2013 Best Communities for Business in Alberta



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Below you'll find the complete, alphabetically ordered list of respondents to our 2013 Best Communities survey. Click on a name for a community's in-depth profile.

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Rank Community name Population Growth Mill Rate Median Age Cost of serviced industrial land Residents
have post-
secondary
Community
has colleges
1Fort McMurray (Wood Buffalo)15.0%2.3332$1,400,000/acre65%yes
2Grande Prairie9.6%10.1730n/a56%yes
3Olds13.6%5.5441$275,000/acre56%yes
4Okotoks5.4%4.7634$500,000/acre65%
5Brooks0.7%6.8535$148,000/acre49%
6Rocky View County4.4%2.4143$400,000/acre69%
7Airdrie8.4%4.3232$425,000/acre63%
8Calgary2.7%3.4636$600,000/acre67%yes
9Cold Lake3.4%7.1531n/a63%
10Red Deer5.7%6.0535$300,000/acre57%yes
11Stony Plain6.2%4.7438$219,000/acre55%
12Edmonton4.5%5.0137$525,000/acre63%yes
13Fort Saskatchewan6.4%4.4335$296,000/acre62%
14Lethbridge1.5%6.7337$182,000/acre58%yes
15Medicine Hat0.1%5.2339$250,000/acre53%yes
16St. Albert2.2%7.6340$475,000/acre68%
17Sturgeon County2.2%3.3338$150,000/acre62%
18Camrose0.3%7.4541$175,000/acre52%
19Lacombe-0.2%6.9037$250,000/acre60%
20Leduc5.6%6.2134$350,000/acre57%
21Lloydminster3.6%7.5032$200,000/acre55%
22Sherwood Park (Strathcona County)5.1%4.4539$407,000/acre67%
23Spruce Grove6.2%5.5934$389,000/acre61%
24Parkland County1.6%3.5342$350,000/acre58%
25Wetaskiwin2.0%7.2741$225,000/acre47%

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