Thursday, December 1, 2022

2019 Census shows Lethbridge has hit population milestone

The City of Lethbridge has hit a population milestone.

The 2019 Census results have been finalized and there are now 101,482 people living in Lethbridge.

That’s a population increase of 1.72% from last year.

City Clerk Bonnie Hilford says the information shows a steady growth in all major areas of the city but the west side saw the largest population increase with just over 2%.According to the data, the average Lethbridge resident is 38.4 years old.

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These latest census results also mean Lethbridge has surpassed Red Deer in the population category.

According to that city’s 2019 census data, also released Monday, there are a mere 480 fewer residents living there.

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