Varennes

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 20,995 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 18.4% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 9.4% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 7.6% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 23.4% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 65.4% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 22.8% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.0% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.4% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 2.6% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 15.3% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,325, or 6.3% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 50, or 3.7% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 230, or 12.9% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 18.8% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 31.2% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 30.3% (36.1% on the South Shore)

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

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