Rural Municipality of Francis
Full Name: Rural Municipality of Francis No. 127
Census Division: 6
In 2011, Francis had a population of 676, representing a percentage change of 0.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Francis was 9%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 67% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 22%. 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.
Francis occupies a land area of 1,106 square kilometres with a population density of 0.6 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.
Offices to be Elected
- Reeve (elected at-large)
- 4 Councillors (elected in divisions 1, 3, 4, 5)
Property Tax Rate: Residential
• Mill Rate: 6.50 mills
• Mill Rate Factor: 0.8
• Education Mill Rate: 5.03
- Prairie Valley School Division No. 208