Contrecoeur

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 7, 890 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17 %% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 18.1% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 14,4% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 25.8% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 51.3% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 30.9% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.5% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.3% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 3.4% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 20.3% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 755, or 9.8% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 80, or 11.5% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 190, or 14.2% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 27.7 % (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 23.2% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  45.2% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population