Harley, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Harley. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 92.34 km2. The town has a population density of 5.70 people per km2.

We highlight the Harley 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, Harley has a population of around 524 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -4.90%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
551524 --4.90%

Population By Genders

The male population of Harley is around 270 while the female population is around 250.

Of the 524 total population in Harley, the largest gender is male with around 270 women within the population.

270250 -7.41%

Population by Age Characteristics

Harley has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 5 to 9 years old, accounting for 10.50% of the total population. The town median age is 37.60.

5 to 9 years25 9.30%25 10.00% 0.00%55 10.50%
35 to 39 years20 7.40%25 10.00% 20.00%50 9.50%
0 to 4 years20 7.40%20 8.00% 0.00%40 7.60%
10 to 14 years25 9.30%15 6.00% 40.00%40 7.60%
55 to 59 years20 7.40%20 8.00% 0.00%40 7.60%
Average age of the population37 37.40%39 38.80% 2.58%38 38.10%
Median age of the population36 36.40%38 38.40% 5.21%38 37.60%
70 to 74 years20 7.40%20 8.00% 0.00%35 6.70%
25 to 29 years15 5.60%10 4.00% 33.33%30 5.70%
30 to 34 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%30 5.70%
50 to 54 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%30 5.70%
65 to 69 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%30 5.70%
15 to 19 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%25 4.80%
45 to 49 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%25 4.80%
60 to 64 years20 7.40%5 2.00% 75.00%25 4.80%
20 to 24 years10 3.70%5 2.00% 50.00%20 3.80%
40 to 44 years15 5.60%15 6.00% 0.00%20 3.80%
75 to 79 years5 1.90%5 2.00% 0.00%10 1.90%
80 to 84 years5 1.90%5 2.00% 0.00%10 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 58.10% of the population. The other age groups, 0 to 14 years and 65 years and over, account for 24.80% and 18.10%, respectively.

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


Population of Harley by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Harley is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Harley 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 29.91% of the total population, followed by French (17.76%), English (10.28%), Irish (9.35%), and Caucasian (White) (9.35%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include French Canadian, Swiss, Scottish, First Nations (North American Indian), and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)12.50%7.84%9.35%
French Canadian8.93%7.84%8.41%
First Nations (North American Indian)5.36%3.92%4.67%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 175 of Harley's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 18.90% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 9.45% of the population. 4 persons, 3 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 9.45%, 8.10%, and 6.75%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons7018.90%
1 person359.45%
4 persons359.45%
3 persons308.10%
5 or more persons256.75%

Income in Harley

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Harley is $40,400.

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 Harley population or around 360 people falls in the $10,000 to $29,999 group. The next largest groups are the $50,000 to $79,999, and $30,000 to $49,999 with around 230 and 195 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Harley's median household income is $95,000, 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 Harley

This data sheds light on the distribution of Harley 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.

44.70% or most of the Harley population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 29.70% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 25.95% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 7.15% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree12014026544.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree1008018529.70%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate709516025.95%
Bachelor's degree or higher1035457.15%

Employment in Harley

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Harley. 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 2.74% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate60.27%
Unemployment rate2.74%

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 Harley's population (around 76.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 25 men and 20 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 50.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Harley has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (17%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector comes second at 15%, followed by Manufacturing at 13%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting252017%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction30015%
Health care and social assistance03013%
Retail trade0156%
Transportation and warehousing1004%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services0104%
Educational services0104%
Other services (except public administration)004%
Public administration0104%
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
Usual place of work557512556.80%
Worked at home30255525.00%
No fixed workplace address30104018.20%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Harley 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 minutes36.40%
15 to 29 minutes30.30%
60 minutes and over21.20%
30 to 44 minutes9.10%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Harleyshed 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 Harley'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 Harley. About 375 people living in the province speak English, 145 people speak French, 5 people speak English and French language, and 0 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French5
Neither English nor French0


Harley is predominantly Christian. About 335 of its population is Christian (170 males and 170 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.