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Overall 11%
Goods & Services 4%
Housing 47%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from Statistics Canada.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexYellowhead CountyAlbertaNational
Cost of living89100100
Goods & Services104105100
Groceries9799100
Health care98101100
Housing5388100
Transportation9394100
Utilities132122100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Yellowhead County is 10% lower than the Alberta average
  • The cost of living in Yellowhead County is 11% lower than the national average
  • Yellowhead County housing is 47% lower than the national average
  • Alberta sales tax is 100% lower than the national average
  • Alberta income tax is 19% higher than the national average

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      Alberta Sales Tax

      ProvinceProvincial TaxTotal Tax Rate
      Alberta0%5%

      Alberta Income Tax

      ProvinceIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Alberta10%15%

      Goods & Services

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      Personal Care 94940.4%
      Recreation 1051022.6%

      Groceries

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      Meat, Poultry and Fish 1001022.2%
      Dairy Products and Eggs 961058.3%
      Bakery and Cereal Products 9711213.1%
      Fruit and Vegetables 10011311.8%
      Alcoholic Beverages 1071061.1%

      Health Care

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      Doctor 1031011.9%

      Housing

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      Home Price ($) 338,299663,50349.0%
      Apartment Rent ($) n/a1,274100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline 8310218.7%

      Utilities

      ItemYellowhead CountyNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity98990.6%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Edson, AB8,4818514.7%
      Yellowhead County, AB11,1118910.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Emeryville, CA11,111n/a 
      Sechelt, BC11,1141000.2%
      South Huron, ON11,104919.1%
      Galena Park, TX11,119n/a 
      Carignan, QC11,1238119.1%
      Yellowhead County, AB11,1118910.6%
      Source: The Yellowhead County, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada 2020.