Demographics & Population

Quick Facts 


  • Population: 20,732 
  • Population growth since 2011: 34%
  • Average household size: 3.2
  • Total number of homes completed: 6,552

 
people at the park
 

Quick Stats



 Age  
 Residents under the age of 20
30.2%
 Residents between the ages of 20-40
25.1%
 Residents between the ages of 40-60
29.4%
 Residents over the age of 60
13.4%
 Residents preferred not to answer
1.7%

Gender  
Female                                          49.2%
Male 48.6%
Preferred not to answer 2.0%

Home Status  
Owned                                       85.9%
Rented 8.6%
Other 3.6%
Preferred not to answer 1.6%


Housing Type  
Single Detached
74.1%
Duplex 6.8%
Triplex, Quadruplex, Townhouse 10.2%
Apartment 1.7%
Other 1.5%
Vacant 3.4%
Residents preferred not to answer
1.8%



 

Population Growth in our Community


Year
Population
% Change
1980 424
1981 485 14.4%
1982 541 11.5%
1983 550 1.7%
1984* 550 0.0%
1985 565 2.7%
1986 578 2.3%
1987 609 5.4%
1988 609 0.0%
1989 667 9.5%
1990 782 17.2%
1991 861 10.1%
1992 1,043 21.1%
1993 1,268 21.6%
1994 1,300 2.5%
1995 1,603 23.3%
1996 1,911 19.2%
1997 2,100 9.9%
1998 2,348 11.8%
1999 2,552 8.7%
2000 3,365 31.9%
2001 3,742 11.2%
2002* 3,742 0.0%
2003 5,712 52.6%
2004 6,861 20.1%
2005 7,904 15.2%
2006 9,481 20.0%
2007 11,262 18.8%
2008 12,589 11.8%
2009** 13,760 9.3%
2010 14,285 3.82%
2011 14,682 2.79%
2012 15,352 4.56%
2013 15,762 2.67%
2014 17,203 9.14%
2015 18,496 7.52%
2016 19,715 6.6%
2017  20,331 3.1% 

*Census information not available for these years (1984, 2002)
**The 2009 population figure includes 453 new-to-Chestermere residents living in the 2009 annexed area