Demographics of Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

12,594

-0.5%
Population, 2016: 12,655
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 18.75
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 671.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,760
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$40,800
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$84,300
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$73,500
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
52.4%
Unemployment rate
12%
Participation rate
59.6%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$249,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,284
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,082
Population
Population, 2021 12,594
Population, 2016 12,655
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -0.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 5,643
Total private dwellings, 2016 5,563
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 5,186
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 5,121
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.30%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 19
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 672
National population rank, 2021 343
Province/territory population rank, 2021 38
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 12,120
Official languages 12,095
English 12,095
French 365
Non-official languages 2,105
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,825
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,350
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,760
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,350
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,930
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,415
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $43,520
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,515
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,800
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,035
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,540
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,595
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,620
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,830
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,850
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $59,600
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,630
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,400
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 75.00%
Employment income (%) 63.90%
Government transfers (%) 25.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.80%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.60%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,825
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,215
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,560
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,220
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,985
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,120
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,445
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,230
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,220
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 730
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,120
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,830
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,825
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $59,200
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $63,750
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,415
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,280
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.00%
Employment income (%) 70.00%
Government transfers (%) 18.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 5,185
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $84,300
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $73,500
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,750
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $48,200
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $41,640
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,435
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $102,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $89,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,270
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $101,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $88,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,245
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $94,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $81,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,185
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $129,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $111,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 725
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $66,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $61,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,305
Average total income in 2020 ($) $45,720
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $39,760
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 12,115
Canadian citizens 11,375
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,635
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 8,735
Not Canadian citizens 740
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 5,185
Owner 3,285
Renter 1,900
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 5,185
Condominium 510
Not condominium 4,675
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 5,185
No bedrooms 15
1 bedroom 450
2 bedrooms 1,525
3 bedrooms 1,535
4 or more bedrooms 1,665
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 5,185
1 to 4 rooms 1,390
5 rooms 830
6 rooms 775
7 rooms 685
8 or more rooms 1,485
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 5,185
1960 or before 830
1961 to 1980 2,060
1981 to 1990 770
1991 to 2000 560
2001 to 2005 245
2006 to 2010 330
2011 to 2015 230
2016 to 2021 160
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 5,185
15 to 24 years 205
25 to 34 years 620
35 to 44 years 880
45 to 54 years 910
55 to 64 years 1,010
65 to 74 years 790
75 to 84 years 610
85 years and over 160
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 5,150
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,970
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,180
30% to less than 100% 1,095
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,290
% of owner households with a mortgage 61.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.60%
% in core housing need 7.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,220
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,284
Median value of dwellings ($) $250,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $249,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,020
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,082
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,830
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,930
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,900
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,050
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,320
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,730
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 9,830
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,570
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,295
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,970
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,750
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 935
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 305
Apprenticeship certificate 630
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,565
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 250
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,220
Bachelor's degree 930
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 85
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 150
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,050
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,095
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,085
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,870
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,940
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 635
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 175
Apprenticeship certificate 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,145
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 165
Bachelor’s degree or higher 930
Bachelor's degree 725
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 65
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 35
Master's degree 100
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 9,830
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,860
Education 405
13. Education 405
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 65
Humanities 130
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 15
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 40
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 45
54. History 15
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 290
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 45
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 50
22. Legal professions and studies 70
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 50
45. Social sciences 65
Business, management and public administration 680
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 85
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 590
Physical and life sciences and technologies 70
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 25
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 55
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,015
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 110
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 195
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 270
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 260
48. Precision production 180
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 95
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 80
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 860
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 820
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 275
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 70
49. Transportation and materials moving 55
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 6,045
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,175
Education 265
13. Education 265
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 35
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 35
Humanities 80
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 40
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 235
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 50
22. Legal professions and studies 50
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 35
45. Social sciences 45
Business, management and public administration 500
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 60
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 50
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 25
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 70
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 50
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 730
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 95
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 120
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 200
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 180
48. Precision production 135
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 70
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 65
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 605
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 20
51. Health professions and related programs 570
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 225
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 110
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 55
49. Transportation and materials moving 55
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 9,830
In the labour force 5,855
Employed 5,155
Unemployed 700
Not in the labour force 3,970
Participation rate 59.60%
Employment rate 52.40%
Unemployment rate 12.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 9,830
Did not work 4,070
Worked 5,760
Worked full year full time 2,955
Worked part year and/or part time 2,810
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 5,855
Class of worker - not applicable 240
All classes of workers 5,620
Employee 5,000
Permanent position 4,040
Temporary position 960
Fixed term (1 year or more) 335
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 625
Self-employed 620
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 5,855
Occupation - not applicable 240
All occupations 5,620
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 30
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 815
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 140
3 Health occupations 495
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 755
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 70
6 Sales and service occupations 1,560
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,395
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 225
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 135
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 5,855
Industry - not applicable 240
All industries 5,620
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 90
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 285
22 Utilities 25
23 Construction 450
31-33 Manufacturing 290
41 Wholesale trade 120
44-45 Retail trade 1,105
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 205
51 Information and cultural industries 25
52 Finance and insurance 110
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 115
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 145
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 240
61 Educational services 400
62 Health care and social assistance 930
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 85
72 Accommodation and food services 415
81 Other services (except public administration) 320
91 Public administration 265
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 5,155
Worked at home 340
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 685
Usual place of work 4,125
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 4,130
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,910
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 740
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 460
Commute to a different province or territory 20
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 4,810
Car, truck or van 4,340
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,010
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 330
Public transit 25
Walked 280
Bicycle 50
Other method 120
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 4,810
Less than 15 minutes 3,035
15 to 29 minutes 680
30 to 44 minutes 545
45 to 59 minutes 220
60 minutes and over 335
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 6,245
English 6,060
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 10
English and non-official language(s) 170
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 6,245
Official languages 6,225
English 6,220
French 0
Non-official languages 10
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 11,405
Non-movers 6,245
Movers 5,160
Non-migrants 2,085
Migrants 3,080
Internal migrants 2,840
Intraprovincial migrants 2,365
Interprovincial migrants 470
External migrants 240
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