Demographics of Blackfalds, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

10,470

12.2%
Population, 2016: 9,328
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 16.58
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 631.4
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$57,550
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$48,400
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$111,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$94,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
66%
Unemployment rate
12.8%
Participation rate
75.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$336,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,838
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,544
Population
Population, 2021 10,470
Population, 2016 9,328
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.20%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,952
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,554
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,780
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,303
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 14.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 17
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 631
National population rank, 2021 412
Province/territory population rank, 2021 42
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 10,470
Official languages 10,450
English 10,450
French 530
Non-official languages 875
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,345
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $57,550
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,345
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,400
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,630
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $53,750
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,060
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,250
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,470
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,310
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,290
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,430
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,725
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,780
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,790
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,640
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $40,280
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.20%
Employment income (%) 77.80%
Government transfers (%) 15.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.20%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,195
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $58,900
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,200
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,590
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $58,650
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,075
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $59,100
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,210
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,030
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 905
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,860
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,760
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $74,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,530
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $50,240
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.20%
Employment income (%) 84.80%
Government transfers (%) 8.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,780
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $111,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $94,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 680
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $66,600
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $54,900
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,100
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $121,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $102,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,930
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $118,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $99,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 950
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $114,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $95,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,445
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $135,400
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $113,500
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 480
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $74,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $66,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,220
Average total income in 2020 ($) $62,800
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $52,100
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 10,470
Canadian citizens 10,105
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,105
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 6,990
Not Canadian citizens 370
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,780
Owner 2,940
Renter 840
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,780
Condominium 285
Not condominium 3,495
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,780
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 45
2 bedrooms 565
3 bedrooms 1,500
4 or more bedrooms 1,670
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,780
1 to 4 rooms 585
5 rooms 665
6 rooms 660
7 rooms 595
8 or more rooms 1,280
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,780
1960 or before 85
1961 to 1980 295
1981 to 1990 135
1991 to 2000 410
2001 to 2005 485
2006 to 2010 765
2011 to 2015 1,045
2016 to 2021 550
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,780
15 to 24 years 125
25 to 34 years 1,055
35 to 44 years 1,110
45 to 54 years 610
55 to 64 years 465
65 to 74 years 320
75 to 84 years 85
85 years and over 10
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,775
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,045
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 730
30% to less than 100% 680
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,945
% of owner households with a mortgage 84.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.30%
% in core housing need 1.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,860
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,838
Median value of dwellings ($) $332,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $336,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,550
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,544
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,435
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,250
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 5,990
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 835
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,145
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,680
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,170
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,590
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,925
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,135
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,185
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 240
Apprenticeship certificate 945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,720
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 235
Bachelor’s degree or higher 785
Bachelor's degree 590
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 75
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 105
Earned doctorate 10
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 5,985
No certificate, diploma or degree 635
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,915
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,435
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,700
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,015
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 200
Apprenticeship certificate 815
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,480
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 205
Bachelor’s degree or higher 735
Bachelor's degree 540
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 70
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 110
Earned doctorate 0
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 7,685
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,760
Education 195
13. Education 195
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 65
Humanities 70
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 20
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 20
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 230
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 60
22. Legal professions and studies 50
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 60
45. Social sciences 45
Business, management and public administration 750
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 40
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 710
Physical and life sciences and technologies 70
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 35
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 25
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 65
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 45
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,220
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 90
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 240
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 340
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 350
48. Precision production 190
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 135
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 85
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 715
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 50
51. Health professions and related programs 665
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 405
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 230
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 40
49. Transportation and materials moving 125
Other 0
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 5,985
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,550
Education 165
13. Education 165
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 55
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 55
Humanities 60
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 15
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 15
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 220
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 55
22. Legal professions and studies 45
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 55
45. Social sciences 45
Business, management and public administration 625
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 595
Physical and life sciences and technologies 65
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 30
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 25
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 55
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 30
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,085
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 85
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 220
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 300
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 295
48. Precision production 175
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 115
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 70
03. Natural resources and conservation 45
Health and related fields 650
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 40
51. Health professions and related programs 610
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 350
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 180
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 40
49. Transportation and materials moving 130
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 7,680
In the labour force 5,810
Employed 5,070
Unemployed 745
Not in the labour force 1,870
Participation rate 75.70%
Employment rate 66.00%
Unemployment rate 12.80%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 7,685
Did not work 2,065
Worked 5,615
Worked full year full time 2,830
Worked part year and/or part time 2,785
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 5,815
Class of worker - not applicable 150
All classes of workers 5,660
Employee 4,935
Permanent position 4,190
Temporary position 740
Fixed term (1 year or more) 210
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 535
Self-employed 730
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 5,815
Occupation - not applicable 150
All occupations 5,660
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 20
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 860
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 280
3 Health occupations 460
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 475
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 50
6 Sales and service occupations 1,300
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,455
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 495
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 285
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 5,815
Industry - not applicable 150
All industries 5,660
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 90
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 640
22 Utilities 35
23 Construction 715
31-33 Manufacturing 325
41 Wholesale trade 185
44-45 Retail trade 725
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 290
51 Information and cultural industries 25
52 Finance and insurance 140
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 60
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 315
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 200
61 Educational services 205
62 Health care and social assistance 780
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 40
72 Accommodation and food services 220
81 Other services (except public administration) 340
91 Public administration 330
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 5,065
Worked at home 525
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 1,125
Usual place of work 3,410
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,410
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 690
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 2,525
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 170
Commute to a different province or territory 20
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 4,530
Car, truck or van 4,295
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,170
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 130
Public transit 50
Walked 75
Bicycle 0
Other method 105
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 4,530
Less than 15 minutes 1,240
15 to 29 minutes 2,145
30 to 44 minutes 640
45 to 59 minutes 170
60 minutes and over 335
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 6,165
English 6,115
French 0
Non-official language 15
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 15
English and French 20
English and non-official language(s) 20
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
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 6,165
Official languages 6,140
English 6,135
French 10
Non-official languages 15
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 9,530
Non-movers 4,980
Movers 4,545
Non-migrants 1,065
Migrants 3,485
Internal migrants 3,330
Intraprovincial migrants 2,825
Interprovincial migrants 505
External migrants 155
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