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Demographics

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Total Population

11,171

Median Household Income

81,109

Total Visible Minorities

95

Median Age

23.9

What is the Population of Mackenzie County, AB?

At present, Mackenzie County, AB has a population of 11,171 person. Overall, the average population is growing at an average of 1.77% per year over the past 20 years. In the last two census, its population grew by 244 people, an average growth rate of 0.45% from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Mackenzie County, AB?

Mackenzie County, AB has a median age of 23 years old.

Age

58.09 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 34.39 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 1,195 people are expected to retire in the coming years.

Gender

Overall, there is no significant difference between the numbers of men and women. The 0 to 4 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 90 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 0 to 4 years old, comprising 13.43 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 64.94 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Mackenzie 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 First Nations, making up 47.4 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 365 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. Inuit follows with 3.25% of the total Aboriginal population in Mackenzie County, AB.

Household Income

With a population at 11,171 people, most inhabitants at Mackenzie 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. However, majority are also below the 2016 median income of $81,109 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 92.59 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Mackenzie County, AB, the median household income is $81,109 per year. The median household income in Mackenzie 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 115 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Filipino, making up 31.58 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Black, making up 20 people.Following Black is South Asian that is 21.05 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

4,670

Employment
Rate

59.8%

Participation
Rate

65.2%

Unemployment
Rate

8.3%

Employment Rate

Overall, the average employment rate of Mackenzie County, AB is dwindling at an average of -0.48% per year over the past 15 years.In the last two census, its employment rate grew by 1 per cent, an average growth rate of 0.51% from 2011 to 2016. A growing employment rate signals that competition between job applicants are intensifying and that finding a job is becoming harder. It can also mean lower tax revenues for governments in the next few years, as people will have lower incomes to be taxed.

Participation Rate

Overall, the average unemployment rate of Mackenzie County, AB is dwindling at an average of -0.36% per year over the past 15 years.In the last two census, its participation rate grew by 1 per cent, an average growth rate of 0.57% from 2011 to 2016. Growing participation rates signals that job seekers are finding it easier to access job opportunities. With participation rate including not only people who are employment but also those who are actively seeking for jobs, it also means that people are very optimistic about the job market in Mackenzie County, AB. Having a growing participation rate says that a community is ready for businesses because it has a ready talent market to help businesses grow.

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the average unemployment rate of Mackenzie County, AB is growing at an average of 6.92% per year over the past 15years.There was neither an increase or a decrease in its unemployment rate in the last two census. Unemployment rates can further be brought down through entrepreneurship and other activities that will boost economic activity.

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

View the Quality of Life tab for information such as Average Rainfall, Average Snowfall and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

51

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

154

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

31

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-42

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of July when it rains an average of 66 mm. This is 27.02% of the annual rain experienced in Mackenzie County, AB. The month of June is also rainy with an average rainfall of 51.3 mm. Following June is August, when 43.2 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of November when snow builds up tp an average of 28.8 centimetres. This is 18.68% of the annual snowfall experienced in Mackenzie County, AB. The month of Janurary is also snowy with an average snowfall of 24.1 cm. Following Janurary is December, when 23.7 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Mackenzie County, AB in January when temperature drops to -25.8 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 23.0 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around May when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 14.2 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Mackenzie County, AB in the month of November.

Housing

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Number of
Renters

400

Number of
Home Owners

2,685

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

19.48 per cent, which is majority of homes in Mackenzie County, AB, were constructed between 1991 to 2000. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1981 to 1990, where 590 homes were built. In between 1961 to 1980, 580 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

45.63%, which is majority of homes in Mackenzie County, AB, have 4 or more bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 1,105 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 13.27 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

2,105

Vehicle Drivers

88.81%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Mackenzie 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 26.64% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 690 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 3,055 respondents in Mackenzie County, AB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 4.65% of respondents say that they prefer driving alone in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is walking with 160 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

No Certificate

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Life Sciences

Education

Most people in Mackenzie County, AB have have not completed any certificate. With 4,165 people, it is what most people in Mackenzie County, AB completed. Coming in second, 21.76% of inhabitants say they have completed a high school education. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 545 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 505 people practicing it in Mackenzie County, AB. Education is another popular field of expertise, as 16.24% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 235 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. Mackenzie County, AB has 540 people or 34.39% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 95.24% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is the Philippines, making up 25 people. At 0.95 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

500-999 Employees

Business Size

The industry that dominates Mackenzie County, AB is 1 to 4 employees comprising of 328 businesses or 58.78% of the community's business establishments. Coming second is the 5 to 9 employees industry that makes up 21.86% of the business community.The third largest is the 10 to 19 employees industry, which includes 63 businesses. Meanwhile, 2.69 per cent of businesses are considered to be small business, providing jobs to 1 to 99 employees. Then 1.08 per cent make up the medium-sized businesses that employs 100 to 499 people. 7 large companies, those employing more than 500 people, are situated in Mackenzie County, AB.