Municipality Profiles

Rural Municipality of Eldon

Full Name: Rural Municipality of Eldon No. 471
Website: www.rmeldon.ca
Census Division: 17

Demographics

In 2011, Eldon had a population of 751, representing a percentage change of 0.1% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Eldon was 9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 70% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 19%. 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.

Eldon occupies a land area of 1,007 square kilometres with a population density of 0.7 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.

96% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 1% reported French only, and 2% 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: 

    • Reeve (elected at-large)
    • 3 Councillors (elected in divisions 1, 3, 5)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses:  $14,267,422 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $6,769,404 (2015 Actuals)

School Divisions

  • Northwest School Division No. 203

Responsibilities

  • Airport
  • Waste Management

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