Pierrefonds-Roxboro is a Montreal borough. It was established on January 1, 2006, as a result of the city’s demerger.

The West Island towns of Kirkland, Pointe-Claire, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Senneville, and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue form the southern and western borders of Pierrefonds-Roxboro. It is bounded on the north by the Rivière des Prairies and on the west by Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Ville Saint-Laurent, in addition to having a land boundary with the borough of île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève.

The borough has a population of 69,297 people and covers 27.1 km².

A high number of families with small children live in this neighborhood.  At home, more than half of the population speak English rather than French, as they do in most of Montreal’s West Island. In addition, the region is quite diverse with about 38% of the population in Pierrefonds-Roxboro is originally from a different country.

Source: Rem.Info

Source: Montreal.ca

Reasons to Live in Pierrefonds-Roxboro

  • Lifestyle

There are several neighborhoods in Pierrefonds-Roxboro, each of which provides something unique to its people. This borough, which is primarily residential, offers inhabitants the choice of residing along the Rivière des Prairies’ shorelines or closer to the city, close to amenities and shopping. In addition, the neighborhood contains lots of open spaces, including Montreal’s largest nature park.

  • Safety & Security

Pierrefonds-Roxboro is extremely safe. The neighborhood is filled with families tending to their gardens or children playing outside. There is virtually no crime in this city resulting in a extremely low crime rate.

Residents have reported that they, for the most part, feel safe walking in this area even late at night.

  • Urban & Suburb Living

Although this borough is mostly a residential area, residents benefit from easy access to super markets, shopping centers, and other facilities.

The region covers a long and narrow area of land, making it a multidimensional site with a diverse set of communities. Residents like the peace and quiet of living near natural parks and the Rivière des Prairies, as well as the convenience of city living.

  • Parks & Activities

The area has a lot of greenery, including over 70 neighborhood and community parks, as well as the natural parks of Bois-de-Liesse, L’Anse-à-l’Orme, and Cap-Saint-Jacques.

Many winter and summer activities are available in these natural parks. The Pierrefonds Library and the Pierrefonds Cultural Centre, for example, provide everyday activities for parents and kids.

Here are some recent statistics regarding the Pierrefonds-Roxboro real estate market (centris)

Single Family Home $600,000 (up 21% in the last 4 quarters)
Condo $340,000 (up 19% in the last 4 quarters)

Source: NextHome


Pierrefonds-Roxboro has a number of English elementary schools (St. Anthony School, St. Charles School, Greendale, Terry Fox School, Kingsdale Academy), as well as Pierrefonds Community High School, a public English high school. Collège Charlemagne, Collège Beaubois, and École Charles-Perrault are three French private schools.

Quick Demographics

Age, income & marital status

The average age in Pierrefonds-Roxboro is 40 years old with an average household income of about $86,263. Couples with no children at home make up 30% of the population while couples with children make up 53%. Single parent families make up only 17% of the population.


  • French 30%
  • English 45%
  • Others languages 25%

Source: Vrbo