Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality

Les Jardins-de-Napierville (English: The Gardens of Napierville) is a regional county municipality (French: Municipalité régionale de comté (MRC)) in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the Montérégie region. Founded on January 1, 1982. Its seat is Napierville.

Les Jardins-de-Napierville
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°10′N 73°31′W / 45.167°N 73.517°W / 45.167; -73.517Coordinates: 45°10′N 73°31′W / 45.167°N 73.517°W / 45.167; -73.517[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatNapierville
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectMichel Lavoie
Area
 • Total807.30 km2 (311.70 sq mi)
 • Land803.07 km2 (310.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total27,870
 • Density34.7/km2 (90/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 6.2%
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.mrcjardins
denapierville.ca

HistoryEdit

The RCM was formed on January 1, 1982 by combining historic Napierville County with other municipalities.

SubdivisionsEdit

There are 11 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
1991 21,977—    
1996 22,936+4.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 22,820−0.5%
2006 24,111+5.7%
YearPop.±%
2011 26,234+8.8%
2016 27,870+6.2%
[4][3]
Canada census – Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 27,870 (+6.2% from 2011) 26,234 (+8.8% from 2006) 24,111 (+5.7% from 2001)
Land area: 803.07 km2 (310.07 sq mi) 803.31 km2 (310.16 sq mi) 803.31 km2 (310.16 sq mi)
Population density: 34.7/km2 (90/sq mi) 32.7/km2 (85/sq mi) 30.0/km2 (78/sq mi)
Median age: 41.2 (M: 40.7, F: 41.8) 40.9 (M: 40.4, F: 41.4) 40.3 (M: 39.9, F: 40.7)
Total private dwellings: 11,789 10,742 9,554
Median household income: $64,332 $56,137 $48,277
References: 2016[5] 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality, Quebec[4][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
27,725
25,040   7.2% 90.3% 1,650   2.1% 6.0% 240   9.1% 0.9% 795   8.6% 2.9%
2011
26,125
23,350   9.8% 89.38% 1,685   11.2% 6.45% 220   41.9% 0.84% 870   1.1% 3.33%
2006
23,785
21,235   4.8% 89.28% 1,515   5.0% 6.37% 155   0.0% 0.65% 880   72.5% 3.70%
2001
22,525
20,265   1.1% 89.97% 1,595   0.9% 7.08% 155   72.2% 0.69% 510   1.0% 2.26%
1996
22,670
20,485 n/a 90.36% 1,580 n/a 6.97% 90 n/a 0.40% 515 n/a 2.27%

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 141070 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 680 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-08.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-08.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External linksEdit