Cost of Living

The cost of living in Fort Saskatchewan is regionally competitive. Close proximity to Edmonton gives our residents the option to engage in big city life for a suburban price tag. Economic opportunities give residents of Fort Saskatchewan a higher per capita income than most of our municipal peers in the region, making goods and services more attainable.

Cost of living benefits of the City include:

  • No provincial sales tax
  • Less expensive housing than Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and St. Albert
  • Lower property tax rates than the cities of Edmonton, Leduc, Spruce Grove, and St. Albert as well as Strathcona County and Sturgeon County