Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 2,070 people

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

Seniors (65 and over): 16.2% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 9% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 19.4% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 52.4% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 22.7% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.6% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 1.2% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 22.8% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 160, or 7.8% (10.3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 0, or 0% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 730, or 14.4% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 12.4% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 31.6% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  28% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population