Town of Arcola
Full Name: Town of Arcola
Census Division: 1
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.
Method of Voting: Paper Ballot
Offices to be Elected
- Mayor (elected at-large)
- 5 Councillors (elected at-large)
- Total Annual Expenses: $1,225,828 (2015 Actuals)
- Total Annual Revenues: $1,433,905 (2015 Actuals)
- Southeast Cornerstone Public School Division #209
- Conseil scolaire fransaskois
- Landfill, Garbage and Recycling
- Water Treatment
- Recreation services
- Emergency Services