Invest In Whitecourt

Whitecourt has a reputation as the place to do business in northern Alberta.  We offer a blend of rural and urban living, with a pro-business climate, and superior lifestyle opportunities.  Whitecourt's key business advantages include our:

  • Central location between the urban centers of Edmonton and Grande Prairie;
  • Modern recreational facilities;
  • Countless outdoor leisure opportunities;
  • Dynamic and thriving economy;
  • Expanding health services;
  • Affordable housing and living;
  • Young and productive workforce;
  • Excellent transportation system (road, rail, and air);
  • Established telecommunication infrastructure.
The Whitecourt Economic Development Committee is active in our community.  A copy of the Committee's Strategic Plan is linked below.

Quick facts:

  • Population: 10,574 (2013 statistics)
    • Total Males: 5,530 (53.4%)
    • Total Females: 4,831 (46.6%)
  • Average age: 32 years
  • Whitecourt experienced a growth rate of approximately 5% per year since the 2011 federal census.
  • 74% of the population is between the ages of 15 and 64 years (in the labour force).
  • Average number of people per household: 2.6.

Economic Development Package

For more information on Whitecourt contact the Economic Development Coordinator at 780-778-2273.


Joint Economic Development Package

Town of Whitecourt
5004 52 Avenue, Box 509
Whitecourt  AB  T7S 1N6
Ph: 780.778.2273   Fax: 780.778.4166
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