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L'Île-Perrot, Quebec

Town of Île-Perrot (French/Official Name: Ville de l'Île-Perrot) is a town and municipality on Île Perrot in southwestern Quebec, Canada. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 10,503. The town is at the western end of Lake Saint-Louis, and borders the local island communities of Terrasse-Vaudreuil, Pincourt and Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot. It also includes Dowker Island and the small Claude and Bellevue Islands (Île Claude and Île Bellevue).

L'Île-Perrot
L'Ile-Perrot QC.JPG
Official seal of L'Île-Perrot
Seal
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
Location within Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM.
L'Île-Perrot is located in Southern Quebec
L'Île-Perrot
L'Île-Perrot
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°23′N 73°57′W / 45.383°N 73.950°W / 45.383; -73.950Coordinates: 45°23′N 73°57′W / 45.383°N 73.950°W / 45.383; -73.950[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMVaudreuil-Soulanges
ConstitutedJuly 1, 1855
Government
 • MayorPierre Séguin
 • Federal ridingVaudreuil-Soulanges
 • Prov. ridingVaudreuil
Area
 • Total5.50 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
 • Land5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2016)[5]
 • Total10,756
 • Density1,955.6/km2 (5,065/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016
Increase 2.4%
 • Dwellings
4,701
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)514 and 438
Highways A-20
Websitewww.ile-perrot.qc.ca

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – L'Île-Perrot, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 10,503 (+5.8% from 2006) 9,927 (+5.9% from 2001)
Land area: 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi) 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population density: 1,889.8/km2 (4,895/sq mi) 1,786.0/km2 (4,626/sq mi)
Median age: 40.6 (M: 39.5, F: 41.7) 38.6 (M: 38.2, F: 39.0)
Total private dwellings: 4,701 4,371
Median household income: $55,233 $66,035
References: 2011[4] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 8,065—    
1996 9,178+13.8%
YearPop.±%
2001 9,375+2.1%
2006 9,927+5.9%
YearPop.±%
2011 10,503+5.8%
2016 10,756+2.4%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Île-Perrot, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
10,665
6,420   6.14% 60.19% 2,380   11.21% 22.32% 215   16.22% 2.01% 1,475   28.26 13.83%
2011
10,315
6,840   7.1% 66.31% 2,140   31.3% 20.75% 185   85.0% 1.79% 1,150   57.5% 11.15%
2006
9,825
7,365   0.8% 74.96% 1,630   14.0% 16.59% 100   9.1% 1.02% 730   73.8% 7.43%
2001
9,265
7,305   0.1% 78.85% 1,430   8.3% 15.43% 110   15.8% 1.19% 420   33.3% 4.53%
1996
9,025
7,295 n/a 80.83% 1,320 n/a 14.63% 95 n/a 1.05% 315 n/a 3.49%

InfrastructureEdit

TransportationEdit

Autoroute 20 runs through the town, with three at-grade intersections serving as exits. The east side of L'Île-Perrot is bordered by a branch of the Ottawa River with a crossing via Autoroute 20 over the Galipeault Bridge (Pont Galipeault) to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue on Montreal Island.

There is a shuttle bus service operated by CIT La Presqu'Île connecting to the Île-Perrot station on the Vaudreuil-Hudson commuter rail line.

SchoolsEdit

There are 3 francophone elementary schools (Virginie Roy, François-Perrot and La Perdriolle) and an adult education center in L'Île-Perrot, all run by the Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs.[9]

Lester B. Pearson School Board operates Anglophone schools. The community is zoned to Dorset Elementary School in Baie-d'Urfé.[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 177380 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: L'Île-Perrot
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: VAUDREUIL-SOULANGES (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference cp2016 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 census
  9. ^ "Les écoles et les centres". Commission Scolaire des Trois-Lacs. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  10. ^ "School Board Map." Lester B. Pearson School Board. Retrieved on September 28, 2017.

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