Montague, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Montague. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 278.47 km2. The town has a population density of 14.10 people per km2.

We highlight the Montague 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, Montague has a population of around 3,914 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 4.07%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,7613,914 +4.07%

Population By Genders

The male population of Montague is around 1,970 while the female population is around 1,945.

Of the 3,914 total population in Montague, the largest gender is male with around 1,970 women within the population.

1,9701,945 +1.27%

Population by Age Characteristics

Montague has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 55 to 59 years old, accounting for 8.40% of the total population. The town median age is 44.40.

55 to 59 years170 8.60%155 8.00% 8.82%330 8.40%
60 to 64 years145 7.40%165 8.50% 12.12%315 8.10%
65 to 69 years150 7.60%140 7.20% 6.67%295 7.50%
35 to 39 years135 6.90%140 7.20% 3.57%275 7.00%
50 to 54 years130 6.60%140 7.20% 7.14%270 6.90%
30 to 34 years125 6.30%120 6.20% 4.00%250 6.40%
45 to 49 years125 6.30%120 6.20% 4.00%250 6.40%
5 to 9 years110 5.60%125 6.40% 12.00%235 6.00%
40 to 44 years130 6.60%100 5.10% 23.08%235 6.00%
70 to 74 years120 6.10%115 5.90% 4.17%235 6.00%
10 to 14 years105 5.30%110 5.70% 4.55%215 5.50%
25 to 29 years105 5.30%105 5.40% 0.00%215 5.50%
15 to 19 years105 5.30%110 5.70% 4.55%210 5.40%
0 to 4 years100 5.10%85 4.40% 15.00%190 4.90%
20 to 24 years75 3.80%90 4.60% 16.67%170 4.30%
75 to 79 years65 3.30%55 2.80% 15.38%120 3.10%
80 to 84 years45 2.30%30 1.50% 33.33%70 1.80%
85 years and over20 1.00%25 1.30% 20.00%45 1.20%
Median age of the population45 44.80%44 44.00% 0.00%44 44.40%
Average age of the population43 43.00%42 42.30% 2.33%43 42.70%
85 to 89 years15 0.80%20 1.00% 25.00%30 0.80%

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 64.50% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 19.60% and 16.20%, respectively.

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

65 years and over20.10%18.80%19.60%
0 to 14 years16.00%16.50%16.20%

Population of Montague by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Montague is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Montague 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 31.71% of the total population, followed by Scottish (28.63%), English (26.83%), Canadian (19.77%), and French (14.63%).

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles4.04%5.48%4.62%
Caucasian (White)4.80%3.39%4.24%
French Canadian3.54%3.13%3.47%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,450 of Montague's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 21.25% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 9.30% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.80%, 6.50%, and 5.00%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons64021.25%
1 person2809.30%
3 persons2357.80%
4 persons1956.50%
5 or more persons1505.00%

Income in Montague

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Montague is $43,600.

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 Montague population or around 2,210 people falls in the $30,000 to $49,999 group. The next largest groups are the $10,000 to $29,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 2,085 and 2,045 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Montague's median household income is $98,000, 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 Montague

This data sheds light on the distribution of Montague 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.

56.10% or most of the Montague population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 31.80% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 12.90% has a Bachelor's degree or higher, and 12.10% has No certificate, diploma or degree.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,4201,5652,98056.10%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8958301,73031.80%
Bachelor's degree or higher23045068012.90%
No certificate, diploma or degree38529568012.10%

Employment in Montague

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Montague. 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 4.91% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate57.82%
Unemployment rate4.91%

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 Montague's population (around 75.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 140 men and 105 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 245.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Montague has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (14%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 14%, followed by Construction at 12%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance7023014%
Retail trade12516014%
Public administration75707%
Transportation and warehousing110307%
Educational services301057%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services70405%
Professional, scientific and technical services40504%
Accommodation and food services25654%
Other services (except public administration)50204%
Wholesale trade45153%
Finance and insurance35253%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting35102%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1501%
Information and cultural industries10101%
Real estate and rental and leasing0101%
Management of companies and enterprises0101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%

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 work6255551,17061.90%
Worked at home15523539020.60%
No fixed workplace address2358532517.20%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Montague 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 minutes28.10%
Less than 15 minutes24.70%
30 to 44 minutes18.40%
45 to 59 minutes16.40%
60 minutes and over12.70%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Montagueshed 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 Montague'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 Montague. About 3,720 people living in the province speak English, 160 people speak French, 15 people speak English and French language, and 0 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French15
Neither English nor French0


Montague is predominantly Christian. About 2,335 of its population is Christian (1,115 males and 1,115 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.