Demographics of Ponoka, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

7,331

1.4%
Population, 2016: 7,229
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 17.22
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 425.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$49,440
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$42,720
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$89,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$78,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
57.1%
Unemployment rate
9.5%
Participation rate
63.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$269,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,154
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,094
Population
Population, 2021 7,331
Population, 2016 7,229
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.40%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,340
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,301
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,086
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,010
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.50%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 17
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 426
National population rank, 2021 566
Province/territory population rank, 2021 65
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,155
Official languages 7,140
English 7,140
French 140
Non-official languages 985
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,820
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,610
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,440
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,645
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,720
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,990
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $43,840
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,900
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,040
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,015
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,720
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 580
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,480
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,435
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,910
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,815
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,635
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $66,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,750
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $33,480
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 78.80%
Employment income (%) 64.80%
Government transfers (%) 21.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.60%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,820
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,545
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,320
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,545
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,080
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,950
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,880
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,990
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,560
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,870
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,540
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 420
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,520
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,815
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,615
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $59,200
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,690
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $41,720
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 85.00%
Employment income (%) 71.00%
Government transfers (%) 14.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,085
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $89,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $78,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,050
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $48,500
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $42,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,035
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $111,400
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $96,800
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,945
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $111,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $96,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 780
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $96,200
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $84,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 715
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $143,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $122,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 395
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $80,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $72,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,330
Average total income in 2020 ($) $45,960
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,280
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,150
Canadian citizens 6,735
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,465
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,275
Not Canadian citizens 415
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,085
Owner 2,250
Renter 835
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,085
Condominium 195
Not condominium 2,890
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,085
No bedrooms 15
1 bedroom 300
2 bedrooms 720
3 bedrooms 1,015
4 or more bedrooms 1,045
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,085
1 to 4 rooms 660
5 rooms 560
6 rooms 535
7 rooms 340
8 or more rooms 990
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,085
1960 or before 660
1961 to 1980 890
1981 to 1990 425
1991 to 2000 405
2001 to 2005 180
2006 to 2010 280
2011 to 2015 160
2016 to 2021 80
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,085
15 to 24 years 125
25 to 34 years 425
35 to 44 years 475
45 to 54 years 530
55 to 64 years 595
65 to 74 years 460
75 to 84 years 345
85 years and over 135
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,075
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,570
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 505
30% to less than 100% 480
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,250
% of owner households with a mortgage 56.40%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.00%
% in core housing need 3.40%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $970
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,154
Median value of dwellings ($) $258,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $269,600
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,000
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,094
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,820
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,390
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,430
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,660
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 625
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,035
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,820
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,140
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,900
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,780
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,060
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 740
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 230
Apprenticeship certificate 510
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,105
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 220
Bachelor’s degree or higher 720
Bachelor's degree 545
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 45
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 10
Master's degree 100
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,665
No certificate, diploma or degree 495
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,115
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,055
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 535
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 165
Apprenticeship certificate 370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 835
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 165
Bachelor’s degree or higher 520
Bachelor's degree 400
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 40
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 15
Master's degree 65
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 5,815
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,040
Education 260
13. Education 260
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 40
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 30
Humanities 25
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 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 0
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 20
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 40
22. Legal professions and studies 35
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 45
45. Social sciences 25
Business, management and public administration 415
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 70
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 345
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 50
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 40
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 675
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 25
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 150
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 215
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 175
48. Precision production 120
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 730
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 725
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 210
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 125
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 3,665
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,610
Education 135
13. Education 135
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 20
Humanities 20
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 0
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 10
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 130
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 20
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 25
22. Legal professions and studies 20
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 40
45. Social sciences 20
Business, management and public administration 340
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 55
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 285
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 0
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 15
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 15
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 35
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 530
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 20
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 125
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 165
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 130
48. Precision production 95
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 100
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 90
03. Natural resources and conservation 10
Health and related fields 525
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 10
51. Health professions and related programs 515
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 110
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 35
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,820
In the labour force 3,670
Employed 3,325
Unemployed 350
Not in the labour force 2,145
Participation rate 63.10%
Employment rate 57.10%
Unemployment rate 9.50%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,815
Did not work 2,235
Worked 3,580
Worked full year full time 1,700
Worked part year and/or part time 1,885
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 3,675
Class of worker - not applicable 115
All classes of workers 3,560
Employee 3,145
Permanent position 2,570
Temporary position 575
Fixed term (1 year or more) 190
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 380
Self-employed 415
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 3,675
Occupation - not applicable 115
All occupations 3,560
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 0
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 355
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 145
3 Health occupations 585
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 325
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 65
6 Sales and service occupations 960
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 810
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 120
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 3,675
Industry - not applicable 115
All industries 3,560
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 35
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 170
22 Utilities 15
23 Construction 330
31-33 Manufacturing 200
41 Wholesale trade 80
44-45 Retail trade 465
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 130
51 Information and cultural industries 10
52 Finance and insurance 40
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 35
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 100
55 Management of companies and enterprises 10
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 105
61 Educational services 205
62 Health care and social assistance 865
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 95
72 Accommodation and food services 280
81 Other services (except public administration) 235
91 Public administration 155
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,330
Worked at home 235
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 465
Usual place of work 2,625
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 2,620
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,980
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 410
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 215
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 3,080
Car, truck or van 2,845
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,625
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 220
Public transit 15
Walked 180
Bicycle 15
Other method 30
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 3,080
Less than 15 minutes 1,900
15 to 29 minutes 405
30 to 44 minutes 430
45 to 59 minutes 150
60 minutes and over 190
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 3,870
English 3,835
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 0
English and non-official language(s) 30
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 3,870
Official languages 3,870
English 3,870
French 0
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,740
Non-movers 3,955
Movers 2,785
Non-migrants 1,195
Migrants 1,590
Internal migrants 1,430
Intraprovincial migrants 1,240
Interprovincial migrants 190
External migrants 160
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