Edmonton, AB : Canada

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What it's Like to Retire in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton is the provincial capital of Alberta and the second largest city in the province with a population over 700,000.  It is an important regional center from a cultural and an economic aspect. The oil and energy boom helped spur the development of Edmonton. Called the Festival City, it is home to one of the world's largest malls and Canada's largest historic park.

Where to Retire in Edmonton, AB and Home Prices

The city has an active development plan with a vital downtown and a wealth of neighborhoods, old and new, radiating from that center.
Average home prices hover between $100,000 - $200,000.

What is special about Edmonton, AB

Edmonton is one of North America's most vital cities, way up in Canada. Edmonton's river valley constitutes the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America. Many interesting neighborhoods.  A large variety of tourist attractions, many of them indoors.

What is not special about Edmonton, AB

Be prepared for cold winters

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Climate and Physical Environment

The city is located on the North Saskatchewan River in the center of the province. This area has some of the most fertile farmland on Canada's prairies.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The city has a thriving nightlife and a number of cultural venues such as theatres and the Edmonton Symphony. The University of Alberta is only one of the colleges in town.  There are 70 museums in Edmonton.


Crime in Edmonton is slightly below average.

Medical facilities

Edmonton is served by 4 main hospitals


Edmonton has 2 airports, light rail and buses.

Valuable Links

The Wikipedia entry for Edmonton has a wealth of information about this important regional center.

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Facts about EDMONTON, AB
  • State: CANADA
  • Environment: Urban,College Town,Mountain,Outdoor Oriented,
  • City Population: 100,001+
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: NA
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 111-120 (high)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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