Population Of Drummondville | Drummondville Population 2020

Drummondville Population 2020:- Drummondville is a city in Quebec. Drummondville is located east of Montreal on the Saint-François River. According to the Canada 2016 Census, Drummondville’s population is 68,601. Drummondville is the seat of Drummond Regional County Municipality.

 

Drummondville Population

To know the actual Population of Drummondville 2020, We have to look at the residents of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 63,029
  • 2006 – 67,392
  • 2011 – 71,852
  • 2016 – 75,423
  • Drummondville Population 2020:- 79,203 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of Drummondville 2020 according to the estimates is 79,203.

 

Demographics

According to the Canada 2016 Census, Drummondville has a population of 68,601, Drummondville Population percentage change from 2011 to 2016 is 5%.

Drummondville has a land area of 246.85 km2 (95.31 sq mi). Drummondville has a population density of 94.5/km2 (245/sq mi).

15.7% of Drummondville people are under the age of 14, whereas 63.2% are between 15 and 64, while those over 65 account for 21.1%.

 

Mother language (2011)
Language Population Pct (%)
French only 67,930 96%
English only 780 1.1%
Both English and French 290 0.4%
Other languages 1745 2.4%

 

Total Visible Minority

  • South Asian:- 0%
  • Chinese:- 0.3%
  • Black:- 0.9%
  • Filipino:- 0%
  • Latin American:- 1.0%
  • Arab:- 0.6%
  • Southeast Asian:- 0.2%
  • West Asian:- 0%
  • Korean:- 0.1%
  • Japanese:- 0%
  • Mixed visible minority:- 0.1%
  • White Rock Population

 

Economy

Drummondville is home to the Promenades Drummondville regional shopping mall which has 109 stores.

Drummondville markets itself as Quebec’s Capital of Expression and Traditions. Drummondville is home to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Drummondville Voltigeurs, founded in 1982.

Drummondville and Victoriaville co-hosted the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge. The Autodrome Drummond holds various automotive races throughout the summer season.

Drummondville was founded in June 1815 by Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Heriot. The purpose of Drummondville was to provide a home for British soldiers in the War of 1812 and to guard the Saint-François River against American attacks. Drummondville was named after Sir Gordon Drummond, the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada between 1813 and 1816.

Industrial growth to the Drummondville comes after the construction of the Hemmings Falls hydro-electric dam in 1920. Several outlying municipalities have been amalgamated into Drummondville since the 1950s (Saint-Joseph de Grantham, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Drummondville-Ouest, Drummondville-Sud, Grantham, Saint-Nicéphore, Saint-Charles-de-Drummond, Saint-Joachim-de-Courval).

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