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DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 7,455 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 19.2% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 13.6% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 7.8% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 20.7% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 61.5% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 25.7% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 7.8 % (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants:  1.3% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 6,6% (13,2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 21.2% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 520, or 7% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 60, or 10.5% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 95, or 9.8% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 19.4% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 32.1% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 30.5% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population