Business Case Statistics

Quick Statistics
  • Expected Trade area as of 2026: 54,000
  • 30% of Chestermere’s population between the ages of 25-44
  • 52% of households report an average household income greater than $125,000
  • Retail supply in Chestermere: $99.1 million, demand $193.7 million, unmet demand $94.6 million
  • Most significant retail needs:
    • Clothing and apparel:: $17.4 million shortfall in supply
    • Home electronics and appliances: $17.4 million shortfall in supply
    • Home furnishings and accessories: $24.4 million shortfall in supply
    • Entertainment and leisure: $10.4 million shortfall in supply
  • The only categories where supply exceeds demand: restaurants (full and limited service)

Retail Specific Statistics


Statistics are based on 2016 Retail Gap Analysis by Cushing Terrell and 2016 Pitney Bowes 

The trade area has been broken down as follows (PTA refers to the Primary Trade Area, STA refers to the Secondary Trade Areas and have been broken down into East and South. 


retail trade area map

Retail Trade Area Demographic Summary

2016 Demographic Snapshot

Primary Trade Area

Secondary Trade Area South

Secondary Trade Area East

 

 

%

 

%

 

%

2011 Census*

19,023

 

5,236

 

14,932

 

2016 Population estimate

22,321

 

6,317

 

16,546

 

2019 Population projection

24,021

 

6,579

 

17,144

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

% Population Change (2011-16)

17.3%

 

20.7%

 

10.8%

 

% Population Change (2016-19)

7.6%

 

4.1%

 

3.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Population by Age

22,321

1,602

7%

6,317

606

10%

16,546

1,122

7%

0 to  4 years

5 to 19 years

4,750

21%

1,508

24%

3,335

20%

20 to 24 years

1,174

5%

239

4%

1,044

6%

25 to 34 years

2,986

13%

937

15%

2,161

13%

35 to 44 years

3,844

17%

1,347

21%

2,401

15%

45 to 54 years

3,393

15%

903

14%

2,207

13%

55 to 64 years

2,567

12%

480

8%

2,046

12%

65 to 74 years

1,275

6%

209

3%

1,304

8%

75 to 84 years

516

2%

77

1%

664

4%

85 years and over

213

1%

11

0%

262

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Median Age

36.6

 

34.0

 

37.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Families

6,659

5,360

80%

1,883

1,492

79%

4,898

3,591

73%

Married couples

Without children at home

1,931

29%

462

25%

1,619

33%

With children at home

3,429

51%

1,030

55%

1,972

40%

Common-law couples

641

10%

226

12%

639

13%

Without children at home

351

5%

119

6%

357

7%

With children at home

290

4%

108

6%

281

6%

Lone-parent families

658

10%

165

9%

668

14%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average Persons Per Family

3.0

 

3.1

 

2.9

 

Average Children Per Family

1.2

 

1.2

 

1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Households

7,084

 

2,015

 

6,115

 

Persons per household

3.2

 

3.1

 

2.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average household income

$           152,173

 

$           144,513

 

$           105,124

 

Median Estimated Household Income

$           130,333

 

$           125,022

 

$             88,132

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Population 25 to 64 years by Educational  Attainment

12,790

1,615

13%

3,667

336

9%

8,816

983

11%

No certificate, diploma or degree

High school diploma or equivalent

3,344

26%

1,034

28%

2,307

26%

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

1,485

12%

580

16%

1,458

17%

College, CEGEP or other non university certificate or diploma

3,251

25%

1,060

29%

2,409

27%

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

581

5%

79

2%

248

3%

Bachelor's degree

1,972

15%

486

13%

1,205

14%

University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level

541

4%

94

3%

205

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 3 Dominant Languages

English Punjabi Vietnamese

 

English Punjabi French

 

English Tagalog (Pilipino)

German