Indian Neighbourhoods And Population in Montreal, Quebec

Namaste, as of 2022, There are more than 1,00,000 (100k) Indians estimated to be living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Most of them are international students and families who choose to settle in Montreal after getting their permanent residence (PR) and citizenship of Canada. 

We’ve got you covered with best areas where most of the Indians live in Montreal defined by cost of living, Indian restaurants and grocery stores reachability, transportations service, type of life, culture, different ethnicities and safety. Which are as following,

  • Parc Extension,
  • Cote Des Neiges,
  • Downtown Montreal,
  • Lachine and LaSalle,
  • Cote Vertu Boulevard.

Top Neighbourhood Where Indians Live In Montreal

  1. Parc Extension:

Park Extension is in centre of Montreal surrounded by Autoroute 40, L’acadie Blvd, Outremont and Mile End. It’s one of the oldest Indian neighbourhoods in Montreal, Parc Ex is multicultural, mostly residential area and rent is affordable.

Park Extension has Hindu Temple, Gurdwara (Sikh Temple) and Mosque as well where Indian people can worship by their religion. Many famous Indian restaurants, grocery stores, sweet shops are found on Rue Jean Talon Street.

2) Cote Des Neiges: 

Chemin De La Cote Des Neiges falls in between Parc Extension and Downtown, Montreal. Metro Station, frequent bus options, several parks, plaza, different cultures make it a better option to live for immigrants and students. Most of the colleges are on easy distance from CDN.

More than 100 different kinds of people could be living in Cote Des Neiges. Famous Saint Joseph Oratory is also located in CDN. Due to affordable rent, Indian grocery stores nearby and good transportation options makes it a better place to live, mostly students tent to live in Cote Des Neiges neighbourhood. 

3)Downtown, Montreal (Centre Ville, Montreal) : 

Without any doubt Downtown, Montreal is of the best place to live in Montreal. Comparatively rest areas, Downtown is costly to live for Immigrants and Families Quality life, several restaurants, malls, chain stores museum, fine arts, transportation options make it a wonderful place to live. Famous universities like Concordia , McGill, HEC and Berry – UQAM are nearby to downtown. So mostly students are living in downtown.

4) LaSalle – Lachine:

LaSalle & Lachine are two different areas which are next to each other on southwest sore of Montreal separated by Lachine Canal. It offers cheap accommodation option than any other area where Indians are living in Montreal. Away from city, both areas are cheap to live in, but Lachine is found unsafe respectively LaSalle. LaSalle have Gurudwara therefore mostly Punjabi people are found living in both areas. These areas have few Indian restaurants and grocery stores, does not have Metro Station and STM bus is only transportation option.

Regardless students and families tend to live in these areas because of the main reason of having Industrials parks in Lachine east. Many big chain warehouses are located there which offers huge number of jobs. 

5)Cote Vertu Boulevard:

Cote Vertu Boulevard is located around metro station on orange line located in western end of Montreal. It also offers cheap rent options and compatibly big houses/apartment options than rest of the areas. Also have few options for Indian restaurants and grocery stores. 

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