L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality

L'Île-d'Orléans is a regional county municipality in central Quebec, Canada, in the Capitale-Nationale region. Its seat is Sainte-Famille. The population in the 2016 census was 7,082 people.[3]

L'Île-d'Orléans
Location of L'Île-d'Orléans
Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900Coordinates: 46°55′N 70°54′W / 46.917°N 70.900°W / 46.917; -70.900[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCapitale-Nationale
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatSainte-Famille
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJean-Pierre Turcotte
Area
 • Total268.50 km2 (103.67 sq mi)
 • Land192.85 km2 (74.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total7,082
 • Density36.7/km2 (95/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 5.5%
 • Dwellings
3,703
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.mrcio.qc.ca

The RCM consists solely of the Île d'Orléans, an island in the Saint Lawrence River just east of Quebec City. It is the smallest RCM in Quebec in terms of land area (though not in total area including water).

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 6 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 7,082 (+5.5% from 2011) 6,711 (-2.2% from 2006) 6,862 (+1.2% from 2001)
Land area: 192.85 km2 (74.46 sq mi) 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi) 192.81 km2 (74.44 sq mi)
Population density: 36.7/km2 (95/sq mi) 34.8/km2 (90/sq mi) 35.6/km2 (92/sq mi)
Median age: 52.0 (M: 52.3, F: 51.7) 49.7 (M: 49.8, F: 49.5) 47.2 (M: 47.1, F: 47.2)
Total private dwellings: 3,703 3,470 3,485
Median household income: $77,568 $64,483 $55,944
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 6,938—    
1996 6,892−0.7%
2001 6,779−1.6%
YearPop.±%
2006 6,862+1.2%
2011 6,711−2.2%
2016 7,082+5.5%
[8][3]

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
7,020
6,860   5.9% 97.72% 70   6.7% 1.07% 15   50.0% 0.21% 75   66.7% 1.07%
2011
6,610
6,480   0.9% 98.03% 75   6.3% 1.13% 10   81.8% 0.15% 45   57.1% 0.68%
2006
6,780
6,540   1.6% 96.46% 80   220.0% 1.18% 55   175.0% 0.81% 105   600.0% 1.55%
2001
6,705
6,645   0.7% 99.11% 25   37.5% 0.37% 20   0.0% 0.30% 15   40.0% 0.22%
1996
6,780
6,695 n/a 98.75% 40 n/a 0.59% 20 n/a 0.29% 25 n/a 0.37%

TransportationEdit

Access RoutesEdit

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reference number 141064 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 200 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d e "Census Profile, 2016 Census: L'Île-d'Orléans, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External linksEdit