Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Blainville, V - Quebec

Map of Blainville, V (shaded in green), Quebec

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Blainville, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Blainville, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
17
Nat. rank
93

In 2011, Blainville (Ville) had a population of 53,510, representing a percentage change of 15.1% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 55.10 square kilometres with a population density of 971.1 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 1,356,547.02 square kilometres with a population density of 5.8 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Blainville (Ville) had 18,732 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 16.4%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Blainville (Ville) is part of the census metropolitan area of Montral.

Population and dwelling counts

Blainville (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Blainville (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Terrebonne, Que. V 106,322 94,703 12.3
Sainte-Thrse, Que. V 26,025 25,224 3.2
Rosemre, Que. V 14,294 14,173 0.9
Lorraine, Que. V 9,479 9,613 -1.4
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Que. V 14,535 13,001 11.8
Mirabel, Que. V 41,957 34,626 21.2

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval M 5,696 3,790 50.3
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac V 15,689 11,311 38.7
Marieville V 10,094 7,527 A 34.1
Shannon M 5,086 3,825 33.0
Saint-Amable M 10,870 8,398 29.4

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
La Tuque V 11,227 11,821 -5.0
Shawinigan V 50,060 51,904 -3.6
Tmiscouata-sur-le-Lac V 5,096 5,259 A -3.1
Roberval V 10,227 10,544 -3.0
Westmount V 19,931 20,494 -2.7

Age and sex

Blainville, V – Age distribution

Table 4 Blainville, V – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 22.6% 23.0% 22.4%
15 to 64 69.5% 69.6% 69.4%
65 and over 7.8% 7.5% 8.2%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Blainville, V was 7.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 69.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 22.6%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Blainville, V – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Blainville, V – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 53,510 46,495 7,015 15.1
0 to 14 12,120 11,955 165 1.4
15 to 64 37,190 31,890 5,300 16.6
65 and over 4,195 2,655 1,540 58.0
Males
Total 26,425 23,040 3,385 14.7
0 to 14 6,065 6,005 60 1.0
15 to 64 18,380 15,770 2,610 16.6
65 and over 1,980 1,265 715 56.5
Females
Total 27,085 23,450 3,635 15.5
0 to 14 6,055 5,950 105 1.8
15 to 64 18,810 16,120 2,690 16.7
65 and over 2,220 1,385 835 60.3

Blainville, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Blainville, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 53,510 26,425 27,085
0 to 4 years 3,455 1,720 1,730
5 to 9 years 4,140 2,090 2,050
10 to 14 years 4,525 2,255 2,270
15 to 19 years 4,660 2,400 2,265
20 to 24 years 2,855 1,470 1,385
25 to 29 years 2,185 1,070 1,115
30 to 34 years 3,240 1,470 1,775
35 to 39 years 4,345 2,050 2,295
40 to 44 years 5,005 2,420 2,580
45 to 49 years 5,495 2,765 2,730
50 to 54 years 4,315 2,215 2,105
55 to 59 years 2,880 1,435 1,445
60 to 64 years 2,205 1,090 1,115
65 to 69 years 1,710 845 860
70 to 74 years 1,140 535 600
75 to 79 years 715 320 390
80 to 84 years 395 185 210
85 years and over 240 85 155
Median age 37.1 37.0 37.2

Blainville, V – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Blainville, V was 37.1 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Blainville, V – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Blainville, V 35.1 37.1

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Blainville was 15,560, which represents a change of 13.0% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Blainville, 49.0% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 35.9% were common-law-couples and 15.1% were lone-parent families.

Blainville – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Blainville, V and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Quebec  2,203,625 1,143,370 51.9 694,750 31.5 365,515 16.6 3.9
Blainville, V 15,560 7,625 49.0 5,580 35.9 2,345 15.1 13.0
Terrebonne, V 31,335 14,545 46.4 11,805 37.7 4,990 15.9 11.2
Sainte-Thrse, V 7,095 3,160 44.5 2,345 33.1 1,595 22.5 -0.6
Rosemre, V 4,180 2,490 59.6 1,170 28.0 520 12.4 3.5
Lorraine, V 2,895 1,710 59.1 795 27.5 385 13.3 1.0
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, V 3,995 1,800 45.1 1,575 39.4 625 15.6 6.8
Mirabel, V 12,105 5,025 41.5 5,180 42.8 1,895 15.7 19.0

Blainville – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Blainville, 60.4% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 4,395
Married couples without children * 3,230
Common-law-couples with children * 3,585
Common-law-couples without children * 1,995

Blainville – Marital status

In Blainville, 64.6% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (37.6%) or living with a common-law partner (27.0%).

The remaining 35.4% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Quebec, Blainville, V – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Blainville, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 41,390 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 26,750 64.6 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 15,570 37.6 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 11,180 27.0 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 14,640 35.4 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 10,840 26.2 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 560 1.4 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 2,115 5.1 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 1,130 2.7 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Blainville – Types of private households

There were 18,735 private households3 in Blainville in 2011, a change of 16.5% from 2006. Of these, 42.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 7.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Blainville, V – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Blainville, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 18,735 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
7,880 42.1 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
5,045 26.9 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 2,245 12.0 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 3,040 16.2 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 190 1.0 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 325 1.7 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Blainville – Structural type of dwelling

In Blainville, 72.4% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Quebec, Blainville, V – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Blainville, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 18,730 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 13,565 72.4 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 1,015 5.4 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 195 1.0 86,040 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 171,110 5.0 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 2,635 14.1 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 1,175 6.3 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 15 0.1 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 130 0.7 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Blainville, V – Mother tongue

Chart J: Blainville, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Blainville, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Blainville, 3.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 89.5% reported French only, and 5.8% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 7.7% for English only, 78.1% for French only and 12.3% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 4.1% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 91.7% spoke only French and 2.1% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 9.8% for only English, 80.0% for only French and 7.1% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Blainville, V – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 53,510 100.0 53,510 100.0
English 1,735 3.2 2,185 4.1
French 47,905 89.5 49,080 91.7
Non-official language 3,100 5.8 1,110 2.1
Multiple responses 765 1.4 1,130 2.1
Table 13 Blainville, V – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 86.1 67.4 18.7
French 99.7 99.0 0.7
Non-official language 74.3 45.9 28.4

Blainville, V – Non-official languages

In Blainville, the three most common mother tongues were Portuguese (1.2%), Arabic (1.1%) and Italian (1.0%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Arabic (2.1%), Spanish (1.8%) and Italian (1.6%).

Table 14 Blainville, V – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Portuguese 660 19.4 1.2
Arabic 575 16.9 1.1
Italian 525 15.4 1.0
Spanish 520 15.2 1.0
Romanian 160 4.7 0.3

Blainville, V – Bilingualism

Table 15 Blainville, V – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 49.7 85.0 47.5 64.1
0 to 19 28.5 77.8 26.0 46.9
20 to 44 66.6 91.2 64.8 76.9
45 to 64 57.2 90.3 55.4 66.8
65 and over 36.5 69.6 35.9 29.6
Table 16 Blainville, V – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 53,510 100.0
English only 385 0.7
French only 26,210 49.0
English and French 26,815 50.1
Neither English nor French 95 0.2

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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