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Peace River - Town, Alberta, Canada





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Population in 2011: 6,744
Population in 2006: 6,315
Population in 2001: 6,240

2006 to 2011 population change
This town:

6.8%
Province:

10.8%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

1.2%
Alberta:

10.6%

Total private dwellings: 2,894
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,591
Land area (km2): 25.92

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

260.2
Nearby towns and cities:

330.0


This town population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this town

Participation rate
This town:

81.5%
Province:

74.0%
Employment rate
This town:

77.6%
Province:

70.9%
Unemployment rate
This town:

4.8%
Province:

4.3%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Peace River

Airports in Peace River

  • Peace River Airport (IATA: YPE, ICAO: CYPE)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

32.5
Alberta:

36.5
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

78.0%
Province:

81.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this town

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in this town

Average family income in this town in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Famous people related to this town

Notable people born here:
  • Chris Osgood (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Chrystia Freeland (Politician)
  • Brian Skrudland (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Kelly Kisio (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Aaron James Sorensen
  • Brian Molvik (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Howie Colborne (Ice Hockey Player)
  • William Kenneth Kiernan (Politician)
  • Wade Campbell (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Ken Lovsin (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Allan Francis (Sportsman)
  • Alex Ritson (Ice Hockey Player)
Death place of:
  • William Jerome Lampley (Politician)

Airlines in Peace River

  • Northern Air

Federal Corporations In This Town

  • Bonavin Professional Services Inc. (10325 83 St., Directors: Bonnie Lee Cianfagna, Vince Anthony Cianfagna)
  • WHYNITO MANAGEMENT INC. (3 84 22 5 NORTHWEST, P.O. BOX 6396, Directors: DAVID GERRARD WHYBURD, DEBBIE WHYBURD)
  • Chrome Colt Enterprises Ltd. (NW 19 82 21 W5, Directors: James F. Finch)
  • ROB WRIGHT BUILDING MATERIALS LTD. (P.O. Box: 6210, Directors: KIM WRIGHT, ROB WRIGHT)
  • URBILLA LIMITED (NW 33-83-23 W5, BOX 6913, Directors: BEATRICE SHERWOOD, JOSEPH F SHERWOOD, PAUL REMILLARD)
  • ULTRA HELICOPTERS LTD. (10012-101 STREET BOX 6210, Directors: RENE K. BRULE)
  • Whynito Transports Inc. (3 84 22 5 NORTHWEST, P.O. BOX 6396, Directors: DAVID GERRARD WHYBURD, DEBBIE WHYBURD)
  • 7181175 CANADA LIMITED (7613-100th Avenue, Directors: ALISON REES MIDDLETON, BRYAN JAMES MCCLEAN)
  • HONEY BUNNY INC. (10012-101 STREET, Directors: GILBERT WOLFE, SHARON WOLFE)
  • WHYBURD ENTERPRISES INC. (3 84 22 5 NORTHWEST, P.O. BOX 6396, Directors: DAVID GERRARD WHYBURD, DEBBIE WHYBURD)
  • 7631871 Canada Inc. (10309 100 ST., Directors: MILTON BRIAN MCKAIG, ZHU LI)
  • PEACE RIVER BOARD OF TRADE AND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (BOX 6599, Directors: ANDY GAUVREAU, FAHIM HAQUE, FRANK LIGHT, JENNY BUYS, JOANNE LAVOIE, JULIE GOUR, LEAH WOOD, MARK MIQOITTE, MICHELE SNYDER, MIKE MATTHEWS, RICHARD ARMSTRONG, ROBERT HOY, SHELLY KUKWAY, SHELLY SHANNON, STEPHEN WOODBURN, TERRY HARTZ, TONY NICKONCHUK)
  • CANADIAN VINCENTIAN CONGREGATION ASSOCIATION (10405 - 99 STREET, Directors: GEORGE CHATHOLIL, JOHN MANGALATH, REV. ABRAHAM SRAMBIKAL, REV. SEBASTIAN KUNNATHUPARAMBIL, VARGHESE ABRAHAM)
  • CREE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF ALBERTA (P.O.BOX 2864, Directors: ALPHONSE OMINAYAK, BERNARD OMIRAYAK, BRYAN LEBAUEAN, WALTER WHITEHEAD)

IUCN protected areas located in Peace River

  • Peace River Wildland Provincial Park
  • Greene Valley Provincial Park
  • Figure Eight Lake Provincial Park
  • Strong Creek Park
  • Notikewin Provincial Park

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 175
This town:

2.8%
Alberta:

13.9%
Male: 80
Here:

2.6%
Alberta:

13.7%
Female: 90
Here:

3.0%
Province:

14.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 875
Here:

14.2%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 405
Here:

13.0%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 470
Here:

15.4%
Province:

5.9%

Peace River Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,095
This town:

58.9%
Alberta:

59.3%
Male: 1,565
This town:

59.8%
Alberta:

59.7%
Female: 1,535
Here:

58.0%
Alberta:

59.0%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,160
Here:

41.1%
Province:

40.7%
Male: 1,045
This town:

40.0%
Province:

40.3%
Female: 1,115
This town:

42.2%
Alberta:

41.0%

This town - Married

This town - Not married

Peace River marital status details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this town

First official language spoken in this town

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this town

Mobility status in 2006

Peace River - Place of residence in 2005

This town - Place of residence in 2001

Peace River mobility details

Sports teams located in this town

  • Peace Air Navigators (Hockey)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this town

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

33,744 CAD
Alberta:

29,738 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

33,558 CAD
Alberta:

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

9.1%
Alberta:

12.2%
Earnings and income details for this town

Education

Education attainment in this town

Major field of study

Education in Peace River

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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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