Kerns, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Kerns. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 90.66 km2. The town has a population density of 3.60 people per km2.

We highlight the Kerns 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, Kerns has a population of around 330 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -7.82%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
358330 --7.82%

Population By Genders

The male population of Kerns is around 160 while the female population is around 165.

Of the 330 total population in Kerns, the largest gender is female with around 165 women within the population.

160165 -3.03%

Population by Age Characteristics

Kerns has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 10 to 14 years old, accounting for 9.10% of the total population. The town median age is 39.20.

Median age of the population41 41.20%38 38.40% 7.28%39 39.20%
Average age of the population39 39.00%38 38.00% 2.56%39 38.50%
10 to 14 years10 6.30%15 9.10% 33.33%30 9.10%
0 to 4 years10 6.30%15 9.10% 33.33%25 7.60%
5 to 9 years15 9.40%10 6.10% 33.33%25 7.60%
20 to 24 years10 6.30%10 6.10% 0.00%25 7.60%
45 to 49 years10 6.30%10 6.10% 0.00%25 7.60%
55 to 59 years15 9.40%10 6.10% 33.33%25 7.60%
15 to 19 years10 6.30%15 9.10% 33.33%20 6.10%
30 to 34 years10 6.30%10 6.10% 0.00%20 6.10%
40 to 44 years10 6.30%10 6.10% 0.00%20 6.10%
50 to 54 years10 6.30%10 6.10% 0.00%20 6.10%
60 to 64 years15 9.40%10 6.10% 33.33%20 6.10%
65 to 69 years15 9.40%10 6.10% 33.33%20 6.10%
25 to 29 years5 3.10%10 6.10% 50.00%15 4.50%
75 to 79 years5 3.10%10 6.10% 50.00%15 4.50%
35 to 39 years5 3.10%5 3.00% 0.00%10 3.00%
70 to 74 years5 3.10%5 3.00% 0.00%10 3.00%
85 years and over5 3.10%5 3.00% 0.00%10 3.00%

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 15 to 64 years, account for 24.20% and 59.10%, respectively.

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


Population of Kerns by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Kerns is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Kerns 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 23.38% of the total population, followed by English (22.08%), French (16.88%), Scottish (11.69%), and European (11.69%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Dutch, Irish, French Canadian, Caucasian (White), and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
French Canadian5.56%9.30%9.09%
Caucasian (White)11.11%4.65%9.09%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 120 of Kerns's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 20.85% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 10.40% of the population. 4 persons, 5 or more persons, and 3 persons households account for 8.35%, 6.25%, and 4.15%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons5020.85%
1 person2510.40%
4 persons208.35%
5 or more persons156.25%
3 persons104.15%

Income in Kerns

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Kerns is $34,800.

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 Kerns population or around 215 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 155 and 115 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Kerns's median household income is $77,000, 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 Kerns

This data sheds light on the distribution of Kerns 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.

57.90% or most of the Kerns population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 24.20% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 19.85% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 12.30% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree11512024057.90%
No certificate, diploma or degree256511024.20%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate60309019.85%
Bachelor's degree or higher20305012.30%

Employment in Kerns

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Kerns. 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 0.00% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate64.15%
Unemployment rate0.00%

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 Kerns's population (around 57.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 45 men and 25 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 70.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Kerns has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (40%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 20%, followed by Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction at 6%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting502540%
Health care and social assistance03520%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1006%
Educational services0106%
Public administration0106%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
Transportation and warehousing000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)000%

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 work705012070.60%
Worked at home20254023.50%
No fixed workplace address100105.90%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Kerns 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 minutes52.00%
Less than 15 minutes32.00%
30 to 44 minutes8.00%
45 to 59 minutes8.00%
60 minutes and over0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Kernsshed 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 Kerns'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 Kerns. About 290 people living in the province speak English, 35 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


Kerns is predominantly Christian. About 290 of its population is Christian (125 males and 125 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.