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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Bromont, V - Quebec

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

Map of Bromont, V

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
120
Nat. rank
492

In 2011, Bromont (Ville) had a population of 7,649, representing a percentage change of 26.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 114.42 square kilometres with a population density of 66.9 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, Bromont (Ville) had 3,290 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 28.9%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Bromont (Ville) is part of the census agglomeration of Granby.

Population and dwelling counts

Bromont (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Bromont (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Lac-Brome, Que. V 5,609 5,629 -0.4
Brigham, Que. 2,457 2,408 2.0
Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby, Que. 3,125 2,918 7.1
Granby, Que. V 63,433 59,385 A 6.8
Shefford, Que. CT 6,711 5,941 13.0

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 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 5,086 3,825 33.0
Saint-Amable 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
Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac V 5,096 5,259 A -3.1
Roberval V 10,227 10,544 -3.0
Chandler V 7,703 7,914 -2.7

Age and sex

Bromont, V – Age distribution

Table 4 Bromont, V – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 19.1% 20.2% 18.0%
15 to 64 68.6% 66.8% 70.2%
65 and over 12.4% 13.0% 11.8%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Bromont, V was 12.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 19.1%. 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.

Bromont, V – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Bromont, 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 7,650 6,050 1,600 26.4
0 to 14 1,460 1,185 275 23.2
15 to 64 5,245 4,315 930 21.6
65 and over 950 550 400 72.7
Males
Total 3,840 3,100 740 23.9
0 to 14 775 635 140 22.0
15 to 64 2,565 2,165 400 18.5
65 and over 500 295 205 69.5
Females
Total 3,810 2,950 860 29.2
0 to 14 685 545 140 25.7
15 to 64 2,675 2,145 530 24.7
65 and over 450 250 200 80.0

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

Table 6 Bromont, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 7,650 3,840 3,810
0 to 4 years 470 250 220
5 to 9 years 490 260 230
10 to 14 years 495 265 235
15 to 19 years 460 255 205
20 to 24 years 315 150 165
25 to 29 years 370 170 205
30 to 34 years 505 240 255
35 to 39 years 575 275 300
40 to 44 years 550 265 285
45 to 49 years 620 305 320
50 to 54 years 620 310 310
55 to 59 years 610 295 315
60 to 64 years 620 300 320
65 to 69 years 445 215 230
70 to 74 years 280 160 115
75 to 79 years 135 75 65
80 to 84 years 55 30 25
85 years and over 35 20 15
Median age 41.4 41.3 41.4

Bromont, V – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Bromont, V was 41.4 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Bromont, V – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Bromont, V 39.3 41.4

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Bromont was 2,305, which represents a change of 24.9% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Bromont, 49.0% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 38.2% were common-law-couples and 13.2% were lone-parent families.

Bromont – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Bromont, 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
Bromont, V 2,305 1,130 49.0 880 38.2 305 13.2 24.9
Lac-Brome, V 1,705 1,050 61.6 460 27.0 200 11.7 4.0
Brigham, MÉ 755 380 50.3 295 39.1 85 11.3 4.1
Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby, MÉ 945 425 45.0 415 43.9 110 11.6 9.9
Granby, V 17,855 8,540 47.8 6,345 35.5 2,965 16.6 5.8
Shefford, CT 2,110 1,095 51.9 860 40.8 150 7.1 13.1

Bromont – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Bromont, 43.6% 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 * 415
Married couples without children * 715
Common-law-couples with children * 455
Common-law-couples without children * 415

Bromont – Marital status

In Bromont, 65.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (37.1%) or living with a common-law partner (28.3%).

The remaining 34.6% 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, Bromont, V – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Bromont, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,190 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,050 65.4 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,295 37.1 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,750 28.3 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,140 34.6 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,445 23.3 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 80 1.3 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 440 7.1 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 170 2.7 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Bromont – Types of private households

There were 3,290 private households3 in Bromont in 2011, a change of 28.8% from 2006. Of these, 26.3% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 28.1% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Bromont, V – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Bromont, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,290 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
865 26.3 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,120 34.0 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 290 8.8 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 930 28.3 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 15 0.5 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 65 2.0 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Bromont – Structural type of dwelling

In Bromont, 60.9% 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, Bromont, V – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Bromont, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,290 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,005 60.9 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 275 8.4 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 65 2.0 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 705 21.4 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 105 3.2 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 35 1.1 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 95 2.9 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Bromont, V – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Bromont, 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 Bromont, 5.6% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 91.0% reported French only, and 1.9% 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, 5.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 92.5% spoke only French and 0.5% 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 Bromont, 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 7,650 100.0 7,650 100.0
English 430 5.6 395 5.2
French 6,960 91.0 7,075 92.5
Non-official language 145 1.9 35 0.5
Multiple responses 120 1.6 135 1.8
Table 13 Bromont, 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 91.7 71.3 20.4
French 99.7 98.9 0.8
Non-official language 53.1 28.1 25.0

Bromont, V – Non-official languages

In Bromont, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.4%), German (0.3%) and Italian (0.3%), 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 Bromont, 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.
Spanish 30 18.8 0.4
German 25 15.6 0.3
Italian 20 12.5 0.3
Arabic 15 9.4 0.2
Dutch 15 9.4 0.2

Bromont, V – Bilingualism

Table 15 Bromont, 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 59.6 89.5 57.5 71.4
0 to 19 30.3 91.7 28.1 50.0
20 to 44 73.3 92.9 72.0 77.8
45 to 64 67.5 90.0 65.8 87.5
65 and over 64.2 82.4 61.7 75.0
Table 16 Bromont, V – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 7,650 100.0
English only 60 0.8
French only 2,985 39.0
English and French 4,600 60.1
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

···
not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
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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