Municipality Profiles

City of North Battleford

Full Name: City of North Battleford
Website: www.cityofnb.ca
Census Division: 16

Demographics

In 2011, North Battleford had a population of 13,888 representing a percentage change of 5.3% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in North Battleford was 15.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 63.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 21.4%. 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.

North Battleford occupies a land area of 33.5 square kilometres with a population density of 414.0 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.

85.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.9% reported French only, and 12.4% 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: $35,531,491 (2014 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues  $37,301,580 (2014 Actuals)

School Divisions

  • Public: Living Sky School Division 202
  • Catholic:Light of Christ Catholic School Division
  • French: Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Parks and Recreation
  • Water Utility
  • North Battleford Public Transit System
  • North Battleford Library
  • Garbage and Recycling
  • Fire Services
  • RCMP North Battleford Detachment

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