Key Statistics

Founded: 1955
Area: 698.12 km2
Population: 12,000

Median Age of Population:

  • Male: 49.6
  • Female: 49.1
  • Total: 49.4

Population 15 years or older:

  • Male: 4,870
  • Female: 5,375
  • Total: 10 245

Population Density per Square Kilometer: 16.5

Average Temperature: 

  • Winter: -15 c
  • Summer: 20 c

Average Rainfall: 52.7 mm 

Average Snowfall: 26.4 cm

Elementary Schools: 5

  • Central Public School
  • Esten Park Public School
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Ecole George Vanier
  • Our Lady of Fatima

High Schools: 2

  • Elliot Lake Secondary School
  • Villa Francaise des Jeunes

Adult Learning Centres: 2

  • Adult Education Centre
  • Villa Française des Jeunes Education des Adultes

Post Secondary Institutions within a 2 Hour Drive: 5

Percentage of Population Between the ages of 25-64 with High School Education or Higher: 66%

Percentage of Francophone Population: 26.9%

Total Number of Families:  3725

Average Number of People per Family: 2.6

Average Earnings: $37 638

Largest Employer: St. Joseph's General Hospital: (303 employees)

Number of Owned Dwellings: 3 265

Number of Rented Dwellings: 2 230

Total Number of Occupied Houses: 5 495

 Average Cost per House: $57 524

Real Estate Agencies: 3

  • Royal LePage Realty North Inc.
  • Re/Max Nu-Trend Realty
  • The Real Estate Stop Inc.
  • Oak Realty Ltd.

Number of Banks: 6

  • CIBC
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Toronto Dominion/Canada Trust Bank
  • Royal Bank
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Northern Credit Union

Highways: Highway 108, TransCanada Highway 17

Airport: Elliot Lake Municipal Airport

Nearby Cities:

  • Sudbury (160 km)
  • Sault Ste. Marie ( 170 km)

Time Zone:  Eastern Standard Time

Provincial Electoral District:  Algoma - Manitoulin

Member of Parliament:  Carol Hughes 

Member of Provincial Parliament:  Mike Mantha

Area Code:  (705)

Postal Code:  P5A