Statistics & Data


Stony Plain’s population has grown by 4.7% since 2016. Compared to the 2019 Stony Plain Municipal Census Stony Plain’s population is up nearly 1%.

Total Population = 17,993+4.7% from 2016
Population density per square kilometre 507.6
Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population

Projected Population Growth

In a high growth scenario, Stony Plain’s population is projected to grow by 19% over the next 6-years.

21,353 by 2027
Source: Town of Stony Plain, Population and Employment Forecast

Service Area

Located within the Edmonton Metropolitan Region which is made up of over 1.3 million people and is projected to exceed 2.2 million people by 2044, Stony Plain has no shortage of consumers.

Primary Service Area (15km radius)81,607
Secondary Service Area (30km radius)441,478
Tertiary Service Area (45km radius)1,341,263
Source: Esri Business Analyst Online 2021 and Statistics Canada 2021 Census of Population

Business Licenses

Known for charming niche businesses, Stony Plain’s business base continues to grow exponentially thanks to the supportive environment for home-based and small businesses. 

944 as of January 2022+4.7% from 2021
Source: Town of Stony Plain


Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population


No certificate, diploma or degree2,755
High school certificate or equivalent4,145
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma1,890
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma2,770
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level450
University certificate, diploma or degree1,405
Total population 15 years and over13,420
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census


Stony Plain 62% Employed9.2% Unemployed
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census

Major Employers

Westview Health Centre600 Employees
Parkland School Division365 Employees
North-Central Co-op500 Employees
Source: Town of Stony Plain

Household Income

Stony PlainAlbertaCanada
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census

Housing Market

The total number of dwellings in Stony Plain increased by 7.4% since 2016.

Median Housing Price Single-Family Dwelling$359,000$342,750
Total Dwellings7,475
Housing Starts110160
Source: Town of Stony Plain and Liv Realestate

2021 Permit Values

Permit values in 2021 were up 50% from 2020 and are the highest Stony Plain has seen since 2016. Click here for more information, including an Annual Development Activity Report.

Residential Permit Value$30,043,895
Commercial Permit Value$1,800,000
Industrial Permit Value$255,000
Other (new school)$19,272,000
Source: Town of Stony Plain

Rental Market

2021 *coming soon2020
Vacancy Rate4.1%
Average Apartment Rental Rates$1,095
Number of Apartments741741
Average Townhouse Rental Rates
Number of Townhouses2929
Source: Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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