Home to more than 3,000 businesses, Parkland County is a champion of economic diversification. Some of its strengths include low non-residential taxes and a competitive serviced industrial land cost of $450,000 per acre. The county is at the western end of Edmonton and St. Albert and surrounds Spruce Grove and Stony Plain, giving it access to a well-educated and skilled workforce. It’s not surprise that Parkland County maintains low unemployment and a high average income.

By the Numbers

Population: 30,568
Population growth rate (2011-2015): 1%
Residential tax rate (mills): 3.7
Non-residential tax rate (mills): 7.2
Median home price: $624,999