Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

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This old working-class neighbourhood has the highest Francophone population in Montréal—nine out of ten people speak French at home and at work. The Olympic Stadium, Saputo Stadium, the Biodome and the Botanical Garden make up the tourist attractions in the northern part of the borough. The area is easily accessible by car and public transit, and highly regarded by families and young professionals.

Demography

Population : 129,110
Population density by km2 : 5,081
Median age of citizens : 40.8

Number of households

  • Couples : 13,075
  • Couples with children : 10,595
  • Singles : 26,480

Average size of households : 2
Median household income : $ 37,264
Proportion of immigrants : 15%

Mode of transportation to work

  • Car (unacompanied) : 28,760
  • Carpool : 2,290
  • Public transport : 23,810
  • Bicycle : 5,485