Mercier-Est

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 44,780 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.8% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 16.8% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 18.4% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 36.2% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 61.8% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 40.5% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 19.2% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 3.9% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 21.6% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 21.8% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 7,995, or 18.3% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 710, or 21.7% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,280, or 19.3% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 55.4% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 30.7% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 43.9% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population