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A Young and Growing Population

According to the 2018 unofficial census results, Grande Prairie has a population of 68,088 The community is a young and vibrant city with a median age of 31.9. With fast pace economic growth and abundance of job opportunities, the city attracts young talent from all over Canada and beyond. From 2000-2018, the average annual growth rate is 3.9%.


The City of Grande Prairie is becoming increasingly more diverse as people from all over Canada and the world arrive in northern Alberta looking for new opportunities.

Visible Minority Population 2016


Residents of Grande Prairie enjoy relatively high income due to the economic strength of the city and the region. According to FP Markets, the median household income in Grande Prairie was $105,288 in 2015, 49% higher than the national median income of $70,336

Last updated: 12/6/2018 1:39:50 PM