Demographics of Drayton Valley, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

7,291

0.8%
Population, 2016: 7,235
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 30.9
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 236
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,360
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$100,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$85,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
61.6%
Unemployment rate
11.4%
Participation rate
69.5%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$276,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,362
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,176
Population
Population, 2021 7,291
Population, 2016 7,235
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.80%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,250
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,116
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 2,897
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 2,782
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.10%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 31
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 236
National population rank, 2021 567
Province/territory population rank, 2021 66
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,080
Official languages 7,065
English 7,065
French 140
Non-official languages 790
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,350
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,350
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,810
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,880
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,130
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,440
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,720
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,100
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 665
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,500
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,800
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,300
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,720
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $64,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,880
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,080
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.00%
Employment income (%) 71.20%
Government transfers (%) 17.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,300
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $55,150
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,300
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,200
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,850
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,800
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,140
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $55,350
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,435
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,080
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 500
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,760
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,715
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,805
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $34,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $45,040
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 89.20%
Employment income (%) 78.40%
Government transfers (%) 10.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 2,895
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $100,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $85,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 810
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $53,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $45,800
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,090
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $119,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $101,100
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,980
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $117,100
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $99,300
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 755
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $115,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $96,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 800
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $136,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $115,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 360
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $68,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,180
Average total income in 2020 ($) $51,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $43,900
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,075
Canadian citizens 6,720
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,685
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,035
Not Canadian citizens 360
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 2,895
Owner 2,065
Renter 830
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 2,895
Condominium 305
Not condominium 2,590
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 2,895
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 235
2 bedrooms 595
3 bedrooms 835
4 or more bedrooms 1,230
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 2,895
1 to 4 rooms 635
5 rooms 465
6 rooms 405
7 rooms 350
8 or more rooms 1,040
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 2,895
1960 or before 260
1961 to 1980 1,060
1981 to 1990 530
1991 to 2000 305
2001 to 2005 205
2006 to 2010 235
2011 to 2015 195
2016 to 2021 105
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 2,895
15 to 24 years 145
25 to 34 years 565
35 to 44 years 545
45 to 54 years 505
55 to 64 years 530
65 to 74 years 290
75 to 84 years 240
85 years and over 75
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 2,885
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,315
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 575
30% to less than 100% 540
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,055
% of owner households with a mortgage 62.80%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 13.40%
% in core housing need 4.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,340
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,362
Median value of dwellings ($) $278,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $276,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,040
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,176
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,260
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,350
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,915
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 615
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,300
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,125
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,120
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,365
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,780
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 710
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 180
Apprenticeship certificate 530
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 970
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 100
Bachelor’s degree or higher 585
Bachelor's degree 505
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 30
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 35
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,915
No certificate, diploma or degree 520
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,460
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,935
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,435
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 575
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 150
Apprenticeship certificate 430
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 780
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 75
Bachelor’s degree or higher 505
Bachelor's degree 440
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 25
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 35
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 5,605
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,245
Education 215
13. Education 215
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 25
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 40
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 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 170
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 25
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 55
22. Legal professions and studies 0
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 30
45. Social sciences 50
Business, management and public administration 405
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 375
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 15
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 50
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 45
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 780
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 70
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 210
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 190
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 195
48. Precision production 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 90
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 50
03. Natural resources and conservation 45
Health and related fields 345
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 320
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 210
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 130
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 10
49. Transportation and materials moving 65
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 3,915
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,980
Education 175
13. Education 175
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 25
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 30
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 150
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 25
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 40
22. Legal professions and studies 0
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 25
45. Social sciences 50
Business, management and public administration 340
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 20
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 320
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 15
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 35
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 645
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 65
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 175
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 150
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 170
48. Precision production 80
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 60
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 35
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 275
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 15
51. Health professions and related programs 260
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 160
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 100
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 10
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,605
In the labour force 3,895
Employed 3,450
Unemployed 445
Not in the labour force 1,715
Participation rate 69.50%
Employment rate 61.60%
Unemployment rate 11.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,605
Did not work 1,850
Worked 3,755
Worked full year full time 1,775
Worked part year and/or part time 1,975
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 3,895
Class of worker - not applicable 110
All classes of workers 3,785
Employee 3,295
Permanent position 2,800
Temporary position 490
Fixed term (1 year or more) 130
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 355
Self-employed 490
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 3,895
Occupation - not applicable 110
All occupations 3,785
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 20
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 445
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 150
3 Health occupations 235
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 330
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 50
6 Sales and service occupations 1,175
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 835
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 260
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 290
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 3,895
Industry - not applicable 110
All industries 3,785
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 115
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 470
22 Utilities 50
23 Construction 315
31-33 Manufacturing 245
41 Wholesale trade 60
44-45 Retail trade 525
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 155
51 Information and cultural industries 30
52 Finance and insurance 50
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 45
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 135
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 150
61 Educational services 215
62 Health care and social assistance 385
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 45
72 Accommodation and food services 415
81 Other services (except public administration) 245
91 Public administration 140
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,450
Worked at home 280
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 715
Usual place of work 2,445
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 2,445
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,190
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 210
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 45
Commute to a different province or territory 0
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 3,160
Car, truck or van 2,935
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,715
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 220
Public transit 10
Walked 160
Bicycle 10
Other method 50
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 3,160
Less than 15 minutes 2,265
15 to 29 minutes 310
30 to 44 minutes 200
45 to 59 minutes 100
60 minutes and over 285
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 4,160
English 4,115
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 10
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 4,160
Official languages 4,145
English 4,145
French 0
Non-official languages 15
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,620
Non-movers 3,655
Movers 2,965
Non-migrants 1,160
Migrants 1,805
Internal migrants 1,705
Intraprovincial migrants 1,465
Interprovincial migrants 240
External migrants 100
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