Contrecoeur

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 6,255 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.2% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 17.1% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 12.5% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 25.8% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 48.4% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 29.0% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants*: 2.4% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants*: 0.4% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities*: 1.1% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS*

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 24.3% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 710, or 11.5% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 20, or 5.3% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 155, or 15.9% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 29.8% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 22.7% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 43.0% (36.1% on the South Shore)


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

*This data is from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). They must be interpreted with caution, as this territory has either a small population or a global non-response rate (GNR) above 25%.

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