Saint-Damase, Montérégie, Quebec

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Saint-Damase
Skyline of Saint-Damase
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM
Saint-Damase is located in Southern Quebec
Saint-Damase
Saint-Damase
Location in southern Quebec
Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°00′W / 45.533°N 73.000°W / 45.533; -73.000Coordinates: 45°32′N 73°00′W / 45.533°N 73.000°W / 45.533; -73.000[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLes Maskoutains
ConstitutedOctober 5, 2001
Government
 • MayorGermain Chabot
 • Federal ridingSaint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. ridingSaint-Hyacinthe
Area
 • Total80.90 km2 (31.24 sq mi)
 • Land79.07 km2 (30.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total2,506
 • Density31.7/km2 (82/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 0.8%
 • Dwellings
1,025
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 231
Route 233
Websitewww.st-damase.qc.ca

Saint-Damase is a municipality located in Les Maskoutains Regional County Municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,506. The municipality was created on October 5, 2001, by the merger of the Parish and the Village of Saint-Damase.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Saint-Damase, Montérégie, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 2,506 (+0.8% from 2006) 2,486 (-0.6% from 2001)
Land area: 79.07 km2 (30.53 sq mi) 79.07 km2 (30.53 sq mi)
Population density: 31.7/km2 (82/sq mi) 31.4/km2 (81/sq mi)
Median age: 41.3 (M: 41.1, F: 41.4) 40.9 (M: 40.2, F: 41.6)
Total private dwellings: 1,025 983
Median household income: $65,287 $49,555
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Saint-Damase, Quebec[7]
YearPop.±%
2001M 2,500—    
YearPop.±%
2006 2,486−0.6%
YearPop.±%
2011 2,506+0.8%
(M) merger of Parish and Village of Saint-Damase on October 5, 2001.
Historical Census Data - Saint-Damase (village), Quebec[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,348—    
YearPop.±%
1996 1,362+1.0%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,327−2.6%
Historical Census Data - Saint-Damase (parish), Quebec[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,089—    
YearPop.±%
1996 1,149+5.5%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,173+2.1%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint-Damase, Quebec[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,500
2,460 Increase 1.0% 98.40% 15 Increase 50.0% 0.60% 5 Increase n/a% 0.20% 20 Steady 0.0% 0.80%
2006
2,465
2,435 Increase 0.6% 98.78% 10 Decrease 71.4% 0.41% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 20 Decrease 33.3% 0.81%
2001
2,485
2.420 n/a 97.38% 35 n/a 1.41% 0 n/a 0.00% 30 n/a 1.21%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 370954 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Saint-Damase (Montérégie)
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census