Household income 44%
Unemployment 19%
In labour force 8%
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IndexParkland CountyAlbertaNational
Median household income$118,648$94,624$82,436
Unemployment rate5.2%5.1%6.4%
In labour force69.3%70.9%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Parkland County is 44% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Parkland County is 19% lower than the national average
  • In Parkland County 3.7% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Parkland County 9.8% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Parkland County 7.8% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Parkland County employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry11.7%
      Manufacturing sector3.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%
      Public administration3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%
      Education, health & social services8.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kapasiwin, AB10$200,000142.6%
      Wabamun 133B, AB41$176,334113.9%
      Betula Beach, AB20$137,50066.8%
      Point Alison, AB9$137,50066.8%
      Lakeview, AB34$131,84159.9%
      Parkland County, AB35,675$118,64843.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Hollywood, CA35,661n/a 
      Newnan, GA35,642n/a 
      Cottage Grove, MN35,632n/a 
      Randallstown, MD35,725n/a 
      Moorpark, CA35,594n/a 
      Parkland County, AB35,675$118,64843.9%
      Source: The Parkland County, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.