Le Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality

Le Domaine-du-Roy (The King's Domain) is a regional county municipality in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada. Its seat is in Roberval. It is named for the King of France, who at the time of the colonization of Quebec owned this land.

Le Domaine-du-Roy
Location of Le Domaine-du-Roy
Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350Coordinates: 48°29′N 72°21′W / 48.483°N 72.350°W / 48.483; -72.350[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionSaguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatRoberval
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectBernard Généreux
Area
 • Total18,713.70 km2 (7,225.40 sq mi)
 • Land17,803.47 km2 (6,873.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total31,285
 • Density1.8/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • Change
(20111–16)
Decrease 1.8%
 • Dwellings
16,549
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.domaineduroy.ca

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Le Domaine-du-Roy Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 31,285 (-1.8% from 2011) 31,870 (-0.3% from 2006) 31,956 (-2.7% from 2001)
Land area: 17,803.47 km2 (6,873.96 sq mi) 17,799.45 km2 (6,872.41 sq mi) 17,799.38 km2 (6,872.38 sq mi)
Population density: 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Median age: 48.2 (M: 47.3, F: 49.1) 46.4 (M: 45.9, F: 46.9) 43.3 (M: 42.7, F: 43.9)
Total private dwellings: 16,549 17,494 15,580
Median household income: $54,587 $46,848 $43,805
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 33,239—    
1996 33,860+1.9%
2001 32,839−3.0%
YearPop.±%
2006 31,956−2.7%
2011 31,870−0.3%
2016 31,285−1.8%
[8][3]

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Le Domaine-du-Roy 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
30,715
30,090   2.5% 97.97% 100   0.0% 0.33% 55   10.0% 0.16% 470   42.4% 1.05%
2011
31,345
30,865   0.5% 98.47% 100   9.1% 0.32% 50   23.1% 0.16% 330   37.1% 1.05%
2006
31,415
30,715   2.5% 97.77% 110   12.0% 0.35% 65   333.3% 0.21% 525   5.0% 1.67%
2001
32,155
31,515   3.3% 98.01% 125   31.6% 0.39% 15   81.3% 0.05% 500   21.0% 1.55%
1996
33,160
32,590 n/a 98.28% 95 n/a 0.29% 80 n/a 0.24% 395 n/a 1.19%

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 141081 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 910 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Le Domaine-du-Roy, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-15.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  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