Cochrane Tourism

Visit Cochrane - Best of Cochrane

Cochrane /ˈkɒkrən/ is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta. The town is located 18 km west of the Calgary city limits along Highway 1A. With a population of 17,580, Cochrane is the second largest town in Alberta and one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. It is part of Calgary's census metropolitan area and a member community of the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP). The town is surrounded by Rocky View County.


Planning a vacation to Cochrane in Canada? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Banff also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Banff for its bountiful attractions like Banff National Park, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka on your trip to Cochrane. Popular vacation packages of Cochrane are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Cochrane*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cochrane

    Know the pollution level of Cochrane before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.59 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.45 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.71 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20.34 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.26 (Low)
  • Cochrane: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cochrane for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cochrane.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.49 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25.2 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.74 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.14 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.64 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 23.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.76 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.72 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.2 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.88 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.46 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cochrane - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cochrane is 165.8 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 67.76 (High)
    • Climate Index 33.41 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 25.38 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.94 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.67 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.95 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.46 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.7 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cochrane

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cochrane

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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