Demographics of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

6,765

2%
Population, 2016: 6,635
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 13.05
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 518.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$59,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$48,760
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$107,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$89,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
56%
Unemployment rate
14.9%
Participation rate
65.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$286,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,332
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,154
Population
Population, 2021 6,765
Population, 2016 6,635
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.00%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,075
Total private dwellings, 2016 2,954
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.10%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 2,693
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 2,599
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.60%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 13
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 518
National population rank, 2021 597
Province/territory population rank, 2021 71
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,520
Official languages 6,520
English 6,510
French 285
Non-official languages 675
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,925
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $59,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,950
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,760
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,480
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $53,900
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,685
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,520
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,270
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,500
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 650
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,680
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,490
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,050
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,475
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $80,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,735
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $31,720
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 83.00%
Employment income (%) 62.80%
Government transfers (%) 16.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.20%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.60%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,855
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $55,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,865
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,400
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,430
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,700
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,740
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $54,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,070
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,970
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 470
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,240
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,490
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $78,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,635
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $42,280
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 88.00%
Employment income (%) 75.20%
Government transfers (%) 12.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 2,695
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $107,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $89,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 810
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $86,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $68,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,890
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $116,900
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $98,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,780
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $115,300
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $97,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 695
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $108,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $90,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 685
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $147,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $122,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 360
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $68,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $63,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,150
Average total income in 2020 ($) $74,000
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $59,200
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,515
Canadian citizens 6,200
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,620
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 4,575
Not Canadian citizens 320
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 2,695
Owner 1,905
Renter 785
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 2,695
Condominium 160
Not condominium 2,530
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 2,695
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 200
2 bedrooms 555
3 bedrooms 920
4 or more bedrooms 1,015
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 2,695
1 to 4 rooms 520
5 rooms 475
6 rooms 420
7 rooms 415
8 or more rooms 875
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 2,695
1960 or before 290
1961 to 1980 910
1981 to 1990 350
1991 to 2000 495
2001 to 2005 165
2006 to 2010 280
2011 to 2015 175
2016 to 2021 25
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 2,695
15 to 24 years 95
25 to 34 years 460
35 to 44 years 535
45 to 54 years 420
55 to 64 years 540
65 to 74 years 385
75 to 84 years 195
85 years and over 60
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 2,685
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,225
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 460
30% to less than 100% 440
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,905
% of owner households with a mortgage 56.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 10.80%
% in core housing need 5.50%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,180
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,332
Median value of dwellings ($) $280,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $286,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,060
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,154
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,285
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,855
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,415
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 595
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,820
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,140
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,085
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,505
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,725
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 600
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 185
Apprenticeship certificate 415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,015
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 105
Bachelor’s degree or higher 780
Bachelor's degree 575
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 45
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 45
Master's degree 105
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 475
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 980
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,965
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,325
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 440
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 135
Apprenticeship certificate 300
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 800
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 85
Bachelor’s degree or higher 635
Bachelor's degree 475
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 25
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 45
Master's degree 85
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 5,135
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,630
Education 250
13. Education 250
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 15
Humanities 95
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 25
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 135
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 65
22. Legal professions and studies 10
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 30
45. Social sciences 20
Business, management and public administration 325
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 295
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 35
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 90
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 70
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 705
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 80
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 220
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 165
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 170
48. Precision production 65
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 105
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 50
03. Natural resources and conservation 55
Health and related fields 505
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 465
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 240
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 150
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 35
49. Transportation and materials moving 50
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 3,415
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,450
Education 160
13. Education 160
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 15
Humanities 75
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 20
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 90
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 0
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 15
Business, management and public administration 255
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 230
Physical and life sciences and technologies 45
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 30
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 60
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 555
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 70
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 165
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 130
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 120
48. Precision production 55
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 95
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 40
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 405
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 20
51. Health professions and related programs 375
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 180
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 30
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,140
In the labour force 3,385
Employed 2,880
Unemployed 505
Not in the labour force 1,750
Participation rate 65.90%
Employment rate 56.00%
Unemployment rate 14.90%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,135
Did not work 1,775
Worked 3,360
Worked full year full time 1,535
Worked part year and/or part time 1,830
Average weeks worked in reference year 40
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 3,390
Class of worker - not applicable 85
All classes of workers 3,305
Employee 2,815
Permanent position 2,260
Temporary position 555
Fixed term (1 year or more) 105
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 445
Self-employed 485
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 3,390
Occupation - not applicable 85
All occupations 3,305
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 35
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 405
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 180
3 Health occupations 320
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 315
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 55
6 Sales and service occupations 890
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 705
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 215
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 180
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 3,390
Industry - not applicable 85
All industries 3,305
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 95
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 335
22 Utilities 30
23 Construction 380
31-33 Manufacturing 125
41 Wholesale trade 30
44-45 Retail trade 455
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 80
51 Information and cultural industries 15
52 Finance and insurance 95
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 60
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 90
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 130
61 Educational services 220
62 Health care and social assistance 435
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 55
72 Accommodation and food services 315
81 Other services (except public administration) 180
91 Public administration 180
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 2,880
Worked at home 320
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 525
Usual place of work 2,030
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 2,030
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,820
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 50
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 155
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 2,560
Car, truck or van 2,345
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,095
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 245
Public transit 10
Walked 150
Bicycle 0
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 2,560
Less than 15 minutes 1,750
15 to 29 minutes 395
30 to 44 minutes 135
45 to 59 minutes 100
60 minutes and over 180
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 3,675
English 3,635
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 25
English and non-official language(s) 15
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 3,675
Official languages 3,675
English 3,670
French 0
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,075
Non-movers 3,540
Movers 2,540
Non-migrants 1,015
Migrants 1,520
Internal migrants 1,470
Intraprovincial migrants 1,220
Interprovincial migrants 250
External migrants 50
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