The town of Laird has grown from 207 people in 2006 to 287 in 2011.

Laird has a school that goes from Kindergarten to Grade 8. From there kids go to Rosthern for high school.

Protective services come from nearby Rosthern which is about 20 minutes away.

Laird has amenities such as a curling rink, arena, churches, grocery store, gas station, automotive, restaurant, hair salon, hotel/bar, and a museum.

Real estate in Laird is fairly slow as it is about an hour away from Saskatoon so it is not a typical town that people would commute to and from Saskatoon.