Mercier, Quebec

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This article is about the South Shore suburb of Montreal. For the former East Island of Montreal federal riding, see Mercier (electoral district). For the current East Island of Montreal federal riding, see Honoré-Mercier (electoral district). For the Plateau Mont-Royal provincial riding, see Mercier (provincial electoral district). For the borough of Montreal, see Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.
Not to be confused with the former Montreal district, and former municipality of Mercier, Montreal.
Mercier
City
Maison Sauvageau-Sweeny
Maison Sauvageau-Sweeny
Location within Roussillon RCM
Location within Roussillon RCM
Mercier is located in Southern Quebec
Mercier
Mercier
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°45′W / 45.317°N 73.750°W / 45.317; -73.750Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°45′W / 45.317°N 73.750°W / 45.317; -73.750[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Roussillon
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Jacques Lambert
 • Federal riding Châteauguay—Saint-Constant
 • Prov. riding Châteauguay
Area[2][4]
 • Total 46.60 km2 (17.99 sq mi)
 • Land 45.95 km2 (17.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 11,584
 • Density 252.1/km2 (653/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 14.5%
 • Dwellings 4,454
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J6R
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 138
Website www.ville.mercier.qc.ca

Mercier is a town in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Regional County Municipality Roussillon. It is located on the Châteauguay River, southwest of Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 11,584.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Mercier, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 8,227 —    
1996 9,059 +10.1%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 9,442 +4.2%
2006 10,121 +7.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 11,584 +14.5%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Mercier, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
11,525
10,280 Increase 11.6% 89.20% 675 Increase 21.6% 5.86% 130 Increase 188.9% 1.13% 440 Increase 51.7% 3.82%
2006
10,100
9,210 Increase 4.2% 91.19% 555 Increase 50.0% 5.49% 45 Decrease 30.8% 0.45% 290 Increase 114.8% 2.87%
2001
9,410
8,840 Increase 8.7% 93.94% 370 Decrease 40.3% 3.93% 65 Increase 8.3% 0.69% 135 Decrease 32.5% 1.43%
1996
9,015
8,135 n/a 90.24% 620 n/a 6.88% 60 n/a 0.67% 200 n/a 2.22%

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The CIT du Haut-Saint-Laurent provides commuter and local bus services.

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