The Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161 (2016 population: 1,163) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 7 and SARM Division No. 2. It is located in the south-central portion of the province, surrounding the City of Moose Jaw.
The RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 11, 1911.
Communities and localities
The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.
CitiesMoose JawVillagesTuxfordThe following unincorporated communities are within the RM.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 recorded a population of 1,163 living in 459 of its 524 total private dwellings, a 1.4% increase from its 2011 population of 1,147. With a land area of 793.73 km2 (306.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.8/sq mi) in 2016.In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 recorded a population of 1,147, a -6.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,228. With a land area of 793.73 km2 (306.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi) in 2011.
The RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Tuesday of every month. The reeve of the RM is Ron Brumwell while its administrator is Mike Wirges. The RM's office is located in Moose Jaw.