Strong, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Strong. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 158.88 km2. The town has a population density of 9.90 people per km2.

We highlight the Strong 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, Strong has a population of around 1,566 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 8.83%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,4391,566 +8.83%

Population By Genders

The male population of Strong is around 795 while the female population is around 775.

Of the 1,566 total population in Strong, the largest gender is male with around 795 women within the population.

795775 +2.52%

Population by Age Characteristics

Strong has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 70 to 74 years old, accounting for 11.20% of the total population. The town median age is 54.80.

70 to 74 years85 10.70%90 11.60% 5.56%175 11.20%
55 to 59 years70 8.80%80 10.30% 12.50%155 9.90%
65 to 69 years60 7.50%80 10.30% 25.00%145 9.30%
60 to 64 years65 8.20%75 9.70% 13.33%135 8.60%
50 to 54 years45 5.70%45 5.80% 0.00%90 5.80%
30 to 34 years45 5.70%40 5.20% 11.11%85 5.40%
45 to 49 years40 5.00%50 6.50% 20.00%85 5.40%
75 to 79 years50 6.30%35 4.50% 30.00%85 5.40%
10 to 14 years45 5.70%40 5.20% 11.11%80 5.10%
15 to 19 years40 5.00%35 4.50% 12.50%70 4.50%
40 to 44 years35 4.40%30 3.90% 14.29%70 4.50%
5 to 9 years35 4.40%30 3.90% 14.29%65 4.20%
25 to 29 years30 3.80%30 3.90% 0.00%65 4.20%
0 to 4 years35 4.40%30 3.90% 14.29%60 3.80%
35 to 39 years30 3.80%35 4.50% 14.29%60 3.80%
20 to 24 years25 3.10%30 3.90% 16.67%55 3.50%
Median age of the population54 54.40%55 55.20% 1.81%55 54.80%
Average age of the population48 48.40%49 48.70% 0.00%49 48.50%
80 to 84 years30 3.80%15 1.90% 50.00%40 2.60%
85 years and over20 2.50%15 1.90% 25.00%35 2.20%

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 55.90% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 31.00% and 13.40%, respectively.

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

0 to 14 years13.80%12.30%13.40%

Population of Strong by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Strong is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Strong 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 English, which accounts for 47.92% of the total population, followed by Scottish (31.31%), Irish (26.84%), German (18.85%), and Canadian (16.29%).

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles6.29%5.19%5.75%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 625 of Strong's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.35% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 12.10% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.45%, 5.30%, and 3.80%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons29522.35%
1 person16012.10%
3 persons856.45%
4 persons705.30%
5 or more persons503.80%

Income in Strong

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Strong is $35,600.

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 Strong population or around 1,150 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 950 and 635 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Strong's median household income is $70,000, 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 Strong

This data sheds light on the distribution of Strong 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.

45.10% or most of the Strong population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 36.95% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 18.10% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 13.15% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree46550596545.10%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate38541079036.95%
No certificate, diploma or degree22017539518.10%
Bachelor's degree or higher9020028513.15%

Employment in Strong

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Strong. 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 6.69% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate44.61%
Unemployment rate6.69%

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 Strong's population (around 58.00%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 95 men and 60 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 150.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Strong has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (16%) works in the construction sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 13%, followed by Retail trade at 12%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance158013%
Retail trade255512%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting35208%
Public administration20257%
Transportation and warehousing25155%
Educational services10255%
Other services (except public administration)0204%
Accommodation and food services0153%
Wholesale trade1502%
Information and cultural industries0152%
Professional, scientific and technical services10102%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services0152%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1502%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1001%
Finance and insurance0101%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
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 work16521037562.50%
Worked at home409513522.50%
No fixed workplace address8509515.80%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Strong 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 minutes34.40%
15 to 29 minutes28.00%
60 minutes and over19.40%
45 to 59 minutes10.80%
30 to 44 minutes7.50%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Strongshed 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 Strong'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 Strong. About 1,555 people living in the province speak English, 10 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


Strong is predominantly Christian. About 710 of its population is Christian (330 males and 330 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.