Demographics in Lethbridge, AB

Population Marital Status Employment Spoken Language Median Income Households Housing Education Commute Time

What is the population of Lethbridge?

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Y-o-Y Change
Total population 2020* 101,324 1.4%

Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2016 92,725
Male population 45,425 49.0%
Female population 47,300 51.0%
Average age 39.5
Male population 49.0%
Female population 51.0%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 16,120 17.4%
15 to 24 13,010 14.0%
25 to 34 14,450 15.6%
35 to 44 11,350 12.2%
45 to 54 10,955 11.8%
55 to 64 11,685 12.6%
Over 65 15,160 16.4%
Under 14 17.4%
15 to 24 14.0%
25 to 34 15.6%
35 to 44 12.2%
45 to 54 11.8%
55 to 64 12.6%
Over 65 16.4%
There are 92,725 residents in Lethbridge, with an average age of 39.5. Males make up 49% of the population, while females account for 51%. Locals under 14 years old represent the largest age group in Lethbridge (16,120 individuals), followed by those aged over 65 (15,160 people).

What is the marital status of Lethbridge residents?

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% of Total
Married 36,305 47.4%
Common law 7,290 9.5%
Single 21,355 27.9%
Separated 1,570 2.0%
Divorced 5,705 7.4%
Widowed 4,385 5.7%
Married 47.4%
Common law 9.5%
Single 27.9%
Separated 2.0%
Divorced 7.4%
Widowed 5.7%
A total of 21,355 people in Lethbridge have never been married (which represents 27.9% of the population). Wedded people in Lethbridge (36,305 locals) account for 47.4% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 9.5% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 7,290 people).

What are the employment statistics in Lethbridge?

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Unemployment rate 6.6%
% of Total
Management 4,900 10.3%
Business, finance and administration 6,550 13.7%
Natural and applied sciences 2,365 5.0%
Health 4,385 9.2%
Education, law, community and government services 6,055 12.7%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 1,070 2.2%
Sales and service 11,560 24.2%
Trades and transport 7,575 15.9%
Natural resources and agriculture 1,135 2.4%
Manufacturing and utilities 2,110 4.4%
Management 10.3%
Business, finance and administration 13.7%
Natural and applied sciences 5.0%
Health 9.2%
Education, law, community and government services 12.7%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2.2%
Sales and service 24.2%
Trades and transport 15.9%
Natural resources and agriculture 2.4%
Manufacturing and utilities 4.4%
Lethbridge has an unemployment rate of 6.6%. Regarding the most common jobs in Lethbridge, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (11,560 individuals), followed by those in Trades and transport (7,575 individuals) and Business, finance and administration (6,550 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Lethbridge?

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% of Total
English 89,545 98.0%
French 855 0.9%
English and French 205 0.2%
Neither English nor French 810 0.9%
The majority of Lethbridge residents (that’s 98%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Lethbridge?

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Median household income $74,084
Median after-tax household income $65,351
The median household income in Lethbridge is $74,084, while the median after-tax household income sits at $65,351 per year.

How many households are there in Lethbridge?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 37,570
Owned households 25,810 68.7%
Rented households 11,760 31.3%
Owned households 68.7%
Rented households 31.3%

Household size

Average household size 2.4
% of Total
1 person 10,330 27.5%
2 person 13,955 37.1%
3 person 5,580 14.8%
4 person 4,740 12.6%
5 person 2,970 7.9%
1 person 27.5%
2 person 37.1%
3 person 14.8%
4 person 12.6%
5 person 7.9%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 9,270 24.7%
35 to 44 6,075 16.2%
45 to 54 6,375 17.0%
55 to 64 6,940 18.5%
Over 65 8,910 23.7%
Under 34 24.7%
35 to 44 16.2%
45 to 54 17.0%
55 to 64 18.5%
Over 65 23.7%
There is a total of 37,570 households in Lethbridge, 68.7% of which are owner-occupied and 31.3% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Lethbridge is 2.4 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (13,955 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (10,330 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is under 34 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Lethbridge, at 24.7%.

