Clair Parish, New Brunswick

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Clair
Parish
Location within Madawaska County.
Location within Madawaska County.
Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 68°40′12″W / 47.295°N 68.67°W / 47.295; -68.67
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Madawaska
Established 1900
Area[1]
 • Land 44.18 km2 (17.06 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 297
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.3%
 • Dwellings 121
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

Clair is a Canadian parish in Madawaska County, New Brunswick.[2]

Delineation[edit]

Clair Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act[3] as being bounded:

Beginning in the International Boundary at a point where it is intersected by the southern prolongation of the east limit of lot No. 9 Range Two granted to Joseph Nadeau thence along the said prolongation, said limit and its northern prolongation to the northern limit of Range Three north of the St. John River, thence in a westerly direction along said northern limit to a point where it is intersected by the western limit of Range Five west of Baker Lake, thence in a northwesterly direction along said limit to the northwest angle of lot No. 26 in said Range Five, thence northeasterly along the northern limit of last mentioned lot to the west limit of Range Four thence northwesterly along last mentioned limit to the northwest angle of lot No. 43 in Range Four, thence, northeasterly along the northern limit of said lot No. 43 to the west limit of Range Three thence northwesterly along said limit or to the northwest angle of lot No. 42 in Range Three thence in a northeasterly direction along the north west limit of said lot No. 42 to the west limit of Range Two, thence southeasterly along said west limit of said Range Two to the west limit of lots in the Second Tier west of Caron Brook thence along the said western limit to the northwest angle of lot No. 15 granted to Joseph Souci and thence easterly along the north limit of said lot No. 15, lot Letter “I” granted to George Carriveau and the northern limit of the lots fronting on the St. John River to the northwest angle of lot No. 83 granted to Augustine Daigle, thence in a southerly direction along the west limit of said lot No. 83 and its southern prolongation to the International Boundary, thence westerly along the said International Boundary to the place of beginning.

Communities[edit]

Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities (in bold) and communities within their respective boundaries (in italics).

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Clair Parish, New Brunswick community profile
2011 2006
Population: 297 (+5.3% from 2006) 282 (-2.4% from 2001)
Land area: 44.18 km2 (17.06 sq mi) 44.29 km2 (17.10 sq mi)
Population density: 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi) 6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Median age: 50.1 (M: 50.0, F: 50.2) 43.2 (M: 42.5, F: 43.5)
Total private dwellings: 121 114
Median household income: $102,983 $77,294
References: 2011[1] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Clair Parish, New Brunswick[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 295 —    
1996 306 +3.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 289 −5.6%
2006 282 −2.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 297 +5.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Clair Parish, New Brunswick[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
280
250 Increase 12.0% 89.29% 25 Decrease 50.0% 8.93% 5 Decrease 66.7% 1.78% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
2006
285
220 Decrease 18.5% 77.19% 50 Increase 80.0% 17.54% 15 Increase 33.3% 5.26% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
2001
290
270 Decrease 8.5% 93.10% 10 Decrease 33.3% 3.45% 10 Increase n/a% 3.45% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00%
1996
310
295 n/a 95.16% 15 n/a 4.84% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-22. 
  2. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Clair Parish
  3. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-22. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census



Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 68°40′12″W / 47.29500°N 68.67000°W / 47.29500; -68.67000 (Clair Parish, New Brunswick)