Charlemagne, Quebec

Charlemagne (pronounced [ʃaʁləmaɲ]) is an off-island suburb of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the north shore of the Rivière des Prairies, 24 kilometres (15 mi) northeast of Montreal's downtown core. In 2011, the population was 5,853.

Charlemagne
Town hall of Charlemagne
Town hall of Charlemagne
Location within L'Assomption RCM
Location within L'Assomption RCM
Charlemagne is located in Central Quebec
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Location in central Quebec
Coordinates: 45°43′N 73°29′W / 45.717°N 73.483°W / 45.717; -73.483Coordinates: 45°43′N 73°29′W / 45.717°N 73.483°W / 45.717; -73.483[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
RCML'Assomption
ConstitutedNovember 13, 1906
Government
 • MayorNormand Grenier
 • Federal ridingRepentigny
 • Prov. ridingL'Assomption
Area
 • Total2.30 km2 (0.89 sq mi)
 • Land2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population
 • Total5,853
 • Density2,704.0/km2 (7,003/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011
Increase 4.6%
 • Dwellings
2,863
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-40
A-640

Route 344
Websitewww.ville.charlemagne.qc.ca

It is the birthplace of singer Celine Dion.[4] The town council named one of its main streets after her[5] without the recognition of a Quebec commission.[6] Additionally, the town erected a sculpture on Dion's behalf.[6] Charlemagne is also the birthplace of politician Camille Laurin.

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Charlemagne, Quebec community profile
20112006
Population5,853 (+4.6% from 2006)5,594 (-1.2% from 2001)
Land area2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population density2,704.0/km2 (7,003/sq mi)2,584.5/km2 (6,694/sq mi)
Median age47.4 (M: 45.8, F: 48.8)43.7 (M: 42.3, F: 44.8)
Total private dwellings2,8632,614
Median household income$48,351$44,731
References: 2011[7] 2006[8] earlier[9]
Historical Census Data - Charlemagne, Quebec[10]
YearPop.±%
1991 5,598—    
1996 5,739+2.5%
YearPop.±%
2001 5,662−1.3%
2006 5,594−1.2%
YearPop.±%
2011 5,853+4.6%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Charlemagne, Quebec[10]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
5,835
5,535   2.8% 94.86% 90   63.6% 1.54% 25   150.0% 0.43% 185   32.1% 3.17%
2006
5,590
5,385   3.1% 96.33% 55   15.4% 0.98% 10   n/a% 0.18% 140   250.0% 2.50%
2001
5,665
5,560   0.5% 98.15% 65   8.3% 1.15% 0   0.0% 0.00% 40   20.0% 0.71%
1996
5,700
5,590 n/a 98.07% 60 n/a 1.05% 0 n/a 0.00% 50 n/a 0.88%

EducationEdit

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates Anglophone public schools:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 12423 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 60005 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Charlemagne census profile
  4. ^ Céline Dion receives honorary doctorate in Quebec City CBC News Retrieved 2011-05-11
  5. ^ toponymie.gouv.qc.ca
  6. ^ a b Céline Dion's name goes on - a street CBC News Retrieved 2011-05-11
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  10. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  11. ^ "FRANKLIN HILL ELEMENTARY ZONE." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  12. ^ "Rosemere High School Zone." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.