Harris, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Harris. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 49.81 km2. The town has a population density of 10.60 people per km2.

We highlight the Harris 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, Harris has a population of around 530 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -2.75%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
545530 --2.75%

Population By Genders

The male population of Harris is around 265 while the female population is around 265.

Of the 530 total population in Harris, the largest gender is female with around 265 women within the population.

265265 -0.00%

Population by Age Characteristics

Harris has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 10.40% of the total population. The town median age is 50.00.

60 to 64 years30 11.30%30 11.30% 0.00%55 10.40%
55 to 59 years25 9.40%20 7.50% 20.00%50 9.40%
Median age of the population50 50.40%48 48.40% 3.97%50 50.00%
Average age of the population45 45.40%44 43.60% 4.41%45 44.60%
65 to 69 years20 7.50%20 7.50% 0.00%40 7.50%
70 to 74 years20 7.50%20 7.50% 0.00%40 7.50%
10 to 14 years10 3.80%20 7.50% 50.00%35 6.60%
15 to 19 years15 5.70%15 5.70% 0.00%35 6.60%
50 to 54 years15 5.70%20 7.50% 25.00%35 6.60%
0 to 4 years15 5.70%15 5.70% 0.00%30 5.70%
5 to 9 years15 5.70%10 3.80% 33.33%30 5.70%
35 to 39 years10 3.80%15 5.70% 33.33%30 5.70%
45 to 49 years20 7.50%10 3.80% 50.00%30 5.70%
40 to 44 years10 3.80%15 5.70% 33.33%25 4.70%
20 to 24 years10 3.80%15 5.70% 33.33%20 3.80%
25 to 29 years10 3.80%5 1.90% 50.00%20 3.80%
30 to 34 years10 3.80%10 3.80% 0.00%20 3.80%
80 to 84 years10 3.80%10 3.80% 0.00%20 3.80%
75 to 79 years10 3.80%5 1.90% 50.00%15 2.80%

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 59.40% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 23.60% and 17.00%, respectively.

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


Population of Harris by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Harris is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Harris 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 31.86% of the total population, followed by Scottish (20.35%), French (18.58%), English (16.81%), and Irish (14.16%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include French Canadian, German, Dutch, British Isles, and Italian.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
French Canadian8.77%8.93%8.85%
British Isles5.26%0.00%3.54%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 205 of Harris's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 21.95% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 9.75% of the population. 4 persons, 3 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.30%, 6.10%, and 4.90%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons9021.95%
1 person409.75%
4 persons307.30%
3 persons256.10%
5 or more persons204.90%

Income in Harris

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Harris is $46,000.

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 Harris population or around 280 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 245 and 240 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Harris's median household income is $105,000, 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 Harris

This data sheds light on the distribution of Harris 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.

60.05% or most of the Harris population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 26.60% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 18.65% has a Bachelor's degree or higher, and 13.90% has No certificate, diploma or degree.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree19524043560.05%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate1206519526.60%
Bachelor's degree or higher507513518.65%
No certificate, diploma or degree754011013.90%

Employment in Harris

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Harris. 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 3.41% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate56.82%
Unemployment rate3.41%

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 Harris's population (around 55.80%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 55 men and 30 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 90.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Harris has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (23%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector comes second at 12%, followed by Construction at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance06023%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting201012%
Public administration151510%
Transportation and warehousing2008%
Educational services0158%
Professional, scientific and technical services006%
Other services (except public administration)0106%
Accommodation and food services0104%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%

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 work809517570.00%
Worked at home15204016.00%
No fixed workplace address3003514.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Harris 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 minutes50.00%
15 to 29 minutes21.40%
30 to 44 minutes11.90%
60 minutes and over11.90%
45 to 59 minutes7.10%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Harrisshed 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 Harris'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 Harris. About 375 people living in the province speak English, 160 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


Harris is predominantly Christian. About 370 of its population is Christian (180 males and 180 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.