Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Red Deer 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
23 of 416
National population rank
223 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Red Deer County (Municipal district) was 19,541, which represents a change of 6.7% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Red Deer County (Municipal district) is 3,961.85 square kilometres and the population density was 4.9 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 7,097 private dwellings occupied in Red Deer County (Municipal district), which represent a change of 7.1% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

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

Table 1 Red Deer County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Kneehill County Census subdivision - Kneehill County, Municipal district MD 5,001 4,921 1.6
Mountain View County Census subdivision - Mountain View County, Municipal district MD 13,074 12,359 5.8
Stettler County No. 6 Census subdivision - Stettler County No. 6, Municipal district MD 5,322 5,103 revised r 4.3
Elnora Census subdivision - Elnora, Village VL 298 313 -4.8
Delburne Census subdivision - Delburne, Village VL 892 830 7.5
Jarvis Bay Census subdivision - Jarvis Bay, Summer village SV 213 203 4.9
Bowden Census subdivision - Bowden, Town T 1,240 1,241 -0.1
Innisfail Census subdivision - Innisfail, Town T 7,847 7,876 -0.4
Penhold Census subdivision - Penhold, Town T 3,277 2,375 38.0
Red Deer Census subdivision - Red Deer, City CY 100,418 90,564 10.9
Sylvan Lake Census subdivision - Sylvan Lake, Town T 14,816 12,362 revised r 19.9
Norglenwold Census subdivision - Norglenwold, Summer village SV 273 232 17.7
Lacombe County Census subdivision - Lacombe County, Municipal district MD 10,343 10,307 revised r 0.3
Birchcliff Census subdivision - Birchcliff, Summer village SV 117 112 4.5
Half Moon Bay Census subdivision - Half Moon Bay, Summer village SV 42 38 10.5
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7

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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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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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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