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Rochon Sands is a summer village on Buffalo Lake in central Alberta, Canada. It is south of Rochon Sands Provincial Park. The summer village and the park take their name from the Rochon family who owned the land in the early 1900s.

Rochon Sands
Summer Village of Rochon Sands
Rochon Sands is located in Alberta
Rochon Sands
Location of Rochon Sands in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°27′26″N 112°53′01″W / 52.45723°N 112.88349°W / 52.45723; -112.88349Coordinates: 52°27′26″N 112°53′01″W / 52.45723°N 112.88349°W / 52.45723; -112.88349
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 7
Government
 • TypeMunicipal incorporation
 • MayorDaniel Hiller
 • Governing bodyRochon Sands Summer Village Council
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total86
 • Density39.9/km2 (103/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Rochon Sands recorded a population of 86 living in 47 of its 152 total private dwellings, a 32.3% change from its 2011 population of 65. With a land area of 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi), it had a population density of 39.8/km2 (103.1/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that the Summer Village of Rochon Sands had a population of 84 living in 46 of its 201 total dwellings, a 27.3% change from its 2006 population of 66.[3] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 65 living in 35 of its 156 total dwellings, a -1.5% change from 2006.[4] With a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 28.0/km2 (72.6/sq mi) in 2011.[3][4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. March 21, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013.

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