Pontiac Regional County Municipality

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Pontiac
Location in province of Quebec
Location in province of Quebec
Coordinates: 46°03′N 76°55′W / 46.050°N 76.917°W / 46.050; -76.917Coordinates: 46°03′N 76°55′W / 46.050°N 76.917°W / 46.050; -76.917[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionOutaouais
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1983
County seatCampbell's Bay
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectJane Toller
Area
 • Total14,105.70 km2 (5,446.24 sq mi)
 • Land12,991.82 km2 (5,016.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total14,251
 • Density1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 0.7%
 • Dwellings
10,208
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)819
Websitewww.mrcpontiac.qc.ca Edit this at Wikidata

Pontiac (French: municipalité régionale de comté de Pontiac) is a regional county municipality in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. Campbell's Bay is the county seat. It should not be confused with the municipality of Pontiac, which is located in the neighbouring Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 18 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Location of Pontiac in Outaouais Region

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Pontiac Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 14,251 (-0.7% from 2011) 14,358 (-1.6% from 2006) 14,586 (+0.1% from 2001)
Land area: 12,991.82 km2 (5,016.17 sq mi) 12,992.69 km2 (5,016.51 sq mi) 12,984.49 km2 (5,013.34 sq mi)
Population density: 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi)
Median age: 50.4 (M: 50.1, F: 50.8) 47.8 (M: 47.3, F: 48.3) 44.8 (M: 44.3, F: 45.4)
Total private dwellings: 10,208 9,224 8,993
Median household income: $50,567 $45,675 $39,761
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - Pontiac Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1986 15,100—    
1991 15,111+0.1%
1996 15,576+3.1%
2001 14,565−6.5%
2006 14,586+0.1%
2011 14,358−1.6%
2016 14,251−0.7%
Source: [8]

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Pontiac Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
14,105
5,635 Decrease 1.7% 40.0% 8,020 Increase 0.1% 56.9% 275 Increase 10.0% 1.9% 195 Increase 14.7% 1.4%
2011
14,170
5,735 Decrease 3.3% 40.5% 8,015 Decrease 2.1% 56.7% 250 Increase 117.4% 1.8% 170 Decrease 15.0% 1.2%
2006
14,435
5,930 Increase 7.8% 41.1% 8,190 Decrease 0.4% 56.7% 115 Decrease 67.1% 0.8% 200 Decrease 33.3% 1.4%
2001
14,370
5,500 Decrease 7.9% 38.3% 8,220 Decrease 8.7% 57.2% 350 Increase 29.6% 2.4% 300 Increase 81.8% 2.1%
1996
15,405
5,970 n/a 38.8% 9,000 n/a 58.4% 270 n/a 1.8% 165 n/a 1.1%
Note: Percentages may not equal 100% due to multiple responses and rounding.

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:[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141046 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 840 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Pontiac, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec and Quebec [Province]". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Government of Canada - Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 26 November 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 2014-02-25.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-02-25.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

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