Greenfield Park

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 16,970 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.7% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 16.1% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 13.4% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 30.9% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 63.8% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 20.5% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 23.1% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 5.5% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 18.3% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 18.3% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 2,725, or 16.1% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 190, or 18.4% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 580, or 21.3% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 36.6% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 38.4% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 33.7% (36.1% on the South Shore)

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

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