Northern Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Northern Arm. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 24.94 km2. The town has a population density of 14.90 people per km2.

We highlight the Northern Arm 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, Northern Arm has a population of around 371 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -12.91%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
426371 --12.91%

Population By Genders

The male population of Northern Arm is around 175 while the female population is around 200.

Of the 371 total population in Northern Arm, the largest gender is female with around 200 women within the population.

175200 -12.50%

Population by Age Characteristics

Northern Arm has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 65 to 69 years old, accounting for 14.90% of the total population. The town median age is 58.80.

Median age of the population60 60.40%56 56.40% 6.62%59 58.80%
65 to 69 years30 17.10%25 12.50% 16.67%55 14.90%
Average age of the population55 55.40%51 50.60% 9.03%53 52.80%
55 to 59 years20 11.40%20 10.00% 0.00%40 10.80%
60 to 64 years20 11.40%25 12.50% 20.00%40 10.80%
70 to 74 years20 11.40%15 7.50% 25.00%35 9.50%
45 to 49 years15 8.60%10 5.00% 33.33%25 6.80%
50 to 54 years10 5.70%15 7.50% 33.33%25 6.80%
75 to 79 years10 5.70%15 7.50% 33.33%25 6.80%
10 to 14 years5 2.90%10 5.00% 50.00%20 5.40%
15 to 19 years5 2.90%15 7.50% 66.67%20 5.40%
30 to 34 years5 2.90%10 5.00% 50.00%15 4.10%
40 to 44 years5 2.90%5 2.50% 0.00%15 4.10%
20 to 24 years5 2.90%5 2.50% 0.00%10 2.70%
25 to 29 years5 2.90%0 0.00% 100.00%10 2.70%
35 to 39 years5 2.90%10 5.00% 50.00%10 2.70%
80 to 84 years5 2.90%5 2.50% 0.00%10 2.70%
0 to 4 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 1.40%
5 to 9 years5 2.90%5 2.50% 0.00%5 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 56.80% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 15 to 64 years, account for 35.10% and 56.80%, respectively.

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


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Population of Northern Arm by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Northern Arm is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Northern Arm 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 38.82% of the total population, followed by Canadian (20.00%), Scottish (11.76%), British Isles (10.59%), and European (5.88%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Newfoundlander, First Nations (North American Indian), French, Roma, and Costa Rican.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles7.32%13.64%10.59%
First Nations (North American Indian)4.88%0.00%3.53%
Costa Rican0.00%0.00%0.00%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 165 of Northern Arm's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 31.80% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 7.60% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 4.55%, 4.55%, and 1.50%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons10531.80%
1 person257.60%
3 persons154.55%
4 persons154.55%
5 or more persons51.50%

Income in Northern Arm

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Northern Arm is $33,200.

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 Northern Arm population or around 305 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 230 and 110 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Northern Arm's median household income is $71,000, 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 Northern Arm

This data sheds light on the distribution of Northern Arm 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.

65.55% or most of the Northern Arm population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 22.95% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 10.20% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 5.65% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree20018037565.55%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate657014522.95%
No certificate, diploma or degree15556510.20%
Bachelor's degree or higher2520455.65%

Employment in Northern Arm

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Northern Arm. 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 6.25% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate36.25%
Unemployment rate6.25%

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 Northern Arm's population (around 57.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 15 men and 10 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 25.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Northern Arm has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (18%) works in the construction sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 12%, followed by Public administration at 12%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Retail trade15012%
Public administration01012%
Wholesale trade1009%
Health care and social assistance0159%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting006%
Professional, scientific and technical services0106%
Educational services0106%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Transportation and warehousing000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
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 work455510069.00%
No fixed workplace address2503020.70%
Worked at home0101510.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Northern Arm 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 minutes46.20%
15 to 29 minutes19.20%
30 to 44 minutes19.20%
60 minutes and over7.70%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Northern Armshed 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 Northern Arm'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 Northern Arm. About 370 people living in the province speak English, 5 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


Northern Arm is predominantly Christian. About 415 of its population is Christian (200 males and 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.