Airdrie is a Canadian city located within the province of Alberta. This city has a population of 68,091 according to 2018 data. Airdrie was first established in the late 1800s, was designated as a village in the early 1900s when the first farmhouse, store, and post office was added to the rail stop, was made a town in the 1970s and was finally designated as a city in 1985.
Size and Population Density of Airdrie
Breaking the population down further shows that with an area spread across over 32 square miles, the population density is 1,886 residents per square mile.
Almost 94% of the population is white. Airdrie is also home to many visible ethnic groups, including South Asians, Chinese, Latin Americans, Arabs, Koreans, and Japanese. In all, the minority population makes up 3.1% of the total population. Three percent of the population are aborigines.
The popular religions among the population of Airdrie are Christianity (Protestant, Catholic, etc.) which comes in with approximately 72$ of the population, no religion which comes in at 24%, and Muslim and non-Christian faiths at just under 2%.
English is spoken by at least 93% of the population, with some of the population using French as well.
The median age of the population in Airdrie is approximately 32.4 years of age.
In terms of population growth, the city has seen steady growth throughout the years, only recording losses on the official census in the years between 1911 and 1916 and again between 1936 and 1941. Since then, the city has seen double-digit growth between each census, even growing almost 500% between 1976 and 1981. Between 2015 and 2016, the city grew by 5.4%. The average growth rate over the last five years is 7.48%, showing that steady growth will likely continue.