Demographics of Airdrie, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

74,100

20.3%
Population, 2016: 61,581
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 84.39
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 878.1
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$61,150
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$50,880
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$122,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$102,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
66.1%
Unemployment rate
11.1%
Participation rate
74.4%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$418,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,900
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,606
Population
Population, 2021 74,100
Population, 2016 61,581
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 20.30%
Total private dwellings, 2021 27,037
Total private dwellings, 2016 22,398
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 20.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 26,298
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 21,661
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 21.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 84
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 878
National population rank, 2021 80
Province/territory population rank, 2021 6
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 73,795
Official languages 73,325
English 73,245
French 5,410
Non-official languages 13,445
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 52,750
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $61,150
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 52,805
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 48,725
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,950
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 42,880
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $57,850
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,640
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,880
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,240
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,240
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 16,195
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,040
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,290
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $74,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $83,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 17,260
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,720
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.00%
Employment income (%) 76.80%
Government transfers (%) 14.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.60%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 51,650
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $61,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 51,665
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,680
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 48,225
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $60,250
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 42,880
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $61,300
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 43,285
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,105
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,930
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,160
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,210
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $82,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 16,100
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $44,200
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.60%
Employment income (%) 83.00%
Government transfers (%) 8.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 26,295
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $122,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $102,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 5,060
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $67,600
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $55,750
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 21,230
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $135,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $113,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 20,475
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $134,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $112,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 6,305
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $120,500
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $99,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,860
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $155,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $128,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,850
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $86,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $75,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,585
Average total income in 2020 ($) $61,800
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $51,350
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 73,795
Canadian citizens 69,035
Canadian citizens aged under 18 20,405
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 48,635
Not Canadian citizens 4,755
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 26,295
Owner 20,850
Renter 5,445
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 26,295
Condominium 5,595
Not condominium 20,695
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 26,295
No bedrooms 55
1 bedroom 1,150
2 bedrooms 4,925
3 bedrooms 11,530
4 or more bedrooms 8,630
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 26,295
1 to 4 rooms 5,295
5 rooms 4,130
6 rooms 4,445
7 rooms 3,930
8 or more rooms 8,495
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 26,295
1960 or before 230
1961 to 1980 2,250
1981 to 1990 1,600
1991 to 2000 3,070
2001 to 2005 3,210
2006 to 2010 5,165
2011 to 2015 6,115
2016 to 2021 4,650
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 26,295
15 to 24 years 530
25 to 34 years 4,655
35 to 44 years 7,680
45 to 54 years 5,510
55 to 64 years 4,105
65 to 74 years 2,660
75 to 84 years 920
85 years and over 245
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 26,265
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 20,805
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 5,455
30% to less than 100% 5,020
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 20,850
% of owner households with a mortgage 80.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 16.90%
% in core housing need 4.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,960
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,900
Median value of dwellings ($) $400,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $418,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,500
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,606
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,290
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 47,255
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 41,055
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,700
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 37,350
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
No certificate, diploma or degree 7,100
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 17,005
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 31,440
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20,360
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,805
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,715
Apprenticeship certificate 4,090
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 12,775
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,780
Bachelor’s degree or higher 11,075
Bachelor's degree 8,480
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 555
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 205
Master's degree 1,625
Earned doctorate 215
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 41,050
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,790
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 11,250
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 27,010
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 17,100
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,785
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,325
Apprenticeship certificate 3,460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10,775
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,530
Bachelor’s degree or higher 9,910
Bachelor's degree 7,575
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 470
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 185
Master's degree 1,500
Earned doctorate 180
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 55,545
