Wainwright, Alberta

A DIVERSIFIED & RESILIENT ECONOMIC BASE

Agriculture and agricultural industries have been a pillar of the local economy since the early 1900’s and the Canadian Forces since 1940. The energy sector is another important economic pillar and has been transitioning from oil and gas to renewables over the past decade. Bull Creek wind farm began operations in 2015 and provides electricity to Wainwright and Provost.

As a regional hub, the town of Wainwright hosts the regional health complex, government services, schools, financial institutions and major retailers.

Find out more at wainwright.ca and read the relocation & investment guide.

18K

Trade area population 7,500 households

64%

Of the population is under 50 years old

$104K

Average household income

Project Contacts

Ryan Lefebvre
780 573 4954
ryan.lefebvre@lancaro.ca

A STRONG RETAIL MARKET

The Wainwright trade area is dominated by young, affluent families in their prime spending years.

Over 18,000 people live in the trade area (64% of whom are under the age of 50) with an average household income of $104,500. In addition to official census data, the trade area averages over 1,000 military personnel.

In addition to a high household income, the trade area also offers a great quality of life, as well as one of the lowest cost of living in Alberta.

REGIONAL CONTEXT & TRADE AREA