Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Lethbridge County, Municipal district (CSD) - Alberta

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
43 of 416
National population rank
396 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Lethbridge County (Municipal district) was 10,353, which represents a change of 3.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Lethbridge County (Municipal district) is 2,836.64 square kilometres and the population density was 3.6 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 2,968 private dwellings occupied in Lethbridge County (Municipal district), which represent a change of 3.7% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Lethbridge County and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Lethbridge County and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Lethbridge County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Lethbridge County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Warner County No. 5 Census subdivision - Warner County No. 5, Municipal district MD 3,847 3,841 0.2
Lethbridge Census subdivision - Lethbridge, City CY 92,729 83,517 11.0
Coalhurst Census subdivision - Coalhurst, Town T 2,668 1,978 revised r 34.9
Nobleford Census subdivision - Nobleford, Village VL 1,278 1,000 27.8
Barons Census subdivision - Barons, Village VL 341 315 8.3
Picture Butte Census subdivision - Picture Butte, Town T 1,810 1,650 9.7
Coaldale Census subdivision - Coaldale, Town T 8,215 7,493 9.6
Taber Census subdivision - Taber, Municipal district MD 7,098 6,851 3.6
Cardston County Census subdivision - Cardston County, Municipal district MD 4,481 4,167 7.5
Willow Creek No. 26 Census subdivision - Willow Creek No. 26, Municipal district MD 5,179 5,107 1.4
Blood 148 Census subdivision - Blood 148, Indian reserve IRI 4,570 4,679 -2.3
Vulcan County Census subdivision - Vulcan County, Municipal district MD 3,984 3,875 2.8

Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Blackfalds Census subdivision - Blackfalds, Town T 9,328 6,300 48.1
Cochrane Census subdivision - Cochrane, Town T 25,853 17,580 47.1
Airdrie Census subdivision - Airdrie, City CY 61,581 43,271 revised r 42.3
Chestermere Census subdivision - Chestermere, City CY 19,887 14,824 34.2
Beaumont Census subdivision - Beaumont, Town T 17,396 13,284 31.0

Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bonnyville Census subdivision - Bonnyville, Town T 5,417 6,216 -12.9
Westlock County Census subdivision - Westlock County, Municipal district MD 7,220 7,644 -5.5
Rocky Mountain House Census subdivision - Rocky Mountain House, Town T 6,635 6,933 -4.3
Big Lakes County Census subdivision - Big Lakes County, Municipal district MD 5,672 5,912 -4.1
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2016 Census.

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