Region of Queens Municipality
Full name: Region of Queens Municipality
Geographic region: Queens County
In 2011, Queens (Regional municipality) had a population of 10,917, representing a percentage change of -2.3% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Queens, RGM was 22.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 64.7% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 12.8%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.
Queens Regional Municipality occupies a land area of 2,392.85 square kilometres with a population density of 4.6 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 52,939.44 square kilometres with a population density of 17.4 persons per square kilometre.
97.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.8% reported French only, and 1.3% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 91.8% for English only, 3.4% for French only and 4.1% for only non-official languages.
Voter Turnout (2012): 46.72%
Offices to be elected:
- Mayor (elected at-large)
- 7 Councillors (7 Districts)
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Total annual expenses: $19,229,405 (2015 Actuals)
Total annual revenues: $20,093,887 (2015 Actuals)
Residential tax rate:
- District 1-12: 1.02%
- District 13: 1.90%
Mayor’s salary: $32,550
Councillor’s salary: $18,152
- South Shore Regional School Board
- Conseil scolaire acadien provinciale
- Waste Management
- Economic Development
- Emergency services
- Recreation – Parks, Trails and Waterways, Sports, Town Hall Arts and Culture Centre