Rushoon, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Rushoon. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 5.89 km2. The town has a population density of 38.90 people per km2.

We highlight the Rushoon 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, Rushoon has a population of around 229 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -6.53%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
245229 --6.53%

Population By Genders

The male population of Rushoon is around 115 while the female population is around 115.

Of the 229 total population in Rushoon, the largest gender is female with around 115 women within the population.

115115 -0.00%

Population by Age Characteristics

Rushoon has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 13.00% of the total population. The town median age is 59.20.

Median age of the population59 59.20%58 58.40% 1.69%59 59.20%
Average age of the population52 52.00%53 53.20% 1.88%53 52.60%
60 to 64 years15 13.00%10 8.70% 33.33%30 13.00%
65 to 69 years15 13.00%15 13.00% 0.00%30 13.00%
70 to 74 years10 8.70%10 8.70% 0.00%25 10.90%
50 to 54 years10 8.70%10 8.70% 0.00%20 8.70%
55 to 59 years10 8.70%10 8.70% 0.00%20 8.70%
45 to 49 years5 4.30%10 8.70% 50.00%15 6.50%
5 to 9 years10 8.70%5 4.30% 50.00%10 4.30%
15 to 19 years5 4.30%0 0.00% 100.00%10 4.30%
30 to 34 years5 4.30%5 4.30% 0.00%10 4.30%
35 to 39 years5 4.30%0 0.00% 100.00%10 4.30%
75 to 79 years5 4.30%5 4.30% 0.00%10 4.30%
80 to 84 years5 4.30%5 4.30% 0.00%10 4.30%
0 to 4 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 2.20%
10 to 14 years5 4.30%5 4.30% 0.00%5 2.20%
20 to 24 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 2.20%
25 to 29 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 2.20%
40 to 44 years0 0.00%5 4.30% 100.00%5 2.20%

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 54.30% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 15 to 64 years, account for 34.80% and 54.30%, respectively.

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


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Population of Rushoon by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Rushoon is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Rushoon 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 27.78% of the total population, followed by Canadian (24.07%), Irish (20.37%), British Isles (11.11%), and Newfoundlander (9.26%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, Belgian, Haitian, Hindu, and Mexican.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles10.34%12.50%11.11%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 115 of Rushoon's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.75% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 18.20% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.80%, 4.55%, and 2.25%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons5022.75%
1 person4018.20%
3 persons156.80%
4 persons104.55%
5 or more persons52.25%

Income in Rushoon

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Rushoon is $0.

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 Rushoon population or around 0 people falls in the Under $10,000 group. The next largest groups are the Under $10,000, and Under $10,000 with around 0 and 0 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Rushoon's median household income is $0, 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 Rushoon

This data sheds light on the distribution of Rushoon 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.

39.40% or most of the Rushoon population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 32.35% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 28.25% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 6.05% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree757014539.40%
No certificate, diploma or degree706012532.35%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate505510028.25%
Bachelor's degree or higher100206.05%

Employment in Rushoon

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Rushoon. 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 20.41% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate30.61%
Unemployment rate20.41%

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 Rushoon's population (around 48.00%) are working temporary position as an employee.


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

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Rushoon has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (20%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Construction sector comes second at 16%, followed by Transportation and warehousing at 12%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance02520%
Transportation and warehousing01012%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting10012%
Public administration008%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
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%
Educational services000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%

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 work15355573.30%
No fixed workplace address1502026.70%
Worked at home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Rushoon 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 minutes46.70%
30 to 44 minutes20.00%
60 minutes and over20.00%
45 to 59 minutes13.30%
15 to 29 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Rushoonshed 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 Rushoon'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 Rushoon. About 230 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


Rushoon is predominantly Christian. About 260 of its population is Christian (140 males and 140 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.