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IndexDrayton ValleyAlbertaNational
Median household income$95,030$94,624$82,436
Unemployment rate5.3%5.1%6.4%
In labour force73.8%70.9%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Drayton Valley is 15% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Drayton Valley is 17% lower than the national average
  • In Drayton Valley 3.8% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Drayton Valley 12.3% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Drayton Valley 4.2% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $63,346 $95,030 $190,060
      $63,076 $94,624 $189,248
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Drayton Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Drayton Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.3%
      Manufacturing sector2.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%
      Public administration1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%
      Education, health & social services11.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Brazeau County, AB7,986$106,27228.9%
      Drayton Valley, AB8,231$95,03015.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ketchikan, AK8,230n/a 
      Mahtomedi, MN8,232n/a 
      St. Marys, OH8,227n/a 
      Seffner, FL8,236n/a 
      Johnstown, NY8,236n/a 
      Drayton Valley, AB8,231$95,03015.3%
      Source: The Drayton Valley, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.