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General Statistics

  • Population (2016 Census): 63,166
  • Annual Growth Rates:
    • 2011-2015: 5.6%
    • 2006-2011: 3.17% 
    • 2001-2011: 4.05% 
    • 2001-2006: 4.94%
  • Area of the City: 136.6 sq. km
  • Average Family Income (2011 Census): $106,993
  • Unemployment Rate (January 2017): 7.1%

Getting Here

  • Highways: #2, #43, #40
  • Rail Service: Yes
  • Regional Airport: Yes
  • Scheduled Air Service: Yes
  • Direct to Calgary: Air CanadaWestJet
  • Direct to Edmonton: Air Canada,WestJet

Living & Working in Grande Prairie

  • Average rent 2 bedroom suite (October 2016): $1,022
  • Apartment Vacancy Rate (October 2016): 19.8%
  • Residential Average Price (February 2017): $299, 520

Access to post-secondary education

Access to research and development

Economy of Grande Prairie

  • Major Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Forestry, Oil & Gas
  • Major Export: Oil, Natural Gas, Lumber, Grain, Livestock
  • Number of Building Permits Issued (January 2017): 52
  • Building Construction Value (January 2017): $27,135,133
  • Monthly Building Permits Statistics 

Sources:
Canada Census 2011
Canada Census 2016

Canadian Real Estate Association 
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Rental Market Statistics 2016

Last updated: 3/1/2017 9:55:07 AM