Verchères

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 5,835 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 20.2% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 16.4% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 10% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 26% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 55.8% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 23.5% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 2.9 % (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.3% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 1.9% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 18.8% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 515, or 8.9% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 25, or 6% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 145, or 16.3% (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 24.7% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 30.5% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  25.3% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population