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Population in 2011: 1,159,869
Population in 2006: 1,034,945
Population in 2001: 937,845

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

12.1%
Province:

10.8%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

10.4%
Alberta:

10.6%

Total private dwellings: 482,249
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 450,786
Land area (km2): 9426.73

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

123.0
Nearby towns and cities:

233.0


Edmonton population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Buildings in Edmonton

  • Beth Israel Synagogue
  • Alberta Legislature Building
  • Government House
  • Land Titles Building – Victoria Armoury
  • EPCOR Tower
  • CN Tower
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Arlington Apartments
  • Manulife Place
  • Ritchie Mill
  • TELUS Plaza
  • Strathcona Public Building
  • Connaught
  • Icon Towers
  • McLeod Building
  • Al-Rashid Mosque
  • The Pearl
  • 101 Street Tower
  • Coast Edmonton House
  • Commerce Place

Water parks located in this city

  • World Waterpark

Publishers located in Edmonton

  • Regional Maple Leaf Communications

Lakes located in this city

  • Big Lake

Radio stations located in Edmonton

  • CHDI-FM (102.9 MHz)
  • CISN-FM (103.9 MHz)
  • CKRA-FM (96.3 MHz)
  • CJNW-FM (107.1 MHz)
  • CBX
  • CFWE-FM (98.5 MHz)
  • CHBN-FM (91.7 MHz)
  • CFRN (1260 kHz, 1050 kHz)
  • CFMG-FM (104.9 MHz)
  • CJCA
  • CKNG-FM (92.5 MHz)
  • CIRK-FM (97.3 MHz)
  • CHED
  • CFBR-FM (100.3 MHz)
  • CHFA-FM (90.1 MHz)
  • CJSR-FM (88.5 MHz)
  • CIUP-FM (99.3 MHz)
  • CKER-FM (101.7 MHz)
  • CKNO-FM (102.3 MHz)
  • CHQT (880 kHz)

Ski areas in this city

  • Snow Valley
  • Edmonton Ski Club
  • Sunridge Ski Area

Companies located in Edmonton

  • BioWare
  • Maximum Fighting Championship
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Plaza Premium Lounge
  • World Series of Fighting
  • The Fight Club
  • Katz Group of Companies
  • Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc.
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Capital Power Corporation
  • Birdman Enterprises
  • McCoy Corporation
  • Alberta Pensions Services Corporation
  • Stantec Inc.
  • Focus Corporation
  • Falconar Avia
  • Davis LLP
  • Empire Avenue
  • ATB Financial
  • Beach Travellers

Convention centers in this city

  • Shaw Conference Centre

Zoos located in Edmonton

  • Edmonton Valley Zoo

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 545,660
This city:

57.1%
Alberta:

59.3%
Male: 273,645
Here:

57.7%
Alberta:

59.7%
Female: 272,010
Here:

56.5%
Alberta:

59.0%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 409,305
Here:

42.9%
Province:

40.7%
Male: 200,275
This city:

42.3%
Alberta:

40.3%
Female: 209,025
Here:

43.5%
Alberta:

41.0%

Edmonton - Married

This city - Not married

This city marital status details

Venues in Edmonton

  • The Starlite Room
  • Edmonton Exposition and Conference Centre

Race courses located in Edmonton

  • Northlands Park

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 175,295
This city:

17.1%
Province:

13.9%
Male: 85,620
Here:

16.8%
Province:

13.7%
Female: 89,675
This city:

17.4%
Province:

14.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 52,105
This city:

5.1%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 24,730
This city:

4.9%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 27,370
Here:

5.3%
Alberta:

5.9%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

Edmonton citizenship and immigration Details

Record labels located in this city

  • Stony Plain Records
  • Royalty Records
  • Bumstead Records
  • Icon Records

Government agencies in this city

  • Alberta Geological Survey
  • Elections Alberta
  • Alberta Securities Commission
  • Prairie and Arctic Storm Prediction Centre

Libraries in this city

  • Stanley A. Milner Library
  • Edmonton Public Library
  • Old Strathcona Branch

Hotels in Edmonton

  • Hotel Macdonald
  • Chateau Lacombe Hotel

Theatres located in Edmonton

  • Princess Theatre
  • Garneau Theatre

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

30,115 CAD
Province:

29,738 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

29,195 CAD
Province:

28,896 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This city:

14.1%
Alberta:

12.2%
Earnings and income details for Edmonton

Historic sites in Edmonton

  • Old Strathcona

Stadiums in Edmonton

  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Rexall Place
  • Rogers Place
  • Edmonton Gardens
  • Telus Field
  • Clarke Stadium
  • Foote Field
  • Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness
  • Diamond Park
  • Ellerslie Rugby Park

Newspapers in this city

  • Edmonton Journal
  • Edmonton Sun

Colleges in Edmonton

  • University of Alberta Faculty of Law

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

36.5
Province:

36.5
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

82.3%
Alberta:

81.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Sports teams in Edmonton

  • Edmonton Chimos (Hockey)
  • Edmonton Eskimos (Football)
  • Alberta Pandas women's ice hockey (Hockey)
  • Flin Flon Bombers (Hockey)
  • Edmonton Oil Kings (Hockey)
  • Edmonton Capitals (Baseball)
  • Edmonton Prospects (Baseball)
  • Edmonton Ice (Hockey)
  • Edmonton Gold (Rugby)

Schools located in Edmonton

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Cemeteries in Edmonton

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

IUCN protected areas in this city

  • Lakeland Provincial Park
  • Elk Island National Park
  • Strathcona Science Provincial Park
  • Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park
  • Thunder Lake Provincial Park

