Delson

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 7,460 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 19.1% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 10.3% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 7.6% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 20.9% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 61.2% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 26.2% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 6.0% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 1.2% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 3.8% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 22.2% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 775, or 10.4% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 60, or 10.0% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 75, or 10.4% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 22.4% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 29.9% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 30.0% (36.1% on the South Shore)


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

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