2021 Federal Census Data Details Population Growth in Stony Plain

Federal census numbers are in! The Town of Stony Plain is officially home to 17,993 people, a 4.7 percent population increase since the 2016 census.

“We are excited to see Stony Plain’s population growth trend continue. Having reliable census data is critical for the Town and allows us to understand the rate at which our community is expanding so we can better prepare for an ever-growing resident population. This data will assist with implementing and monitoring various initiatives, from economic development to social programming,” says Town Manager Tom Goulden.

“Our community continues to experience population growth, and each year we look forward to welcoming new residents to Stony Plain. We are proud of our growing community!” says Mayor William Choy. “The updated census numbers are not only exciting as evidence of our growth but are further critical figures for developing our municipal profile and attracting new opportunities.” 

Key figures from the census include:

  • An enumerated population change of 4.7 percent from 2016
  • A 7.4 percent increase in occupied private dwellings from 2016
  • A population density of 507.6 people per square kilometre

Find statistics and data on Stony Plain here. The full census report will be posted to the Town website.

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