Châteauguay

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 45,905 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.8% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 16.6% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 9.6% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 25.4% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 62.1% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 29.5% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants*: 13.6% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants*: 1.8% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities*: 13.0% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS*

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 21.5% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 5,535, or 12.3% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 490, or 16.4% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 895, or 12.9% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 23.1% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 39.5% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 35.8% (36.1% on the South Shore)


*Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census, National Household Survey

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