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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPonoka CountyAlbertaNational
Median household income$92,809$94,624$82,436
Unemployment rate3.4%5.1%6.4%
In labour force67.9%70.9%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Ponoka County is 13% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Ponoka County is 48% lower than the national average
  • In Ponoka County 4.0% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Ponoka County 12.2% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Ponoka County 3.9% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $61,866 $92,809 $185,618
      $63,076 $94,624 $189,248
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Ponoka County median earnings by income bracket

      Ponoka County employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry7.2%
      Manufacturing sector2.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.1%
      Public administration1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%
      Education, health & social services10.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Parkland Beach, AB168$148,46980.1%
      Ponoka, AB7,631$79,0314.1%
      Rimbey, AB2,784$60,82826.2%
      Ponoka County, AB10,437$92,80912.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Elizabethtown-Kitley, ON10,437$92,18411.8%
      Exeter, CA10,433n/a 
      Whitecourt, AB10,433$106,29028.9%
      Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO10,441n/a 
      Barrington, IL10,442n/a 
      Ponoka County, AB10,437$92,80912.6%
      Source: The Ponoka County, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.