Cut Knife, Saskatchewan Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Cut Knife. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 1.88 km2. The town has a population density of 290.60 people per km2.

We highlight the Cut Knife 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, Cut Knife has a population of around 547 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -4.54%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
573547 --4.54%

Population By Genders

The male population of Cut Knife is around 255 while the female population is around 295.

Of the 547 total population in Cut Knife, the largest gender is female with around 295 women within the population.

255295 -13.56%

Population by Age Characteristics

Cut Knife has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 5 to 9 years old, accounting for 8.20% of the total population. The town median age is 40.80.

5 to 9 years20 7.80%20 6.80% 0.00%45 8.20%
35 to 39 years20 7.80%20 6.80% 0.00%45 8.20%
55 to 59 years25 9.80%20 6.80% 20.00%45 8.20%
Average age of the population40 40.20%44 44.00% 9.09%42 42.30%
Median age of the population38 38.00%46 46.00% 17.39%41 40.80%
0 to 4 years20 7.80%20 6.80% 0.00%35 6.40%
10 to 14 years20 7.80%20 6.80% 0.00%35 6.40%
60 to 64 years15 5.90%25 8.50% 40.00%35 6.40%
65 to 69 years15 5.90%20 6.80% 25.00%30 5.50%
85 years and over10 3.90%25 8.50% 60.00%30 5.50%
20 to 24 years15 5.90%15 5.10% 0.00%30 5.50%
30 to 34 years15 5.90%15 5.10% 0.00%30 5.50%
45 to 49 years10 3.90%20 6.80% 50.00%30 5.50%
70 to 74 years10 3.90%10 3.40% 0.00%25 4.50%
15 to 19 years10 3.90%15 5.10% 33.33%25 4.50%
25 to 29 years10 3.90%10 3.40% 0.00%25 4.50%
50 to 54 years15 5.90%15 5.10% 0.00%25 4.50%
85 to 89 years5 2.00%15 5.10% 66.67%20 3.60%
40 to 44 years10 3.90%10 3.40% 0.00%20 3.60%

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 56.40% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 21.80% and 20.90%, respectively.

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


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Population of Cut Knife by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Cut Knife is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Cut Knife 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 25.96% of the total population, followed by First Nations (North American Indian) (16.35%), French (15.38%), German (14.42%), and Canadian (13.46%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Irish, Scottish, Dutch, Cree, and Ukrainian.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
First Nations (North American Indian)12.24%19.64%16.35%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 195 of Cut Knife's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 1 person household.

Household Size

About 17.80% of the population lives in 1 person households. 2 persons households ranked second, accounting for 15.55% of the population. 3 persons, 5 or more persons, and 4 persons households account for 5.55%, 5.55%, and 4.45%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person8017.80%
2 persons7015.55%
3 persons255.55%
5 or more persons255.55%
4 persons204.45%

Income in Cut Knife

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Cut Knife is $38,800.

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 Cut Knife population or around 290 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 245 and 205 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Cut Knife's median household income is $66,000, 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 Cut Knife

This data sheds light on the distribution of Cut Knife 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.

52.85% or most of the Cut Knife population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 25.05% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 22.10% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 17.75% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree13522537052.85%
No certificate, diploma or degree1157018525.05%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate5011016022.10%
Bachelor's degree or higher508012517.75%

Employment in Cut Knife

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Cut Knife. 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 5.88% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate57.65%
Unemployment rate5.88%

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 Cut Knife's population (around 60.00%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 35 men and 15 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 45.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Cut Knife has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (18%) works in the educational services sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 18%, followed by Retail trade at 9%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Educational services203018%
Health care and social assistance04518%
Retail trade15159%
Public administration10159%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1004%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1004%
Transportation and warehousing0104%
Finance and insurance0104%
Other services (except public administration)1004%
Wholesale trade000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%

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 work8011019077.60%
No fixed workplace address15153514.30%
Worked at home0202510.20%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Cut Knife 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 minutes52.20%
30 to 44 minutes19.60%
15 to 29 minutes13.00%
45 to 59 minutes6.50%
60 minutes and over6.50%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Cut Knifeshed 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 Cut Knife'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 Cut Knife. About 515 people living in the province speak English, 5 people speak French, 5 people speak Neither English nor French language, and 0 people speak English and French language.

Neither English nor French5
English and French0


Cut Knife is predominantly Christian. About 265 of its population is Christian (145 males and 145 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.