Laval-Ouest

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Data on the territory served by Laval municipal office (BML) – Sector 4, which covers the district of Sainte-Dorothée, Laval-Ouest, Laval – Les Îles, Fabreville-Ouest and Laval-sur-le-lac. Data by neighbourhood are not available.

Total population: 65,890 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 20.1% (17.4% in Laval)

Seniors (65 and over): 12.5% (17.2% in Laval)

People living alone: 6.5% (10.2% in Laval)

Seniors living alone: 18.2% (24.3% in Laval)

Families with children: 69.3% (65.7% in Laval)

Single-parent families: 20.6% (26.2% in Laval)

Immigrants: 25.6% (28.5% in Laval)

New immigrants: 6.6% (3.7% in Laval)

Visible minorities: 23% (26.1% in Laval)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 16.7% (19% in Laval)

Low-income individuals: 4,600, or 7.1% (11.3% in Laval)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 330, or 7% (12.5% in Laval)

Low-income Seniors: 780, or 11% (14.6% in Laval)

Renter households: 14.1% (30.6% in Laval)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 34.1% (35.6% in Laval)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 27.4% (32.2% in Laval)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population