Saint-Amable

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 12,165 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 23.1% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 7.9% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 7% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 19.2% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 63.8% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 23.8% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.4% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.2% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 3.2% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 27.6% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,050, or 8.6% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 85, or 6.8% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 190, or 19.7% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 21.4% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 18.6% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  37.9% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population