L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality

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L'Île-d'Orléans
Location of L'Île-d'Orléans
Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceQuebec
RegionCapitale-Nationale
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatSainte-Famille
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJean-Pierre Turcotte
Area
 • Total268.50 km2 (103.67 sq mi)
 • Land192.85 km2 (74.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total7,082
 • Density36.7/km2 (95/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 5.5%
 • Dwellings
3,703
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
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L'Île-d'Orléans is a regional county municipality in central Quebec, Canada, in the Capitale-Nationale region. Its seat is Sainte-Famille. The population in the 2016 census was 7,082 people.[3]

The RCM consists solely of the Île d'Orléans, an island in the Saint Lawrence River just east of Quebec City. It is the smallest RCM in Quebec in terms of land area (though not in total area including water).

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 6 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 7,082 (+5.5% from 2011) 6,711 (-2.2% from 2006) 6,862 (+1.2% from 2001)
Land area: 192.85 km2 (74.46 sq mi) 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi) 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi)
Population density: 36.7/km2 (95/sq mi) 34.8/km2 (90/sq mi) 35.6/km2 (92/sq mi)
Median age: 52.0 (M: 52.3, F: 51.7) 49.7 (M: 49.8, F: 49.5) 47.2 (M: 47.1, F: 47.2)
Total private dwellings: 3,703 3,470 3,485
Median household income: $77,568 $64,483 $55,944
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 6,938—    
1996 6,892−0.7%
2001 6,779−1.6%
YearPop.±%
2006 6,862+1.2%
2011 6,711−2.2%
2016 7,082+5.5%
Source: Statistics Canada[8][3]

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
7,020
6,860 Increase 5.9% 97.72% 70 Decrease 6.7% 1.07% 15 Increase 50.0% 0.21% 75 Increase 66.7% 1.07%
2011
6,610
6,480 Decrease 0.9% 98.03% 75 Decrease 6.3% 1.13% 10 Decrease 81.8% 0.15% 45 Decrease 57.1% 0.68%
2006
6,780
6,540 Decrease 1.6% 96.46% 80 Increase 220.0% 1.18% 55 Increase 175.0% 0.81% 105 Increase 600.0% 1.55%
2001
6,705
6,645 Decrease 0.7% 99.11% 25 Decrease 37.5% 0.37% 20 Steady 0.0% 0.30% 15 Decrease 40.0% 0.22%
1996
6,780
6,695 n/a 98.75% 40 n/a 0.59% 20 n/a 0.29% 25 n/a 0.37%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141064 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 200 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d e "Census Profile, 2016 Census: L'Île-d'Orléans, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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