Saint-Zénon, Quebec

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Not to be confused with Saint-Zénon-du-Lac-Humqui, Quebec, in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region
Saint-Zénon
Location within Matawinie RCM.
Location within Matawinie RCM.
Saint-Zénon is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Zénon
Saint-Zénon
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°33′N 73°49′W / 46.550°N 73.817°W / 46.550; -73.817Coordinates: 46°33′N 73°49′W / 46.550°N 73.817°W / 46.550; -73.817[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCMMatawinie
ConstitutedOctober 7, 1895
Government
 • MayorEddy St-Georges
 • Federal ridingJoliette
 • Prov. ridingBerthier
Area
 • Total492.20 km2 (190.04 sq mi)
 • Land465.07 km2 (179.56 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[4]
 • Total1,250
 • Density2.7/km2 (7/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Decrease 9.4%
 • Dwellings
1,229
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways Route 131
Websitewww.st-zenon.org

Saint-Zénon is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the Matawinie Regional County Municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that Saint-Zénon had a population of 1,115 living in 551 of its 180 total dwellings, an 8.2% change from its 2006 population of 1,379.[5] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 1,250 living in 619 of its 1,229 total dwellings, a -9.4% change from 2006.[4] With a land area of 465.07 km2 (179.56 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.688/km2 (6.961/sq mi) in 2011.[4][5]

Historical Census Data - Saint-Zénon, Quebec[6]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,067—    
1996 1,146+7.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 1,180+3.0%
2006 1,379+16.9%
YearPop.±%
2011 1,250−9.4%

Language[edit]

Mother tongue:[7]

  • English as first language: 0.7%
  • French as first language: 96.0%
  • English and French as first language: 2.6%
  • Other as first language: 0.7%

Education[edit]

Commission scolaire des Samares operates francophone public schools:

  • École Bérard[8]

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates anglophone public schools serving the community at the secondary level, including:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 349159 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 62080 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Saint-Zénon census profile
  4. ^ a b c "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  5. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Quebec)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Saint-Zénon community profile
  8. ^ "Bérard." Commission scolaire des Samares. Retrieved on September 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Joliette High School Zone Sec 1-5." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 5, 2017.