Rimouski-Neigette

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Rimouski-Neigette
Regional county municipality
Location of Rimouski-Neigette
Coordinates: 48°20′N 68°40′W / 48.33°N 68.67°W / 48.33; -68.67Coordinates: 48°20′N 68°40′W / 48.33°N 68.67°W / 48.33; -68.67[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
Effective May 26, 1982
County seat Rimouski
Government[2]
 • Type Prefecture
 • Prefect Francis Saint-Pierre
Area[2][3]
 • Total 2,946.10 km2 (1,137.50 sq mi)
 • Land 2,716.52 km2 (1,048.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 55,095
 • Density 20.3/km2 (53/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.6%
 • Dwellings 27,127
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 418 and 581

Rimouski-Neigette is a regional county municipality in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada.

The county seat is in Rimouski.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Cities & Towns (1)
Municipalities (1)
Parishes (7)
Unorganized Territory (1)

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Rimouski-Neigette community profile
2011 2006
Population: 55,095 (+3.6% from 2006) 53,193 (+1.7% from 2001)
Land area: 2,716.52 km2 (1,048.85 sq mi) 2,716.47 km2 (1,048.83 sq mi)
Population density: 20.3/km2 (53/sq mi) 19.6/km2 (51/sq mi)
Median age: 46.2 (M: 44.4, F: 47.8) 44.1 (M: 42.8, F: 45.2)
Total private dwellings: 27,127 25,380
Median household income: $50,891 $43,616
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Rimouski-Neigette Regional County Municipality, Quebec[7]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 51,290 —    
1996 52,677 +2.7%
2001 52,289 −0.7%
2006 53,193 +1.7%
2011 55,095 +3.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue Language - Rimouski-Neigette Regional County Municipality[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
54,320
53,495 Increase 4.8% 98.48% 345 Decrease 9.2% 0.64% 145 Increase 52.6% 0.27% 335 Decrease 48.1% 0.62%
2006
52,170
51,050 Increase 1.1% 97.85% 380 Increase 40.7% 0.73% 95 Increase 35.7% 0.18% 645 Increase 344.8% 1.24%
2001
50,975
50,490 Decrease 1.4% 99.05% 270 Decrease 35.7% 0.53% 70 Decrease 46.2% 0.14% 145 Increase 11.5% 0.28%
1996
51,895
51,215 n/a 98.69% 420 n/a 0.81% 130 n/a 0.25% 130 n/a 0.25%

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:[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141044 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 100 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2410) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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