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DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 42,385 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 12.6% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 20.1% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 21.7% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 39.0% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 57.6% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 36.1% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 26.2% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 7.2% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 21.9% (30.3% on the Island of Montreal)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 22.0% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 9,045, or 22.0% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 750, or 29.5% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,500, or 19.3% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 64.5% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 34.7% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 43.0% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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