General Statistics

Demographics

  • Population: 19,426
  • Residential dwellings: 8,300 houses
  • Businesses and industries: approximately 1,600
  • Founding: village in 1882, town in 1903, city in 1956, borough in 2001, city in 2006
  • Provincial electoral riding: Marquette
  • Federal electoral riding: Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle

Geographic characteristics:

  • Located on the island of Montreal
  • Total area: 20.64 km2
  • Bordering on: St-Louis Lake, Pointe-Claire, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, St-Laurent, and Lachine
  • 511,066 m2 of parks and green spaces belonging to the City
  • Two rail roads
  • An international airport (Montreal - Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau)
  • Main thoroughfares: highway 13, 20, 520, and 40

Equipment and infrastructures to be maintained:

  • 6,000 trees
  • 108 bus stops
  • 3,500 street lights
  • 130 kilometers of streets
  • 114 kilometers of sidewalks
  • 129 kilometers of sewer system (including 27 kilometers for the agglomeration)
  • 127 kilometers of storm sewer system (including 7.6 kilometers for the agglomeration)
  • 122 kilometers of sanitary sewer system (including 17.5 kilometers for the agglomeration)
  • 995 fire hydrants
  • 731,000 square metres of lawn
  • approximately 90 vehicles and other pieces of equipment
  • 16 parks
  • some twenty municipal buildings