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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Saint-Eustache, V - Quebec 1

Map of Saint-Eustache, V (shaded in green), Quebec

Map of Saint-Eustache, V

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Saint-Eustache, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Saint-Eustache, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
23
Nat. rank
106

In 2011, Saint-Eustache (Ville) had a population of 44,154, representing a percentage change of 4.9% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 69.61 square kilometres with a population density of 634.3 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 1,356,547.02 square kilometres with a population density of 5.8 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Saint-Eustache (Ville) had 18,007 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 7.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Saint-Eustache (Ville) is part of the census metropolitan area of Montral.

Population and dwelling counts

Saint-Eustache (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Saint-Eustache (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Laval, Que. V 401,553 368,709 8.9
Deux-Montagnes, Que. V 17,552 17,402 0.9
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Que. V 15,689 11,311 38.7
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Que. M 6,195 4,958 24.9
Boisbriand, Que. V 26,816 26,468 A 1.3
Mirabel, Que. V 41,957 34,626 21.2

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval M 5,696 3,790 50.3
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac V 15,689 11,311 38.7
Marieville V 10,094 7,527 A 34.1
Shannon M 5,086 3,825 33.0
Saint-Amable M 10,870 8,398 29.4

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
La Tuque V 11,227 11,821 -5.0
Shawinigan V 50,060 51,904 -3.6
Tmiscouata-sur-le-Lac V 5,096 5,259 A -3.1
Roberval V 10,227 10,544 -3.0
Westmount V 19,931 20,494 -2.7

Age and sex

Saint-Eustache, V – Age distribution

Table 4 Saint-Eustache, V – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 16.5% 17.5% 15.5%
15 to 64 69.3% 70.2% 68.5%
65 and over 14.2% 12.3% 16.0%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Saint-Eustache, V was 14.2%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 69.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 16.5%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Saint-Eustache, V – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Saint-Eustache, V – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 44,155 42,080 2,075 4.9
0 to 14 7,275 7,475 -200 -2.7
15 to 64 30,615 29,600 1,015 3.4
65 and over 6,265 5,000 1,265 25.3
Males
Total 21,460 20,365 1,095 5.4
0 to 14 3,755 3,810 -55 -1.4
15 to 64 15,075 14,490 585 4.0
65 and over 2,635 2,070 565 27.3
Females
Total 22,695 21,710 985 4.5
0 to 14 3,525 3,670 -145 -4.0
15 to 64 15,540 15,110 430 2.8
65 and over 3,630 2,930 700 23.9

Saint-Eustache, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Saint-Eustache, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 44,155 21,460 22,695
0 to 4 years 2,355 1,255 1,105
5 to 9 years 2,360 1,210 1,150
10 to 14 years 2,560 1,295 1,270
15 to 19 years 3,175 1,575 1,600
20 to 24 years 2,690 1,390 1,300
25 to 29 years 2,290 1,170 1,120
30 to 34 years 2,770 1,360 1,415
35 to 39 years 2,855 1,385 1,475
40 to 44 years 3,055 1,505 1,550
45 to 49 years 3,715 1,850 1,865
50 to 54 years 3,825 1,835 1,990
55 to 59 years 3,295 1,610 1,685
60 to 64 years 2,940 1,400 1,545
65 to 69 years 2,250 1,040 1,205
70 to 74 years 1,415 635 775
75 to 79 years 1,135 470 670
80 to 84 years 810 305 510
85 years and over 655 185 465
Median age 41.7 40.3 43.0

Saint-Eustache, V – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Saint-Eustache, V was 41.7 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Saint-Eustache, V – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Saint-Eustache, V 40.5 41.7

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in Saint-Eustache was 12,845, which represents a change of 2.5% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Saint-Eustache, 50.6% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 31.8% were common-law-couples and 17.7% were lone-parent families.

