Northumberland County Economic Development



Economic Development Master Plan

Northumberland County Official Plan

2015-2019 Strategic Plan


In 2016, the enumerated population of Northumberland (County) was 85,598, which represents a change of 4.2% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.

The land area of Northumberland (County) is 1,905.15 square kilometres and the population density was 44.9 people per square kilometre.

In 2016, there were 35,686 private dwellings occupied in Northumberland (County), which represent a change of 7.1% from 2011.

Data from 2016 Census

Population: 85,598

2011-2016 population change: 4.2%

Total Private Dwellings: 39,032

Private Dwellings occupied by usual residents: 35,686

Population Density: 44.9 per sq km

More information to follow this year as Statistics Canada releases its data. To see release dates please follow this link: Statistics Canada Release Schedule


Map of the Northumberland County municipal boundaries

Contact us

For more information about Northumberland County please contact:

Dan Borowec, Director
Economic Development and Tourism
Northumberland County
600 William Street, Suite 700
Cobourg, ON
905-372-3329 x 6296