Grand Prairie saw a 2 per cent change in the median total income of economic families, finishing at $120,000 during the 2020 pandemic year. That’s a 2 per cent increase compared to 2015.
Grande Prairie ranked 13th in Canada for the highest median family income, according to the data. Five other Alberta cities made the list (Okotoks, Lloydminster, Canmore, Wood Buffalo, and Calgary).
An economic family is defined as a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common law, or adoption. The census data for Canada in 2021 was released on July 13th, 2022.
Note: The story has been corrected to provide the latest data. The data provided originally was known previously and slightly dated. I apologize for the confusion.