Lachine

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 41,620 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.7% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 15.5% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 17.8% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 36.1% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 65.0% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 37.7% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 21.4% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 6.0% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 22.4% (30.3% on the Island of Montreal)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 22.1% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 9,050, or 22.6% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 810, or 28.6% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,145, or 23.2% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 59.5% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 33.7% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 43.4% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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