What are the housing characteristics in Lethbridge?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 2,655 7.1%
Between 1946 and 1960 4,630 12.3%
Between 1961 and 1970 4,050 10.8%
Between 1971 and 1980 6,770 18.0%
Between 1981 and 1990 4,215 11.2%
Between 1991 and 2000 4,705 12.5%
Between 2001 and 2010 7,425 19.8%
After 2011 3,125 8.3%
Before 1945 7.1%
Between 1946 and 1960 12.3%
Between 1961 and 1970 10.8%
Between 1971 and 1980 18.0%
Between 1981 and 1990 11.2%
Between 1991 and 2000 12.5%
Between 2001 and 2010 19.8%
After 2011 8.3%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 155 0.4%
1 bedroom 3,065 8.2%
2 bedrooms 8,850 23.6%
3 bedrooms 11,405 30.3%
4 or more bedroom 14,110 37.5%
No bedrooms 0.4%
1 bedroom 8.2%
2 bedrooms 23.6%
2 bedrooms 30.3%
4 or more bedroom 37.5%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 23,715 63.1%
Apartments 760 2.0%
Attached homes 12,325 32.8%
Movable homes 770 2.0%
Single-detached homes 63.1%
Apartments 2.0%
Attached homes 32.8%
Movable homes 2.0%
Median home value $299,451
Average home value $322,070

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 26,480 70.5%
Major repairs 2,020 5.4%
Minor repairs 9,075 24.2%
Regular maintenance 70.5%
Minor repairs 24.2%
Major repairs 5.4%
Single-detached houses account for 63.1% of the residential buildings in Lethbridge. Apartments make up 2% of the Lethbridge housing market. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $299,451 and the average figure sits at $322,070. Of all the properties in Lethbridge, 4 or more bedrooms units include 14,110 (the highest share) and 3 bedrooms units have 11,405 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (70.5%) and minor repairs (24.2%).

What is the education level in Lethbridge?

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% of Total
No diploma 12,395 16.7%
High school diploma 22,985 30.9%
Apprenticeship diploma 6,715 9.0%
College diploma 15,815 21.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 1,325 1.8%
University degree 15,145 20.4%
No diploma 16.7%
High school diploma 30.9%
Apprenticeship diploma 9.0%
College diploma 21.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 1.8%
University degree 20.4%
Approximately 30.9% of the population in Lethbridge has a high school diploma (that’s 22,985 residents). Lethbridge locals holding a college diploma (15,815 people) account for 21.3% of the resident pool. Additionally, 20.4% of them hold a university degree (15,145 people).

What is the average commute time in Lethbridge?

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Average commute time 16 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 40,635 90.0%
By public transit 1,535 3.4%
By bicycle/by walking 2,505 5.6%
By other methods 455 1.0%
By car, truck or van 90.0%
By public transit 3.4%
By bicycle/by walking 5.6%
By other methods 1.0%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 33,865 86.8%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 4,890 12.5%
Commute to a different province 250 0.6%
Commute within the same municipality 86.8%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 12.5%
Commute to a different province 0.6%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 23,080 51.1%
15 to 29 minutes 16,790 37.2%
30 to 44 minutes 2,890 6.4%
45 to 59 minutes 1,035 2.3%
More than 60 minutes 1,345 3.0%
Less than 15 minutes 51.1%
15 to 29 minutes 37.2%
30 to 44 minutes 6.4%
45 to 59 minutes 2.3%
More than 60 minutes 3.0%
Most employed people in Lethbridge (23,080 individuals) travel less than 15 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 15 to 29 min (16,790 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Lethbridge is 16 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Lethbridge locals commute within the same municipality to get to work.

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest census data from Statistics Canada (2016).
Census aggregated data represented here is extracted from Data Tables, by topic, at census subdivision area level. Differences may be found between the totals of the various categories due to multiple variables.
The information is updated as soon as new data is made available. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information.
*Total population 2020 extracted from Annual Population Estimates.

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