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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Pointe-Calumet, - Quebec

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Pointe-Calumet, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Pointe-Calumet, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
142
Nat. rank
585

In 2011, Pointe-Calumet (Municipalité) had a population of 6,396, representing a percentage change of -2.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 4.63 square kilometres with a population density of 1,382.4 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, Pointe-Calumet (Municipalité) had 2,539 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was -1.0%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Pointe-Calumet (Municipalité) is part of the census metropolitan area of Montréal.

Population and dwelling counts

Pointe-Calumet (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Pointe-Calumet (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Montréal, Que. V 1,649,519 1,620,693 1.8
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que. V 15,689 11,311 38.7
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Que. 6,195 4,958 24.9
Oka, Que. 3,969 3,300 20.3

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
Westmount V 19,931 20,494 -2.7

Age and sex

Pointe-Calumet, – Age distribution

Table 4 Pointe-Calumet, – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 18.5% 17.9% 19.0%
15 to 64 71.9% 72.6% 70.9%
65 and over 9.7% 9.4% 10.0%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Pointe-Calumet, was 9.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 71.9% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 18.5%. 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.

Pointe-Calumet, – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Pointe-Calumet, – 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 6,395 6,575 -180 -2.7
0 to 14 1,180 1,285 -105 -8.2
15 to 64 4,595 4,640 -45 -1.0
65 and over 620 645 -25 -3.9
Males
Total 3,290 3,320 -30 -0.9
0 to 14 590 635 -45 -7.1
15 to 64 2,390 2,375 15 0.6
65 and over 310 310 0 0.0
Females
Total 3,110 3,260 -150 -4.6
0 to 14 590 650 -60 -9.2
15 to 64 2,205 2,275 -70 -3.1
65 and over 310 335 -25 -7.5

Pointe-Calumet, – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Pointe-Calumet, – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,395 3,290 3,110
0 to 4 years 445 225 225
5 to 9 years 350 175 185
10 to 14 years 380 195 190
15 to 19 years 430 230 200
20 to 24 years 390 205 190
25 to 29 years 460 240 230
30 to 34 years 505 255 255
35 to 39 years 425 220 200
40 to 44 years 480 240 235
45 to 49 years 580 305 275
50 to 54 years 550 305 250
55 to 59 years 415 215 200
60 to 64 years 365 190 175
65 to 69 years 240 135 110
70 to 74 years 155 75 85
75 to 79 years 105 45 55
80 to 84 years 70 35 40
85 years and over 40 20 30
Median age 37.5 37.6 37.3

Pointe-Calumet, – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Pointe-Calumet,  was 37.5 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Pointe-Calumet, – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Pointe-Calumet, 37.5 37.5

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Pointe-Calumet was 1,860, which represents a change of -5.8% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Pointe-Calumet, 38.2% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 43.5% were common-law-couples and 18.8% were lone-parent families.

Pointe-Calumet – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Pointe-Calumet, MÉ 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
Pointe-Calumet, MÉ 1,860 710 38.2 810 43.5 350 18.8 -5.8
Montréal, V 410,035 225,035 54.9 96,385 23.5 88,615 21.6 -0.3
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V 4,755 2,020 42.5 2,055 43.2 665 14.0 36.8
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, MÉ 1,865 900 48.3 740 39.7 230 12.3 24.7
Oka, MÉ 1,170 575 49.1 435 37.2 155 13.2 17.0

Pointe-Calumet – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Pointe-Calumet, 50.5% 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 * 300
Married couples without children * 410
Common-law-couples with children * 460
Common-law-couples without children * 345

Pointe-Calumet – Marital status

In Pointe-Calumet, 58.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (27.5%) or living with a common-law partner (30.9%).

The remaining 41.5% 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, Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Pointe-Calumet, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,220 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,050 58.4 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 1,435 27.5 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,615 30.9 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,165 41.5 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,535 29.4 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 65 1.2 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 365 7.0 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 205 3.9 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Pointe-Calumet – Types of private households

There were 2,540 private households3 in Pointe-Calumet in 2011, a change of -1.0% from 2006. Of these, 29.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -6.9% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,540 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
740 29.1 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
705 27.8 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 315 12.4 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 630 24.8 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 55 2.2 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 100 3.9 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Pointe-Calumet – Structural type of dwelling

In Pointe-Calumet, 89.4% 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, Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Pointe-Calumet, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,540 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,270 89.4 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 35 1.4 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 0 0.0 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 115 4.5 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 95 3.7 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 15 0.6 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 0 0.0 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Mother tongue

Chart J: Pointe-Calumet, MÉ - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Pointe-Calumet, MÉ - 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 Pointe-Calumet, 3.3% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 93.8% reported French only, and 2.0% 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, 2.9% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 95.3% spoke only French and 0.8% 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 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 6,395 100.0 6,395 100.0
English 210 3.3 185 2.9
French 6,000 93.8 6,095 95.3
Non-official language 125 2.0 50 0.8
Multiple responses 65 1.0 70 1.1
Table 13 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – 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 77.4 54.7 22.6
French 99.8 99.3 0.6
Non-official language 71.4 42.9 28.6

Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Non-official languages

In Pointe-Calumet, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.5%), Italian (0.3%) and Romanian (0.2%), 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 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – 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 35 25.0 0.5
Italian 20 14.3 0.3
Romanian 10 7.1 0.2
Polish 10 7.1 0.2
Arabic 10 7.1 0.2

Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Bilingualism

Table 15 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – 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 38.5 83.3 36.4 60.0
0 to 19 17.6 66.7 15.6 50.0
20 to 44 50.1 93.8 48.1 69.2
45 to 64 43.0 86.7 41.2 50.0
65 and over 35.8 50.0 34.7 50.0
Table 16 Pointe-Calumet, MÉ – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 6,395 100.0
English only 50 0.8
French only 3,850 60.2
English and French 2,490 38.9
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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