Wilkie, Saskatchewan Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Wilkie. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 9.22 km2. The town has a population density of 129.50 people per km2.

We highlight the Wilkie 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, Wilkie has a population of around 1,195 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -1.97%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,2191,195 --1.97%

Population By Genders

The male population of Wilkie is around 585 while the female population is around 610.

Of the 1,195 total population in Wilkie, the largest gender is female with around 610 women within the population.

585610 -4.10%

Population by Age Characteristics

Wilkie has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 55 to 59 years old, accounting for 9.20% of the total population. The town median age is 45.60.

55 to 59 years45 7.70%70 11.50% 35.71%110 9.20%
60 to 64 years45 7.70%40 6.60% 11.11%85 7.10%
5 to 9 years45 7.70%40 6.60% 11.11%80 6.70%
35 to 39 years40 6.80%40 6.60% 0.00%80 6.70%
10 to 14 years35 6.00%35 5.70% 0.00%75 6.30%
65 to 69 years40 6.80%30 4.90% 25.00%75 6.30%
0 to 4 years30 5.10%40 6.60% 25.00%70 5.90%
50 to 54 years35 6.00%30 4.90% 14.29%70 5.90%
70 to 74 years35 6.00%35 5.70% 0.00%70 5.90%
30 to 34 years30 5.10%30 4.90% 0.00%65 5.40%
25 to 29 years35 6.00%25 4.10% 28.57%60 5.00%
40 to 44 years30 5.10%30 4.90% 0.00%60 5.00%
15 to 19 years20 3.40%35 5.70% 42.86%55 4.60%
20 to 24 years25 4.30%25 4.10% 0.00%55 4.60%
45 to 49 years30 5.10%25 4.10% 16.67%55 4.60%
75 to 79 years30 5.10%20 3.30% 33.33%55 4.60%
85 years and over25 4.30%30 4.90% 16.67%55 4.60%
Median age of the population45 45.20%46 46.00% 2.17%46 45.60%
Average age of the population44 44.10%44 44.20% 0.00%44 44.10%
80 to 84 years10 1.70%25 4.10% 60.00%35 2.90%
85 to 89 years10 1.70%20 3.30% 50.00%30 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 57.70% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 23.80% and 18.80%, respectively.

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

65 years and over23.90%23.80%23.80%
0 to 14 years18.80%18.90%18.80%

Population of Wilkie by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Wilkie is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Wilkie 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 German, which accounts for 40.53% of the total population, followed by English (23.35%), Irish (18.06%), Scottish (17.62%), and French (16.74%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Russian, Filipino, Hungarian, Austrian, and Ukrainian.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 475 of Wilkie's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 18.15% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 16.65% of the population. 4 persons, 3 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.35%, 5.40%, and 2.95%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons18518.15%
1 person17016.65%
4 persons656.35%
3 persons555.40%
5 or more persons302.95%

Income in Wilkie

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Wilkie is $43,600.

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 Wilkie population or around 600 people falls in the $30,000 to $49,999 group. The next largest groups are the $10,000 to $29,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 580 and 560 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Wilkie's median household income is $77,000, 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 Wilkie

This data sheds light on the distribution of Wilkie 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.

43.50% or most of the Wilkie population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate. 41.60% of the population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree, 15.35% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 11.60% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate33032065543.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree24037061041.60%
No certificate, diploma or degree1657024515.35%
Bachelor's degree or higher709517011.60%

Employment in Wilkie

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Wilkie. 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 6.45% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate58.06%
Unemployment rate6.45%

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 Wilkie's population (around 67.20%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 60 men and 30 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 90.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Wilkie has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (21%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 13%, followed by Construction at 8%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance012521%
Retail trade305013%
Wholesale trade35158%
Transportation and warehousing35108%
Public administration30208%
Educational services15307%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting3506%
Finance and insurance10103%
Professional, scientific and technical services0203%
Other services (except public administration)15103%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction002%
Information and cultural industries000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
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 work15526041576.90%
No fixed workplace address50257513.90%
Worked at home3520509.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Wilkie 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 minutes73.20%
15 to 29 minutes11.30%
30 to 44 minutes11.30%
45 to 59 minutes3.10%
60 minutes and over2.10%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Wilkieshed 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 Wilkie'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 Wilkie. About 1,150 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


Wilkie is predominantly Christian. About 740 of its population is Christian (350 males and 350 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.