City of Yorkton Statistics

  • Population 17,603 [2008 Health Estimate]
  • Largest City on the TransCanada Yellowhead Highway [Hwy 16] between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Saskatoon, Sk.
  • Largest city in east central Saskatchewan, an area of approximately 14,000 square miles
  • Annual wholesale and retail sales have doubled in the past five years to more than $230 million
  • Other main regional industries include agriculture, potash mining,manufacturing, tourism and health services
  • More than 500 modern hotel rooms, to host major events and conferences such as the 1999 Royal Bank Cup and the 2000 Saskatchewan Summer Games
  • City-owned Gallagher Leisure Centre with hockey arena, curling rink, pavilion and convention centre [new wave pool and flexi hall] one of the finest in the province
Location and Climate
Altitude: 1,656 ft
Latitude: 51 16" N
Longitude: 102 28" W/O

Yorkton avoids extreme weather conditions, such as blizzards, found on the open prairies. Yorkton also enjoys low humidity combined with one of the highest averages of daily sunshine in North America.

Distances
Regina 190 km (118 miles)
Saskatoon 326 km (203 miles)
Winnipeg 451 km (280 miles)
Edmonton 851 km (529 miles)
US Border 241 km (150 miles)

Trading Area Population
Population within 50 km radius 31,639
Population within 100 km radius 57,309
Population within 150 km radius 100,092

For additional statistics and information on Yorkton and area, please visit the following link on our Online Business Package: Yorkton Profile 2008

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