Demographics of Lacombe, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

13,396

2.6%
Population, 2016: 13,057
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 20.59
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 650.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$52,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$44,880
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$101,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$86,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
56.9%
Unemployment rate
12.3%
Participation rate
64.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$348,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,506
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,264
Population
Population, 2021 13,396
Population, 2016 13,057
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 5,552
Total private dwellings, 2016 5,034
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 10.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 5,194
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 4,797
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.30%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 21
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 651
National population rank, 2021 326
Province/territory population rank, 2021 34
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 13,070
Official languages 13,040
English 13,040
French 575
Non-official languages 1,520
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,440
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,035
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $52,700
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,035
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $44,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,040
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,240
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,840
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,840
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,330
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,145
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,440
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,565
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,220
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,435
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,090
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $75,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,355
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,600
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.00%
Employment income (%) 68.20%
Government transfers (%) 18.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.60%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,440
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,835
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,800
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,835
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,720
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,970
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,340
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,250
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,320
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,050
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 795
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,660
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,435
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,100
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $66,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,135
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $41,120
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.00%
Employment income (%) 73.80%
Government transfers (%) 12.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 5,190
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $101,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $86,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,330
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $53,350
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $46,080
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,860
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $118,500
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $100,700
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,715
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $118,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $100,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,505
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $103,900
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $88,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,550
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $146,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $122,700
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 545
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $81,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,600
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,775
Average total income in 2020 ($) $50,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $43,360
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 13,070
Canadian citizens 12,330
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,095
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 9,235
Not Canadian citizens 740
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 5,195
Owner 3,730
Renter 1,465
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 5,195
Condominium 470
Not condominium 4,725
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 5,195
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 310
2 bedrooms 995
3 bedrooms 1,545
4 or more bedrooms 2,325
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 5,195
1 to 4 rooms 1,030
5 rooms 685
6 rooms 660
7 rooms 755
8 or more rooms 2,065
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 5,195
1960 or before 545
1961 to 1980 1,155
1981 to 1990 605
1991 to 2000 885
2001 to 2005 450
2006 to 2010 590
2011 to 2015 565
2016 to 2021 405
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 5,195
15 to 24 years 225
25 to 34 years 660
35 to 44 years 1,005
45 to 54 years 875
55 to 64 years 1,020
65 to 74 years 830
75 to 84 years 440
85 years and over 140
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 5,185
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 4,175
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,010
30% to less than 100% 920
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,730
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.50%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 14.30%
% in core housing need 3.80%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,450
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,506
Median value of dwellings ($) $340,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $348,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,210
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,264
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,435
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,070
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,365
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,580
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 760
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,810
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,810
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,145
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,480
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,485
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,120
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 270
Apprenticeship certificate 850
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,090
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 275
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,005
Bachelor's degree 1,425
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 65
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 40
Master's degree 385
Earned doctorate 85
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,575
No certificate, diploma or degree 615
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,770
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,195
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 820
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 185
Apprenticeship certificate 635
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,595
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 185
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,595
Bachelor's degree 1,180
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 35
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 30
Master's degree 290
Earned doctorate 65
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 10,435
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,955
Education 565
13. Education 565
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 130
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 20
50. Visual and performing arts 110
Humanities 275
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 45
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 55
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 35
39. Theology and religious vocations 110
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 365
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 45
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 95
22. Legal professions and studies 25
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 100
45. Social sciences 75
Business, management and public administration 890
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 50
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 840
Physical and life sciences and technologies 150
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 65
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 45
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 25
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 115
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 85
25. Library science 20
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,345
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 120
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 360
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 365
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 345
48. Precision production 150
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 210
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 190
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 1,115
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 70
51. Health professions and related programs 1,045
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 315
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 215
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 50
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
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 6,580
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,385
Education 450
13. Education 450
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 95
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 90
Humanities 195
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 25
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 40
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 35
39. Theology and religious vocations 65
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 295
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 90
22. Legal professions and studies 25
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 70
45. Social sciences 65
Business, management and public administration 690
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 40
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 650
Physical and life sciences and technologies 105
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 40
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 30
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 95
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 75
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,060
04. Architecture and related services 15
14. Engineering 105
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 300
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 290
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 245
48. Precision production 110
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 140
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 125
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 790
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 50
51. Health professions and related programs 730
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 265
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 190
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 40
49. Transportation and materials moving 40
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 10,440
In the labour force 6,775
Employed 5,945
Unemployed 835
Not in the labour force 3,660
Participation rate 64.90%
Employment rate 56.90%
Unemployment rate 12.30%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 10,435
Did not work 3,695
Worked 6,740
Worked full year full time 3,165
Worked part year and/or part time 3,575
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 6,780
Class of worker - not applicable 255
All classes of workers 6,525
Employee 5,740
Permanent position 4,690
Temporary position 1,050
Fixed term (1 year or more) 225
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 820
Self-employed 780
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 6,780
Occupation - not applicable 255
All occupations 6,525
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 45
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 980
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 320
3 Health occupations 670
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 765
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 175
6 Sales and service occupations 1,515
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,410
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 365
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 280
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 6,780
Industry - not applicable 255
All industries 6,525
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 230
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 345
22 Utilities 20
23 Construction 590
31-33 Manufacturing 350
41 Wholesale trade 205
44-45 Retail trade 745
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 320
51 Information and cultural industries 45
52 Finance and insurance 205
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 65
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 350
55 Management of companies and enterprises 15
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 200
61 Educational services 595
62 Health care and social assistance 1,020
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 145
72 Accommodation and food services 430
81 Other services (except public administration) 350
91 Public administration 305
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 5,945
Worked at home 805
Worked outside Canada 25
No fixed workplace address 915
Usual place of work 4,195
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 4,195
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,035
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,935
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 205
Commute to a different province or territory 25
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 5,115
Car, truck or van 4,740
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,470
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 270
Public transit 25
Walked 210
Bicycle 25
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 5,115
Less than 15 minutes 2,295
15 to 29 minutes 1,645
30 to 44 minutes 745
45 to 59 minutes 170
60 minutes and over 265
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 7,285
English 7,195
French 20
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 20
English and non-official language(s) 40
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 7,285
Official languages 7,280
English 7,255
French 25
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 12,315
Non-movers 6,955
Movers 5,360
Non-migrants 1,740
Migrants 3,620
Internal migrants 3,250
Intraprovincial migrants 2,750
Interprovincial migrants 500
External migrants 370
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