Town of Windsor
Full name: Town of Windsor
Geographic region: Hants County
In 2011, Windsor had a population of 3,785 representing a percentage change of 2.0% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Windsor was 26.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 60.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.3%. 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.
Windsor occupies a land area of 9.06 square kilometres with a population density of 417.8 persons per square kilometre. This compares to Nova Scotia’s provincial land area of 52,939.44 square kilometres with a population density of 17.4 persons per square kilometre.
95.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.2% reported French only, and 3.7% 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.
Method of Voting: Electronic Voting (computer and telephone) or Paper Ballot
Voter Turnout (2012): 30.18%
Offices to be elected:
- Mayor (elected at-large)
- 4 Councillors (elected at-large)
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Total annual expenses: $7,554,444 (2015 Actuals)
Total annual revenues: $8,856,523 (2015 Actuals)
Residential tax rate: 1.90% (2016-2017)
Conditional transfers from government: $745,199
Unconditional transfers from government: $432,708
Mayor’s salary: $22,286
Councillor’s salary: $13,045
- Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
- Conseil scolaire acadien provinciale
- Fire Services
- Community Development, Tourism & Recreation
- Parks, Recreation and Culture
- Public Works, Solid Waste & Water/Sewer