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IndexSpirit RiverAlbertaNational
Median household income$96,121$94,624$82,436
Unemployment rate2.0%5.1%6.4%
In labour force64.5%70.9%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Spirit River is 17% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Spirit River is 69% lower than the national average
  • In Spirit River 4.8% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Spirit River 10.8% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Spirit River 4.6% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $64,074 $96,121 $192,242
      $63,076 $94,624 $189,248
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Spirit River median earnings by income bracket

      Spirit River employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.1%
      Manufacturing sector0.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services6.4%
      Public administration4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%
      Education, health & social services11.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Spirit River No. 133, AB718$86,4314.8%
      Rycroft, AB597$59,45227.9%
      Spirit River, AB1,096$96,12116.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Healy, AK1,096n/a 
      Newhall, IA1,096n/a 
      Convoy, OH1,096n/a 
      Melbourne, QC1,096$75,4498.5%
      Oyen, AB1,096$73,05511.4%
      Spirit River, AB1,096$96,12116.6%
      Source: The Spirit River, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.