Municipality Profiles

Northern Town of La Ronge

Full Name: Northern Town of La Ronge
Website: www.laronge.ca
Census Division: 18

Demographics

In 2011, La Ronge had a population of 2,304, representing a percentage change of -15.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in La Ronge was 4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 68% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 25%. 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.

La Ronge occupies a land area of 11 square kilometres with a population density of 194 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.

81% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 1% reported French only, and 15% 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

  • Offices to be Elected:
    • Mayor (elected at-large)
    • 6 Councillors (elected at-large)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $6,397,772 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $6,123,886  (2015 Actuals)
  • Provincial transfers:
    • Conditional: $319,088 (2015 Actuals)
    • Unconditional: $4,035,934 (2015 Actuals)

School Divisions

  • Northern Lights School Division No.113

Responsibilities

  • Garbage and Landfill
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Fire and Rescue Services
  • Regional Waste and Recycling

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