Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Springdale. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 17.46 km2. The town has a population density of 169.80 people per km2.

We highlight the Springdale 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, Springdale has a population of around 2,965 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -0.20%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,9712,965 --0.20%

Population By Genders

The male population of Springdale is around 1,390 while the female population is around 1,575.

Of the 2,965 total population in Springdale, the largest gender is female with around 1,575 women within the population.

1,3901,575 -11.75%

Population by Age Characteristics

Springdale has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 9.40% of the total population. The town median age is 53.60.

60 to 64 years135 9.70%145 9.20% 6.90%280 9.40%
70 to 74 years110 7.90%140 8.90% 21.43%255 8.60%
65 to 69 years115 8.30%135 8.60% 14.81%245 8.30%
50 to 54 years105 7.60%110 7.00% 4.55%215 7.30%
55 to 59 years90 6.50%110 7.00% 18.18%205 6.90%
75 to 79 years90 6.50%105 6.70% 14.29%190 6.40%
45 to 49 years95 6.80%95 6.00% 0.00%185 6.20%
10 to 14 years75 5.40%80 5.10% 6.25%155 5.20%
35 to 39 years70 5.00%70 4.40% 0.00%140 4.70%
15 to 19 years55 4.00%75 4.80% 26.67%130 4.40%
40 to 44 years65 4.70%70 4.40% 7.14%130 4.40%
85 years and over50 3.60%80 5.10% 37.50%130 4.40%
20 to 24 years60 4.30%65 4.10% 7.69%125 4.20%
80 to 84 years60 4.30%65 4.10% 7.69%125 4.20%
0 to 4 years60 4.30%60 3.80% 0.00%120 4.00%
5 to 9 years55 4.00%60 3.80% 8.33%115 3.90%
30 to 34 years60 4.30%60 3.80% 0.00%115 3.90%
25 to 29 years50 3.60%60 3.80% 16.67%105 3.50%
85 to 89 years30 2.20%45 2.90% 33.33%80 2.70%
Median age of the population53 52.80%54 54.40% 3.68%54 53.60%
Average age of the population49 48.90%50 49.90% 2.00%49 49.40%

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 55.00% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 31.70% and 13.20%, respectively.

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

65 years and over30.60%33.30%31.70%
0 to 14 years13.70%13.00%13.20%

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Population of Springdale by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Springdale is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Springdale 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 Canadian, which accounts for 38.61% of the total population, followed by English (35.59%), Irish (9.61%), Newfoundlander (7.83%), and Caucasian (White) (5.87%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include British Isles, Scottish, French, First Nations (North American Indian), and Mi'kmaq.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)5.28%6.10%5.87%
British Isles3.77%5.42%4.63%
First Nations (North American Indian)1.51%2.37%1.96%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 930 of Springdale's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.95% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 13.40% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.00%, 4.65%, and 1.75%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons59022.95%
1 person34513.40%
3 persons1807.00%
4 persons1204.65%
5 or more persons451.75%

Income in Springdale

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Springdale is $30,600.

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 Springdale population or around 2,350 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 1,420 and 990 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Springdale's median household income is $58,000, 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 Springdale

This data sheds light on the distribution of Springdale 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.

49.65% or most of the Springdale population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 25.80% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 24.70% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 11.05% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree8508901,74049.65%
No certificate, diploma or degree5504701,02525.80%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate32558091024.70%
Bachelor's degree or higher17022539011.05%

Employment in Springdale

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Springdale. 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 6.61% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate37.31%
Unemployment rate6.61%

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 Springdale's population (around 63.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 50 men and 35 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 85.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Springdale has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (21%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 15%, followed by Construction at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance3518521%
Retail trade5010015%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction85109%
Educational services20456%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting4505%
Other services (except public administration)20305%
Professional, scientific and technical services30104%
Accommodation and food services20254%
Transportation and warehousing25154%
Finance and insurance10303%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services25103%
Public administration20103%
Real estate and rental and leasing001%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1001%
Wholesale trade000%
Information and cultural industries000%
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 work29037566075.40%
No fixed workplace address1155016018.30%
Worked at home2530505.70%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Springdale 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 minutes73.80%
15 to 29 minutes12.80%
60 minutes and over8.50%
30 to 44 minutes3.70%
45 to 59 minutes1.80%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Springdaleshed 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 Springdale'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 Springdale. About 2,890 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


Springdale is predominantly Christian. About 2,405 of its population is Christian (1,120 males and 1,120 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.