Demographics of Okotoks, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

30,405

4.8%
Population, 2016: 29,016
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 38.55
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 788.7
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$64,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$52,850
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$135,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$110,900
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
61.8%
Unemployment rate
9.2%
Participation rate
68.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$481,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,850
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,634
Population
Population, 2021 30,405
Population, 2016 29,016
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.80%
Total private dwellings, 2021 10,750
Total private dwellings, 2016 9,893
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 10,476
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 9,716
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 39
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 789
National population rank, 2021 155
Province/territory population rank, 2021 16
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 30,020
Official languages 29,915
English 29,905
French 2,240
Non-official languages 3,065
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,445
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,960
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $64,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 21,980
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $52,850
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,500
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $60,000
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 16,940
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $60,150
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,650
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,920
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,155
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,170
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,805
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,570
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,445
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,995
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $82,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $92,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,175
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,320
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.00%
Employment income (%) 72.00%
Government transfers (%) 13.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,445
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 21,375
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $64,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 21,390
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,700
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 20,135
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $62,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 16,745
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $63,450
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 17,415
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,700
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,465
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,850
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,445
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,955
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $81,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $91,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,515
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $43,400
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.60%
Employment income (%) 77.20%
Government transfers (%) 8.50%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.80%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 10,475
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $135,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $110,900
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,685
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $66,300
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $55,850
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 8,795
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $148,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $121,500
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 8,570
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $147,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $120,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,915
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $122,700
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $101,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,400
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $177,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $143,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,090
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $91,600
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $80,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,500
Average total income in 2020 ($) $59,750
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $50,480
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 30,020
Canadian citizens 28,600
Canadian citizens aged under 18 8,015
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 20,585
Not Canadian citizens 1,420
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 10,475
Owner 8,980
Renter 1,495
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 10,475
Condominium 1,650
Not condominium 8,825
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 10,475
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 345
2 bedrooms 1,530
3 bedrooms 3,885
4 or more bedrooms 4,705
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 10,475
1 to 4 rooms 1,295
5 rooms 1,355
6 rooms 1,440
7 rooms 1,710
8 or more rooms 4,675
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 10,475
1960 or before 235
1961 to 1980 935
1981 to 1990 920
1991 to 2000 1,745
2001 to 2005 1,675
2006 to 2010 2,615
2011 to 2015 1,450
2016 to 2021 895
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 10,475
15 to 24 years 145
25 to 34 years 1,010
35 to 44 years 2,410
45 to 54 years 2,485
55 to 64 years 1,995
65 to 74 years 1,585
75 to 84 years 690
85 years and over 155
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 10,455
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 8,650
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,805
30% to less than 100% 1,660
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 8,980
% of owner households with a mortgage 69.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 14.20%
% in core housing need 2.30%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,900
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,850
Median value of dwellings ($) $452,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $481,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,520
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,634
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,445
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,355
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 20,090
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 15,310
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,050
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 14,260
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 23,450
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,935
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,455
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,050
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 8,075
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,225
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 595
Apprenticeship certificate 1,620
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,245
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 605
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,980
Bachelor's degree 3,675
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 295
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 135
Master's degree 780
Earned doctorate 95
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 15,305
No certificate, diploma or degree 805
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,150
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,350
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 6,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,675
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 420
Apprenticeship certificate 1,250
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,075
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 445
Bachelor’s degree or higher 4,165
Bachelor's degree 3,075
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 240
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 115
Master's degree 670
Earned doctorate 70
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 23,445
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,390
Education 1,030
13. Education 1,030
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 325
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 65
50. Visual and performing arts 260
Humanities 415
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 30
23. English language and literature/letters 80
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 120
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 30
39. Theology and religious vocations 65
54. History 75
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,270
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 230
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 280
22. Legal professions and studies 190
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 220
45. Social sciences 330
Business, management and public administration 2,670
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 165
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,505
Physical and life sciences and technologies 395
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 100
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 100
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 150
41. Science technologies/technicians 40
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 355
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 300
25. Library science 25
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,155
04. Architecture and related services 110
14. Engineering 490
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 880
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 865
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 575
48. Precision production 240
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 375
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 255
03. Natural resources and conservation 120
Health and related fields 2,235
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 190
51. Health professions and related programs 2,005
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 40
Personal, protective and transportation services 820
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 440
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 190
49. Transportation and materials moving 185
Other 10
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 15,310
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,955
Education 780
13. Education 780
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 250
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 35
50. Visual and performing arts 215
Humanities 310
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 25
23. English language and literature/letters 70
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 95
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 20
39. Theology and religious vocations 50
54. History 40
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,075
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 190
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 235
22. Legal professions and studies 160
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 180
45. Social sciences 285
Business, management and public administration 2,160
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 150
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,015
Physical and life sciences and technologies 305
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 85
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 115
41. Science technologies/technicians 35
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 275
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 235
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 20
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,460
04. Architecture and related services 90
14. Engineering 395
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 685
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 665
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 455
48. Precision production 180
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 285
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 190
03. Natural resources and conservation 95
Health and related fields 1,780
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 160
51. Health professions and related programs 1,595
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 655
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 325
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 155
49. Transportation and materials moving 165
Other 10
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 23,450
In the labour force 15,960
Employed 14,485
Unemployed 1,470
Not in the labour force 7,485
Participation rate 68.10%
Employment rate 61.80%
Unemployment rate 9.20%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 23,445
Did not work 7,455
Worked 15,990
Worked full year full time 8,350
Worked part year and/or part time 7,645
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 15,960
Class of worker - not applicable 345
All classes of workers 15,610
Employee 12,920
Permanent position 10,855
Temporary position 2,060
Fixed term (1 year or more) 545
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,520
Self-employed 2,690
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 15,960
Occupation - not applicable 345
All occupations 15,610
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 225
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,665
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,215
3 Health occupations 1,090
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,870
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 490
6 Sales and service occupations 4,035
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,010
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 450
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 565
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 15,960
Industry - not applicable 345
All industries 15,610
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 185
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 760
22 Utilities 165
23 Construction 1,975
31-33 Manufacturing 780
41 Wholesale trade 635
44-45 Retail trade 1,995
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 715
51 Information and cultural industries 215
52 Finance and insurance 390
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 210
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,440
55 Management of companies and enterprises 45
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 640
61 Educational services 1,175
62 Health care and social assistance 1,705
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 410
72 Accommodation and food services 815
81 Other services (except public administration) 680
91 Public administration 660
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 14,485
Worked at home 3,205
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 2,650
Usual place of work 8,620
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 8,615
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 3,655
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 4,485
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 350
Commute to a different province or territory 120
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 11,265
Car, truck or van 10,330
Car, truck or van - as a driver 9,770
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 560
Public transit 120
Walked 440
Bicycle 40
Other method 330
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 11,265
Less than 15 minutes 3,800
15 to 29 minutes 2,710
30 to 44 minutes 3,100
45 to 59 minutes 1,000
60 minutes and over 640
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 17,110
English 16,800
French 15
Non-official language 15
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 15
English and French 145
English and non-official language(s) 125
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 10
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 17,110
Official languages 17,060
English 17,015
French 40
Non-official languages 30
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 28,410
Non-movers 16,600
Movers 11,810
Non-migrants 3,810
Migrants 8,000
Internal migrants 7,525
Intraprovincial migrants 5,790
Interprovincial migrants 1,735
External migrants 470
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