Municipality Profiles

Town of Maidstone

Full Name: Town of Maidstone
Website: townofmaidstone.com
Census Division: 17

Demographics

In 2011, Maidstone had a population of 1,156, representing a percentage change of 11.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Maidstone was 18%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 61% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 21%. 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.

Maidstone occupies a land area of 4.5 square kilometres with a population density of 253 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.

93% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 0.8% 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.

Elections Notes

  • Offices to be Elected

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

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $1,891,847 (2013 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $1,943,576 (2013 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential (2015)
    • Mill Rate: 10.25 mills
    • Base Tax: $350.00
    • Mill Rate Factor: 1.0500

School Divisions

  • Northwest School Division No. 203

Responsibilities

  • Emergency Services: Ambulance, RCMP Detachment, Fire Department
  • Recreation and Parks
  • Public Works – Water Treatment 
  • Animal Services
  • Landfill, Garbage and Recycling

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