Demographics of Edson, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

8,374

-0.5%
Population, 2016: 8,414
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 29.43
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 284.5
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$59,550
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$49,520
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$111,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$92,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
62.5%
Unemployment rate
10.9%
Participation rate
70.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$322,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,452
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,220
Population
Population, 2021 8,374
Population, 2016 8,414
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -0.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,768
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,762
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,386
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,359
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 29
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 285
National population rank, 2021 492
Province/territory population rank, 2021 56
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 8,130
Official languages 8,125
English 8,125
French 550
Non-official languages 990
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,335
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $59,550
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,335
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,520
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,715
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $56,050
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,975
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $57,300
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,560
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,270
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 740
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,660
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,965
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,730
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,250
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $71,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $81,200
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,205
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $41,240
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.80%
Employment income (%) 75.60%
Government transfers (%) 15.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.60%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,270
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $60,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,270
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,760
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,675
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $60,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,020
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $61,950
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,320
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,680
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 495
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,160
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,240
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $71,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $80,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,150
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $50,880
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 90.60%
Employment income (%) 82.20%
Government transfers (%) 9.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,390
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $111,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $92,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,010
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $66,000
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $54,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,380
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $130,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $109,000
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,205
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $130,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $108,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 780
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $116,600
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $97,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 995
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $158,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $130,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 345
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $80,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $70,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,490
Average total income in 2020 ($) $60,100
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $49,840
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 8,130
Canadian citizens 7,615
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,770
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,840
Not Canadian citizens 520
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,385
Owner 2,350
Renter 1,040
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,385
Condominium 340
Not condominium 3,045
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,385
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 285
2 bedrooms 730
3 bedrooms 1,000
4 or more bedrooms 1,360
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,385
1 to 4 rooms 860
5 rooms 585
6 rooms 455
7 rooms 435
8 or more rooms 1,050
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,385
1960 or before 455
1961 to 1980 1,225
1981 to 1990 490
1991 to 2000 465
2001 to 2005 265
2006 to 2010 230
2011 to 2015 200
2016 to 2021 55
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,385
15 to 24 years 165
25 to 34 years 555
35 to 44 years 695
45 to 54 years 600
55 to 64 years 725
65 to 74 years 385
75 to 84 years 190
85 years and over 70
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,385
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,825
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 555
30% to less than 100% 530
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,345
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.20%
% in core housing need 3.40%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,430
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,452
Median value of dwellings ($) $332,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $322,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,120
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,220
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,635
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,960
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,635
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 910
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,725
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,595
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,505
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,495
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,595
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,925
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 720
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 150
Apprenticeship certificate 575
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,045
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 155
Bachelor’s degree or higher 670
Bachelor's degree 510
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 60
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 65
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,635
No certificate, diploma or degree 840
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,060
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,480
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 565
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 115
Apprenticeship certificate 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 800
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 115
Bachelor’s degree or higher 580
Bachelor's degree 445
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 55
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 45
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 6,600
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,005
Education 170
13. Education 170
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 30
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 115
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 25
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 30
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 125
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 35
22. Legal professions and studies 25
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 20
45. Social sciences 15
Business, management and public administration 470
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 35
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40
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 900
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 80
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 285
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 190
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 275
48. Precision production 75
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 140
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 50
03. Natural resources and conservation 90
Health and related fields 375
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 340
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 185
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 120
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 30
49. Transportation and materials moving 35
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 4,635
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,570
Education 130
13. Education 130
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 20
Humanities 95
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 25
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 20
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 115
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 25
22. Legal professions and studies 20
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 10
45. Social sciences 20
Business, management and public administration 365
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 25
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 340
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 20
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 725
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 245
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 145
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 210
48. Precision production 50
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 100
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 35
03. Natural resources and conservation 65
Health and related fields 320
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 285
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 145
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 105
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 0
49. Transportation and materials moving 30
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 6,595
In the labour force 4,625
Employed 4,120
Unemployed 505
Not in the labour force 1,970
Participation rate 70.10%
Employment rate 62.50%
Unemployment rate 10.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 6,600
Did not work 1,980
Worked 4,620
Worked full year full time 2,295
Worked part year and/or part time 2,325
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 4,625
Class of worker - not applicable 95
All classes of workers 4,530
Employee 3,920
Permanent position 3,380
Temporary position 545
Fixed term (1 year or more) 160
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 385
Self-employed 605
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 4,625
Occupation - not applicable 95
All occupations 4,530
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 35
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 600
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 205
3 Health occupations 285
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 305
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 65
6 Sales and service occupations 1,320
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,055
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 305
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 365
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 4,625
Industry - not applicable 95
All industries 4,530
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 140
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 610
22 Utilities 35
23 Construction 440
31-33 Manufacturing 355
41 Wholesale trade 90
44-45 Retail trade 615
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 260
51 Information and cultural industries 45
52 Finance and insurance 70
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 80
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 130
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 150
61 Educational services 180
62 Health care and social assistance 515
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 70
72 Accommodation and food services 385
81 Other services (except public administration) 170
91 Public administration 190
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 4,120
Worked at home 340
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 770
Usual place of work 3,010
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,005
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,615
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 250
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 130
Commute to a different province or territory 10
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 3,775
Car, truck or van 3,400
Car, truck or van - as a driver 3,195
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 210
Public transit 20
Walked 290
Bicycle 15
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 3,775
Less than 15 minutes 2,745
15 to 29 minutes 455
30 to 44 minutes 185
45 to 59 minutes 95
60 minutes and over 290
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 4,995
English 4,930
French 10
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 30
English and non-official language(s) 25
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 4,995
Official languages 4,980
English 4,960
French 15
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 7,705
Non-movers 4,375
Movers 3,325
Non-migrants 1,735
Migrants 1,590
Internal migrants 1,450
Intraprovincial migrants 1,155
Interprovincial migrants 295
External migrants 140
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