Blackfalds Community Profile

Population 9,510 (2016 Census)

 A short 19 min or less drive from Red Deer, this charming little community has all the amenities you need.  A beautiful community with affordable housing and a young population (75% of the population is 40 years or younger).

 What can you do in Blackfalds?


-       Community Garden, for only $30 plant a beautiful little garden and meet your neighbors

-       Join one of the many churches in the community.

-       Volunteer and help out other as well as get to know your neighbors. 

-       Beautiful Recreation Centre

-       Indoor and Outdoor Rinks

-       Skate Park, Outdoor Spray Area and Multiple Playgrounds


The beautiful Abbey Centre holds the distinction as the only place in Canada where the Trans Canada trail heads indoors.


-       1 Elementary School

-       1 Intermediate Schoo

-       3 Middle and High schools

-       5 (K-9) Catholic Schools

-       2 Catholic High Schools


-       Walk in Clinic

-       2 Dentists

-       Eye Care,  Chiropractor and more

-       Close to Red Deer Regional Hospital or Lacombe Hospital

Blackfalds Business Facts

·       Entrepreneurs Welcome: We provide the support you need to start or grow your firm whether large or small we have market opportunities and expert advice

·       Low Cost Advantages: Among the most competitive tax environments in North America and no additional municipal business tax

·       Hub of Enterprise: Many large firms are already here creating a staging place for the development of massive projects here and further North in Alberta and beyond

·       Ideal Location: High visibility, access to 2.5 million people within a 2-hour drive along the CANAMEX Highway 2 and situated on a section of Highway 2A with high traffic volume counts
to major capital projects

·       Impressive Growth: As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Blackfalds has a projected high growth population rate of 9,510 in 2016 to 24,927 in 2030

·       Blackfalds energetic and competitive economic climate is made up of 290 companies, focused primarily in agriculture, natural resources, petrochemicals, construction, manufacturing and business services.

·       Given the area’s resounding year over year population growth, construction is a pillar of the economy Year 2014 was Blackfalds strongest to date, with an increase of 17% in building permits totaling $116 million across commercial, residential and public projects.

Debra Kerr
Debra Kerr
4440 - 49th Avenue Red Deer AB T4N 3W6