Roussillon Regional County Municipality

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Roussillon
Location in province of Quebec.
Location in province of Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°22′N 73°34′W / 45.367°N 73.567°W / 45.367; -73.567Coordinates: 45°22′N 73°34′W / 45.367°N 73.567°W / 45.367; -73.567[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionMontérégie
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
Named forRégiment Royal Roussillon[1]
County seatSaint-Constant
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectNathalie Simon
Area
 • Total403.60 km2 (155.83 sq mi)
 • Land423.82 km2 (163.64 sq mi)
 There is an apparent
contradiction between two
authoritative sources
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total171,443
 • Density404.5/km2 (1,048/sq mi)
 • Change
2011–2016
Increase 5.7%
 Population excludes incompletely enumerated First Nations reserves
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.mrcroussillon.qc.ca

Roussillon is a regional county municipality in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Saint-Constant, Quebec. The region's population was 171,443 as of the 2016 census.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 11 subdivisions and one native reserve within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Roussillon Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 171,443 (+5.7% from 2011) 162,187 (+8.1% from 2006) 149,996 (+8.6% from 2001)
Land area: 423.82 km2 (163.64 sq mi) 423.24 km2 (163.41 sq mi) 423.22 km2 (163.41 sq mi)
Population density: 404.5/km2 (1,048/sq mi) 383.2/km2 (992/sq mi) 354.4/km2 (918/sq mi)
Median age: 40.6 (M: 39.8, F: 41.4) 39.5 (M: 38.7, F: 40.2) 38.5 (M: 37.7, F: 39.2)
Total private dwellings: 67,868 63,441 57,300
Median household income: $78,596 $69,942 $62,568
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - Roussillon Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 118,355—    
1996 132,167+11.7%
2001 138,172+4.5%
YearPop.±%
2006 149,996+8.6%
2011 162,187+8.1%
2016 171,443+5.7%
[8][9][3]

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Roussillon Regional County Municipality[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
170,835
131,215 Increase 2.7% 76.8% 19,115 Increase 2.02% 11.12% 2375 Increase 16.14% 1.39% 16,345 Increase 38.28% 9.57%
2011
160,260
127,660 Increase 4.3% 79.66% 18,735 Increase 13.2% 11.69% 2,045 Increase 89.4% 1.28% 11,820 Increase 37.6% 7.37%
2006
148,560
122,345 Increase 7.4% 82.35% 16,545 Increase 1.1% 11.14% 1,080 Decrease 8.5% 0.73% 8,590 Increase 48.2% 5.78%
2001
137,200
113,865 Increase 6.3% 82.99% 16,360 Decrease 4.2% 11.93% 1,180 Decrease 11.3% 0.86% 5,795 Increase 6.1% 4.22%
1996
130,975
107,105 n/a 81.78% 17,080 n/a 13.04% 1,330 n/a 1.01% 5,460 n/a 4.17%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.toponymie.gouv.qc.ca/ct/ToposWeb/fiche.aspx?no_seq=141041
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 670 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Roussillon, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 census
  9. ^ "(Code 2467) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012.
  10. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map