Demographics of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

27,088

12.1%
Population, 2016: 24,169
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 56.5
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 479.4
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$66,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,550
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$128,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$105,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
63.2%
Unemployment rate
10.7%
Participation rate
70.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$400,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,702
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,396
Population
Population, 2021 27,088
Population, 2016 24,169
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 10,896
Total private dwellings, 2016 9,949
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 10,420
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 9,270
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 57
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 479
National population rank, 2021 170
Province/territory population rank, 2021 17
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 26,570
Official languages 26,545
English 26,535
French 1,495
Non-official languages 2,660
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,950
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,090
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $66,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,090
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,550
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,735
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $62,200
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,865
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $63,050
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 17,445
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,650
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,730
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,140
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,445
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,500
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,950
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,535
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $82,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $92,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,485
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $39,600
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.40%
Employment income (%) 75.00%
Government transfers (%) 12.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.90%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,950
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 19,665
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $66,300
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 19,680
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,950
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 18,445
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $64,700
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,935
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $65,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 16,520
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,600
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,100
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,720
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,950
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,505
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $81,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $90,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,060
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $34,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $48,560
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.60%
Employment income (%) 79.80%
Government transfers (%) 8.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 10,420
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $128,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $105,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,435
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $67,900
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $56,000
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 7,990
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $146,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $120,100
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,635
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $146,200
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $120,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,900
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $132,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $109,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,460
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $175,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $141,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,045
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $89,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $77,600
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,425
Average total income in 2020 ($) $63,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $52,600
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 26,570
Canadian citizens 25,395
Canadian citizens aged under 18 6,310
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 19,085
Not Canadian citizens 1,170
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 10,420
Owner 7,885
Renter 2,535
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 10,420
Condominium 1,495
Not condominium 8,930
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 10,420
No bedrooms 65
1 bedroom 590
2 bedrooms 1,750
3 bedrooms 4,445
4 or more bedrooms 3,565
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 10,420
1 to 4 rooms 2,135
5 rooms 1,575
6 rooms 1,680
7 rooms 1,395
8 or more rooms 3,630
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 10,420
1960 or before 590
1961 to 1980 2,660
1981 to 1990 505
1991 to 2000 925
2001 to 2005 815
2006 to 2010 1,780
2011 to 2015 2,015
2016 to 2021 1,130
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 10,420
15 to 24 years 415
25 to 34 years 2,010
35 to 44 years 2,405
45 to 54 years 1,760
55 to 64 years 1,770
65 to 74 years 1,225
75 to 84 years 575
85 years and over 255
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 10,385
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 8,655
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,735
30% to less than 100% 1,615
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 7,875
% of owner households with a mortgage 70.80%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 10.70%
% in core housing need 3.50%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,820
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,702
Median value of dwellings ($) $380,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $400,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,380
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,396
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,950
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,110
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 17,835
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 14,625
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,255
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 13,370
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 20,945
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,505
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,515
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,925
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 8,695
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,190
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 785
Apprenticeship certificate 2,410
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,835
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 665
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,230
Bachelor's degree 2,530
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 165
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 50
Master's degree 450
Earned doctorate 40
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 14,625
No certificate, diploma or degree 865
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,100
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 9,660
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 6,960
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,520
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 540
Apprenticeship certificate 1,975
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,930
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 510
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,695
Bachelor's degree 2,110
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 125
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 395
Earned doctorate 25
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 20,945
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 9,020
Education 905
13. Education 905
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 250
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 235
Humanities 265
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 60
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 70
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 65
54. History 35
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 820
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 85
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 205
22. Legal professions and studies 120
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 180
45. Social sciences 215
Business, management and public administration 1,820
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 90
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,725
Physical and life sciences and technologies 330
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 90
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 75
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 95
41. Science technologies/technicians 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 265
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 235
25. Library science 30
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 4,350
04. Architecture and related services 45
14. Engineering 455
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,350
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,300
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 665
48. Precision production 535
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 250
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 165
03. Natural resources and conservation 80
Health and related fields 1,825
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 115
51. Health professions and related programs 1,695
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 845
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 375
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 250
49. Transportation and materials moving 205
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 14,620
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,965
Education 720
13. Education 720
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 185
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 175
Humanities 215
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 55
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 55
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 50
54. History 35
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 730
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 80
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 160
22. Legal professions and studies 110
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 170
45. Social sciences 185
Business, management and public administration 1,495
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 70
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,415
Physical and life sciences and technologies 240
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 50
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 65
41. Science technologies/technicians 50
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 220
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 200
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,500
04. Architecture and related services 40
14. Engineering 375
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,060
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,070
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 520
48. Precision production 430
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 200
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 135
03. Natural resources and conservation 70
Health and related fields 1,450
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 95
51. Health professions and related programs 1,350
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 705
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 285
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 220
49. Transportation and materials moving 185
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 20,945
In the labour force 14,845
Employed 13,245
Unemployed 1,595
Not in the labour force 6,105
Participation rate 70.90%
Employment rate 63.20%
Unemployment rate 10.70%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 20,945
Did not work 6,450
Worked 14,500
Worked full year full time 7,725
Worked part year and/or part time 6,780
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 14,840
Class of worker - not applicable 385
All classes of workers 14,455
Employee 13,235
Permanent position 11,070
Temporary position 2,165
Fixed term (1 year or more) 555
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,615
Self-employed 1,220
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 14,840
Occupation - not applicable 385
All occupations 14,455
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 80
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,190
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 935
3 Health occupations 1,065
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,685
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 215
6 Sales and service occupations 3,210
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,725
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 425
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 925
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 14,840
Industry - not applicable 385
All industries 14,455
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 165
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 905
22 Utilities 180
23 Construction 1,955
31-33 Manufacturing 1,475
41 Wholesale trade 395
44-45 Retail trade 1,570
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 800
51 Information and cultural industries 105
52 Finance and insurance 345
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 195
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 670
55 Management of companies and enterprises 10
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 430
61 Educational services 775
62 Health care and social assistance 1,715
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 225
72 Accommodation and food services 865
81 Other services (except public administration) 600
91 Public administration 1,075
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 13,240
Worked at home 2,080
Worked outside Canada 25
No fixed workplace address 2,240
Usual place of work 8,895
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 8,895
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,135
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 4,295
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 420
Commute to a different province or territory 45
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 11,140
Car, truck or van 10,370
Car, truck or van - as a driver 9,880
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 490
Public transit 130
Walked 285
Bicycle 65
Other method 290
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 11,140
Less than 15 minutes 3,850
15 to 29 minutes 3,640
30 to 44 minutes 2,650
45 to 59 minutes 625
60 minutes and over 370
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 15,605
English 15,405
French 10
Non-official language 20
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 20
English and French 80
English and non-official language(s) 80
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 15,605
Official languages 15,550
English 15,530
French 15
Non-official languages 20
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 24,710
Non-movers 13,640
Movers 11,065
Non-migrants 3,990
Migrants 7,075
Internal migrants 6,575
Intraprovincial migrants 5,350
Interprovincial migrants 1,225
External migrants 505
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