L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality

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L'Île-d'Orléans
Regional county municipality
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]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Capitale-Nationale
Effective January 1, 1982
County seat Sainte-Famille
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Jean-Pierre Turcotte
Area[2][3]
 • Total 268.50 km2 (103.67 sq mi)
 • Land 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 6,711
 • Density 34.8/km2 (90/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.2%
 • Dwellings 3,470
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Website www.mrcio.qc.ca

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 2011 census was 6,711 persons.

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
2011 2006 2001
Population: 6,711 (-2.2% from 2006) 6,862 (+1.2% from 2001) 6,779 (-1.6% from 1996)
Land area: 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi) 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi) 192.82 km2 (74.45 sq mi)
Population density: 34.8/km2 (90/sq mi) 35.6/km2 (92/sq mi) 35.2/km2 (91/sq mi)
Median age: 49.7 (M: 49.8, F: 49.5) 47.2 (M: 47.1, F: 47.2) 43.1 (M: 42.9, F: 43.2)
Total private dwellings: 3,470 3,485 3,443
Median household income: $64,483 $55,944 $46,227
References: 2011[3] 2006[4] 2001[5]
Historical Census Data - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 6,938 —    
1996 6,892 −0.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 6,779 −1.6%
2006 6,862 +1.2%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 6,711 −2.2%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[6]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
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:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141064 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 200 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-18.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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