Howick, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Howick. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 286.55 km2. The town has a population density of 14.10 people per km2.

We highlight the Howick 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, Howick has a population of around 4,045 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 4.44%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,8734,045 +4.44%

Population By Genders

The male population of Howick is around 2,050 while the female population is around 1,995.

Of the 4,045 total population in Howick, the largest gender is male with around 2,050 women within the population.

2,0501,995 +2.68%

Population by Age Characteristics

Howick has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 5 to 9 years old, accounting for 8.80% of the total population. The town median age is 35.20.

5 to 9 years195 9.50%160 8.00% 17.95%355 8.80%
10 to 14 years165 8.00%180 9.00% 8.33%345 8.50%
0 to 4 years165 8.00%145 7.30% 12.12%310 7.70%
15 to 19 years150 7.30%160 8.00% 6.25%305 7.50%
55 to 59 years140 6.80%150 7.50% 6.67%290 7.20%
60 to 64 years140 6.80%130 6.50% 7.14%265 6.60%
20 to 24 years145 7.10%95 4.80% 34.48%240 5.90%
25 to 29 years125 6.10%105 5.30% 16.00%235 5.80%
30 to 34 years110 5.40%120 6.00% 8.33%230 5.70%
35 to 39 years115 5.60%105 5.30% 8.70%220 5.40%
45 to 49 years115 5.60%105 5.30% 8.70%215 5.30%
40 to 44 years95 4.60%105 5.30% 9.52%200 4.90%
65 to 69 years95 4.60%95 4.80% 0.00%195 4.80%
70 to 74 years95 4.60%95 4.80% 0.00%190 4.70%
50 to 54 years80 3.90%100 5.00% 20.00%180 4.40%
75 to 79 years60 2.90%50 2.50% 16.67%115 2.80%
80 to 84 years40 2.00%40 2.00% 0.00%75 1.90%
85 years and over15 0.70%55 2.80% 72.73%75 1.90%
85 to 89 years10 0.50%25 1.30% 60.00%40 1.00%
Average age of the population36 36.30%38 38.40% 5.21%37 37.40%
Median age of the population34 33.60%37 36.80% 8.15%35 35.20%

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 59.10% of the population. The other age groups, 0 to 14 years and 65 years and over, account for 24.80% and 16.10%, respectively.

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

0 to 14 years25.60%24.10%24.80%
65 years and over15.10%17.00%16.10%

Population of Howick by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Howick is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Howick 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 23.79% of the total population, followed by English (22.04%), Scottish (19.68%), German (19.18%), and Irish (17.43%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Dutch, Swiss, Mennonite, Caucasian (White), and British Isles.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)2.93%3.05%2.99%
British Isles2.93%2.54%2.74%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,190 of Howick's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 18.30% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 9.70% of the population. 5 or more persons, 3 persons, and 4 persons households account for 8.40%, 7.30%, and 6.15%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons49018.30%
1 person2609.70%
5 or more persons2258.40%
3 persons1957.30%
4 persons1656.15%

Income in Howick

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Howick is $38,400.

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 Howick population or around 2,440 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 2,085 and 1,795 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Howick's median household income is $84,000, 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 Howick

This data sheds light on the distribution of Howick 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.

41.10% or most of the Howick population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 31.60% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 27.30% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 7.55% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree8951,0301,93041.10%
No certificate, diploma or degree8507351,58531.60%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate6506701,32527.30%
Bachelor's degree or higher752703557.55%

Employment in Howick

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Howick. 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 2.50% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate67.95%
Unemployment rate2.50%

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 Howick's population (around 55.20%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 415 men and 300 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 715.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Howick has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (24%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Manufacturing sector comes second at 15%, followed by Construction at 13%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting33018024%
Health care and social assistance1019010%
Retail trade100859%
Other services (except public administration)55756%
Wholesale trade65254%
Educational services10704%
Transportation and warehousing55153%
Professional, scientific and technical services20303%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services20353%
Real estate and rental and leasing15202%
Finance and insurance0301%
Public administration10101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1501%
Information and cultural industries001%
Arts, entertainment and recreation0151%
Accommodation and food services0101%
Management of companies and enterprises000%

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 work5705451,12555.10%
Worked at home34532066532.60%
No fixed workplace address2004024011.80%
Worked outside Canada100100.50%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Howick 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.
15 to 29 minutes42.60%
Less than 15 minutes25.40%
30 to 44 minutes12.90%
60 minutes and over11.00%
45 to 59 minutes8.50%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Howickshed 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 Howick'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 Howick. About 3,895 people living in the province speak English, 100 people speak Neither English nor French, 15 people speak French language, and 0 people speak English and French language.

Neither English nor French100
English and French0


Howick is predominantly Christian. About 3,035 of its population is Christian (1,500 males and 1,500 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Buddhist with 0.4% 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.