Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
In labour force NAT. AVG.
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IndexSturgeon CountyAlbertaNational
Median household income$129,660$94,624$82,436
Unemployment rate4.5%5.1%6.4%
In labour force70.8%70.9%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Sturgeon County is 57% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Sturgeon County is 30% lower than the national average
  • In Sturgeon County 2.4% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Sturgeon County 11.3% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Sturgeon County 10.6% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $86,431 $129,660 $259,320
      $63,076 $94,624 $189,248
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Sturgeon County median earnings by income bracket

      Sturgeon County employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry9.8%
      Manufacturing sector4.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%
      Public administration7.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%
      Education, health & social services10.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      St. Albert, AB73,103$122,18548.2%
      Fort Saskatchewan, AB28,368$111,71035.5%
      Morinville, AB10,788$111,19234.9%
      Legal, AB1,515$99,59520.8%
      Bon Accord, AB1,800$98,12919.0%
      Sturgeon County, AB24,881$129,66057.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hastings, NE24,878n/a 
      South Bradenton, FL24,885n/a 
      Kernersville, NC24,876n/a 
      Elk River, MN24,894n/a 
      Bainbridge Island, WA24,859n/a 
      Sturgeon County, AB24,881$129,66057.3%
      Source: The Sturgeon County, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.