Leduc County

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Leduc County
Municipal district
Boundary sign
Boundary sign
Flag of Leduc County
Flag
Leduc County is located in Alberta
Leduc County
Location of Leduc County in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°20′16″N 113°31′53″W / 53.33778°N 113.53139°W / 53.33778; -113.53139Coordinates: 53°20′16″N 113°31′53″W / 53.33778°N 113.53139°W / 53.33778; -113.53139
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division No. 11
Established 1944
Incorporated 1964
Government[1]
 • Mayor John Whaley
 • Governing body
 • Manager Brian Bowles
 • Office location Nisku
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,607.56 km2 (1,006.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2][3]
 • Total 13,524
 • Density 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website leduc-county.com

Leduc County is a municipal district located immediately south of the City of Edmonton. It spans 105 km (65 mi) east to west and 32 km (20 mi) north to south, and has a population of 13,524. The municipal district is home to prairie parkland and several lakes and is home to the Edmonton International Airport, the Nisku Industrial Business Park and the Genesee Power Plant.[4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that Leduc County had a population of 13,541 living in 4,963 of its 5,494 total dwellings, a 3.1% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 13,135.[2] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 13,524 living in 4,956 of its 5,485 total dwellings, a 3.0% change from 2006.[3] With a land area of 2,607.56 km2 (1,006.78 sq mi), it had a population density of 5.2/km2 (13.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2][3] Following the City of Leduc's 2014 annexation, Statistics Canada adjusted Leduc County's 2011 population downward by 25 people to 13,499.[5] With the annexation area covering 5.26 km2 (2.03 sq mi) of land,[6] Leduc County's land area is now 2,602.3 km2 (1,004.8 sq mi).

According to the Canada 2006 Census:[7]

Population: 12,730 (2006); 12,528 (2001)

  • % Change (2001-2006): 1.6
  • Dwellings: 4,915
  • Area: 2,610.25 km2 (1,007.82 sq mi)
  • Density: 4.9/km²

Communities and localities[edit]

Economy[edit]

Leduc County is a founding member of the Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association, an economic development partnership that markets Alberta's International Region[13] in proximity to the Edmonton International Airport.[14]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 28, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. March 21, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Leduc County
  5. ^ "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names From January 2, 2013 to January 1, 2014 (Table 1 – Changes to census subdivisions in alphabetical order by province and territory)" (XLSX). Statistics Canada. May 21, 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Annexation 2014". City of Leduc. September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ Leduc Lake County community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE.
  8. ^ "Leduc, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  9. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  10. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4811012 - Leduc County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  11. ^ Leduc County (2010-09-02). "East Vistas Local Area Structure Plan". Retrieved 2010-10-09. 
  12. ^ Leduc County (2010-09-28). "Bylaw No. 15-09". Retrieved 2010-10-09. 
  13. ^ "About Us". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  14. ^ "Explore the Region". Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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