Businesses in Edson, Alberta


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.8%
 Industry: 14.5%
 Professional Services: 10.1%
 Home Services: 9.5%
 Automotive: 7.9%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.2%
 Restaurants: 6.4%
 Other: 28.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts1026 years4.21.1
Car repair3425.4 years4.33.9
Car wash and detail93.31.0
Gas stations2625.8 years3.92.9
Beauty salons104.71.1
Hairdressers827.6 years4.60.9
Public administration1626.7 years4.31.8
Education other828.7 years4.10.9
Secondary education84.20.9
Banks826 years3.70.9
Loan companies2723.7 years3.73.1
Food delivery services927.5 years4.01.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets1019.6 years3.81.1
Demolition and site preparation830.8 years5.00.9
Electrical installation144.01.6
General contractors5324.9 years3.66.0
Moving companies1725.7 years3.81.9
Other construction2424.7 years3.82.7
Real estate1025.5 years4.61.1
Hotels and motels2726 years4.03.1
Other accommodation3025.3 years4.03.4
Civil engineering2521.9 years4.92.8
Construction of buildings3025.4 years3.33.4
Freight/commercial transport1923.5 years3.82.2
Mining1622.5 years1.8
Wholesale of construction supplies1528.3 years3.91.7
Wholesale of machinery2923.5 years3.83.3
Health and medical85.00.9
Accountants925.8 years3.31.0
Churches1430.4 years4.81.6
American restaurants84.00.9
Bars, pubs and taverns134.01.5
Cafes823.8 years3.60.9
Fast food restaurants826.5 years3.60.9
Clothing stores1226.4 years4.21.4
Electronics stores928.2 years4.31.0
Household appliances and goods1524.3 years3.41.7
Office supplies and stationery stores95.01.0
Shopping other1326.4 years4.51.5
Area of Edson, Alberta29.6 km²
Male Population4,484 (50.9%)
Female Population4,333 (49.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +25.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +6.5%
Median Age35
Male Median Age34.8
Female Median Age35.3
Area Codes780
Local TimeSaturday 7:26 PM
TimezoneMountain Standard Time
Lat & Lng53.58345° / -116.43559°
Postal CodesT7E

Edson, Alberta - Map

Edson, Alberta Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density236.8 / km²265.7 / km²279.8 / km²298.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Edson, Alberta Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 6.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Edson, Alberta+25.9%+12.2%+6.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Edson, Alberta Median Age

Median Age: 35 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Edson, Alberta35 years35.3 years34.8 years
Alberta36.5 years37.1 years35.9 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Edson, Alberta Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5323287610
85 Plus266389
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Edson, Alberta Population Density

Population Density: 298.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Edson, Alberta8,81729.6 km²298.1 / km²
Alberta4.1 million663,102.6 km²6.11 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Edson, Alberta Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Edson, Alberta

 Inexpensive: 51.1%
 Moderate: 26.7%
 Very Expensive: 15.6%
 Expensive: 6.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Edson, Alberta CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Edson, Alberta142,582 t16.2 t4,820 t/km²
Alberta65,353,612 t16.1 t98.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Edson, Alberta CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)142,582 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.2 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,820 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
6/13/154:57 PM4.666.9 km5,000 m34km SSW of Fox Creek,
11/12/0712:16 PM3.651.6 km1,000 mAlberta,
8/13/069:21 PM3.693.3 km5,000 mAlberta,
6/26/0511:03 AM3.585.7 km1,000 mAlberta,
10/8/0012:00 AM3.393.1 km1,000 mAlberta,
9/29/9912:21 AM3.617.1 km5,000 mAlberta,
6/10/9711:08 AM3.791.5 kmNoneAlberta,
3/30/976:01 PM4.193.4 kmNoneAlberta,

Edson, Alberta

Edson is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Yellowhead County, 192 kilometres (119 mi) west of Edmonton along the Yellowhead Highway and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the intersection with Highway 47. Residents of Edson are ref..  ︎  Edson, Alberta Wikipedia Page

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