Saint-Mathieu

Population : 1,890 people

Low-income people : 180, or 9.5% (9.6% on the South Shore)

Children (0-14 years) : 18.0% (18.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 years and over) : 12.8% (12.3% on the South Shore)

People living alone : 8.2% (10.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone : 3.2% (3.2% on the South Shore)

Families with or without children : 585

Families with children : 54.7% (62.4% on the South Shore)

Single parent families : 31.3% (25.9% on the South Shore)

People 15 years and over without a high school diploma : 33.4% (22.6% on the South Shore)

Immigrants : 2.6% (9.9% on the South Shore)

New immigrants : 0.0% (1.9% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities : 0.0% (8.4% on the South Shore)

Mother tongue : 

  • French 90.5% (82.9% on the South Shore)
  • English 5.3% (7.0% on the South Shore)
  • Other 2.4% (8.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households : 13.2% (31.2% on the South Shore)

Renter households who devote 30% or more of their income to rent : 35.0% (33.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income single parent families : 30, or 33.3% (17.2% on the South Shore)

Low-income children under age 6 : 0, or 0.0% (9.7% on the South Shore)

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population

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