Municipality Profiles

Town of Arcola

Full Name: Town of Arcola
Website: www.townofarcola.ca
Census Division: 1

Demographics

The village of Arcola was established on April 11, 1901, and reached town status on November 20, 1903. In 2011, Arcola had a population of 649 representing a percentage change of 27.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Arcola was 18.5%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 61.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 20.0%. 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.

Arcola occupies a land area of 3.39 square kilometres with a population density of 191.5 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.

97.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.8% reported French only, and 1.5% 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.

Elections Notes

  • Method of Voting: Paper Ballot

  • Offices to be Elected

    • Mayor (elected at-large)
    • 5 Councillors (elected at-large)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $1,225,828 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues:  $1,433,905 (2015 Actuals)

School Divisions

  • Southeast Cornerstone Public School Division #209
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Landfill, Garbage and Recycling
  • Water Treatment
  • Recreation services
  • Emergency Services

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