Demographics in Longueuil, QC

Population Marital Status Employment Spoken Language Median Income Households Housing Education Commute Time

What is the population of Longueuil?

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Y-o-Y Change
Total population 2020* 252,828 1.0%

Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2016 239,700
Male population 116,530 48.6%
Female population 123,170 51.4%
Average age 41.6
Male population 48.6%
Female population 51.4%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 37,855 15.8%
15 to 24 27,655 11.5%
25 to 34 31,630 13.2%
35 to 44 31,680 13.2%
45 to 54 33,540 14.0%
55 to 64 35,405 14.8%
Over 65 41,935 17.5%
Under 14 15.8%
15 to 24 11.5%
25 to 34 13.2%
35 to 44 13.2%
45 to 54 14.0%
55 to 64 14.8%
Over 65 17.5%
There are 239,700 residents in Longueuil, with an average age of 41.6. Males make up 48.6% of the population, while females account for 51.4%. Locals over 65 years old represent the largest age group in Longueuil (41,935 individuals), followed by those aged under 14 (37,855 people).

What is the marital status of Longueuil residents?

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% of Total
Married 66,070 32.7%
Common law 41,185 20.4%
Single 63,495 31.5%
Separated 3,275 1.6%
Divorced 16,755 8.3%
Widowed 11,065 5.5%
Married 32.7%
Common law 20.4%
Single 31.5%
Separated 1.6%
Divorced 8.3%
Widowed 5.5%
A total of 63,495 people in Longueuil have never been married (which represents 31.5% of the population). Wedded people in Longueuil (66,070 locals) account for 32.7% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 20.4% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 41,185 people).

What are the employment statistics in Longueuil?

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Unemployment rate 7.3%
% of Total
Management 10,520 8.9%
Business, finance and administration 22,145 18.8%
Natural and applied sciences 9,285 7.9%
Health 8,585 7.3%
Education, law, community and government services 12,995 11.0%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 4,065 3.4%
Sales and service 29,890 25.3%
Trades and transport 15,480 13.1%
Natural resources and agriculture 585 0.5%
Manufacturing and utilities 4,530 3.8%
Management 8.9%
Business, finance and administration 18.8%
Natural and applied sciences 7.9%
Health 7.3%
Education, law, community and government services 11.0%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 3.4%
Sales and service 25.3%
Trades and transport 13.1%
Natural resources and agriculture 0.5%
Manufacturing and utilities 3.8%
Longueuil has an unemployment rate of 7.3%. Regarding the most common jobs in Longueuil, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (29,890 individuals), followed by those in Business, finance and administration (22,145 individuals) and Trades and transport (15,480 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Longueuil?

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% of Total
English 19,860 8.4%
French 206,290 86.8%
English and French 9,610 4.0%
Neither English nor French 1,895 0.8%
The majority of Longueuil residents (that’s 86.8%) speak French.

What is the median household income in Longueuil?

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Median household income $58,626
Median after-tax household income $51,214
The median household income in Longueuil is $58,626, while the median after-tax household income sits at $51,214 per year.

How many households are there in Longueuil?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 105,535
Owned households 57,295 54.3%
Rented households 48,240 45.7%
Owned households 54.3%
Rented households 45.7%

Household size

Average household size 2.2
% of Total
1 person 36,395 34.5%
2 person 35,655 33.8%
3 person 15,415 14.6%
4 person 11,975 11.4%
5 person 6,100 5.8%
1 person 34.5%
2 person 33.8%
3 person 14.6%
4 person 11.4%
5 person 5.8%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 18,565 17.6%
35 to 44 18,375 17.4%
45 to 54 20,550 19.5%
55 to 64 22,065 20.9%
Over 65 25,980 24.6%
Under 34 17.6%
35 to 44 17.4%
45 to 54 19.5%
55 to 64 20.9%
Over 65 24.6%
There is a total of 105,535 households in Longueuil, 54.3% of which are owner-occupied and 45.7% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Longueuil is 2.2 people. Of the total households here, those with 1 person living in them account for the largest share of the market (36,395 households), followed by establishments occupied by 2 people (35,655 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Longueuil, at 24.6%.

