Demographics of Olds, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

9,209

0.3%
Population, 2016: 9,184
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 14.92
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 617.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,680
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$101,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$85,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
57.5%
Unemployment rate
9.8%
Participation rate
63.6%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$357,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,362
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,244
Population
Population, 2021 9,209
Population, 2016 9,184
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.30%
Total private dwellings, 2021 4,096
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,942
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,810
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,698
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 15
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 617
National population rank, 2021 457
Province/territory population rank, 2021 50
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 8,920
Official languages 8,890
English 8,885
French 370
Non-official languages 1,030
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,380
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,130
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,145
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,680
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,555
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,720
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,015
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,000
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,310
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,700
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 695
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,560
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,845
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,580
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,385
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,300
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $62,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $71,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,100
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,680
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 81.00%
Employment income (%) 63.60%
Government transfers (%) 19.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.70%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.10%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,380
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,000
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $54,550
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,000
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,520
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,455
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,960
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,015
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,050
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,105
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,590
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 455
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,200
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,385
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,250
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $72,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,000
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,880
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.20%
Employment income (%) 68.40%
Government transfers (%) 13.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,810
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $101,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $85,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,110
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $51,100
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $44,100
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,695
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $122,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $102,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,570
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $123,200
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $103,300
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,165
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $105,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $90,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 965
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $163,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $133,200
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 355
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $70,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $63,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,540
Average total income in 2020 ($) $45,520
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $39,560
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 8,920
Canadian citizens 8,495
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,830
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 6,660
Not Canadian citizens 430
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,810
Owner 2,760
Renter 1,050
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,810
Condominium 455
Not condominium 3,350
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,810
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 280
2 bedrooms 795
3 bedrooms 1,235
4 or more bedrooms 1,485
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,810
1 to 4 rooms 785
5 rooms 545
6 rooms 545
7 rooms 540
8 or more rooms 1,405
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,810
1960 or before 345
1961 to 1980 985
1981 to 1990 450
1991 to 2000 655
2001 to 2005 410
2006 to 2010 475
2011 to 2015 305
2016 to 2021 185
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,810
15 to 24 years 120
25 to 34 years 545
35 to 44 years 615
45 to 54 years 555
55 to 64 years 705
65 to 74 years 635
75 to 84 years 460
85 years and over 180
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,805
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 3,080
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 720
30% to less than 100% 655
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,760
% of owner households with a mortgage 54.50%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.50%
% in core housing need 1.80%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,150
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,362
Median value of dwellings ($) $340,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $357,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,210
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,244
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,385
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,545
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,840
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,475
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 650
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,825
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 7,385
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,325
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,235
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,825
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,580
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 745
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 200
Apprenticeship certificate 540
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,680
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 160
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,240
Bachelor's degree 940
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 90
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 170
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,475
No certificate, diploma or degree 540
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,295
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,640
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 540
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 120
Apprenticeship certificate 420
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,080
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 90
Bachelor’s degree or higher 925
Bachelor's degree 725
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 50
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 110
Earned doctorate 10
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 7,385
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,560
Education 375
13. Education 375
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 60
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 45
Humanities 170
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 60
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 55
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 250
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 60
22. Legal professions and studies 35
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 45
45. Social sciences 55
Business, management and public administration 710
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 20
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 695
Physical and life sciences and technologies 100
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 40
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 35
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 60
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 45
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 885
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 65
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 245
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 205
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 225
48. Precision production 140
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 290
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 225
03. Natural resources and conservation 55
Health and related fields 645
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 60
51. Health professions and related programs 585
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 280
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 40
49. Transportation and materials moving 20
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 4,475
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,835
Education 250
13. Education 250
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 50
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 40
Humanities 115
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 25
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 50
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 170
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 35
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 40
22. Legal professions and studies 25
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 30
45. Social sciences 35
Business, management and public administration 450
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 10
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 440
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 30
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 25
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 55
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 45
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 655
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 50
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 175
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 175
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 145
48. Precision production 110
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 205
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 170
03. Natural resources and conservation 40
Health and related fields 455
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 35
51. Health professions and related programs 415
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 175
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 145
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 10
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 7,385
In the labour force 4,700
Employed 4,245
Unemployed 460
Not in the labour force 2,680
Participation rate 63.60%
Employment rate 57.50%
Unemployment rate 9.80%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 7,385
Did not work 2,700
Worked 4,685
Worked full year full time 2,395
Worked part year and/or part time 2,290
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 4,705
Class of worker - not applicable 105
All classes of workers 4,600
Employee 3,895
Permanent position 3,235
Temporary position 660
Fixed term (1 year or more) 170
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 490
Self-employed 705
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 4,705
Occupation - not applicable 105
All occupations 4,600
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 30
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 565
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 220
3 Health occupations 375
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 570
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 90
6 Sales and service occupations 1,230
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 855
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 370
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 300
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 4,705
Industry - not applicable 105
All industries 4,600
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 210
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 330
22 Utilities 50
23 Construction 395
31-33 Manufacturing 305
41 Wholesale trade 90
44-45 Retail trade 625
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 150
51 Information and cultural industries 80
52 Finance and insurance 100
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 60
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 180
55 Management of companies and enterprises 15
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 145
61 Educational services 420
62 Health care and social assistance 660
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 90
72 Accommodation and food services 310
81 Other services (except public administration) 195
91 Public administration 200
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 4,245
Worked at home 500
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 570
Usual place of work 3,170
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,170
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,370
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 485
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 295
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 3,740
Car, truck or van 3,400
Car, truck or van - as a driver 3,275
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 125
Public transit 10
Walked 245
Bicycle 40
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 3,740
Less than 15 minutes 2,335
15 to 29 minutes 610
30 to 44 minutes 375
45 to 59 minutes 180
60 minutes and over 235
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 5,085
English 5,030
French 0
Non-official language 10
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 10
English and French 25
English and non-official language(s) 20
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 5,085
Official languages 5,055
English 5,050
French 0
Non-official languages 15
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 8,470
Non-movers 5,015
Movers 3,455
Non-migrants 1,330
Migrants 2,120
Internal migrants 1,950
Intraprovincial migrants 1,620
Interprovincial migrants 335
External migrants 170
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