Municipality Profiles

Town of Macklin

Full Name: Town of Macklin
Website: www.macklin.ca
Census Division: 13

Demographics

In 2011, Macklin had a population of 1,415 representing a percentage change of 9.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Macklin was 14.8%, 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 23.0%. 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.

Macklin occupies a land area of 3.14 square kilometres with a population density of 450.7 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.

88.4% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.4% reported French only, and 11.2% 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

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

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $2,165,577 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $2,484,477 (2015 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential 
    • Uniform Municipal Mill Rate: 6.750 Mills (2014)

School Divisions

  • Living Sky School Division No. 202

Responsibilities

  • Parks and Recreation
  • Macklin Library
  • Water and Sewer Utility
  • Waste Management
  • Macklin’s RCMP Detachment
  • World Bunnock Championships

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