Municipality Profiles

City of Melville

Full Name: City of Melville
Website: melville.ca
Census Division: 5

Demographics

In 2011, Melville had a population of 4,520, representing a percentage change of 8.9% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Melville was 24.34%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 65.71% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 16.37%. 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.

Melville occupies a land area of 14.82 square kilometres with a population density of 304.8 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.

88.64% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.70% reported French only, and 10.78% 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

  • Voter Turnout (2012): 32.71%

  • Offices to be Elected: 

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

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $8,232,226
  • Total Annual Revenues: $10,114,158
  • Property Tax Rate:
    • Universal Municipal Mill Rate: 14.61 mills (2014)

School Divisions

  • Good Spirit School Division
  • Christ the Teacher Catholic School Division
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Emergency Services
  • Water and Sewer
  • Waste Collection and Recycling
  • Transportation
  • Environmental and Public Health Services
  • Planning and Development
  • Recreation and Cultural Services

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