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 24,110
Education 1,880
13. Education 1,880
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 825
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 140
50. Visual and performing arts 690
Humanities 1,215
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 55
23. English language and literature/letters 195
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 455
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 20
38. Philosophy and religious studies 130
39. Theology and religious vocations 200
54. History 120
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 30
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,995
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 30
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 370
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 535
22. Legal professions and studies 555
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 40
42. Psychology 430
45. Social sciences 1,030
Business, management and public administration 6,730
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 410
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 6,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 875
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 270
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 205
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 30
40. Physical sciences 300
41. Science technologies/technicians 70
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,100
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 940
25. Library science 65
27. Mathematics and statistics 100
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 8,025
04. Architecture and related services 160
14. Engineering 1,190
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,060
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 2,085
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,690
48. Precision production 835
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 835
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 580
03. Natural resources and conservation 255
Health and related fields 4,780
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 495
51. Health professions and related programs 4,255
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 35
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,160
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,115
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 515
49. Transportation and materials moving 510
Other 15
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 41,055
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 14,040
Education 1,505
13. Education 1,505
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 725
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 105
50. Visual and performing arts 620
Humanities 980
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 40
23. English language and literature/letters 150
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 395
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 105
39. Theology and religious vocations 155
54. History 100
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 25
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,665
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 30
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 335
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 485
22. Legal professions and studies 490
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 30
42. Psychology 370
45. Social sciences 925
Business, management and public administration 5,855
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 365
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 5,490
Physical and life sciences and technologies 785
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 245
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 190
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 265
41. Science technologies/technicians 55
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 985
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 860
25. Library science 45
27. Mathematics and statistics 75
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 6,845
04. Architecture and related services 140
14. Engineering 1,050
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,740
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,760
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,450
48. Precision production 700
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 710
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 485
03. Natural resources and conservation 225
Health and related fields 4,120
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 465
51. Health professions and related programs 3,625
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,825
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 920
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 455
49. Transportation and materials moving 435
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 55,545
In the labour force 41,330
Employed 36,730
Unemployed 4,600
Not in the labour force 14,215
Participation rate 74.40%
Employment rate 66.10%
Unemployment rate 11.10%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 55,545
Did not work 15,160
Worked 40,385
Worked full year full time 22,045
Worked part year and/or part time 18,340
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 41,335
Class of worker - not applicable 1,100
All classes of workers 40,230
Employee 35,320
Permanent position 31,045
Temporary position 4,270
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,205
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 3,070
Self-employed 4,910
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 41,335
Occupation - not applicable 1,100
All occupations 40,230
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 280
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 7,085
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,105
3 Health occupations 2,690
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 4,455
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 800
6 Sales and service occupations 10,005
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 9,525
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 870
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 1,400
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 41,335
Industry - not applicable 1,100
All industries 40,230
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 415
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1,560
22 Utilities 515
23 Construction 4,685
31-33 Manufacturing 2,170
41 Wholesale trade 1,355
44-45 Retail trade 5,470
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 3,570
51 Information and cultural industries 680
52 Finance and insurance 1,110
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 710
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 2,645
55 Management of companies and enterprises 80
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,770
61 Educational services 2,360
62 Health care and social assistance 4,370
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 625
72 Accommodation and food services 2,030
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,815
91 Public administration 2,285
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 36,730
Worked at home 7,655
Worked outside Canada 90
No fixed workplace address 6,420
Usual place of work 22,570
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 22,570
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 8,875
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 12,695
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 795
Commute to a different province or territory 195
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 28,990
Car, truck or van 26,645
Car, truck or van - as a driver 25,290
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 1,360
Public transit 390
Walked 810
Bicycle 125
Other method 1,015
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 28,990
Less than 15 minutes 8,460
15 to 29 minutes 8,780
30 to 44 minutes 8,175
45 to 59 minutes 2,160
60 minutes and over 1,415
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 43,310
English 41,850
French 115
Non-official language 110
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 110
English and French 490
English and non-official language(s) 715
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 20
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 43,310
Official languages 42,855
English 42,650
French 205
Non-official languages 235
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 68,340
Non-movers 34,605
Movers 33,735
Non-migrants 12,170
Migrants 21,560
Internal migrants 19,810
Intraprovincial migrants 15,510
Interprovincial migrants 4,295
External migrants 1,755
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