Candiac

 

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 21,045 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 22.1 % (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 11.6 % (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 7.4 % (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 20.2 % (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 67.3 % (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 22.3 % (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 12 % (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 1.5 % (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 11.4 % (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 10.8 % (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 865, or 4.1 % (10.3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 55, or 3.7 % (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 125, or 5.1 % (14% in South Shore)

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

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 26.2 % (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  30.4 % (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population