Demographics

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Medicine Hat and Region

Medicine Hat serves a total population of 145,000 people in Southeast Alberta and Southwest Saskatchewan.

Located along the TransCanada Highway, Box Springs Business Park serves 29,000 highway vehicles per day and an estimated 1,500 full-time employees working within 5 kilometres of the park.

Medicine Hat is growing with major projects underway. Aurora Sun, a 1.2 million square foot cannabis production facility that will employ 450 people upon completion in 2019. The 200 megawatt Whitla Wind Facility is a $325 million project located 60 kilometres from Medicine Hat.

Regional Populations

  • Medicine Hat: 76,280
  • Bow Island: 5,564
  • Swift Current: 30,718
  • Maple Creek: 10,854
  • TOTAL: 145,391

Major Facilities

Within 5km of Box Springs Business Park

Daily Traffic Counts

  • Trans-Canada Highway: 29,000
  • Box Springs Road: 6,000
  • Box Springs Boulevard: 2,000
  • Boundary Road SE: 3,570
  • TOTAL: 40,570

Medicine Hat’s local economy is vibrant and diversified. Major industries include petrochemicalsoil and gas, manufacturing, retail, and public services.

Medicine Hat affords an outstanding quality of life. The Canalta Centre, the Family Leisure Centre, and the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre are world-class facilities. Housing prices are among the lowest in Alberta. From the Medicine Hat Tigers to the Cypress Hills, entertainment and dining options abound.

Business support and community organizations include: