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Wetaskiwin - City, Alberta, Canada





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Population in 2011: 12,525
Population in 2006: 11,689
Population in 2001: 11,154

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

7.2%
Alberta:

10.8%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

4.8%
Province:

10.6%

Total private houses: 5,477
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 5,131
Land area (km2): 18.20

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

688.2
Nearby towns and cities:

501.0


Wetaskiwin population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Noteworthy people related to Wetaskiwin

Famous people born here:
  • Aritha van Herk (Writer)
  • Rod Buskas (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Stanford Blade
  • Val Fonteyne (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Dallas Wilbur Schmidt (Politician)
  • Allen York (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Gus Marker (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Paul Greene
  • Jackson Davies
  • Harry Andrew Moore (Politician)
  • Albert William Strohschein (Politician)
  • Martin Sonnenberg (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Justine Bouchard (Sportsman)
Death place of:
  • Don Jardine (Wrestler)
  • Harry Andrew Moore (Politician)
Burial place of:
  • Anthony Sigwart de Rosenroll (Politician)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Wetaskiwin

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Wetaskiwin

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

41.2
Alberta:

36.5
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.4%
Province:

81.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

25,713 CAD
Alberta:

29,738 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

22,970 CAD
Province:

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

13.4%
Alberta:

12.2%
Earnings and income details for Wetaskiwin

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,730
This city:

56.2%
Alberta:

59.3%
Male: 2,850
This city:

59.9%
Alberta:

59.7%
Female: 2,885
Here:

53.1%
Alberta:

59.0%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 4,465
Here:

43.8%
Alberta:

40.7%
Male: 1,910
Here:

40.1%
Alberta:

40.3%
Female: 2,550
Here:

46.9%
Alberta:

41.0%

This city - Married

Wetaskiwin - Not married

Wetaskiwin marital status details

Mobility status in 2006

Wetaskiwin - Place of residence in 2005

Wetaskiwin - Place of residence in 2001

Wetaskiwin mobility details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in Wetaskiwin

Average family income in this city in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 560
Here:

5.0%
Province:

13.9%
Male: 250
Here:

4.6%
Province:

13.7%
Female: 305
This city:

5.3%
Alberta:

14.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,335
Here:

11.8%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 650
This city:

11.9%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 685
Here:

11.8%
Province:

5.9%

Wetaskiwin Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Radio stations located in Wetaskiwin

  • CKJR (1440 kHz)

Federal Corporations In This City

  • Extreme Management Solutions Inc. (5515-44 Ave, Directors: CLINTON ALEXANDER BOYDA, JUNE MARIE BOYDA)
  • CANADA'S AVIATION HALL OF FAME (BOX 6360, Directors: BILL CASEY, BILL ELLIOT, BLAIN FOWLER, DAVID CRONE, GEORGE ELLIOTT, JAMIE MCINTYRE, JOHN HOLDING, KENNETH DANDY, LARRY CLARKE, LARRY MILBERRY, ROBERT PORTER, ROSELLA BJORNSON, TOM APPLETON, WALTER CHMELA)
  • 6808689 CANADA INC. (4615 45 Avenue, Directors: BRIAN GANLEY, ROYCE HILGARTNER, TOD ZAHARA)
  • Econolution Inc. (5515 - 44 Avenue, Directors: CLINTON BOYDA, JUNE MARIE BOYDA)
  • HENRIK HOLSTEIN FARM LTD. (5220 - 51 AVENUE, Directors: DOUWE SPRIENSMA, JOHAN COURT DEWIT)
  • Cooper's Courier and Transport LTD. (4618 53 Avenue, Directors: JAMEY COOPER)
  • Canadian Aboriginal Veterans Benevolent Association (5711 GARDEN MEADOWS DR, Directors: CLAUDE PETIT, HENERY LEFEVER, JANET BLAIS, JEAN PIERRE RIENDEAU, JOSEPH MECONSE, JOY WARD-DOCKREY, LIONEL HARQUAIL, RICHARD BLACKWOLF, RUSSELL MCCOMBER, STEPHEN SIMON, VICTOR FLETT, VICTOR LAURANCE)
  • THE CANADIAN AERONAUTICAL PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION (6301 47TH AVENUE, Directors: BRANDAN BOND, CHRIS COKJON, CHRISTINE HINES, DAVE BIRRELL, JOHN HARPER, JOHN LOW, MARK PEAPELL, PAUL CABOT, STEPHEN OUJEK, TOM SAND)
  • ENHANCED RECOVERIES CANADA INC. (#301, 5201 - 51 AVENUE, Directors: CAL BRODER, JAMES M. HALEK)
  • 7631839 CANADA LIMITED (5217-50th Avenue, Directors: Gordon Frederick Lodge, SHERI LANE LODGE)
  • WETASKIWIN & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (P.O. Box 6060, Directors: ALLAN HALTER, BARRY HAWKES, BILL ANDERSON, BRENDA SHANTZ, CHRIS LAING, JUDY CARLISLE, LEON MILDENBERGER, RANDY RICHARDS, SCOTT KYBA, WAYNE DI LALLO)
  • CANADA'S AVIATION HERITAGE FUND. (P.O. Box: 6360, Directors: BILL CASEY, BILL ELLIOTT, BLAIN FOWLER, DAVID CRONE, GEORGE ELLIOTT, JAMIE MCINTYRE, JOHN HOLDING, KENNETH DANDY, LARRY CLARKE, LARRY MILBERRY, ROBERT PORTER, ROSELLA BJORNSON, TOM APPLETON, WALTER CHMELA)
  • LMK HEALTHCARE CONSULTING INC. (318 GARDEN MEADOWS DRIVE, Directors: LINDA MAY KUSHAK)
  • ECO-FRIENDLY SODA BLASTING INC. (4617-47 ave, Directors: WILLIAM HARRISON)
  • The Community Events Magazine Inc. (5008, 51ST AVENUE, Directors: FRANK EGGERTSON, MARK EGGERTSON, ROXANNE TABLER)

Schools in this city

Museums located in this city

  • Reynolds-Alberta Museum
  • Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
  • Wetaskiwin Heritage Museum
  • Alberta Central Railway Museum

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
Here:

65.3%
Alberta:

74.0%
Employment rate
This city:

63.3%
Province:

70.9%
Unemployment rate
Here:

3.1%
Province:

4.3%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Universities in Wetaskiwin

  • NorQuest College

Lakes located in Wetaskiwin

  • Coal Lake

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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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