Municipality Profiles

City of Estevan

Full Name: City of Estevan
Website: estevan.ca
Census Division: 1

Demographics

In 2011, Estevan had a population of 11,054, representing a percentage change of 9.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Estevan was 13.66%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 75.49% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.77%. 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.

Estevan occupies a land area of 18.85 square kilometres with a population density of 586.6 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.

91.81% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.35% reported French only, and 6.84% 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

  • Method of Voting Paper Ballot

  • Offices to be Elected

    • Mayor (elected at-large)
    • 6 Councillors (elected by ward)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $24,642,952 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $26,185,146 (2015 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential
    • Mill Rate: 7.920 mills
    • Mill Rate Factor: 0.72
  • Mayor’s Salary: $43,200 (2016)
  • Councillor’s Salary: $14,400 (2016)

School Divisions

  • Southeast Cornerstone Public School Division #209
  • Holy Family Roman Catholic Separate School Division
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskoises

Responsibilities

  • Culture & Arts
  • Fire Services
  • Heritage & History
  • Police Services
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Waste & Recycling
  • Water & Sewer

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