Upper Island Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Upper Island Cove, a town in Canada with a land area of 7.82 km2 and has a population density of 179.20 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 Upper Island Cove is around 1,401 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Upper Island Cove in 2021 census have decreased -10.25% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,5611,401 --10.25%

Population By Genders

Of the 1,401 total population in Upper Island Cove, the largest gender is female with around 735 women within the population.

665735 -9.52%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 1,561 population in Upper Island Cove, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 9.80% of them are male and 11.60% female. While the median age of the whole population is 53.20.

0 to 4 years15 2.30%25 3.40% 40.00%40 2.90%
5 to 9 years35 5.30%35 4.80% 0.00%65 4.60%
10 to 14 years35 5.30%35 4.80% 0.00%65 4.60%
15 to 19 years30 4.50%45 6.10% 33.33%80 5.70%
20 to 24 years25 3.80%35 4.80% 28.57%60 4.30%
25 to 29 years25 3.80%15 2.00% 40.00%45 3.20%
30 to 34 years25 3.80%30 4.10% 16.67%60 4.30%
35 to 39 years30 4.50%35 4.80% 14.29%65 4.60%
40 to 44 years40 6.00%35 4.80% 12.50%70 5.00%
45 to 49 years40 6.00%45 6.10% 11.11%80 5.70%
50 to 54 years45 6.80%55 7.50% 18.18%105 7.50%
55 to 59 years55 8.30%70 9.50% 21.43%125 8.90%
60 to 64 years70 10.50%70 9.50% 0.00%140 10.00%
65 to 69 years65 9.80%85 11.60% 23.53%145 10.40%
70 to 74 years55 8.30%60 8.20% 8.33%115 8.20%
75 to 79 years30 4.50%35 4.80% 14.29%70 5.00%
80 to 84 years15 2.30%30 4.10% 50.00%45 3.20%
85 years and over20 3.00%10 1.40% 50.00%25 1.80%
85 to 89 years20 3.00%5 0.70% 75.00%20 1.40%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%5 0.70% 100.00%5 0.40%
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 Upper Island Cove are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years12.00%12.20%12.10%
15 to 64 years60.20%58.50%58.90%
65 years and over27.80%29.90%28.90%
Average age of the population48.20%48.30%48.20%
Median age of the population52.40%53.60%53.20%

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Population of Upper Island Cove by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Upper Island Cove'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 Upper Island Cove.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)3.08%4.00%3.93%
British Isles3.08%2.00%2.50%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Upper Island Cove, which totals 1,561, the majority, consisting of 550 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 person12510.80%
2 persons25522.00%
3 persons857.35%
4 persons907.75%
5 or more persons302.60%

Income in Upper Island Cove

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Upper Island Cove is $31,200 (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 Upper Island Cove is $64,500 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Upper Island Cove 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 Upper Island Cove.

Education Levels in Upper Island Cove

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 Upper Island Cove.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher8515023512.00%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate24531055528.05%
No certificate, diploma or degree19520539518.55%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree4955401,03052.85%

Employment in Upper Island Cove

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 11.29% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate35.48%
Unemployment rate11.29%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Upper Island Cove working as an employee. Most of them (49.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Upper Island Cove 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 Upper Island Cove. 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 (16%) in Upper Island Cove are working in the construction sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting15207%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1002%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade203510%
Transportation and warehousing1002%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance0153%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services1503%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services002%
Educational services15308%
Health care and social assistance108015%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services25259%
Other services (except public administration)15104%
Public administration15206%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Upper Island Cove. 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 home1525409.10%
Worked outside Canada00102.30%
No fixed workplace address70259020.50%
Usual place of work11518530068.20%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Upper Island Cove 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 minutes20.50%
15 to 29 minutes48.70%
30 to 44 minutes7.70%
45 to 59 minutes3.80%
60 minutes and over17.90%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Upper Island Cove 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 Upper Island Cove 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 Upper Island Cove, the most used official language is English. Around 1,400 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 Upper Island Cove is Christian. Around 1,280 people in Upper Island Cove are Christian (605 males and 605 females).