Strathcona County highlights

County-wide area 1,265 square kilometres
Agricultural 87,364 hectares
Industrial 9,063 hectares
Commercial 2,081 hectares
Residential 18,677 hectares
Urban village*  66 hectares
Park/recreation/natural 3,704 hectares
Other: airports, water bodies, roads, road rights-of-way 5,666 hectares

(figures are approximate)
* New zoning type added for 2016 – includes mix of residential and commercial

Population 

Total 98,381
Sherwood Park  71,332 
Rural* 27,049

Source: 2018 municipal census
*acreages, farms, rural hamlets

Economic development (2017)

Businesses and establishments in Strathcona County 10,947
With employees 3,884

Source: Statistics Canada June 2017 – Business Patterns Data

Transportation (2017)

Rural roads, County maintained  1,313 km
Urban roads, County maintained  408 km

Planning and development services (2017)

Permits for new residential units 1,136
Permits for multi-family units  57

Value of commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential construction

$348 million

Protective services (2017)

Emergency calls responded to 8,334

Utility operations (2017)

Water distributed 33.2 million litres/day
Wastewater treated 20.8 million litres/day
Waste diversion from landfill through Green Routine efforts 60%

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Last updated: Friday, October 19, 2018
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