Montreal Cities Alternative Choices


Montreal cities alternative choices related to where to live and where to work on the Island of Montreal. Personal choices based on your preferences and on some economic, sociological and demographic information for you to consider. 

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City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux covers 15.2 square kilometers and ranks number 1 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 2.5% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 1.0% of its total employment.

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The local median per capita income is $32,018 before tax and the median home value is $383,495. The median cost for a home owner is $1,166 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $909, also per month.

In the City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, employment starts with approximately 18.3% career jobs in Retail Trade, followed by 14.6% in Accommodation and Food Services, 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 8.3% in Educational Services and 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services. 

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 79% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 18% favor public transportation and 2% either walk or use their bike.

City of Cote-Saint-Luc


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Cote-Saint-Luc covers 6.9 square kilometers and ranks number 2 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 1.7% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.6% of its total employment.

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The local median per capita income is $31,245 before tax and the median home value is $473,208. The median cost for a home owner is $1,358 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $961, also per month.

In the City of Cote-Saint-Luc, employment starts with approximately 24.2% career jobs in Health Care and Social Assistance, followed by 11.0% in Retail Trade, 9.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 9.6% in Educational Services and 9.0% in Other Services (except Public Administration).

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 78% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 19% favor public transportation and 3% either walk or use their bike.

City of Pointe-Claire


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Pointe-Claire covers 18.8 square kilometers and ranks number 3 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 1.6% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 2.5% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $38,380 before tax and the median home value is $375,760. The median cost for a home owner is $1,103 per month while the median cost for a tenant is also $1,10, also per month.

In the City of Pointe-Claire, employment starts with 18.9% career jobs in Retail Trade, followed by 17.3% Manufacturing, 14.3% in Wholesale Trade, 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 68% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 24% favor public transportation and 6% either walk or use their bike.

City of Beaconsfield


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Beaconsfield covers 11.0 square kilometers and ranks number 4 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 1.0% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.3% of its total employment.

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The local median per capita income is $46,614 before tax and the median home value is $501,533. The median cost for a home owner is $1,287 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $1,249 also, per month.

In the City of Beaconsfield, employment starts with approximately 17.5% career jobs in Educational Services, followed by 15.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 15.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 9.0% in Retail Trade and 6.0% in Accommodation and Food Service.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 78% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 19% favor public transportation and 3% either walk or use their bike.

City of Dorval


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Dorval covers 20.9 square kilometers and ranks number 5 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 1.0% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 3.7% of its total employment.

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The local median per capita income is $36,018 before tax and the median home value is $349,368. The median cost for a home owner is $1,111 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $804, also per month.

In the City of Dorval, employment starts with approximately 27% career jobs in Transportation and Warehousing, followed by 23.3% in Manufacturing, 6.7% in Accommodation and Food Services, 6.5% in Wholesale Trade and 5.7% in Retail Trade.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 71% of the local workers  commute by car as driver or as passenger, 22% favor public transportation and 6% either walk or use their bike.

Town of Kirkland


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Town of Kirkland covers 9.6 square kilometers and ranks number 6 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Town is home to 1.0% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.8% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $40,210 before tax and the median home value is $489,726. The median cost for a home owner is $1,158 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $1,093, also per month.

In the Town of Kirkland, employment starts with approximately 22.7% career jobs in Manufacturing, followed by 17.8% in Retail Trade, 9.9% in Wholesale Trade, 8.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 7.9% in Accommodation and Food Services.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 85% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 12% favor public transportation and 2% either walk or use their bike.

Town of Mount-Royal


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Town of Mount-Royal covers 7.6 square kilometers and ranks number 7 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Town is home to 1.0% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 1.6% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $47,712 before tax and the median home value is $899,840. The median cost for a home owner is $1,478 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $1,003, also per month.

In the Town of Mount-Royal, employment starts with 19.4% career jobs in Retail Trade, followed by 16.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 12.9% in Manufacturing, 9.9% in Wholesale Trade and 8.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 68% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 24% favor public transportation and 6% either walk or use their bike.

