Summerford, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Summerford. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 16.04 km2. The town has a population density of 50.20 people per km2.

We highlight the Summerford 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, Summerford has a population of around 805 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -11.15%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
906805 --11.15%

Population By Genders

The male population of Summerford is around 395 while the female population is around 405.

Of the 805 total population in Summerford, the largest gender is female with around 405 women within the population.

395405 -2.47%

Population by Age Characteristics

Summerford has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 50 to 54 years old, accounting for 11.20% of the total population. The town median age is 53.60.

50 to 54 years45 11.40%45 11.10% 0.00%90 11.20%
65 to 69 years35 8.90%50 12.30% 30.00%85 10.60%
55 to 59 years40 10.10%40 9.90% 0.00%75 9.30%
60 to 64 years35 8.90%35 8.60% 0.00%70 8.70%
70 to 74 years35 8.90%30 7.40% 14.29%60 7.50%
Median age of the population54 53.60%54 54.00% 1.85%54 53.60%
Average age of the population50 50.00%50 50.00% 0.00%50 50.00%
45 to 49 years30 7.60%20 4.90% 33.33%50 6.20%
75 to 79 years25 6.30%25 6.20% 0.00%50 6.20%
10 to 14 years15 3.80%25 6.20% 40.00%45 5.60%
35 to 39 years20 5.10%25 6.20% 20.00%45 5.60%
40 to 44 years25 6.30%25 6.20% 0.00%45 5.60%
20 to 24 years25 6.30%15 3.70% 40.00%35 4.30%
30 to 34 years10 2.50%15 3.70% 33.33%30 3.70%
5 to 9 years15 3.80%10 2.50% 33.33%25 3.10%
15 to 19 years10 2.50%10 2.50% 0.00%25 3.10%
25 to 29 years15 3.80%15 3.70% 0.00%25 3.10%
80 to 84 years10 2.50%10 2.50% 0.00%20 2.50%
0 to 4 years10 2.50%10 2.50% 0.00%15 1.90%
85 years and over10 2.50%5 1.20% 50.00%15 1.90%

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 60.20% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 29.20% and 10.60%, respectively.

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

0 to 14 years10.10%11.10%10.60%

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Population of Summerford by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Summerford is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Summerford 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 30.00% of the total population, followed by Canadian (29.38%), European (18.75%), Irish (12.50%), and Caucasian (White) (8.13%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Newfoundlander, Inuit, First Nations (North American Indian), Scottish, and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)10.67%5.88%8.13%
First Nations (North American Indian)0.00%2.35%1.88%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 340 of Summerford's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 23.30% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 12.35% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 8.90%, 3.40%, and 2.05%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons17023.30%
1 person9012.35%
3 persons658.90%
4 persons253.40%
5 or more persons152.05%

Income in Summerford

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Summerford is $30,200.

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 Summerford population or around 790 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 535 and 170 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Summerford's median household income is $54,400, 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 Summerford

This data sheds light on the distribution of Summerford 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.

40.85% or most of the Summerford population has a No certificate, diploma or degree. 34.50% of the population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree, 24.70% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 5.25% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
No certificate, diploma or degree26522048540.85%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree19019539034.50%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate9019028524.70%
Bachelor's degree or higher2535605.25%

Employment in Summerford

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Summerford. 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 10.64% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate31.91%
Unemployment rate10.64%

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 Summerford's population (around 51.70%) are working temporary position as an employee.


In the town, there are 0 men and 15 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 20.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Summerford has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (28%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 13%, followed by Transportation and warehousing at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting504028%
Health care and social assistance04013%
Transportation and warehousing20010%
Educational services102010%
Retail trade10158%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services003%
Other services (except public administration)003%
Public administration0103%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%

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
No fixed workplace address854513056.50%
Usual place of work25709541.30%
Worked at home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Summerford 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 minutes60.00%
15 to 29 minutes17.80%
30 to 44 minutes17.80%
60 minutes and over6.70%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Summerfordshed 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 Summerford'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 Summerford. About 805 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


Summerford is predominantly Christian. About 680 of its population is Christian (295 males and 295 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.