Rivière-des-Prairies

 

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 57,545 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 16.9% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 17.2% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 8.8% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 24.2% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 70.4% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 31.4% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 34.1% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 2.7% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 33.2% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 24.6% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 6,435, or 11.4% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 455, or 12.2% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,450, or 15.2% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 36% (60% Island of Montreal)

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

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 27.2% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population