Stony Plain is part of Canada’s second youngest and fastest growing metropolitan region and is ranked one of the best communities in Canada by MacLean’s Magazine.

Quick Facts

  • The population of Stony Plain is 17,995
  • Population density is 507.6 per square kilometer
  • Stony Plain has 7,475 rooftops
  • The average age of residents is 41.5
  • The average household size is 2.4
  • Stony Plain is the 26th most populated municipality in Alberta

Over the last three decades, Stony Plain has grown by 169%. Stony Plain’s Elected Officials are committed to continuing the momentum and growing the population to 30,000 people.

Visit our Population Forecast webpage for information on Stony Plain’s projected growth.

2021 Census

View Stony Plain’s population, age, and household data from Statistics Canada.

Households
YearHouseholdsAverage SizeMedian AgeAverage Income
2016 6,837 2.5 37.8 $102,968
2021 7,475 2.6 41.5 $113,481
2026 8,185 2.6 39.7 $126,897

*Sourced from Esri, Environics Analytics, and Statistics Canada.

Spending Potential
  $815,324,096 $110,732 97
ExpenditureTotal Market ConsumptionAverage SpentSpending Potential Index
Food  $94,440,129 $12,826 104
Shelter $131,832,661 $17,904 93
Household operation $40,528,486 $5,504 104
Household furnishing and equipment $26,077,096 $3,541 92
Clothing $21,692,870 $2,946 92
Transportation $87,165,000 $11,838 100
Health care $33,270,451 $4,518 90
Personal care $15,059,088 $2,045 105
Recreation  $34,605,268 $4,699 104
Reading material and other print $985,650 $133 66
Education $6,731,078 $914 54
Tobacco products and alcohol  $29,635,637 $4,024 107

Games of chance

$9,250,679 $1,256 140

Miscellaneous expenditures

$12,274,251 $1,667 90

Personal taxes

$142,809,741 $19,395 101

Insurance and pension

$39,956,404 $5,426 97

Gifts of money 

$18,897,304 $2,566 97

The table above outlines the amount spent on a variety of goods and services in 2021 by households in Stony Plain. The average spending potential index is 100. If the spending potential index is above 100, it means Stony Plain residents spend more than the national average, if it's below, then average spending is below the national average. 

*Sourced from Esri, Environics Analytics, and Statistics Canada.

Service Area
Primary (15 km radius)Secondary (30 km radius)Edmonton Metropolitan Region
81,607 441,478 1,341,263

Stony Plain is part of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and is one of Western Canada’s most populated regions, which means a large service area for business. Visit our Transportation webpage to learn more about our global marketplace access.

*Sourced from Esri, Environics Analytics, Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board, and Statistics Canada.

Historical Population
YearPopulationSource

2021

 17,995 Statistics Canada

2019

17,842 Municipal Census

2016

17,189 Statistics Canada

2015

16,127 Municipal Census

2011

15,051 Statistics Canada

2010

17,177 Municipal Census

2008

11,322 Municipal Census

2006

12,363 Statistics Canada

2003

10,554 Municipal Census

2001

9,589 Statistics Canada

1996

8,274 Statistics Canada

1993

7,405 Municipal Census

1991

7,226 Statistics Canada

1990

6,689 Municipal Census

1989

6,427 Municipal Census

*Sourced from Statistics Canada and Town of Stony Plain.


Additional Information

PRIZM Segmentation Area Profile
Learn more about our residents using Canada's leading segmentation system for understanding customers and markets.

DEP Market Profile
See the amounts residents spend on a variety of goods and services shown by households within the Stony Plain market area. Expenditures are shown by broad budget categories that are not mutually exclusive.

Detailed Income Profile