City of Westmount


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Westmount covers 4.0 square kilometers and ranks number 8 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 1.0% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 1.4% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $50,053 before tax and the median home value is $1,200,698. The median cost for a home owner is $1,807 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $1,312, also per month.

In the City of Westmount, employment starts with 15.4% career jobs in Health Care and Social Assistance, followed by 13.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 11.9% in Finance and Insurance, 11.5% in Educational Services and 8.9% in Public Administration.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 55% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 22% favor public transportation and 22% either walk or use their bike.

Town of Hampstead


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Town of Hampstead covers 1.8 square kilometers and ranks number 9 out of 14 cities, towns, village and ville for the size of its population. The Town is home to 0.4% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.1% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $46,025 before tax and the median home value is $1,101,525. The median cost for a home owner is $1,795 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $914, also per month.

In the Town of Hampstead, employment starts with approximately 27.9% career jobs in Other Services (except Public Administration), followed by 11.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 8.4% in Real Estate and Rental and Leasing and 7.5% in Public Administration.

As for prefered ways to travel to and from work, 78% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 16% favor public transportation and 5% either walk or use their bike.

Town of Montreal West


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Town of Montreal West covers  square kilometers and ranks number 10 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Town is home to 0.3% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.1% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $45,227 before tax and the median home value is $600,784 The median cost for a home owner is $1,393 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $971, also per month.

In the Town of Montreal West, employment starts with 13.1% in Educational Services, followed by 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 10.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 9.1% in Retail Trade and 9.1% in Wholesale Trade.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 64% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 26% favor public transportation and 9% either walk or use their bike.

City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue covers 7.5 square kilometers and ranks number 11 out of 14 for the size of its population. The City is home to 0.05% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.4% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $33,984 before tax and the median home value is $380,000. The median cost for a home owner is $1,069 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $849, also per month.

In the City of Sainte-Anne-de-Belleville, employment starts with 28.5% career jobs in Educational Services, followed by 20.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 13.2% in Mainufacturing, 8.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 4.9% in Public Administration.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 72% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 15% favor public transportation and 13% either walk or use their bike.

Town of Baie-D'Urfe


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Town of Baie-D'Urfe covers 6.0 square kilometers and ranks number 12 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Town is home to 0.2% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.4% of its total employment.

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The local median per capita income is $43,584 before tax and the median home value is $593,864. The median cost for a home owner is $1,120 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $1,708, also per month.

In the Town of Baie-D'urfé, employment starts with approximately 40.2% carer jobs in Manufacturing, followed by 21.7% in Wholesale, 7.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 4.9% in Retail Trade. 

As for preferred ways of travelling to and from work, 71% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 17% favor public transportation and 5% either walk or use their bike.

Ville de Montréal-Est


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Ville de Montréal-Est covers 12.5  square kilometers and ranks number 13 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Ville is home to 0.2% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.8% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $29,605 before tax and the median home value is $250,023. The median cost for a home owner is $1,075 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $711, also per month.

In the Ville de Montréal Est, employment starts with approximately 22.7% career jobs in Manufacturing, followed by 17.8% in Retail Trade, 9.9% in Wholesale Trade, 8.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 7.9% in Accommodation and Food Services.

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 72% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 22% favor public transportation and 6% either walk or use their bike.

Village de Senneville


Amid the Montreal cities alternative choices, the Village of Senneville covers 7.5 square kilometers and ranks number 14 out of 14 for the size of its population. The Village is home to 0.05% of the total population of the Island of Montreal and to 0.1% of its total employment.

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The median per capita income is $116,224 before tax and the median home value is $647,854. The median cost for a home owner is $1,251 per month while the median cost for a tenant is $850, also per month.

In the Village of Senneville, employment starts with 42.9% career jobs in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, followed by 17.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance, 15.1% in Wholesale Trade, 6.6% in Manufacturing and 4.5% in Educational Services. 

As for preferred ways to travel to and from work, 83% of the local workers commute by car as driver or as passenger, 11% favor public transportation and 3% either walk or use their bike.

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Cities Alternative Choices by Rachel Louise Barry