Kamsack, Saskatchewan Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Kamsack. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 5.67 km2. The town has a population density of 313.50 people per km2.

We highlight the Kamsack 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, Kamsack has a population of around 1,779 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -6.27%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,8981,779 --6.27%

Population By Genders

The male population of Kamsack is around 860 while the female population is around 915.

Of the 1,779 total population in Kamsack, the largest gender is female with around 915 women within the population.

860915 -6.01%

Population by Age Characteristics

Kamsack 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 47.60.

60 to 64 years75 8.70%65 7.10% 13.33%140 7.90%
55 to 59 years60 7.00%60 6.60% 0.00%125 7.00%
5 to 9 years55 6.40%55 6.00% 0.00%115 6.50%
65 to 69 years60 7.00%55 6.00% 8.33%115 6.50%
50 to 54 years50 5.80%65 7.10% 23.08%110 6.20%
0 to 4 years45 5.20%55 6.00% 18.18%105 5.90%
85 years and over35 4.10%65 7.10% 46.15%100 5.60%
10 to 14 years55 6.40%40 4.40% 27.27%95 5.30%
20 to 24 years45 5.20%50 5.50% 10.00%95 5.30%
30 to 34 years55 6.40%40 4.40% 27.27%90 5.10%
40 to 44 years45 5.20%40 4.40% 11.11%90 5.10%
70 to 74 years45 5.20%50 5.50% 10.00%90 5.10%
75 to 79 years30 3.50%55 6.00% 45.45%90 5.10%
25 to 29 years45 5.20%40 4.40% 11.11%85 4.80%
35 to 39 years40 4.70%45 4.90% 11.11%85 4.80%
45 to 49 years40 4.70%45 4.90% 11.11%85 4.80%
15 to 19 years45 5.20%35 3.80% 22.22%80 4.50%
80 to 84 years40 4.70%45 4.90% 11.11%80 4.50%
Median age of the population46 45.60%50 50.00% 10.00%48 47.60%
Average age of the population44 44.20%47 47.00% 6.38%46 45.60%
85 to 89 years20 2.30%30 3.30% 33.33%45 2.50%

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 27.00% and 17.10%, respectively.

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

65 years and over24.40%29.00%27.00%
0 to 14 years18.00%16.90%17.10%

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Population of Kamsack by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Kamsack is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Kamsack 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 Ukrainian, which accounts for 28.19% of the total population, followed by English (19.88%), German (17.21%), Scottish (12.17%), and Russian (11.87%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Canadian, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and North American Indigenous.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
North American Indigenous4.79%5.29%5.04%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 705 of Kamsack's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 1 person household.

Household Size

About 19.80% of the population lives in 1 person households. 2 persons households ranked second, accounting for 17.60% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 4.40%, 4.40%, and 3.15%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person31519.80%
2 persons28017.60%
3 persons704.40%
4 persons704.40%
5 or more persons503.15%

Income in Kamsack

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Kamsack is $34,000.

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 Kamsack population or around 1,200 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 845 and 675 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Kamsack's median household income is $58,400, 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 Kamsack

This data sheds light on the distribution of Kamsack 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.

47.25% or most of the Kamsack population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 28.30% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 24.80% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 11.95% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree4355851,02547.25%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate36027063028.30%
No certificate, diploma or degree31524056024.80%
Bachelor's degree or higher10515526011.95%

Employment in Kamsack

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Kamsack. 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 6.88% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate49.28%
Unemployment rate6.88%

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 Kamsack's population (around 67.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 75 men and 30 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 105.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Kamsack has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (23%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 13%, followed by Accommodation and food services at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance4013023%
Retail trade356513%
Accommodation and food services403510%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting6009%
Educational services15357%
Public administration4006%
Finance and insurance0355%
Other services (except public administration)20105%
Wholesale trade2504%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services20104%
Arts, entertainment and recreation10153%
Information and cultural industries10103%
Transportation and warehousing001%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
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 work24528553077.90%
Worked at home40458512.50%
No fixed workplace address600659.60%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Kamsack 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 minutes71.40%
15 to 29 minutes10.90%
60 minutes and over7.60%
30 to 44 minutes5.00%
45 to 59 minutes5.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Kamsackshed 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 Kamsack'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 Kamsack. About 1,680 people living in the province speak English, 5 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


Kamsack is predominantly Christian. About 835 of its population is Christian (390 males and 390 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.