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Town of Rocky Mountain House
5116 50th Avenue
Box 1509
Rocky Mountain House, AB
T4T 1B2
Ph: (403) 845-2866
Fx: (403) 845-3230
Demographics & Statistics

The Economic Development departments for the Town of Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County have jointly launched an online Business Development Tool Kit to help existing and potential businesses, and site selectors, easily access information about the local economy, demographics and business environment.

Stronger Together Joint Economic Development 


Rocky Mountain House is made up of a healthy split of male and female persons, and a young, growing population, indicated by the peak amount of persons in the 25-29 age group listed in the Rocky Mountain House Census Profile and the surrounding Clearwater County Region. Younger families are growing in numbers in Rocky Mountain House, as the persons under the age of 30 are having babies indicated by the large amount of persons aged four years and younger.   

Rocky Mountain House Socio-Economic Profile provides comprehensive stats from the 2015 Census and was compiled by the Central Alberta Economic Partnership. Alberta Regional Dashboard Statistics for Rocky Mountain House.

Please view the Clearwater Regional Economic Profile for more information and detail on the region.

Building Permit Statistics
View the Building Permits and Values by Construction Types for information about building construction value given for the past ten years. For information regarding up-to-date monthly value per sector, view the Monthly Construction Value by Sector chart and the Building Permits Yearly Comparables  

Assessment Trends
Assessed property values in Rocky Mountain House have been growing year-over-year. Both residential and non-residential assessment was steadily rising, despite the economic recession in 2008. This indicates a healthy investment climate for real estate in Rocky Mountain House. 

Labour Force Characteristics
In central Alberta, the Rocky Mountain House area has seen some of the strongest labour force participation and lowest unemployment. While a good sign of a growing economy, this has put pressure on companies to attract and retain skilled labour in Rocky Mountain House.

For more information, view the 2017 Unemployment Rates.