Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality

Le Val-Saint-François (French pronunciation: ​[lə val sɛ̃ fʁɑ̃swa]) is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is Richmond.

Le Val-Saint-François
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°34′N 72°01′W / 45.567°N 72.017°W / 45.567; -72.017Coordinates: 45°34′N 72°01′W / 45.567°N 72.017°W / 45.567; -72.017[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionEstrie
EffectiveMay 26, 1982
County seatRichmond
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectClaude Boucher
Area
 • Total1,416.60 km2 (546.95 sq mi)
 • Land1,403.43 km2 (541.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total30,686
 • Density21.9/km2 (57/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 3.5%
 • Dwellings
14,359
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.val-saint-francois.qc.ca

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 30,686 (+3.5% from 2011) 29,654 (+2.2% from 2006) 29,023 (+2.3% from 2001)
Land area: 1,403.43 km2 (541.87 sq mi) 1,403.96 km2 (542.07 sq mi) 1,403.10 km2 (541.74 sq mi)
Population density: 21.9/km2 (57/sq mi) 21.1/km2 (55/sq mi) 20.7/km2 (54/sq mi)
Median age: 44.8 (M: 44.1, F: 45.6) 44.1 (M: 43.3, F: 45.0) 41.9 (M: 41.1, F: 42.6)
Total private dwellings: 14,359 13,640 13,012
Median household income: $60,791 $51,834 $47,724
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 32,304—    
1996 33,422+3.5%
1996A 28,143−15.8%
2001 28,176+0.1%
YearPop.±%
2001A 28,383+0.7%
2006 29,023+2.3%
2011 29,654+2.2%
2016 30,686+3.5%
[8][3]
(A) adjusted figure due to boundary changes.

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Le Val-Saint-François 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
30,405
27,875   4.0% 91.68% 2,045   5.1% 6.73% 215   17.3% 0.71% 270   42.1% 0.89%
2011
29,405
26,800   3.6% 91.14% 2,155   10.2% 7.33% 260   1.9% 0.88% 190   26.9% 0.65%
2006
28,760
25,845   3.1% 89.86% 2,400   3.8% 8.34% 255   31.4% 0.89% 260   40.4% 0.90%
2001
27,695
25,055   16.2% 90.47% 2,310   10.8% 8.34% 175   32.7% 0.63% 155   19.4% 0.56%
1996
32,875
29,900 n/a 90.95% 2,590 n/a 7.88% 260 n/a 0.79% 125 n/a 0.38%

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 141065 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality Archived 2014-03-31 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Le Val-Saint-François, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  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.