Municipality Profiles

Rural Municipality of Buffalo

Full Name: Rural Municipality of Buffalo No.409
Census Division: 13


In 2011, Buffalo had a population of 506, representing a percentage change of -3.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Buffalo was 10%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 76% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 11%. 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.

Buffalo occupies a land area of 1,222 square kilometres with a population density of 0.04 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 588,239.21 square kilometres with a population density of 1.8 persons per square kilometre.

95% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 0.9% reported French only, and 2.9% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, Saskatchewan’s provincial percentages were 85.6% for English only, 1.6% for French only and 12.8% for only non-official languages.

Elections Notes

  • Offices to be Elected

    • Reeve (elected at-large)
    • 6 Councillors (elected at-large)

 School Divisions

  • Northern Lights Division No. 113

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