Economic statistics and demographics
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- We will see growth in the range of 2% GDP for Strathcona County
- Housing prices will remain firm pricing around $450,000 for single family dwelling
- Rents will be competitive around $1,500 to $2,000 per month with more choices
- Our economy is showing signs of diversification, especially in value added products
- There will be more petrochemical projects announced in 2018
- At least two rate hikes by Bank of Canada and two bank rate hikes by the United States Federal Reserve
For more information, read the monthly Economic Update (5.1 MB) .
For a review of economic development activity in the Strathcona County region, this booklet features entrepreneurial initiatives, non-residential, industrial and residential development, tourism activities, community engagement and more.
Obtain the most current building permit data using the interactive Open Data portal - useful for developers, real estate agents and entrepreneurs.
The following federal census reports provide quick facts and easy to understand graphs and charts.
- Age and sex (309.8 KB)
- Dwelling type (346.4 KB)
- Agriculture (140.2 KB)
- Families, household and marital status (364.4 KB)
- Income (271.5 KB)
- Language (197.4 KB)
- Housing (185.2 KB)
- Immigration and ethnocultural diversity (261.1 KB)
- Aboriginal peoples (196.1 KB)
- Education (225.1 KB)
- Labour (250.2 KB)
- Journey to work (217.9 KB)
- Language of work (162.7 KB)
- Mobility and migration (168.3 KB)