Brossard

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 85.725 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.2% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 20% % (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 10.3% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 20.6% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 61.6% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 24.8% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 38.5% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 5.9% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 42.9% (13,2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 14.5% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 10 195 or 12.1% (10.3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 750, or 13.6% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 1 925 or 12.4% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 25.5% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 37.1% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  35.2 (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population