Rural Municipality of Eldon
Full Name: Rural Municipality of Eldon No. 471
Census Division: 17
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.
Method of Voting: Paper Ballot
Offices to be Elected:
- Reeve (elected at-large)
- 3 Councillors (elected in divisions 1, 3, 5)
- Total Annual Expenses: $14,267,422 (2015 Actuals)
- Total Annual Revenues: $6,769,404 (2015 Actuals)
- Northwest School Division No. 203
- Waste Management