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Rochon Sands
Summer village
Summer Village of Rochon Sands
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 7
Area (2016)
 • Land 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 86
 • Density 39.9/km2 (103/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Official website

Rochon Sands is a summer village on Buffalo Lake in central Alberta, Canada. It is south of Rochon Sands Provincial Park. The summer village and the park take their name from the Rochon family who owned the land in the early 1900s.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Rochon Sands recorded a population of 86 living in 47 of its 152 total private dwellings, a 32.3% change from its 2011 population of 65. With a land area of 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi), it had a population density of 39.8/km2 (103/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that the Summer Village of Rochon Sands had a population of 84 living in 46 of its 201 total dwellings, a 27.3% change from its 2006 population of 66. Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 65 living in 35 of its 156 total dwellings, a -1.5% change from 2006. With a land area of 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 28.0/km2 (73/sq mi) in 2011.


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