History of Betula Beach

Betula Beach is a summer village in Alberta, Canada & The village of Betula Beach was incorporated January 1, 1960.

Area: .2 sq. km  Time Zone: Betula Beach lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The largest community within a 80 km radius is Edmonton. It is located about 77 km to the east of Betula Beach. Edmonton has a population of 812,000 people. The next largest community is Saint Albert. It is located about 69 km to the east of Betula Beach and has a population of 57,700 people. For comparison, Betula Beach has a population of 16 people.

Betula Beach - Value of Land Title Transfers

Land transfers in Betula Beach for 2017 totalled $1.5 million in value. The value of land title transfers in Betula Beach greatly increased 64.7% year-over-year, and increased 769.6% in the last five years. Betula Beach is the first fastest growing municipality in the province.

Value of Land Title Transfers

Trend 2016 2017 Annual Change
Going Up $910,500 $1,500,000 64.7%
Source Attribution: Adapted from information provided by Service Alberta, Alberta Land Titles .

Betula Beach - Dwelling Units

Betula Beach had 5 dwelling units in 2015. The number of dwelling units in Betula Beach increased 0 year-over-year, and increased 0 in the last five years.

Trend 2014 2015 Annual Change
No Change 5 5 0
Source Attribution: Adapted from information provided by the municipalities in their statistical and financial information returns submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Betula Beach - Population

Betula Beach had a population of 16 in 2016. The population of Betula Beach greatly increased 6.67% year-over-year, and increased 60.0% in the last five years. Betula Beach is the 9th fastest growing municipality in the province.

Population

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  15 16 6.67%
Source Attribution: Adapted from Statistics Canada, Population Estimates (custom data request) and Alberta Municipal Affairs Population Lists. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Betula Beach - Value of Building Permits

Betula Beach saw $780,000 of building permits issued in 2016, increasing 0 from $0 in 2015. The industrial segment had the largest increase over last year, increasing 0 to $0.

Value of Building Permits

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  $0 $780,000 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from Statistics Canada, Building Permits Survey (custom data request). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Betula Beach - Number of Building Permits

Betula Beach issued 4 building permits in 2016, increasing 0 from 0 in 2015. The industrial segment had the largest increase over last year, increasing 0 to 0.

Number of Building Permits

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  0 4 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from Statistics Canada, Building Permits Survey (custom data request). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Betula Beach - Employment Insurance Recipients

0 people in Betula Beach received employment insurance in 2016, increasing 0 from 0 in 2015. The male segment had the lowest increase over last year, increasing 0 to 0.

Employment Insurance Recipients

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  0 0 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from Statistics Canada, Employment Insurance Statistics (EIS). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Betula Beach - Municipal Mill Rate

The 2016 municipal mill rate in Betula Beach was 2.41%, increasing 0 from 0 in 2015.

Definition: The Mill rate is the amount of tax payable per dollar of the assessed value of a property. The mill rate is based on "mills"; as each mill is one-thousandth of a currency unit, one mill is equivalent to one-tenth of a cent or $0.001. Property tax in dollar terms is calculated by multiplying the assessed property value and the mill rate and dividing by 1,000. As a property may be subject to tax by a number of different authorities, mill rates are set by each taxing authority so as to meet the revenue projections in their budgets.

Municipal Mill Rate

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  N/A 2.41 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from information provided by the municipalities in their statistical and financial information returns submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Betula Beach - Property Assessments

The total value of equalized property assessments for Betula Beach in 2016 was $18.6 million, increasing 11.8% from $16.6 million in 2015. The residential segment had the largest increase over last year, increasing 11.8% to $18.5 million.

Property Assessments

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  $16.6M $18.6M 11.8%
Source Attribution: Adapted from information provided by the municipalities in their statistical and financial information returns submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Betula Beach - Residential Share of Property Assessments

The residential share of property assesments in Betula Beach was 99.7% in 2016, the 12th highest in the province. The residential share of property assessments in Betula Beach greatly increased 15.1% year-over-year, and increased 0.03% in the last five years.

Definition: The percentage of total municipal property assessments represented by residential property. This gives an approximate guide to the proportion of residential vs non-residential property assets in a jurisdiction.

Residential Share of Property Assessments

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
Going Up 86.6% 99.7% 15.1%
Source Attribution: Adapted from information provided by the municipalities in their statistical and financial information returns submitted to Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Betula Beach - % Small Businesses

In 2016, 0 of businesses in Betula Beach were small businesses. The percentage of small businesses in Betula Beach increased 0 year-over-year, and increased 0 in the last five years.

% Small Businesses

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  N/A 0 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from Statistics Canada, Establishment Counts by CSD, derived from the Business Register. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Betula Beach - CO₂ Eq. Emissions

Betula Beach had 0 tonnes of CO₂ eq. emissions from producers emitting over 50 kt in 2016, increasing 0 from 0 tonnes in 2015. The CO₂ equivalent segment had the lowest increase over last year, increasing 0 to 0 tonnes.

Definition: Amount of CO₂ equivalent emissions from facilities emitting over 50kt, as required by Canada's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP). CO₂ equivalent is a term for describing different green house gases (like methane, nitrous oxide, HFCs, etc.) in a common unit. The CO₂ equivalent would signify the amount of CO₂ required to have a equivalent greenhouse effect.

CO₂ Eq. Emissions (Tonnes)

Trend 2015 2016 Annual Change
  0 0 N/A
Source Attribution: Adapted from Environment and Climate Change Canada; Reported Facility Greenhouse Gas Data. This does not constitute an endorsement by Environment and Climate Change Canada of this product.