City of Saskatoon
Full Name: City of Saskatoon
Census Division: 11
In 2011, Saskatoon had a population of 222,189, representing a percentage change of 9.8% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Saskatoon was 12.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 70.21% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17%. 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.
Saskatoon occupies a land area of 209.56 square kilometers with a population density of 1060.3 persons per square kilometer. This compares to the provincial land area of 588,239.21 square kilometres with a population density of 1.8 persons per square kilometre.
83.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.5% reported French only, and 15.5% 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.
Method of Voting: Paper Ballot
Voter Turnout (2012): 36.86%
Offices to be Elected:
- Mayor (elected at-large)
- 10 Councillors (elected by ward)
- Saskatoon Mayoral Candidate Q&A: studentvote.ca/skmunicipal2016/saskatoon-mayoral-candidates
- Total Annual Expenditures: $735,262,000 (2015 unaudited)
- Total Annual Revenues: $945,825,000 (2015 unaudited)
- Property Tax Rate: Residential
- Mill Rate: 7.257
- Mill Rate Factor: 0.9448
- Mayor’s Salary: $121,436.10 per annum (1/3 tax exempt) (2014)
- Councillor’s Salary: $54,646.25 per annum (1/3 tax exempt) (2014)
- Saskatoon Public School Board Division No. 13 (Wards 1-10)
- St. Paul’s Roman Catholic School Board Division No. 20
- Conseil scolaire fransaskois
- Culture & Arts
- Fire Services
- Grants & Social Programs
- Heritage & History
- Police Services
- Parks and Recreation
- Transit Services
- Waste & Recycling
- Water & Sewer