Varennes

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 21,260 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.6% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 13.1% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 8% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 23.6% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 62.2% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 25% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.7% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.5% (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): 13.8% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1.090, or 4.3% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 60, or 4.3% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 240, or 10.2 % (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 19.7% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 27.4% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  29.2% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population