Municipality Profiles

Town of Pense

Full Name: Town of Pense
Website: www.pense.ca
Census Division: 6

Demographics

In 2011, Pense had a population of 532, representing a percentage change of 4.9% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Pense was 7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 70% 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.

Pense occupies a land area of 1.32 square kilometres with a population density of 402 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.

98% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0% reported French only, and 0.9% 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)
    • 4 Councillors (elected at-large)

School Divisions

  • Prairie Valley School Division No. 208

Responsibilities

  • Garbage and Recycling
  • Protective Services
  • Sports and Recreation

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