Strathcona County receives exceptional marks through annual satisfaction survey

May 14, 2024

Strathcona County receives exceptional marks through annual satisfaction survey

The results of Strathcona County’s annual resident satisfaction survey are in and, spoiler alert: people love it here.

Strathcona County hit a milestone in which 95% of residents ranked the County as a good or very good place to live – marking an impressive 2% increase over last year’s results.

“I’m proud of how the County continues to excel in providing exemplary programming and services to our community, even in the midst of economic uncertainty,” says Mayor Rod Frank. “This service level with fiscal responsibility is a testament to Council’s approach to sustainable planning, delivered by top-tier staff who are clearly invested in the success of people living, working and playing in Strathcona County. Citizen satisfaction is one of three key indicators for municipal services, so these results are extremely important and meaningful.”

According to the annual survey:

  • 95% of residents believe Strathcona County is a great place to raise kids (marking a 3% increase over last year)
  • 91% of residents feel Strathcona County is a safe community (marking a 1% decrease over last year)
  • 85% of residents are satisfied with County infrastructure (marking a 5% increase over last year)
  • 82% of residents are satisfied with County services (marking a 4% increase over last year).

The survey, which reflects views of rural and urban residents, was conducted over four weeks in early 2024 and is accurate to within +/- 4% 19 times out of 20. The results help the County evaluate its services and plan for the best use of the County’s resources. Topics range from transit, sewage and bylaw services to cultural opportunities, road maintenance and the County’s public communication.

Visit for further details about the survey results, including a highlight and a full report.


Contact: Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595