Watrous, Saskatchewan Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Watrous, a town in Canada with a land area of 11.29 km2 and has a population density of 163.10 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 Watrous is around 1,842 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Watrous in 2021 census have decreased -3.05% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,9001,842 --3.05%

Population By Genders

Of the 1,842 total population in Watrous, the largest gender is female with around 945 women within the population.

895945 -5.29%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 1,900 population in Watrous, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 7.80% of them are male and 7.40% female. While the median age of the whole population is 48.80.

0 to 4 years45 5.00%30 3.20% 33.33%75 4.10%
5 to 9 years45 5.00%45 4.80% 0.00%90 4.90%
10 to 14 years60 6.70%50 5.30% 16.67%110 6.00%
15 to 19 years60 6.70%45 4.80% 25.00%105 5.70%
20 to 24 years35 3.90%35 3.70% 0.00%75 4.10%
25 to 29 years45 5.00%40 4.20% 11.11%85 4.60%
30 to 34 years40 4.50%45 4.80% 11.11%90 4.90%
35 to 39 years45 5.00%55 5.80% 18.18%95 5.20%
40 to 44 years50 5.60%50 5.30% 0.00%95 5.20%
45 to 49 years65 7.30%60 6.30% 7.69%120 6.50%
50 to 54 years60 6.70%60 6.30% 0.00%125 6.80%
55 to 59 years70 7.80%70 7.40% 0.00%140 7.60%
60 to 64 years65 7.30%65 6.90% 0.00%130 7.10%
65 to 69 years65 7.30%70 7.40% 7.14%140 7.60%
70 to 74 years50 5.60%60 6.30% 16.67%110 6.00%
75 to 79 years35 3.90%45 4.80% 22.22%80 4.30%
80 to 84 years30 3.40%50 5.30% 40.00%75 4.10%
85 years and over35 3.90%65 6.90% 46.15%100 5.40%
85 to 89 years25 2.80%35 3.70% 28.57%60 3.30%
90 to 94 years10 1.10%30 3.20% 66.67%35 1.90%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 0.50% 100.00%10 0.50%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 0.30%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years16.80%13.20%14.90%
15 to 64 years59.20%55.60%57.60%
65 years and over24.60%30.70%27.40%
Average age of the population44.70%48.70%46.70%
Median age of the population46.80%51.20%48.80%

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Population of Watrous by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Watrous, which totals 1,900, the majority, consisting of 650 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 person32018.80%
2 persons31018.25%
3 persons955.60%
4 persons754.40%
5 or more persons502.95%

Income in Watrous

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Watrous is $42,400 (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 Watrous is $76,500 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Watrous 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 Watrous.

Education Levels in Watrous

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 Watrous.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher17026544019.15%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate45534580533.75%
No certificate, diploma or degree18013032012.20%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree5407151,24554.00%

Employment in Watrous

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 2.66% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate58.47%
Unemployment rate2.66%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Watrous working as an employee. Most of them (64.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Watrous 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 Watrous. 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 (17%) in Watrous are working in the retail trade sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting952012%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction55106%
Wholesale trade10103%
Retail trade709017%
Transportation and warehousing10102%
Information and cultural industries001%
Finance and insurance0253%
Real estate and rental and leasing1001%
Professional, scientific and technical services0101%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Educational services20508%
Health care and social assistance209012%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services405510%
Other services (except public administration)20205%
Public administration20204%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Watrous. 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 home754511513.10%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address400505.70%
Usual place of work34537071581.30%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Watrous 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 minutes75.80%
15 to 29 minutes8.50%
30 to 44 minutes5.90%
45 to 59 minutes2.00%
60 minutes and over6.50%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Watrous 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 Watrous 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 Watrous, the most used official language is English. Around 1,780 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 Watrous is Christian. Around 1,235 people in Watrous are Christian (545 males and 545 females).