St. Claude

Community Profile

Land area (square km): 1.80

Population density per square km: 328.1

Year 2001 2006 2011
Population 558 588 590

Total # of dwellings: 282

the village offers two restaurants, two gas stations, two garages, two grocery stores, a bank, a hardware store and two ATMs


  • The Saint-Claude Roman Catholic Church
  • North America’s Largest Smoking Pipe
  • Manitoba Dairy Museum Complex
  • The Saint-Claude Gardens
  • The Cenotaph
  • The Grotto
  • The Old Church Bell
  • The Gaol Museum and Tourist Office
Median earnings in 2005 $23 936
Female $21 795
Male $30 443

Sector of Employment

Dairy products  play an important role in the local economy since the processing plant owned by industry giant Parmalat is located in St. Claude, where it employs approximately 35 people. The plant produces cream, powdered skim milk and butter. The St. Claude Health Centre is also one of the town’s main employers with a staff of approximately 70 people.