Demographics of Wainwright, Alberta

Overview
Population, 2021

6,606

5.1%
Population, 2016: 6,285
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 12.17
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 543
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,320
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$99,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$84,700
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
65.5%
Unemployment rate
8.2%
Participation rate
71.3%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$286,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,332
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,138
Population
Population, 2021 6,606
Population, 2016 6,285
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 2,914
Total private dwellings, 2016 2,776
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.00%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 2,664
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 2,530
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.30%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 12
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 543
National population rank, 2021 606
Province/territory population rank, 2021 73
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,265
Official languages 6,205
English 6,205
French 340
Non-official languages 855
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,860
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,875
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,320
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,505
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,840
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,830
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,640
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,180
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,740
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 515
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,280
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,125
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,620
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,025
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,350
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,400
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.60%
Employment income (%) 70.20%
Government transfers (%) 15.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.20%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,805
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $54,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,815
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,680
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,470
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,150
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,910
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,095
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,720
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 320
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,320
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,015
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,200
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,280
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,680
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 89.40%
Employment income (%) 75.60%
Government transfers (%) 10.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 2,665
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $99,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $84,700
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 840
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $51,400
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $44,500
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 1,830
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $121,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $103,100
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,750
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $119,200
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $101,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 700
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $111,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $94,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 740
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $146,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $123,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 275
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,500
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $64,500
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,075
Average total income in 2020 ($) $52,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $45,300
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 6,265
Canadian citizens 5,740
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,375
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 4,370
Not Canadian citizens 525
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 2,665
Owner 1,870
Renter 790
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 2,665
Condominium 255
Not condominium 2,410
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 2,665
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 240
2 bedrooms 525
3 bedrooms 830
4 or more bedrooms 1,060
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 2,665
1 to 4 rooms 480
5 rooms 470
6 rooms 415
7 rooms 315
8 or more rooms 990
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 2,665
1960 or before 480
1961 to 1980 780
1981 to 1990 340
1991 to 2000 350
2001 to 2005 170
2006 to 2010 220
2011 to 2015 175
2016 to 2021 145
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 2,665
15 to 24 years 130
25 to 34 years 465
35 to 44 years 585
45 to 54 years 430
55 to 64 years 520
65 to 74 years 295
75 to 84 years 175
85 years and over 55
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 2,660
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,140
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 520
30% to less than 100% 495
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,875
% of owner households with a mortgage 69.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.80%
% in core housing need 1.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,360
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,332
Median value of dwellings ($) $276,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $286,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,100
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,138
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,045
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,975
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,480
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 500
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,975
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,025
No certificate, diploma or degree 895
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,715
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,415
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,615
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 565
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 170
Apprenticeship certificate 395
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 905
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 145
Bachelor’s degree or higher 800
Bachelor's degree 600
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 50
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 55
Master's degree 70
Earned doctorate 20
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,475
No certificate, diploma or degree 415
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,880
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 430
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 110
Apprenticeship certificate 320
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 665
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 95
Bachelor’s degree or higher 690
Bachelor's degree 515
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 40
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 55
Master's degree 70
Earned doctorate 15
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 5,025
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,610
Education 180
13. Education 180
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 40
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 25
Humanities 90
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 25
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 10
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 210
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 95
22. Legal professions and studies 30
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 15
45. Social sciences 60
Business, management and public administration 465
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 45
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 25
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
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 600
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 65
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 125
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 130
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 190
48. Precision production 75
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 115
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 80
03. Natural resources and conservation 35
Health and related fields 410
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 385
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 215
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 110
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 15
43. Security and protective services 55
49. Transportation and materials moving 25
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 3,480
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,595
Education 150
13. Education 150
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 30
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 20
Humanities 85
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 20
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 145
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 10
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 60
22. Legal professions and studies 20
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 15
45. Social sciences 45
Business, management and public administration 385
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 25
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 360
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 20
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 25
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 25
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 475
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 50
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 100
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 105
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 160
48. Precision production 50
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 85
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 55
03. Natural resources and conservation 30
Health and related fields 300
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 25
51. Health professions and related programs 275
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 160
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 85
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 20
43. Security and protective services 55
49. Transportation and materials moving 10
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,025
In the labour force 3,585
Employed 3,290
Unemployed 295
Not in the labour force 1,440
Participation rate 71.30%
Employment rate 65.50%
Unemployment rate 8.20%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,025
Did not work 1,525
Worked 3,500
Worked full year full time 2,040
Worked part year and/or part time 1,460
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 3,585
Class of worker - not applicable 70
All classes of workers 3,510
Employee 3,125
Permanent position 2,640
Temporary position 480
Fixed term (1 year or more) 120
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 365
Self-employed 390
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 3,585
Occupation - not applicable 70
All occupations 3,510
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 10
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 500
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 115
3 Health occupations 300
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 530
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 50
6 Sales and service occupations 925
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 730
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 245
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 105
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 3,585
Industry - not applicable 70
All industries 3,510
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 125
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 195
22 Utilities 20
23 Construction 290
31-33 Manufacturing 50
41 Wholesale trade 45
44-45 Retail trade 485
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 200
51 Information and cultural industries 20
52 Finance and insurance 115
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 35
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 110
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 110
61 Educational services 180
62 Health care and social assistance 500
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 70
72 Accommodation and food services 260
81 Other services (except public administration) 155
91 Public administration 565
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,295
Worked at home 310
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 555
Usual place of work 2,435
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 2,435
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,875
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 440
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 80
Commute to a different province or territory 35
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 2,985
Car, truck or van 2,705
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,510
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 190
Public transit 0
Walked 205
Bicycle 40
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 2,985
Less than 15 minutes 2,325
15 to 29 minutes 320
30 to 44 minutes 125
45 to 59 minutes 90
60 minutes and over 120
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 3,765
English 3,650
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 65
English and non-official language(s) 45
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 3,765
Official languages 3,750
English 3,735
French 15
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 5,855
Non-movers 3,090
Movers 2,765
Non-migrants 1,015
Migrants 1,750
Internal migrants 1,570
Intraprovincial migrants 1,105
Interprovincial migrants 470
External migrants 175
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