Calgary Census 2018
Calgary population growing steadily.
With a response rate of nearly 99%, the Calgary Census is an accurate snapshot of the city’s residents and housing. The overall impression? Calgary is growing. All indicators show a more thriving city than last year’s numbers.
A quick summary:
- Calgary’s population grew from 1,246,337 in April 2017 to 1,267,344 in April 2018.
- Beltline leads the way in growth with a population increase of 1,668 residents.
- Housing stock continues to increase with an addition of 8,999 dwelling units, bringing the total number of dwelling units in the city to 515,391
- The number of vacant dwelling units in Calgary is now 19,408, a decrease of 4,145 from the 23,553 vacancies in 2017.
- The number of dwellings under construction is 8,228 up 1,691 from 6,537 in 2017.
A curious mind can find all sorts of detailed information, such as the dwelling types we like, the average number of occupants in each home in every community, how many non-homeowners are living in your neighbourhood or how many vacant homes there are.
View the 2018 Calgary Census Report