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Postal Code T8W - Grande Prairie, Alberta

Primary CityGrande Prairie
Area of Postal Code T8W344.5 km²
Male Population8,804 (51.1%)
Female Population8,408 (48.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +148.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +36.5%
Median Age31.4 years
Male Median Age31.4 years
Female Median Age31.5 years
Area Codes403780
Postal Code ExtensionsT8W 0A1 | T8W 0A2 | T8W 0A3 | T8W 0A4 | T8W 0A5 | T8W 0A6 | T8W 0A7 | T8W 0A8 | T8W 0A9 | T8W 0B1 | More
NeighborhoodsCentre West Industrial Park, Community Knowledge Campus, Country Club Estates, Country Club West, Mission Heights, O'Brien Lake, Pinnacle Ridge, Westpointe
Local TimeSunday 2:55 PM
TimezoneMountain Daylight Time
Coordinates55.142585103120155° / -118.80632150116632°
Related Postal CodesT8LT8NT8RT8ST8TT8V

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Postal Code T8W Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density20.1 / km²29.2 / km²36.6 / km²50.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

T8W Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 36.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code T8W+148.2%+70.9%+36.5%
Grande Prairie+139.7%+67.6%+35.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code T8W Median Age

Median Age: 31.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code T8W31.4 years31.5 years31.4 years
Grande Prairie30.4 years30.5 years30.4 years
Alberta36.5 years37.1 years35.9 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code T8W Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 57377151,452
85 Plus5088138
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code T8W Population Density

Population Density: 50.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code T8W17,212344.5 km²50.0 / km²
Grande Prairie62,857136.6 km²460.0 / km²
Alberta4.1 million663,102.6 km²6.11 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code T8W Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1910 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in T8W
 Mission Heights: 28.9%
 Community Knowledge Campus: 17.6%
 Centre West Industrial Park: 16.4%
 Westpointe: 6.6%
 Country Club Estates: 5.1%
 O'Brien Lake: 5.1%
 Other: 20.3%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 16.5%
 Professional Services: 12.4%
 Industry: 11.3%
 Restaurants: 10.1%
 Home Services: 9.5%
 Automotive: 5.6%
 Sports & Activities: 5.2%
 Other: 29.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair84.20.5
Gas stations83.90.5
Beauty salons104.30.6
Loan companies53.10.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets134.00.8
General contractors2922.7 years4.41.7
Moving companies65.00.3
Construction621 years4.80.3
Construction of buildings2421.6 years4.41.4
Freight/commercial transport819.3 years4.00.5
Wholesale of construction supplies822.1 years4.20.5
Wholesale of machinery1323.9 years4.00.8
Technical construction services104.30.6
Fast food restaurants54.00.3
Clothing stores64.00.3
Electronics stores63.80.3
Hardware stores84.10.5
Household appliances and goods93.80.5
Fitness centers74.30.4

Business distribution by price for Postal Code T8W

 Inexpensive: 51.6%
 Moderate: 38.7%
 Very Expensive: 9.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code T8W CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code T8W281,162 t16.3 t816.2 t/km²
Grande Prairie1,021,914 t16.3 t7,478 t/km²
Alberta65,353,612 t16.1 t98.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code T8W CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)281,162 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)816.2 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
5/3/9511:12 AM3.346.7 kmNoneAlberta, Canadausgs.gov

Primary City

Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. It is located at the intersection of Highway 43 (part of the CANAMEX Corridor) and Highway 40 (the Bighorn Highway), approximat..  ︎  Grande Prairie Wikipedia Page

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