What are the housing characteristics in Longueuil?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 4,125 3.9%
Between 1946 and 1960 14,940 14.2%
Between 1961 and 1970 19,620 18.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 25,620 24.3%
Between 1981 and 1990 17,515 16.6%
Between 1991 and 2000 9,340 8.8%
Between 2001 and 2010 8,680 8.2%
After 2011 5,690 5.4%
Before 1945 3.9%
Between 1946 and 1960 14.2%
Between 1961 and 1970 18.6%
Between 1971 and 1980 24.3%
Between 1981 and 1990 16.6%
Between 1991 and 2000 8.8%
Between 2001 and 2010 8.2%
After 2011 5.4%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 495 0.5%
1 bedroom 18,660 17.7%
2 bedrooms 36,010 34.1%
3 bedrooms 33,740 32.0%
4 or more bedroom 16,615 15.8%
No bedrooms 0.5%
1 bedroom 17.7%
2 bedrooms 34.1%
2 bedrooms 32.0%
4 or more bedroom 15.8%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 35,110 33.3%
Apartments 4,270 4.0%
Attached homes 65,710 62.3%
Movable homes 445 0.4%
Single-detached homes 33.3%
Apartments 4.0%
Attached homes 62.3%
Movable homes 0.4%
Median home value $275,771
Average home value $295,626

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 68,650 65.0%
Major repairs 7,275 6.9%
Minor repairs 29,605 28.0%
Regular maintenance 65.0%
Minor repairs 28.0%
Major repairs 6.9%
Single-detached houses account for 33.3% of the residential buildings in Longueuil. Apartments make up 4% of the Longueuil housing market. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $275,771 and the average figure sits at $295,626. Of all the properties in Longueuil, 2 bedrooms units include 36,010 (the highest share) and 3 bedrooms units have 33,740 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (65%) and minor repairs (28%).

What is the education level in Longueuil?

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% of Total
No diploma 40,085 20.3%
High school diploma 43,975 22.3%
Apprenticeship diploma 31,695 16.1%
College diploma 34,195 17.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 7,770 3.9%
University degree 39,515 20.0%
No diploma 20.3%
High school diploma 22.3%
Apprenticeship diploma 16.1%
College diploma 17.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 3.9%
University degree 20.0%
Approximately 22.3% of the population in Longueuil has a high school diploma (that’s 43,975 residents). Longueuil locals holding a college diploma (34,195 people) account for 17.3% of the resident pool. Additionally, 20% of them hold a university degree (39,515 people).

What is the average commute time in Longueuil?

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Average commute time 29 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 79,160 71.1%
By public transit 25,565 23.0%
By bicycle/by walking 5,920 5.3%
By other methods 760 0.7%
By car, truck or van 71.1%
By public transit 23.0%
By bicycle/by walking 5.3%
By other methods 0.7%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 34,460 34.1%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 66,300 65.7%
Commute to a different province 220 0.2%
Commute within the same municipality 34.1%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 65.7%
Commute to a different province 0.2%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 21,220 19.0%
15 to 29 minutes 37,690 33.8%
30 to 44 minutes 26,105 23.4%
45 to 59 minutes 14,665 13.2%
More than 60 minutes 11,730 10.5%
Less than 15 minutes 19.0%
15 to 29 minutes 33.8%
30 to 44 minutes 23.4%
45 to 59 minutes 13.2%
More than 60 minutes 10.5%
Most employed people in Longueuil (37,690 individuals) travel 15 to 29 min to get to work, followed by those who commute 30 to 44 min (26,105 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Longueuil is 29 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Longueuil locals commute to another municipality within the same province to get to work.

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest census data from Statistics Canada (2016).
Census aggregated data represented here is extracted from Data Tables, by topic, at census subdivision area level. Differences may be found between the totals of the various categories due to multiple variables.
The information is updated as soon as new data is made available. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information.
*Total population 2020 extracted from Annual Population Estimates.

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