Alberton, Prince Edward Island Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Alberton, a town in Canada with a land area of 4.70 km2 and has a population density of 277.00 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 Alberton is around 1,301 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Alberton in 2021 census have increased 13.62% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,1451,301 +13.62%

Population By Genders

Of the 1,301 total population in Alberton, the largest gender is female with around 730 women within the population.

570730 +21.92%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 1,145 population in Alberton, majority of them are in the age of 75 to 79 years years old, with 7.00% of them are male and 8.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 49.60.

0 to 4 years30 5.30%20 2.70% 33.33%45 3.50%
5 to 9 years20 3.50%25 3.40% 20.00%45 3.50%
10 to 14 years15 2.60%30 4.10% 50.00%45 3.50%
15 to 19 years20 3.50%25 3.40% 20.00%45 3.50%
20 to 24 years50 8.80%45 6.20% 10.00%95 7.30%
25 to 29 years45 7.90%30 4.10% 33.33%75 5.80%
30 to 34 years35 6.10%50 6.80% 30.00%90 6.90%
35 to 39 years30 5.30%45 6.20% 33.33%75 5.80%
40 to 44 years35 6.10%40 5.50% 12.50%75 5.80%
45 to 49 years20 3.50%40 5.50% 50.00%65 5.00%
50 to 54 years30 5.30%45 6.20% 33.33%75 5.80%
55 to 59 years35 6.10%45 6.20% 22.22%80 6.20%
60 to 64 years35 6.10%40 5.50% 12.50%75 5.80%
65 to 69 years35 6.10%35 4.80% 0.00%75 5.80%
70 to 74 years45 7.90%55 7.50% 18.18%100 7.70%
75 to 79 years40 7.00%60 8.20% 33.33%105 8.10%
80 to 84 years25 4.40%55 7.50% 54.55%85 6.50%
85 years and over25 4.40%45 6.20% 44.44%65 5.00%
85 to 89 years15 2.60%35 4.80% 57.14%50 3.80%
90 to 94 years5 0.90%10 1.40% 50.00%15 1.20%
95 to 99 years5 0.90%0 0.00% 100.00%5 0.40%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years10.50%11.00%10.80%
15 to 64 years60.50%55.50%57.30%
65 years and over29.80%33.60%32.30%
Average age of the population46.80%50.00%48.60%
Median age of the population47.20%51.60%49.60%

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Population of Alberton by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Alberton'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 Alberton.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Prince Edward Islander8.18%9.02%8.62%
Caucasian (White)7.27%9.84%8.62%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Alberton, which totals 1,145, the majority, consisting of 265 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person23020.70%
2 persons20018.00%
3 persons554.95%
4 persons403.60%
5 or more persons302.70%

Income in Alberton

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Alberton, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Alberton is $33,600 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Alberton is $52,400 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Alberton provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Alberton.

Education Levels in Alberton

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 Alberton.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher659015510.70%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate28527055536.10%
No certificate, diploma or degree22015037022.25%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree21538560041.40%

Employment in Alberton

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Alberton's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.94% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate51.98%
Unemployment rate5.94%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Alberton working as an employee. Most of them (55.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Alberton working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Alberton. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (21%) in Alberton are working in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1052021%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade1002%
Retail trade10256%
Transportation and warehousing000%
Information and cultural industries0102%
Finance and insurance002%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services1003%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services2003%
Educational services10357%
Health care and social assistance208518%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1003%
Accommodation and food services0254%
Other services (except public administration)0102%
Public administration10154%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Alberton. 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.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home2520458.70%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address60258015.40%
Usual place of work18021539576.00%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Alberton 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.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes45.80%
15 to 29 minutes43.80%
30 to 44 minutes3.10%
45 to 59 minutes3.10%
60 minutes and over2.10%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Alberton 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 Alberton 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 Alberton, the most used official language is English. Around 1,215 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French5


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 Alberton is Christian. Around 945 people in Alberton are Christian (440 males and 440 females).