"This section provides data and information related to summary for Southgrow, AB summary

Welcome to the Townfolio for Southgrow, AB where you will find a full community profile.
What is Townfolio?  Where does the data come from?  How to use this data  Request more info

Demographics

View the Demographics tab for information such as Population, Age and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Total Population

165,133

Median Household Income

N/A

Total Visible Minorities

13,440

Median Age

N/A

What is the Population of Southgrow, AB?

At present, Southgrow, AB has a population of 165,133 people. Overall, the population of Southgrow, AB is growing at a rate of 1.76% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew up by 12050 people, an average growth rate of 1.57% per year from 2011 to 2016.

Age

The largest population of Southgrow, AB is in the age group between 20 and 24 years old. 63.68% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 32.63% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 1150 people. The 5 to 9 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 570 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 5 to 9 years old, comprising 7.4 per cent of the population.

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 51.71 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Southgrow, 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.

Household Income

With a population at 165,133 people, most inhabitants at Southgrow, 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 $70,336 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 94.95 per cent of the population.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 6,205 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Filipino, making up 16.85 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 2,220 people.Following South Asian is Black that is 14.96 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

View the Labour Force tab for information such as Labour Force Industry, Labour Force Occupation and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Total Labour
Force

81,910

Employment
Rate

57.1%

Participation
Rate

61.0%

Unemployment
Rate

6.3%

Labour Force Industry

The industry that hires the most from Southgrow, AB's workforce is Health Care and Social Assistance hiring 10830 people or 13.21% of the community's workforce. This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: providing health care by diagnosis and treatment, providing residential care for medical and social reasons, and providing social assistance, such as counselling, welfare, child protection, community housing and food services, vocational rehabilitation and child care, to those requiring such assistance. The second largest is the Retail Trade industry that hired 11.74% of locals. The third largest is the Construction industry, whose 7410 employees are from Southgrow, AB.

Labour Force Occupation

Most of Southgrow, AB's workforce is working in Sales and service with 17980 people or 21.95% of the community's workforce. This category contains retail and wholesale sales occupations and customer and personal service occupations related to a wide range of industries, such as accommodation and food services, travel, tourism and cleaning services. Sales and service occupations can be linked, for the most part, to formal post-secondary or occupation-specific training programs. Others are characterized by periods of formal on-the-job training. Apprenticeship training is available for some specialized service occupations. Progression from sales and service occupations to positions of increased responsibility, or supervision, usually requires occupational experience and may require completion of related training programs. The second largest is those in Trades, transport and equipment operators, comprising 17.67% of locals. The third largest group are those in Business, finance and administration, whose 10715 employees are from Southgrow, AB.

Taxation

View the Taxation tab for information such as and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

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)

290

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

122

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

26

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-13

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 85 mm. This is 29.4% of the annual rain experienced in Southgrow, AB. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 49.6 mm. Following May is July, when 45.2 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of March when snow builds up tp an average of 23.1 centimetres. This is 19.0% of the annual snowfall experienced in Southgrow, AB. The month of November is also snowy with an average snowfall of 16.8 cm. Following November is Janurary, when 15.7 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Southgrow, AB in January when temperature drops to -12.5 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 25.5 °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 15.8 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Southgrow, AB in the month of November.

Housing

View the Housing tab for information such as Construction Period, Dwellings By Bedroom and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Number of
Renters

16,190

Number of
Home Owners

43,910

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Construction Period

29.33 per cent, which is majority of homes in Southgrow, AB, were constructed between 1961 to 1980. Building and home construction was also brisk before 1960, where 12,570 homes were built. In between 1991 to 2000, 7,370 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

39.11%, which is majority of homes in Southgrow, AB, have 4 or more bedrooms. Homes with three bedrooms are also very popular, with 15,325 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are two bedrooms representing 22.08 per cent of dwellings.

Home Ownership

73.06% of people in Southgrow, AB are home owners while the remaining are renters.

Transportation

View the Transportation tab for information such as Commuting Destination, Time Leaving For Work and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

41,885

Vehicle Drivers

85.21%

Commuting Destination

Most people, around 70.64% in Southgrow, AB commute within the community. Another relatively large group of commuters 13,695 people, commute within the region to get to work. The third largest group commutes outside the region represents 5.57 per cent of all commuters.

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Southgrow, 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 20.4% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 12480 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 59,745 respondents in Southgrow, AB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 5.84% 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 2,975 commuters preferring it.

Education

View the Education tab for information such as Education, Field Of Study and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

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 Southgrow, AB have have completed a high school education. With 37,565 people, it is what most people in Southgrow, AB completed. Coming in second, 21.09% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed college education, with 25,120 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 12,765 people practicing it in Southgrow, AB. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 19.28% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 10,835 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. Southgrow, AB has 16,065 people or 26.73% of workers in STEM industries.

Location Of Study

Majority of the population, which is around 87.07% of residents received their schooling from Canada. Another country where most residents received their schooling is United States, making up 3,260 people. At 4.13 per cent, those who received their education from another country not listed here is the third largest group.