Demographics of La Prairie, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

26,406

9.5%
Population, 2016: 24,110
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 43.47
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 607.4
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$60,050
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$47,800
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$112,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$89,900
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
63.6%
Unemployment rate
6.1%
Participation rate
67.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$479,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,384
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$987
Population
Population, 2021 26,406
Population, 2016 24,110
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 11,309
Total private dwellings, 2016 9,947
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 13.70%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 11,049
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 9,697
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 13.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 43
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 607
National population rank, 2021 174
Province/territory population rank, 2021 43
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 26,195
Official languages 25,870
English 16,855
French 24,830
Non-official languages 6,550
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,780
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $60,050
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 20,780
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,270
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $55,000
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 16,000
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $57,500
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,960
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,790
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,245
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,210
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,660
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,410
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,485
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $84,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,905
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,240
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 85.00%
Employment income (%) 73.80%
Government transfers (%) 15.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.80%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 20,445
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $58,000
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 20,445
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,080
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 19,080
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $55,550
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 16,080
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $57,150
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,410
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,770
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,960
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,480
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,465
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,500
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $79,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,535
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,600
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 89.40%
Employment income (%) 77.40%
Government transfers (%) 10.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 11,050
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $112,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $89,900
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 3,355
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $56,150
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $45,440
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 7,695
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $137,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $109,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,510
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $138,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $109,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,805
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $107,900
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $87,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,400
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $179,400
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $138,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,160
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $92,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $77,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,855
Average total income in 2020 ($) $54,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $44,440
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 26,195
Canadian citizens 24,880
Canadian citizens aged under 18 5,575
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 19,305
Not Canadian citizens 1,320
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 11,050
Owner 7,940
Renter 3,110
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 11,050
Condominium 2,565
Not condominium 8,485
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 11,050
No bedrooms 50
1 bedroom 1,275
2 bedrooms 3,535
3 bedrooms 3,605
4 or more bedrooms 2,585
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 11,050
1 to 4 rooms 3,735
5 rooms 1,530
6 rooms 1,140
7 rooms 1,225
8 or more rooms 3,420
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 11,050
1960 or before 1,210
1961 to 1980 2,045
1981 to 1990 1,945
1991 to 2000 1,900
2001 to 2005 1,170
2006 to 2010 725
2011 to 2015 665
2016 to 2021 1,385
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 11,050
15 to 24 years 145
25 to 34 years 1,230
35 to 44 years 2,105
45 to 54 years 2,535
55 to 64 years 2,305
65 to 74 years 1,630
75 to 84 years 870
85 years and over 230
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 11,005
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 9,175
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,835
30% to less than 100% 1,730
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 7,940
% of owner households with a mortgage 68.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 11.10%
% in core housing need 2.20%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,350
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,384
Median value of dwellings ($) $448,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $479,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $910
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $987
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,105
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 18,325
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 14,245
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,160
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 13,085
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,780
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,655
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,995
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 7,150
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,480
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,795
Apprenticeship certificate 695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,710
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 955
Bachelor’s degree or higher 6,845
Bachelor's degree 4,360
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 615
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 95
Master's degree 1,565
Earned doctorate 210
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 14,250
No certificate, diploma or degree 945
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,165
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,140
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 5,125
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,875
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,360
Apprenticeship certificate 510
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,585
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 665
Bachelor’s degree or higher 6,015
Bachelor's degree 3,790
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 550
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 70
Master's degree 1,410
Earned doctorate 190
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 21,430
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,435
Education 1,070
13. Education 1,070
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 450
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 65
50. Visual and performing arts 385
Humanities 670
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 115
23. English language and literature/letters 40
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 335
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 10
54. History 60
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 90
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,380
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 195
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 165
22. Legal professions and studies 315
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 30
42. Psychology 230
45. Social sciences 440
Business, management and public administration 3,885
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 120
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 3,770
Physical and life sciences and technologies 580
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 220
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 105
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 75
40. Physical sciences 170
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 870
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 725
25. Library science 30
27. Mathematics and statistics 100
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,655
04. Architecture and related services 115
14. Engineering 940
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 505
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 460
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 380
48. Precision production 240
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 205
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 145
03. Natural resources and conservation 60
Health and related fields 1,360
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 65
51. Health professions and related programs 1,265
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 35
Personal, protective and transportation services 865
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 455
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 240
49. Transportation and materials moving 165
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 14,250
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,110
Education 800
13. Education 800
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 360
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 50
50. Visual and performing arts 315
Humanities 445
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 90
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 200
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 40
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 70
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,095
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 145
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 150
22. Legal professions and studies 240
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 185
45. Social sciences 355
Business, management and public administration 3,220
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 100
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 3,115
Physical and life sciences and technologies 420
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 195
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 60
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 140
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 760
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 670
25. Library science 30
27. Mathematics and statistics 60
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,130
04. Architecture and related services 100
14. Engineering 870
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 365
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 335
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 295
48. Precision production 160
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 170
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 110
03. Natural resources and conservation 60
Health and related fields 1,060
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 65
51. Health professions and related programs 970
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 20
Personal, protective and transportation services 690
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 365
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 190
49. Transportation and materials moving 130
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 21,430
In the labour force 14,515
Employed 13,635
Unemployed 880
Not in the labour force 6,915
Participation rate 67.70%
Employment rate 63.60%
Unemployment rate 6.10%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 21,430
Did not work 6,585
Worked 14,845
Worked full year full time 8,645
Worked part year and/or part time 6,200
Average weeks worked in reference year 43
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 14,515
Class of worker - not applicable 250
All classes of workers 14,270
Employee 12,725
Permanent position 10,885
Temporary position 1,845
Fixed term (1 year or more) 675
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,165
Self-employed 1,540
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 14,515
Occupation - not applicable 250
All occupations 14,270
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 405
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 3,345
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,805
3 Health occupations 970
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,875
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 350
6 Sales and service occupations 3,360
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,735
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 60
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 355
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 14,515
Industry - not applicable 250
All industries 14,270
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 55
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 15
22 Utilities 195
23 Construction 910
31-33 Manufacturing 1,205
41 Wholesale trade 455
44-45 Retail trade 1,865
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 680
51 Information and cultural industries 425
52 Finance and insurance 960
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 190
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,530
55 Management of companies and enterprises 25
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 440
61 Educational services 1,330
62 Health care and social assistance 1,645
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 170
72 Accommodation and food services 710
81 Other services (except public administration) 455
91 Public administration 990
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 13,630
Worked at home 3,965
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 1,165
Usual place of work 8,490
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 8,490
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,825
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,135
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 5,520
Commute to a different province or territory 10
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 9,655
Car, truck or van 8,215
Car, truck or van - as a driver 7,805
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 415
Public transit 760
Walked 395
Bicycle 140
Other method 145
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 9,655
Less than 15 minutes 2,570
15 to 29 minutes 3,650
30 to 44 minutes 2,115
45 to 59 minutes 775
60 minutes and over 545
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 15,590
English 910
French 8,915
Non-official language 70
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 70
English and French 5,375
English and non-official language(s) 55
French and non-official language(s) 20
English, French and non-official language(s) 240
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 15,590
Official languages 14,455
English 2,015
French 12,435
Non-official languages 105
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 24,925
Non-movers 15,115
Movers 9,805
Non-migrants 1,780
Migrants 8,025
Internal migrants 7,250
Intraprovincial migrants 7,105
Interprovincial migrants 140
External migrants 780
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