Kirkland

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 21,255 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.4% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 12.5% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 4.0% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 17.9% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 72.4% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 15.2% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 27.5% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 2.3% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 20.8% (30.3% on the Island of Montreal)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 9.7% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 1,180, or 5.6% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 40, or 3.7% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 155, or 6.3% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 5.6% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 53.9% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 22.0% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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