Saint-Eustache – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Saint-Eustache, V and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Quebec  2,203,625 1,143,370 51.9 694,750 31.5 365,515 16.6 3.9
Saint-Eustache, V 12,845 6,495 50.6 4,080 31.8 2,270 17.7 2.5
Laval, V 112,880 69,185 61.3 24,780 22.0 18,910 16.8 6.7
Deux-Montagnes, V 5,090 2,470 48.5 1,650 32.4 970 19.1 0.0
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V 4,755 2,020 42.5 2,055 43.2 665 14.0 36.8
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, M 1,865 900 48.3 740 39.7 230 12.3 24.7
Boisbriand, V 7,605 3,645 47.9 2,500 32.9 1,465 19.3 1.3
Mirabel, V 12,105 5,025 41.5 5,180 42.8 1,895 15.7 19.0

Saint-Eustache – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Saint-Eustache, 47.0% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 2,670
Married couples without children * 3,825
Common-law-couples with children * 2,310
Common-law-couples without children * 1,775

Saint-Eustache – Marital status

In Saint-Eustache, 58.1% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (35.9%) or living with a common-law partner (22.2%).

The remaining 41.9% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Quebec, Saint-Eustache, V – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Saint-Eustache, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 36,875 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 21,415 58.1 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 13,250 35.9 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 8,170 22.2 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 15,465 41.9 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 10,135 27.5 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 600 1.6 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 2,650 7.2 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 2,080 5.6 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Saint-Eustache – Types of private households

There were 18,005 private households4 in Saint-Eustache in 2011, a change of 7.8% from 2006. Of these, 27.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -3.7% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Saint-Eustache, V – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 Saint-Eustache, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 18,005 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
4,885 27.1 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
5,375 29.9 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 2,120 11.8 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 4,885 27.1 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 235 1.3 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households10 510 2.8 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Saint-Eustache – Structural type of dwelling

In Saint-Eustache, 54.3% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.3% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Quebec, Saint-Eustache, V – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Saint-Eustache, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 18,005 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 9,780 54.3 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 1,315 7.3 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 205 1.1 86,040 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 230 1.3 171,110 5.0 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 5,845 32.5 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 590 3.3 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 40 0.2 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 5 0.0 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Saint-Eustache, V – Mother tongue

Chart J: Saint-Eustache, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Saint-Eustache, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Saint-Eustache, 3.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 90.7% reported French only, and 4.4% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 7.7% for English only, 78.1% for French only and 12.3% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 3.8% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 92.5% spoke only French and 1.9% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 9.8% for only English, 80.0% for only French and 7.1% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Saint-Eustache, V – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 43,665 100.0 43,665 100.0
English 1,635 3.7 1,675 3.8
French 39,585 90.7 40,385 92.5
Non-official language 1,905 4.4 845 1.9
Multiple responses 535 1.2 760 1.7
Table 13 Saint-Eustache, V – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention13
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 85.0 68.1 16.9
French 99.7 99.2 0.5
Non-official language 77.2 53.0 24.2

Saint-Eustache, V – Non-official languages

In Saint-Eustache, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.9%), Arabic (0.9%) and Romanian (0.4%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Arabic (2.1%), Spanish (1.8%) and Italian (1.6%).

Table 14 Saint-Eustache, V – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Spanish 400 19.0 0.9
Arabic 380 18.1 0.9
Romanian 165 7.8 0.4
Italian 155 7.4 0.4
Portuguese 115 5.5 0.3

Saint-Eustache, V – Bilingualism

Table 15 Saint-Eustache, V – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 47.0 80.4 45.0 60.1
0 to 19 28.0 67.1 25.8 46.7
20 to 44 62.1 90.9 60.4 69.6
45 to 64 50.3 84.2 48.5 62.0
65 and over 37.2 70.9 35.4 37.1
Table 16 Saint-Eustache, V – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 43,665 100.0
English only 445 1.0
French only 22,440 51.4
English and French 20,680 47.4
Neither English nor French 105 0.2

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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