Norfolk County, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Norfolk County, a city in Canada with a land area of 1,597.68 km2 and has a population density of 42.20 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Norfolk County is around 67,490 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Norfolk County in 2021 census have increased 5.38% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
64,04467,490 +5.38%

Population By Genders

Of the 67,490 total population in Norfolk County, the largest gender is female with around 33,995 women within the population.

33,49533,995 +1.47%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 64,044 population in Norfolk County, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 8.50% of them are male and 9.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 48.80.

0 to 4 years1,625 4.90%1,540 4.50% 5.23%3,165 4.70%
5 to 9 years1,875 5.60%1,765 5.20% 5.87%3,640 5.40%
10 to 14 years1,785 5.30%1,705 5.00% 4.48%3,490 5.20%
15 to 19 years1,835 5.50%1,625 4.80% 11.44%3,460 5.10%
20 to 24 years1,645 4.90%1,550 4.60% 5.78%3,195 4.70%
25 to 29 years1,750 5.20%1,590 4.70% 9.14%3,340 4.90%
30 to 34 years1,865 5.60%1,830 5.40% 1.88%3,690 5.50%
35 to 39 years1,860 5.60%1,825 5.40% 1.88%3,685 5.50%
40 to 44 years1,730 5.20%1,740 5.10% 0.57%3,470 5.10%
45 to 49 years1,700 5.10%1,710 5.00% 0.58%3,410 5.10%
50 to 54 years2,035 6.10%2,105 6.20% 3.33%4,140 6.10%
55 to 59 years2,675 8.00%2,730 8.00% 2.01%5,400 8.00%
60 to 64 years2,835 8.50%3,125 9.20% 9.28%5,955 8.80%
65 to 69 years2,765 8.30%2,970 8.70% 6.90%5,730 8.50%
70 to 74 years2,370 7.10%2,355 6.90% 0.63%4,730 7.00%
75 to 79 years1,505 4.50%1,695 5.00% 11.21%3,205 4.70%
80 to 84 years930 2.80%995 2.90% 6.53%1,930 2.90%
85 years and over710 2.10%1,145 3.40% 37.99%1,855 2.70%
85 to 89 years505 1.50%675 2.00% 25.19%1,175 1.70%
90 to 94 years180 0.50%365 1.10% 50.68%550 0.80%
95 to 99 years20 0.10%95 0.30% 78.95%120 0.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%10 0.00% 100.00%10 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years15.80%14.70%15.20%
15 to 64 years59.50%58.30%58.90%
65 years and over24.70%26.90%25.90%
Average age of the population44.60%46.40%45.50%
Median age of the population47.20%50.40%48.80%

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Population of Norfolk County by Ethnicity and Origin

In Norfolk County, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Norfolk County embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Norfolk County's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Norfolk County.

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Norfolk County, which totals 64,044, the majority, consisting of 22,815 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person7,37013.35%
2 persons11,15520.20%
3 persons3,6406.60%
4 persons3,2955.95%
5 or more persons2,1403.90%

Income in Norfolk County

Household Income

Education Levels in Norfolk County

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Norfolk County.

Employment in Norfolk County

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Norfolk County working as an employee. Most of them (%) are working as an employee.

Employment Industry Sectors

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Norfolk County. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Norfolk County travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Norfolk County offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Norfolk County area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Norfolk County, the most used official language is . Around 0 people in the area speak .


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Norfolk County is . Around 0 people in Norfolk County are (0 males and 0 females).