Demographics in Pouch Cove, NL

Population Marital Status Employment Spoken Language Median Income Households Housing Education Commute Time

What is the population of Pouch Cove?

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Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2021 2,065
Male population 1,025 49.6%
Female population 1,040 50.4%
Average age 41.6
Male population 49.6%
Female population 50.4%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 340 16.6%
15 to 24 240 11.7%
25 to 34 195 9.5%
35 to 44 310 15.1%
45 to 54 305 14.9%
55 to 64 310 15.1%
Over 65 350 17.1%
Under 14 16.6%
15 to 24 11.7%
25 to 34 9.5%
35 to 44 15.1%
45 to 54 14.9%
55 to 64 15.1%
Over 65 17.1%
There are 2,065 residents in Pouch Cove, with an average age of 41.6. Males make up 49.6% of the population, while females account for 50.4%. Locals over 65 years old represent the largest age group in Pouch Cove (350 individuals), followed by those aged under 14 (340 people).

What is the marital status of Pouch Cove residents?

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% of Total
Married 870 50.6%
Common law 185 10.8%
Single 445 25.9%
Separated 40 2.3%
Divorced 100 5.8%
Widowed 80 4.6%
Married 50.6%
Common law 10.8%
Single 25.9%
Separated 2.3%
Divorced 5.8%
Widowed 4.6%
A total of 445 people in Pouch Cove have never been married (which represents 25.9% of the population). Wedded people in Pouch Cove (870 locals) account for 50.6% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 10.8% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 185 people).

What are the employment statistics in Pouch Cove?

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Unemployment rate 9.1%
% of Total
Management 10 1.1%
Business, finance and administration 200 21.4%
Natural and applied sciences 75 8.0%
Health 65 7.0%
Education, law, community and government services 85 9.1%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 25 2.7%
Sales and service 230 24.6%
Trades and transport 205 21.9%
Natural resources and agriculture 25 2.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 15 1.6%
Management 1.1%
Business, finance and administration 21.4%
Natural and applied sciences 8.0%
Health 7.0%
Education, law, community and government services 9.1%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2.7%
Sales and service 24.6%
Trades and transport 21.9%
Natural resources and agriculture 2.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 1.6%
Pouch Cove has an unemployment rate of 9.1%. Regarding the most common jobs in Pouch Cove, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (230 individuals), followed by those in Trades and transport (205 individuals) and Business, finance and administration (200 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Pouch Cove?

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% of Total
English 2,050 99.3%
French 15 0.7%
The majority of Pouch Cove residents (that’s 99.3%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Pouch Cove?

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Median household income $83,000
Median after-tax household income $71,500
The median household income in Pouch Cove is $83,000, while the median after-tax household income sits at $71,500 per year.

How many households are there in Pouch Cove?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 825
Owned households 740 89.7%
Rented households 85 10.3%
Owned households 89.7%
Rented households 10.3%

Household size

Average household size 2.5
% of Total
1 person 190 23.2%
2 person 280 34.2%
3 person 160 19.5%
4 person 130 15.8%
5 person 60 7.3%
1 person 23.2%
2 person 34.2%
3 person 19.5%
4 person 15.8%
5 person 7.3%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 75 9.2%
35 to 44 160 19.5%
45 to 54 190 23.2%
55 to 64 170 20.7%
Over 65 225 27.4%
Under 34 9.2%
35 to 44 19.5%
45 to 54 23.2%
55 to 64 20.7%
Over 65 27.4%
There is a total of 825 households in Pouch Cove, 89.7% of which are owner-occupied and 10.3% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Pouch Cove is 2.5 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (280 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (190 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Pouch Cove, at 27.4%.

What are the housing characteristics in Pouch Cove?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 105 12.8%
Between 1946 and 1960 85 10.4%
Between 1961 and 1970 85 10.4%
Between 1971 and 1980 140 17.1%
Between 1981 and 1990 85 10.4%
Between 1991 and 2000 65 7.9%
Between 2001 and 2010 125 15.2%
After 2011 130 15.8%
Before 1945 12.8%
Between 1946 and 1960 10.4%
Between 1961 and 1970 10.4%
Between 1971 and 1980 17.1%
Between 1981 and 1990 10.4%
Between 1991 and 2000 7.9%
Between 2001 and 2010 15.2%
After 2011 15.8%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
1 bedroom 50 6.1%
2 bedrooms 165 20.0%
3 bedrooms 380 46.1%
4 or more bedroom 230 27.9%
1 bedroom 6.1%
2 bedrooms 20.0%
2 bedrooms 46.1%
4 or more bedroom 27.9%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 765 92.7%
Attached homes 55 6.7%
Movable homes 5 0.6%
Single-detached homes 92.7%
Attached homes 6.7%
Movable homes 0.6%
Median home value $250,000
Average home value $268,000

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 545 66.5%
Major repairs 30 3.7%
Minor repairs 245 29.9%
Regular maintenance 66.5%
Minor repairs 29.9%
Major repairs 3.7%
Single-detached houses account for 92.7% of the residential buildings in Pouch Cove. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $250,000 and the average figure sits at $268,000. Of all the properties in Pouch Cove, 3 bedrooms units include 380 (the highest share) and 4 or more bedrooms units have 230 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (66.5%) and minor repairs (29.9%).

What is the education level in Pouch Cove?

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% of Total
No diploma 295 17.2%
High school diploma 520 30.4%
Apprenticeship diploma 150 8.8%
College diploma 510 29.8%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 60 3.5%
University degree 175 10.2%
No diploma 17.2%
High school diploma 30.4%
Apprenticeship diploma 8.8%
College diploma 29.8%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 3.5%
University degree 10.2%
Approximately 30.4% of the population in Pouch Cove has a high school diploma (that’s 520 residents). Pouch Cove locals holding a college diploma (510 people) account for 29.8% of the resident pool. Additionally, 10.2% of them hold a university degree (175 people).

What is the average commute time in Pouch Cove?

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Average commute time 29 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 745 95.5%
By bicycle/by walking 10 1.3%
By other methods 25 3.2%
By car, truck or van 95.5%
By bicycle/by walking 1.3%
By other methods 3.2%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 55 8.2%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 610 90.4%
Commute to a different province 10 1.5%
Commute within the same municipality 8.2%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 90.4%
Commute to a different province 1.5%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 75 9.5%
15 to 29 minutes 295 37.3%
30 to 44 minutes 325 41.1%
45 to 59 minutes 70 8.9%
More than 60 minutes 25 3.2%
Less than 15 minutes 9.5%
15 to 29 minutes 37.3%
30 to 44 minutes 41.1%
45 to 59 minutes 8.9%
More than 60 minutes 3.2%
Most employed people in Pouch Cove (325 individuals) travel 30 to 44 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 15 to 29 min (295 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Pouch Cove is 29 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Pouch Cove locals commute to another municipality within the same province to get to work.

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest census data from Statistics Canada (2021).
Census aggregated data represented here is extracted from Data Tables, by topic, at census subdivision area level. Differences may be found between the totals of the various categories due to multiple variables.
The information is updated as soon as new data is made available. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information.