Municipality Profiles

City of Humboldt

Full Name: City of Humboldt
Website: www.humboldt.ca
Census Division: 15

Demographics

In 2011, Humboldt had a population of 5,678 representing a percentage change of 13.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Humboldt was 24.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 59.0% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 16.1%. 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.

Humboldt occupies a land area of 13.46 square kilometres with a population density of 421.9 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.

89.4% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.0% reported French only, and 9.6% 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 at-large)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses:  $12,005,800 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $14,311,798 (2015 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential 
    • Mill Rate:  16.0 mills
    • Mill Rate Factor: 0.434 mills
    • Base Tax: $500
  • Provincial transfers (conditional): $182,995
  • Mayor’s Salary: $23,678
  • Councillor’s Salary: $6,268

School Divisions

  • Horizon School Division No. 205
  • Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools

Responsibilities

  • Public Works and Utilities (Road Services, Storm Water, Water and Sewer Services)
  • Business Improvement District
  • Culture Services
  • Community and Leisure Services (Including: Parks, Trails and Playgrounds)
  • Capital Construction Projects
  • Municipal Airport

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