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Demographics

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Total Population

10,353

Median Household Income

86,801

Total Visible Minorities

200

Median Age

32.0

What is the Population of Lethbridge County, AB?

At present, Lethbridge County, AB has a population of 10,353 people. Overall, the population of Lethbridge County, AB is growing at a rate of 0.28% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 307 people, an average growth rate of 0.61% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Lethbridge County, AB?

Lethbridge County, AB has a median age of 31 years old.

Age

The largest population of Lethbridge County, AB is the age group between 5 and 9 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 62.36% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 43.34% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, there is no significant difference between the numbers of men and women. The 40 to 44 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 50 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 5 to 9 years old, comprising 9.35 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 61.99 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Lethbridge County, 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 52.63 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 90 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the First Nations.

Household Income

With a population at 10,353 people, most inhabitants at Lethbridge County, 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 $86,801 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 96.2 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Lethbridge County, AB, the median household income is $86,801 per year. The median household income in Lethbridge County, AB is greater than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 460 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Latin American, making up 30.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Japanese, making up 40 people.Following Japanese is South Asian that is 20.0 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

4,820

Employment
Rate

68.6%

Participation
Rate

70.9%

Unemployment
Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Lethbridge County, AB is growing at a rate of 0.05% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its unemployment rates grew by 0.2%, an average growth rate of 0.04% 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 Lethbridge County, AB is declining at a rate of 0.26% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 3.3%, an average growth rate of -0.66% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Lethbridge County, AB is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Lethbridge County, AB is declining at a rate of 0.29% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 3.2%, an average decline rate of 0.64% 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)

311

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

112

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

34

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-33

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 82 mm. This is 29.62% of the annual rain experienced in Lethbridge County, AB. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 45.1 mm. Following May is July, when 42.6 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of March when snow builds up tp an average of 22.5 centimetres. This is 20.02% of the annual snowfall experienced in Lethbridge County, AB. The month of November is also snowy with an average snowfall of 16.7 cm. Following November is Janurary, when 15.4 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Lethbridge County, AB in January when temperature drops to -12.1 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 26.1 °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 16.5 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Lethbridge County, AB in the month of November.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

680

Number of
Home Owners

2,290

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

27.32 per cent, which is majority of homes in Lethbridge County, AB, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 740 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 425 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

58.32%, which is majority of homes in Lethbridge County, AB, have 4 or more bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 775 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 14.12 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

650

Vehicle Drivers

87.35%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Lethbridge County, 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 21.0% of respondents, is from 6:00am to 6:59am. However, 530 of commuters still prefer to leave from 8:00am to 8:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 2,865 respondents in Lethbridge County, AB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 5.34% of respondents say that they prefer walking. The third most popular means of transportation is driving alone in a private car, truck, or van with 150 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

Mathematics

Education

Most people in Lethbridge County, AB have have completed a high school education. With 1,945 people, it is what most people in Lethbridge County, AB completed. Coming in second, 32.52% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed a university degree, with 855 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 795 people practicing it in Lethbridge County, AB. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 19.9% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 385 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. Lethbridge County, AB has 930 people or 30.59% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 88.26% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is another country not listed here, making up 175 people. At 4.46 per cent, those who received their education from United States is the third largest group.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Utilities

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

100-199 Employees