Châteauguay

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 47,910 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.7% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 17.8% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 10.1% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 26.2% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 62.4% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 30.4% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 16.1% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 1.8% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 17.7% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 19.9% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 5,660, or 12% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 570, or 17% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 1,020, or 12.8% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 24.8% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 41.3% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 31.4% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population