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Demographics

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Total Population

20,732

Median Household Income

134,101

Total Visible Minorities

6,625

Median Age

37.2

What is the Population of Chestermere, AB?

At present, Chestermere, AB has a population of 19,887 people. Overall, the population of Chestermere, AB is growing at a rate of 7.09% per year over the past 5 years from 2011 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 5,205 people, an average growth rate of 7.09% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Chestermere, AB?

Chestermere, AB has a median age of 35 years old.

Age

The largest population of Chestermere, AB is the age group between 40 and 44 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 68.68% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 35.29% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 85 people. The 5 to 9 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 75 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 40 to 44 years old, comprising 8.88 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 61.37 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Chestermere, AB as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts.

Aboriginal Identification

The largest aboriginal population are that of the Metis, making up 58.68 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 220 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the First Nations. Inuit follows with 3.31% of the total Aboriginal population in Chestermere, AB.

Household Income

With a population at 19,801 people, most inhabitants at Chestermere, AB are above the low income cut-off, or the income a person must earn to be considered to be part of the low income group. Majority are also above the 2,016 national median income of $134,101 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 93.89 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Chestermere, AB, the median household income is $134,101 per year. The median household income in Chestermere, AB is greater than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was from 1991 to 2000, where 1,175 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 42.72 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Southeast Asian, making up 1,090 people.Following Southeast Asian is Filipino that is 12.3 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

11,200

Employment
Rate

71.3%

Participation
Rate

76.8%

Unemployment
Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Chestermere, AB is growing at a rate of 0.41% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its unemployment rates grew by 2.4%, an average growth rate of 0.48% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing unemployment rate signals that there is a higher level of competition between job applicants so obtaining a job becomes more difficult.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Chestermere, AB is declining at a rate of 0.27% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 1.9%, an average growth rate of -0.38% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Chestermere, AB is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Chestermere, AB is declining at a rate of 0.57% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 3.7%, an average decline rate of 0.74% per year from 2011 to 2016. Further decrease in employment rates signals a negative economic condition in the community with job seekers not finding employment.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Federal M&P
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Investment
Corporate Tax

15

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

403

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

129

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

31

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-32

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 93 mm. This is 28.74% of the annual rain experienced in Chestermere, AB. The month of July is also rainy with an average rainfall of 65.5 mm. Following July is August, when 57.0 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of March when snow builds up tp an average of 22.7 centimetres. This is 17.62% of the annual snowfall experienced in Chestermere, AB. The month of April is also snowy with an average snowfall of 18.8 cm. Following April is November, when 16.6 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Sunshine

Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 314 hours. This is 13.11% of the annual sunshine experienced in Chestermere, AB. The month of August is also sunny with an average sunshine of 284 hours. Following August is June, when 269.9 hours is the average number of sun hours.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Chestermere, AB in January when temperature drops to -13.2 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 23.2 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around August when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 14.0 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Chestermere, AB in the month of November.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

495

Number of
Home Owners

5,620

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

27.31 per cent, which is majority of homes in Chestermere, AB, were constructed between 2006 to 2011. Building and home construction was also brisk between 2001 to 2005, where 1,585 homes were built. In between 2011 to 2016, 1,450 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

45.54%, which is majority of homes in Chestermere, AB, have 4 or more bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 2,545 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 11.96 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

1,070

Vehicle Drivers

89.54%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Chestermere, AB leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 23.56% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 1535 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 8,645 respondents in Chestermere, AB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 4.61% of respondents say that they prefer driving alone in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is taking the public transit, which includes buses, subways among other things with 215 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Agriculture

Education

Most people in Chestermere, AB have have completed a high school education. With 4,625 people, it is what most people in Chestermere, AB completed. Coming in second, 24.48% of inhabitants say they have completed a university degree. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 2,520 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 2,200 people practicing it in Chestermere, AB. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 24.81% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 1,160 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Department of Finance confirms that Canada is lagging behind other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in terms of STEM graduates. Chestermere, AB has 2,830 people or 35.82% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 82.27% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 455 people. At 4.05 per cent, those who received their education from India is the third largest group.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Professional Services

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Public Admin

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

200-499 Employees

Economy

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