Music festivals in this city

  • Edmonton Folk Music Festival
  • Interstellar Rodeo

Universities located in Edmonton

  • University of Alberta
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • The King's University College
  • MacEwan University
  • Newman Theological College
  • NorQuest College
  • Concordia University College of Alberta
  • Concordia Lutheran Seminary
  • Taylor College and Seminary
  • Saint Joseph Seminary
  • Edmonton Normal School
  • St. Joseph's College
  • Yellowhead Tribal College
  • Vanguard College

TV stations in this city

  • CFRN-DT (Digital: 12 VHF)
  • Super Channel
  • CITV-DT (Digital: 13 VHF)
  • CKEM-DT (Digital: 17 UHF)
  • CBXT-DT (Digital: 42 UHF)
  • CTV Two Alberta
  • CBXFT-DT (Digital: 47 UHF)
  • CJEO-DT (Digital: 44 UHF)
  • CKES-DT (Digital: 30 UHF)
  • Wild TV
  • The Cult Movie Network

Magazines in Edmonton

  • Canadian Cowboy Country Magazine

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Edmonton

Households types in Edmonton

Average family income in Edmonton in 2005

Edmonton families and households characteristics

Museums located in this city

  • Fort Edmonton Park
  • Alberta Aviation Museum
  • Telus World of Science
  • Royal Alberta Museum
  • Edmonton Radial Railway Society
  • Muttart Conservatory
  • Art Gallery of Alberta
  • Alberta Railway Museum
  • Francis Winspear Centre for Music
  • Ukrainian Canadian Archives & Museum Of Alberta

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Edmonton

First official language spoken in Edmonton

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

Prisons located in this city

  • Grierson Centre

Organizations located in this city

  • Alberta Enterprise Group
  • Alberta Schools' Athletic Association
  • Alberta Research Council
  • Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation
  • Edmonton Chinese Bilingual Education Association
  • Patriarchial Parishes in Canada
  • Edmonton & Area Land Trust
  • Voice for Animals Humane Society
  • Alberta SPCA
  • Alberta Debate And Speech Association
  • National Firearms Association

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in Edmonton

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
This city:

73.0%
Alberta:

74.0%
Employment rate
This city:

69.6%
Province:

70.9%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.6%
Alberta:

4.3%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Noteworthy people related to Edmonton

Birthplace of:
  • Marshall McLuhan (Philosopher)
  • Jarome Iginla (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Michael J. Fox
  • Scott Niedermayer (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Robert Young Pelton (Writer)
  • Dion Phaneuf (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Gilbert Brul (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Mark Messier (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jay Bouwmeester (Ice Hockey Player)
  • k.d. lang (Musical Artist)
  • Paul Rosenau (Architect)
  • James Guthrie (Musical Artist)
  • Daymond Langkow (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Neil Colville (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Nathan Fillion
  • Rene Bourque (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Johnny Bucyk (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brad Isbister (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jamie McLennan (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Johnny Boychuk (Ice Hockey Player)
Home town of:
  • Heather Taylor
  • Dave Lee (Darts Player)
Death place of:
  • Alexander Cameron Rutherford (Politician)
  • Richard Gavin Reid (Politician)
  • Harry Strom (Politician)
  • John Farquhar Lymburn (Politician)
  • Johnny Bright (Football)
  • Emily Murphy
  • Gordon Hirabayashi
  • Philip C. H. Primrose (Politician)
  • Jackie Parker (CFL Player)
  • Peter Dawson (Politician)
  • Herbert Charles Wilson (Politician)
  • Barney Stanley (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Edgerton W. Day (Politician)
  • Joseph Clarke (Politician)
  • Samuel Augustus Gordon Barnes (Politician)
  • Lois Hole (Politician)
  • Jiří Traxler (Musical Artist)
  • Laurence Decore (Politician)
  • Charles Wellington Fisher (Politician)
  • Rice Sheppard (Politician)
Resting place of:
  • Richard Gavin Reid (Politician)
  • Wilfrid Reid May
  • Edgerton W. Day (Politician)
  • Bruce Campbell (Politician)

Shoping malls in this city

  • West Edmonton Mall
  • South Edmonton Common
  • Londonderry Mall
  • Westmount Centre
  • Edmonton City Centre
  • Southgate Centre
  • Mill Woods Town Centre
  • Northgate Centre
  • Kingsway Mall
  • Capilano Mall, Edmonton
  • North Town Centre

Albums recorded in Edmonton

  • Hall of the Mountain Grill
  • The Symphony Sessions
  • Live at the Masquerade
  • Blood, Brains & Rock 'n' Roll
  • There and Back
  • North of the Yellowhead
  • Five Dollar Bill
  • If You Swear, You'll Catch No Fish
  • Live

Airlines in this city

  • Wardair (IATA: WD, ICAO: WDA)
  • Morningstar Air Express (ICAO: MAL)
  • Alta Flights (ICAO: ALZ)

Airports located in this city

  • CFB Edmonton (IATA: YED, ICAO: CYED)
  • Edmonton/Cooking Lake Water Aerodrome

Amusement parks in this city

  • Galaxyland

Bridges in this city

  • High Level Bridge
  • Fort Edmonton Footbridge
  • Dudley B. Menzies Bridge
  • Clover Bar Bridge
  • Quesnell Bridge
  • Low Level Bridge
  • Walterdale Bridge
  • Dawson Bridge
  • Capilano Bridge
  • Groat Bridge
  • James MacDonald Bridge

Churches located in this city

  • St. Joseph's Basilica
  • McDougall United Church
  • The Parish Church of St Mary with St John, Upper Edmonton
  • St. John Cathedral

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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