or more persons101.90%

Income in North River

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in North River is $37,600 (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 North River is $69,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a North River 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 North River.

Education Levels in North River

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 North River.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher20658510.85%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate11012022527.75%
No certificate, diploma or degree507012013.05%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree23023046058.35%

Employment in North River

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.77% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate40.38%
Unemployment rate5.77%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in North River working as an employee. Most of them (63.80%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in North River 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 North River. 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 (19%) in North River are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting000%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade102517%
Transportation and warehousing15109%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services1006%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1004%
Educational services0104%
Health care and social assistance103519%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services15109%
Other services (except public administration)1004%
Public administration10109%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within North River. 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 address35104019.00%
Usual place of work6510016578.60%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in North River 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 minutes34.10%
15 to 29 minutes22.00%
30 to 44 minutes9.80%
45 to 59 minutes12.20%
60 minutes and over19.50%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within North River 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 North River 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 North River, the most used official language is English. Around 575 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 North River is Christian. Around 485 people in North River are Christian (245 males and 245 females).