The Town of Taber is a vibrant and growing community. The
citizens, elected officials, and staff of Taber honor our pioneering past,
respect and enjoy the community of today while utilizing our vision and skills
to lay the groundwork for an exciting future.
Located within the South Central Region of the Province,
Taber’s trading and economic influence extends in a large radius around the
Town and includes massive agricultural tracts, numerous hamlets and villages
within the Municipal District of Taber. The large trading area surrounding
Taber includes approximately 24,000 people. This centric trading relationship
ensures that Taber enjoys a competitive retail sector, is able to offer
comprehensive financial and legal options, and has a variety of recreational
opportunities that are unavailable elsewhere within our trading area.
As with all communities, our people are the greatest asset.
According to Statistics Canada, Taber is defined as a rural small town with a
population of 8,104 persons in 2011. The
population within rural Canada has been decreasing by 0.4% in the past 5 years
but Taber has defied this statistic and continues to grow at a 1.35% population
increase per year. Taber’s population is also unique in that over 30% of the
residents are under the age of 15. This makes Taber, according to the 2006
Federal Census the fourth youngest small town in Canada with a median age of
The Town of Taber has comprehensive medical care options, an
active arts community, and a vibrant sports culture. The recreational opportunities
include an 18 hole golf course, various parks and sports fields, and a Town
owned inclusive Community Centre. In addition the Town boasts eight schools, a
hospital, and 911 emergency services which include the Taber Fire Department,
Emergency Medical Services, and the Town of Taber Police Department.
infrastructure and first rate community services and recreational facilities,
the Town of Taber can capitalize on the economic prosperity of today to build a
Town ready to face the future. We aspire to achieve a minimal negative impact on
our environment and hope to leave a legacy of responsible environmental
management to our successors.
The citizens of Taber
have the skills, spirit, and drive to continue to make Taber...
A Great Place to Grow!
Census Data 2012
Taber Community Profile
Town of Taber Civic Address Map