Household income 2%
Unemployment 36%
In labour force 1%
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Median household income$84,211$72,311$82,436
Unemployment rate4.1%3.7%6.4%
In labour force63.0%64.3%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Laval is 2% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Laval is 36% lower than the national average
  • In Laval 6.3% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Laval 12.1% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Laval 2.1% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      Laval employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry3.4%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.6%
      Public administration2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%
      Education, health & social services11.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hampstead, QC7,502$159,03292.9%
      Baie-D'Urfé, QC4,068$157,13290.6%
      Senneville, QC1,039$150,55182.6%
      Beaconsfield, QC20,868$150,47182.5%
      L'Île-Cadieux, QC157$150,00082.0%
      Laval, QC445,050$84,2112.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Omaha, NE443,072n/a 
      Colorado Springs, CO448,759n/a 
      Raleigh, NC441,326n/a 
      Virginia Beach, VA449,733n/a 
      Halifax, NS451,852$80,8631.9%
      Laval, QC445,050$84,2112.2%
      Source: The Laval, QC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.