Municipality Profiles

Town of Unity

Full Name: Town of Unity
Website: www.townofunity.com
Census Division: 13

Demographics

In 2011, Unity had a population of 2,389 representing a percentage change of 11.3% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Unity was 23.0%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 56.4% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 20.6%. 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.

Unity occupies a land area of 9.77 square kilometres with a population density of 244.6 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.

90.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.0% reported French only, and 8.8% 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: $3,982,060 (2014 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $5,029,883 (2014 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential 
    • Mill Rate: 14.65 mills
    • Mill Rate Factor: 0.800

School Divisions

  • Living Sky School Division 202
  • Light of Christ Catholic School Division

Responsibilities

  • Public Works 
  • Culture, Parks and Recreation
  • Volunteer Fire Department
  • RCMP Detachment
  • Water and Sewer Utility

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