North Huron, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of North Huron. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 179.01 km2. The town has a population density of 28.20 people per km2.

We highlight the North Huron 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, North Huron has a population of around 5,052 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 2.43%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
4,9325,052 +2.43%

Population By Genders

The male population of North Huron is around 2,505 while the female population is around 2,545.

Of the 5,052 total population in North Huron, the largest gender is female with around 2,545 women within the population.

2,5052,545 +1.57%

Population by Age Characteristics

North Huron has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 7.90% of the total population. The town median age is 44.00.

60 to 64 years185 7.40%210 8.30% 11.90%400 7.90%
65 to 69 years195 7.80%185 7.30% 5.13%380 7.50%
20 to 24 years170 6.80%145 5.70% 14.71%320 6.30%
55 to 59 years140 5.60%180 7.10% 22.22%320 6.30%
40 to 44 years150 6.00%150 5.90% 0.00%305 6.00%
70 to 74 years155 6.20%150 5.90% 3.23%305 6.00%
10 to 14 years165 6.60%140 5.50% 15.15%300 5.90%
15 to 19 years140 5.60%155 6.10% 9.68%300 5.90%
25 to 29 years160 6.40%140 5.50% 12.50%300 5.90%
50 to 54 years150 6.00%145 5.70% 3.33%300 5.90%
5 to 9 years150 6.00%140 5.50% 6.67%295 5.80%
45 to 49 years130 5.20%155 6.10% 16.13%290 5.70%
30 to 34 years140 5.60%135 5.30% 3.57%275 5.40%
35 to 39 years130 5.20%125 4.90% 3.85%255 5.00%
0 to 4 years120 4.80%125 4.90% 4.00%250 5.00%
75 to 79 years95 3.80%105 4.10% 9.52%205 4.10%
80 to 84 years65 2.60%80 3.10% 18.75%140 2.80%
85 years and over50 2.00%75 2.90% 33.33%125 2.50%
85 to 89 years40 1.60%50 2.00% 20.00%90 1.80%
Median age of the population43 42.80%46 45.60% 6.58%44 44.00%
Average age of the population42 42.10%44 44.00% 4.55%43 43.10%

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 60.30% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 23.00% and 16.70%, respectively.

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

65 years and over22.40%23.60%23.00%
0 to 14 years17.40%16.10%16.70%

Population of North Huron by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of North Huron is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. North Huron 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 Scottish, which accounts for 33.07% of the total population, followed by English (31.47%), Irish (29.28%), German (20.92%), and Canadian (14.94%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include French, Dutch, British Isles, Italian, and European.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles3.78%3.98%3.69%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,630 of North Huron's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 18.05% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 15.65% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.25%, 5.90%, and 3.80%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons78018.05%
1 person67515.65%
3 persons2706.25%
4 persons2555.90%
5 or more persons1653.80%

Income in North Huron

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within North Huron is $39,600.

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 North Huron population or around 3,265 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 2,955 and 2,420 people, respectively.

Household Income

The North Huron's median household income is $76,000, 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 North Huron

This data sheds light on the distribution of North Huron 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.

46.35% or most of the North Huron population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 33.15% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 20.50% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 10.10% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,3551,5652,92546.35%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate1,0301,1552,18033.15%
No certificate, diploma or degree8355651,40020.50%
Bachelor's degree or higher30531562510.10%

Employment in North Huron

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in North Huron. 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 5.11% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate57.72%
Unemployment rate5.11%

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 North Huron's population (around 70.50%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 235 men and 185 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 425.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

North Huron has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (15%) works in the manufacturing sector. The Construction sector comes second at 11%, followed by Retail trade at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Retail trade15014511%
Health care and social assistance3025011%
Accommodation and food services651357%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting135607%
Transportation and warehousing100355%
Other services (except public administration)80405%
Educational services40654%
Professional, scientific and technical services45504%
Wholesale trade55353%
Public administration35453%
Finance and insurance20453%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services30353%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20101%
Real estate and rental and leasing15101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1501%
Information and cultural industries0100%
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 work9558201,77072.80%
Worked at home16519036014.80%
No fixed workplace address2108529011.90%
Worked outside Canada100100.40%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of North Huron 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 minutes47.50%
15 to 29 minutes23.20%
30 to 44 minutes15.30%
60 minutes and over9.00%
45 to 59 minutes5.10%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in North Huronshed 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 North Huron'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 North Huron. About 4,975 people living in the province speak English, 30 people speak Neither English nor French, 15 people speak French language, and 0 people speak English and French language.

Neither English nor French30
English and French0


North Huron is predominantly Christian. About 3,185 of its population is Christian (1,565 males and 1,565 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Muslim with 0.8% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Buddhist and Hindu, both represent 0.0% and 0.0% of the population, while Jewish represent 0.0% of the population.