La Prairie

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 24,110 people

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

Seniors (65 and over): 14.5% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 11.4% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 27.8% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 64% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 25.5% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 11.9% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 1.2% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 10.9% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 15.3% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,835, or 7.7% (10.3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 110, or 7% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 535, or 16,6% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 27.7% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 29.8 % (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