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.

Find out more about the Whitecourt Advantage.

The Whitecourt Economic Development Committee is active in our community. A copy of the Committee's Strategic Plan is linked below.

Quick facts:

  • Population: 10,204 (2016 statistics)
    Total Males: 53.4%
    Total Females: 46.6%
  • Average age: 32 years
  • Whitecourt experienced a growth rate of approximately 6.2% 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.

Whitecourt Economic Development Package

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



Do you have questions about investing in Whitecourt? Contact our economic development team or call the Town Office at 780-778-2273