Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec

Sainte-Madeleine is a village municipality in southwestern Quebec, Canada in Les Maskoutains Regional County Municipality. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,356.

Sainte-Madeleine
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Location within Les Maskoutains RCM.
Sainte-Madeleine is located in Southern Quebec
Sainte-Madeleine
Sainte-Madeleine
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100Coordinates: 45°36′N 73°06′W / 45.600°N 73.100°W / 45.600; -73.100[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
RCMLes Maskoutains
ConstitutedDecember 30, 1919
Named forMary Magdalene[1]
Government
 • MayorAlain Paradis
 • Federal ridingSaint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
 • Prov. ridingBorduas
Area
 • Total5.30 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
 • Land5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 • Total2,356
 • Density439.8/km2 (1,139/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011
Increase 8.3%
 • Dwellings
960
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Highways
A-20 (TCH)

Route 116
Route 227
Websitewww.villeste
madeleine.qc.ca

Le Camping Ste-Madeleine, founded in 1967 for visitors to EXPO 67, is the area's principal tourist attraction. The annual musical event, the Festival Country du Camping Sainte-Madeleine, held in late July, attracts approximately 5,000 visitors to the community of 2,356.

Individuals born in Sainte-Madeleine include artist France Jodoin.[5]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

Canada census – Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec community profile
2011 2006
Population: 2,356 (+8.3% from 2006) 2,175 (+8.2% from 2001)
Land area: 5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi) 5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population density: 439.8/km2 (1,139/sq mi) 406.0/km2 (1,052/sq mi)
Median age: 36.4 (M: 36.1, F: 36.8) 35.5 (M: 34.6, F: 36.2)
Total private dwellings: 960 884
Median household income: $64,997 $53,100
References: 2011[4] 2006[6] earlier[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 1,847—    
1996 1,993+7.9%
YearPop.±%
2001 2,011+0.9%
2006 2,175+8.2%
YearPop.±%
2011 2,356+8.3%

LanguageEdit

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,355
2,305   8.0% 97.88% 15   50.0% 0.64% 10   n/a% 0.42% 25   0.0% 1.06%
2006
2,170
2,135   6.8% 98.39% 10   0.0% 0.46% 0   0.0% 0.00% 25   150.0% 1.15%
2001
2,020
2,000   1.0% 99.01% 10   0.0% 0.49% 0   0.0% 0.00% 10   n/a% 0.49%
1996
1,990
1,980 n/a 99.50% 10 n/a 0.50% 0 n/a 0.00% 0 n/a 0.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Reference number 56259 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire: Sainte-Madeleine
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-HYACINTHE--BAGOT (Quebec)
  4. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  5. ^ Boucher, Sarah. De toutes petites histoires / Simple Short Stories. Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke: 2012. Print.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census