Horton, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Horton. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 158.02 km2. The town has a population density of 20.10 people per km2.

We highlight the Horton 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, Horton has a population of around 3,182 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 10.22%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,8873,182 +10.22%

Population By Genders

The male population of Horton is around 1,595 while the female population is around 1,585.

Of the 3,182 total population in Horton, the largest gender is male with around 1,595 women within the population.

1,5951,585 +0.63%

Population by Age Characteristics

Horton has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 10.70% of the total population. The town median age is 48.80.

60 to 64 years185 11.60%155 9.80% 16.22%340 10.70%
55 to 59 years125 7.80%150 9.50% 16.67%270 8.50%
65 to 69 years130 8.20%125 7.90% 3.85%255 8.00%
70 to 74 years115 7.20%115 7.30% 0.00%230 7.20%
50 to 54 years130 8.20%90 5.70% 30.77%220 6.90%
45 to 49 years90 5.60%120 7.60% 25.00%210 6.60%
15 to 19 years100 6.30%85 5.40% 15.00%180 5.70%
40 to 44 years85 5.30%95 6.00% 10.53%180 5.70%
35 to 39 years80 5.00%90 5.70% 11.11%175 5.50%
5 to 9 years80 5.00%85 5.40% 5.88%165 5.20%
10 to 14 years75 4.70%80 5.00% 6.25%160 5.00%
30 to 34 years70 4.40%80 5.00% 12.50%150 4.70%
20 to 24 years75 4.70%65 4.10% 13.33%145 4.60%
0 to 4 years65 4.10%75 4.70% 13.33%140 4.40%
75 to 79 years75 4.70%60 3.80% 20.00%135 4.20%
25 to 29 years65 4.10%60 3.80% 7.69%125 3.90%
80 to 84 years20 1.30%30 1.90% 33.33%50 1.60%
85 years and over20 1.30%25 1.60% 20.00%50 1.60%
Median age of the population50 50.00%48 48.40% 4.00%49 48.80%
Average age of the population45 45.40%45 45.00% 0.00%45 45.20%
85 to 89 years15 0.90%20 1.30% 25.00%35 1.10%

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 62.60% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 22.80% and 14.60%, respectively.

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

65 years and over22.60%22.70%22.80%
0 to 14 years14.10%15.50%14.60%

Population of Horton by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Horton is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Horton 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 Irish, which accounts for 34.43% of the total population, followed by Scottish (30.66%), English (21.70%), French (21.23%), and Canadian (18.71%).

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
First Nations (North American Indian)5.92%2.53%4.25%
French Canadian0.93%3.16%2.04%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,140 of Horton's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 20.75% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 10.85% of the population. 4 persons, 3 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.75%, 7.35%, and 3.30%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons53520.75%
1 person28010.85%
4 persons2007.75%
3 persons1907.35%
5 or more persons853.30%

Income in Horton

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Horton is $42,000.

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 Horton population or around 1,930 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 1,645 and 1,635 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Horton's median household income is $90,000, 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 Horton

This data sheds light on the distribution of Horton 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.

55.30% or most of the Horton population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 33.20% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 13.80% has a Bachelor's degree or higher, and 11.55% has No certificate, diploma or degree.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,0201,3402,36055.30%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8406101,46033.20%
Bachelor's degree or higher22536058513.80%
No certificate, diploma or degree34021556011.55%

Employment in Horton

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Horton. 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 4.81% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate55.27%
Unemployment rate4.81%

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 Horton's population (around 76.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 120 men and 70 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 185.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Horton has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (15%) works in the construction sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 15%, followed by Health care and social assistance at 14%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Retail trade11511515%
Health care and social assistance3519014%
Educational services50959%
Public administration70608%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services50205%
Accommodation and food services20404%
Professional, scientific and technical services20353%
Wholesale trade3503%
Transportation and warehousing20152%
Real estate and rental and leasing0202%
Other services (except public administration)20102%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting2502%
Finance and insurance10152%
Information and cultural industries10151%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1501%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
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 work5205151,03569.20%
No fixed workplace address1857525517.10%
Worked at home9010519513.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Horton 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 minutes42.10%
15 to 29 minutes30.10%
60 minutes and over11.20%
30 to 44 minutes8.50%
45 to 59 minutes8.10%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Hortonshed 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 Horton'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 Horton. About 3,095 people living in the province speak English, 85 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


Horton is predominantly Christian. About 2,365 of its population is Christian (1,215 males and 1,215 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Jewish with 0.3% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Buddhist and Hindu, both represent 0.0% and 0.0% of the population, while Muslim represent 0.0% of the population.