Saint-René-de-Matane, Quebec

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Saint-René-de-Matane
Municipality
Jean-Chassé covered bridge
Jean-Chassé covered bridge
Location within La Matanie RCM.
Location within La Matanie RCM.
Saint-René-de-Matane is located in Eastern Quebec
Saint-René-de-Matane
Saint-René-de-Matane
Location in eastern Quebec.
Coordinates: 48°42′N 67°23′W / 48.700°N 67.383°W / 48.700; -67.383Coordinates: 48°42′N 67°23′W / 48.700°N 67.383°W / 48.700; -67.383[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Bas-Saint-Laurent
RCM La Matanie
Constituted December 18, 1982
Government[2]
 • Mayor Roger Vaillancourt
 • Federal riding Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia
 • Prov. riding Matane-Matapédia
Area[2][3]
 • Total 256.20 km2 (98.92 sq mi)
 • Land 255.39 km2 (98.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,089
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.8%
 • Dwellings 639
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0J 3E0
Area code(s) 418 and 581
Highways Route 195
Website www.municipalite.
st-rene-matane.qc.ca

Saint-René-de-Matane is a municipality in Quebec, Canada.

In addition to main population centre of Saint-René located along Quebec Route 195, the municipality also includes the communities of Le Renversé, Rivière-Matane, Ruisseau-Gagnon, and Village-à-Dancause.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Saint-René-de-Matane, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1,089 (+1.8% from 2006) 1,070 (+10.5% from 2001)
Land area: 255.39 km2 (98.61 sq mi) 255.39 km2 (98.61 sq mi)
Population density: 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi) 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Median age: 48.1 (M: 48.6, F: 46.9) 44.8 (M: 45.4, F: 44.4)
Total private dwellings: 639 619
Median household income: $.N/A $31,294
Notes: 2011 income data for this area has been suppressed for data quality or confidentiality reasons.
2006 Community Profile includes adjusted figures due to boundary change. – References: 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Saint-René-de-Matane, Quebec[6]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 1,081 —    
Year Pop. ±%
1996 1,065 −1.5%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 968 −9.1%
Year Pop. ±%
2006 1,070 +10.5%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 1,089 +1.8%
Matane River at Saint-René-de-Matane

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 137702 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b "Saint-René-de-Matane". Répertoire des municipalités (in French). Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Saint-René-de-Matane census profile". 2011 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-23.  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 2012-01-23. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census