Greenfield Park

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 16,735 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.8% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 18.5% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 13.8% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 32.1% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 62.8% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 32% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 24.3% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 4.8% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 22% (13,2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 17.5% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 2,535, or 15,2% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 155, or 13.9% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 570, or 18.2% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 38% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 35.1% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  33.6% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population