La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality

La Jacques-Cartier is a regional county municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada. The seat is in Shannon. It is named after the Jacques-Cartier River which runs through it and takes its source in its upper country.

La Jacques-Cartier
Coordinates: 47°02′N 71°35′W[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionCapitale-Nationale
EffectiveApril 1, 1981
County seatShannon
Municipalities
Government
  TypePrefecture
  PrefectJacques Marcotte
Area
  Total3,321.20 km2 (1,282.32 sq mi)
  Land3,195.75 km2 (1,233.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
  Total43,485
  Density13.6/km2 (35/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
17.8%
  Dwellings
18,401
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)418 and 581
Websitewww.mrc.
lajacquescartier.qc.ca

Subdivisions

There are 10 subdivisions within the RCM:[3]

Demographics

Population

Canada census – La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 43,485 (+17.8% from 2011) 36,883 (+24.0% from 2006) 29,738 (+12.4% from 2001)
Land area: 3,195.75 km2 (1,233.89 sq mi) 3,194.99 km2 (1,233.59 sq mi) 3,194.67 km2 (1,233.47 sq mi)
Population density: 13.6/km2 (35/sq mi) 11.5/km2 (30/sq mi) 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Median age: 36.0 (M: 36.4, F: 35.7) 35.5 (M: 36.0, F: 34.8) 36.8 (M: 37.0, F: 36.5)
Total private dwellings: 18,401 16,206 13,356
Median household income: $90,884 $79,769 $65,708
References: 2016[5] 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]
Historical Census Data - La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 23,282    
1996 24,819+6.6%
2001 26,459+6.6%
2006 29,738+12.4%
YearPop.±%
2011 36,883+24.0%
2011rev 36,929+0.1%
2016 43,485+17.8%
[9][4]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Jacques-Cartier Regional County Municipality, Quebec[9]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
43,410
41,095 17.8% 94.67% 1,415 9.3% 3.26% 365 30.4% 0.76% 535 67.2% 0.87%
2011
36,790
34,895 25.2% 94.85% 1,295 22.2% 3.52% 280 30.2% 0.76% 320 39.6% 0.87%
2006
29,680
27,875 13.1% 93.92% 1,060 17.2% 3.57% 215 2.4% 0.72% 530 112.0% 1.79%
2001
26,380
24,640 7.9% 93.40% 1,280 15.5% 4.85% 210 27.3% 0.80% 250 35.1% 0.95%
1996
24,705
22,840 n/a 92.45% 1,515 n/a 6.13% 165 n/a 0.67% 185 n/a 0.75%

Transportation

Access Routes

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

See also

References

  1. Reference number 141093 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. Ministère des Affaires municipale et des Régions du Québec. "MRC La Jacques-Cartier - Répertoire des municipalités". Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  3. Geographic code 220 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  4. "Census Profile, 2016 Census: La Jacques-Cartier, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  5. "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  6. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
  7. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
  8. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  10. Official Transport Quebec Road Map




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