Key demographics from the 2016 Census for Fraser

  • Total Population 3,489.
  • 66.52% of Fraser residents are Canadian citizens compared with the city of Edmonton as a whole,  which is at 60.65%.
  • The Fraser neighbourhood population in the 2012 Municipal Census was 3,305. Therefore in 6 years, the neighbourhood’s population has grown by 5% compared to the city of Edmonton’s growth during that same period of 10%.
  • Approximately 60% of the Fraser residents speak only English at home, with Spanish (2.75%), French (2.51%), and Punjabi (2.75%) as the next most frequently spoken.  Approximately 47% of Edmonton residents speak English only at home.
  • 31.67% of Fraser residents are employed 30+ hours per week.
  • Approximately 18% of residents earn less than $60,000 per year; 15% of residents earn between $60,000 and $100,000 per year, and 18.59% of residents earn over $100,000 per year.
  • The largest employment sector for Fraser residents is the construction sector (10.65%) with the next largest sector being health care and social assistance at 8.89%. For the city of Edmonton as a whole, comparative numbers are 10.85% of the population being employed in the health care and social assistance sector(largest sector of employment) with the next largest sector of employment in construction at 9.21%.
  • 21.17% of Fraser residents have a high school diploma or equivalent and 28.56% of residents have some form of post-secondary education whereas the city of Edmonton reports 20.44% of the total population with a high school diploma or equivalent and 41.09% with some form of post-secondary education.

  • The top five 311 requests for the Fraser neighbourhood are: (1) Tax monthly payment plan web request, (2) Parking abandoned vehicle, (3) Parking – Safety and other, (4) Untidy property, and (5) Road potholes.