Mercier, Quebec

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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 / 45.32°N 73.75°W / 45.32; -73.75Coordinates: 45°19′N 73°45′W / 45.32°N 73.75°W / 45.32; -73.75[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Montérégie
RCM Roussillon
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[2][3]
 • Mayor Lise Michaud
 • Federal riding Châteauguay—Lacolle
 • 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]

Canada census – Mercier, Quebec community profile
2011 2006 2001
Population: 11,584 (+14.5% from 2006) 10,121 (+7.2% from 2001) 9,442 (+4.2% from 1996)
Land area: 45.95 km2 (17.74 sq mi) 45.95 km2 (17.74 sq mi) 45.95 km2 (17.74 sq mi)
Population density: 252.1/km2 (653/sq mi) 220.3/km2 (571/sq mi) 205.5/km2 (532/sq mi)
Median age: 38.4 (M: 37.7, F: 39.0) 37.9 (M: 37.2, F: 38.5) 35.9 (M: 35.5, F: 36.2)
Total private dwellings: 4,454 3,733 3,326
Median household income: $72,966 $63,423 $55,972
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] 2001[6]
Historical Census Data - Mercier, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 8,227 —    
1996 9,059 +10.1%
2001 9,442 +4.2%
2006 10,121 +7.2%
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%

Transportation[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 40566 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Mercier
  3. ^ Riding history for Châteauguay–Saint-Constant, Quebec from the Library of Parliament
  4. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Mercier, Quebec Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-22. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census

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