Lachine

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 44,490 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.2% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 17.3% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 18.9% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 33.1% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 65.4% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 37.6% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 22.5% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 4.6% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 24.1% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 20.7% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 8,775, or 20.6% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 740, or 25.2% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,405, or 23.8% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 57.3% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 33.2% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 41.5% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population