Did you know that Strathcona County is a specialized municipality? It has an intricate kind of co-operation between its rural and urban businesses as it offers a wide range of agricultural, industrial and commercial opportunities. Recently, it backed an “Urban Reserve” area, Bremner, for development, offering 9,800 potential jobs. The county issued more than $76 million worth of commercial building permits last year.

By the Numbers

Population: 95,597
Population growth rate (2011-2015): 8%
Residential tax rate (mills): 4.3
Non-residential tax rate (mills): 3.8
Median home price: $749,801