Westmount

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 20,310 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 14.9% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 25.9% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 15.4% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 33.8% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 59.7% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 24.6% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 26.6% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 5.4% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Minorités visibles 18% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 6.2% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 2,835, or 14.4% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 140, or 14.3% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 520, or 10.9% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 47.4% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 48.2% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 42.3% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population