Chestermere, Alberta Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Chestermere, a city in Canada with a land area of 32.83 km2 and has a population density of 675.00 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Chestermere is around 22,163 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Chestermere in 2021 census have increased 11.44% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
19,88722,163 +11.44%

Population By Genders

Of the 22,163 total population in Chestermere, the largest gender is male with around 11,085 women within the population.

11,08511,075 +0.09%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 19,887 population in Chestermere, majority of them are in the age of 10 to 14 years years old, with 9.10% of them are male and 8.70% female. While the median age of the whole population is 37.60.

0 to 4 years670 6.00%630 5.70% 5.97%1,300 5.90%
5 to 9 years890 8.00%875 7.90% 1.69%1,765 8.00%
10 to 14 years1,010 9.10%960 8.70% 4.95%1,970 8.90%
15 to 19 years855 7.70%775 7.00% 9.36%1,630 7.40%
20 to 24 years620 5.60%530 4.80% 14.52%1,150 5.20%
25 to 29 years515 4.60%475 4.30% 7.77%990 4.50%
30 to 34 years630 5.70%745 6.70% 15.44%1,375 6.20%
35 to 39 years840 7.60%975 8.80% 13.85%1,815 8.20%
40 to 44 years930 8.40%1,015 9.20% 8.37%1,940 8.80%
45 to 49 years915 8.30%890 8.00% 2.73%1,805 8.10%
50 to 54 years790 7.10%745 6.70% 5.70%1,530 6.90%
55 to 59 years665 6.00%675 6.10% 1.48%1,335 6.00%
60 to 64 years635 5.70%630 5.70% 0.79%1,265 5.70%
65 to 69 years490 4.40%495 4.50% 1.01%985 4.40%
70 to 74 years335 3.00%315 2.80% 5.97%650 2.90%
75 to 79 years185 1.70%180 1.60% 2.70%360 1.60%
80 to 84 years80 0.70%90 0.80% 11.11%175 0.80%
85 years and over40 0.40%75 0.70% 46.67%115 0.50%
85 to 89 years25 0.20%55 0.50% 54.55%80 0.40%
90 to 94 years10 0.10%20 0.20% 50.00%30 0.10%
95 to 99 years5 0.00%0 0.00% 100.00%5 0.00%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Chestermere are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years23.10%22.30%22.70%
15 to 64 years66.60%67.30%67.00%
65 years and over10.20%10.40%10.30%
Average age of the population36.10%36.70%36.40%
Median age of the population37.20%38.00%37.60%

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Population of Chestermere by Ethnicity and Origin

In Chestermere, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Chestermere embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Chestermere's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Chestermere.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Indian (India)10.11%9.49%9.78%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Chestermere, which totals 19,887, the majority, consisting of 5,400 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person7155.30%
2 persons1,87513.90%
3 persons1,2559.30%
4 persons1,53511.40%
5 or more persons1,35010.00%

Income in Chestermere

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Chestermere, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Chestermere is $48,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Chestermere is $135,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Chestermere provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Chestermere.

Education Levels in Chestermere

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Chestermere.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher3,3054,2507,56026.35%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate3,9554,1758,13527.50%
No certificate, diploma or degree2,0901,7553,84012.60%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree8,4008,85017,25059.90%

Employment in Chestermere

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Chestermere's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 8.00% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate63.25%
Unemployment rate8.00%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Chestermere working as an employee. Most of them (70.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Chestermere working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Chestermere. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (11%) in Chestermere are working in the retail trade sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting55151%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction3002555%
Wholesale trade3151954%
Retail trade66066011%
Transportation and warehousing7202908%
Information and cultural industries95651%
Finance and insurance2202504%
Real estate and rental and leasing1351402%
Professional, scientific and technical services6054058%
Management of companies and enterprises10100%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services2452304%
Educational services1605206%
Health care and social assistance1901,07010%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1101352%
Accommodation and food services2303104%
Other services (except public administration)2552904%
Public administration2552304%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Chestermere. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home1,2101,4552,66524.60%
Worked outside Canada400400.40%
No fixed workplace address1,3204451,76016.30%
Usual place of work3,1603,2006,36558.80%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Chestermere travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes16.40%
15 to 29 minutes46.60%
30 to 44 minutes29.20%
45 to 59 minutes4.70%
60 minutes and over3.10%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Chestermere offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Chestermere area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Chestermere, the most used official language is English. Around 21,365 people in the area speak English.

English and French75
Neither English nor French550


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Chestermere is Christian. Around 9,000 people in Chestermere are Christian (4,315 males and 4,315 females).