Demographics

Fort Saskatchewan is a small but fast-growing city. With an expected population growth of 2.23% from 2018-2023, the City is likely to outpace growth in the greater Edmonton region (2.09%), Alberta (1.82%) and Canada (1.05%). This growth is driven by the City's economic opportunities and quality of life. With a median age of 34.8, Fort Saskatchewan offers a young workforce that will serve your workforce needs well into the future.

Demographic Data

Find relevant demographic data below:

Population and Labour Force

Population and Labour Force Statistics
DescriptionTotalPercentage
Population – City of Ft. Saskatchewan 26,718 N/A
Annual Population Growth (2013-2018) – City of Ft. Saskatchewan 4,663 2.11%
Projected Annual Population Growth (2018-2023) – City of Ft. Saskatchewan 3,115 2.23%
Labour Force – City of Fort Saskatchewan 16,246 N/A
Labour Force Growth (2013-2018) – City of Fort Saskatchewan 2,580 1.89%
Population – Edmonton CMA 1,443,534 N/A
Annual Population Growth (2013-2018) – Edmonton CMA 164,527 1.29%

Households

Household Statistics
Description

Total

Percentage

Households

10,421

N/A

Household Growth (2013-2018)

1,949

2.30%

Household Size

2.5

N/A

Average Household Income

$129,677

N/A

Per Capita Income

$50,579

N/A

Household Income Distribution
Income BracketTotalPercentage
<$19,999 373 3.6%
$20,000 - $39,999 670 6.4%
$40,000 - $59,999 993 9.5%
$60,000 - $79,999 1,103 10.6%
$80,000 - $99,999 1,058 10.2%
$100,000+ 6,224 59.7%
 Age
Age Statistics
Age CategoriesTotalPercentage
0-4 1,984 7.4%
5-9 1,743 6.5%
10-14 1,531 5.7%
15-19 1,355 5.1%
20-24 1,621 6.1%
25-34 5,211 19.5%
35-44 4,192 15.7%
45-54 3,173 11.9%
55-64 2,905 10.9%
65-74 1,743 6.5%
75-84 856 3.2%
85+ 404 1.5%
Sex
Sex Statistics
CategoryTotalPercentage
Male 13,759 51.5%
Female 12,959 48.5%
Citizenship
Citizenship Statistics
CategoryTotalPercentage
Canadian Citizens 22,890 96.3%
Not Canadian Citizens 875 3.7%

Immigration Status

Immigration Status Statistics
CategoryTotalPercentage
Non-immigrants 21,730 91.4%
Immigrants 1,820 7.6%
Immigration Origin by Region
Immigration Origin by Region Statistics
CategoryTotalPercentage
Americas 295 16.2%
Europe 705 38.7%
Africa 50 2.7%
Asia 745 40.9%
Oceania and Other 25 1.4%
Language
Language Statistics
Mother TongueTotalPercentage
English 23,584 90.19%
French 691 2.64%
Tagalog 532 2.03%
Ukrainian 213 0.81%
German 186 0.71%
Spanish 125 0.48%
Other 817 3.12%

Unemployment

Unemployment Statistics
 CategoryTotalPercentage
In Labour Force – Employed 15,100 92.9%
In Labour Force – Unemployed 1,146 7.1%

Sources: Esri Business Analyst Online 2018 and Statistics Canada Census Profile 2016

Note: All currency in Canadian dollars.