Saint-Athanase

Statistics on the new city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, including the former municipalities of Iberville, L’Acadie, Saint-Athanase, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Saint-Luc

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 95,115 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.7% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 18.2% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 14.1% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 29.8% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 57% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 31% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.5% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.5% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 2.4% (13,2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 21.4% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 11,150, or 12% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 630, or 10% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 2,735, or 17.9% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 38.3% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 32.1% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  36.8% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population