Boucherville

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 41.670 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.9 % (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 21.9% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 10.2% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 22% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 55.3% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 25% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 7.3% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 1% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 5.2% (13,2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 9.5% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,790, or 4.4% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 70, or 11.7% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 545, or 6.7% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 14.3% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 30.8% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  27.5% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population