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Melfort - City, Saskatchewan, Canada





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Population in 2011: 5,576
Population in 2006: 5,192
Population in 2001: 5,559

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

7.4%
Saskatchewan:

6.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city -6.6%
Province -1.1%

Total private dwellings: 2,464
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,379
Land area (km2): 14.78

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

377.3
Nearby towns and cities:

407.0


This city population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

43.8
Saskatchewan:

38.2
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

81.5%
Province:

80.9%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Universities in this city

  • Cumberland College

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in this city in 2005

Melfort families and households characteristics

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,650
This city:

58.3%
Province:

58.4%
Male: 1,330
This city:

63.8%
Province:

59.6%
Female: 1,325
Here:

53.9%
Province:

57.3%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,890
Here:

41.6%
Province:

41.6%
Male: 755
Here:

36.2%
Saskatchewan:

40.4%
Female: 1,135
Here:

46.1%
Province:

42.7%

This city - Married

Melfort - Not married

Melfort marital status details

Radio stations located in Melfort

  • CJVR-FM (105.1 MHz)
  • CKJH (750 kHz)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 40
This city:

0.8%
Province:

3.6%
Male: 15
Here:

0.6%
Saskatchewan:

3.7%
Female: 25
Here:

0.9%
Province:

3.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 305
Here:

6.0%
Saskatchewan:

14.9%
Male: 130
This city:

5.6%
Province:

14.8%
Female: 180
Here:

6.6%
Province:

14.9%

Melfort Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Sports teams located in this city

  • Melfort Mustangs (Hockey)

Noteworthy people related to Melfort

Birthplace of:
  • Jaden Schwartz (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Bill Gillespie
  • Nicole Watt (Figure Skater)
  • Tyson Strachan (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Garret Bembridge (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Gerhardt Wilfred Hyatt
  • Steven Gregory Woods
  • Arthur Hill
  • Lorne Henning (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Pascal Wollach (Swimmer)

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
Here:

60.7%
Saskatchewan:

68.4%
Employment rate
This city:

57.2%
Saskatchewan:

64.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

5.8%
Saskatchewan:

5.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Melfort

Airports in Melfort

  • Melfort

Buildings located in Melfort

  • Beth Israel Synagogue

Federal Corporations In This City

  • WAHKOTOWIN FAMILY AND CHILDWELLNESS SOCIETY INC. (417 MAIN STREET, Directors: BERNICE MARION, BLANCHE SANDERSON, DOREEN WHITEHEAD, GAIL SANDERSON, LENA MOOSTOOS, MARIA BRITTAIN)
  • MELFORT & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (P.O. Box: 2002, Directors: CLINT MASON, DARLENE KOENDERS, DUSTIN FRIESEN, GARTH BRADLEY, GRANT SCHUTTLE, JUDY DICKIE, KAY GRINDE, KEN MAARAGA, LORI FRIESEN, RON BOWDITEN, TRACEY MACNAUGHTON)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Melfort

Mobility status in 2006

Melfort - Place of residence in 2005

Melfort - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

23,553 CAD
Saskatchewan:

23,025 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

21,644 CAD
Saskatchewan:

23,755 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This city:

14.1%
Province:

14.4%
Earnings and income details for this city

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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