Montreal Nord

Montréal-Nord, often known as North Montreal in English, is a former city in the Montréal area of southern Quebec province, Canada. It was a northern suburb of Montreal until 2002. It is located on the south side of the Rivière des Prairies in the northern section of Montreal Island. Montréal-Nord, a big residential and industrial district, was founded as a municipality in 1915 and developed dramatically post – World War II. It was incorporated as a city in 1959 and retained that position until its merger with Montreal in 2002.

The Montreal-Nord borough, provides suburban living without becoming too isolated. The Rivière des Prairies runs through it on the north side. The region is separated from Saint-Leonard to the south by the Boulevard Industriel and the Canadian National Railway.

It provides all of the advantages of a calm suburban setting while remaining near to the city. It is a popular destination for families because of the many parks and fun family centers. Montreal-Nord is a diverse neighborhood recognized for its reasonable prices and proximity to both Montreal and Laval.

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Reasons to Live in Montreal Nord

  • Peaceful Vibe

The atmosphere of Montreal Nord is calm and suburban, yet dynamic. The area is diverse, with something new to explore around every turn.

The location is ideal for families wishing to live someplace close to the city, thanks to its variety of parks, walking pathways, magnificent waterfront vistas, and community centers.

  • Beautiful Parks & attractions

In Montreal Nord, there are maybe 20 parks, each with its own set of playgrounds, fields, and other attractions.

Many of the main highways, such as Boulevard Henri Bourassa and Boulevard Pie IX, are lined with little shops and big box stores. Many observation points with views of neighboring Laval can be found along the waterfront.

  • Diversity

When exploring the Montreal Nord area, you’ll come across a lot of families. While the majority of the public are French Canadians, the city also has a sizable immigrant community from Haiti, Algeria, and other Middle Eastern, or Arab nations. Although the majority of the public speaks French, you’re likely to hear another language while you’re around.

Here are some statistics regarding the Montreal Nord Real Estate Market (centris)

Single Family Home $437,000 (up 12% in the last 4 quarters)
Condo $300,000 (up 18% in the last 4 quarters)
Plex (2 to 5 units) $624,000 (up 18% in the last 4 quarters)

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École secondaire Calixa-Lavallée and École Secondaire Henri-Bourassa are two public high schools in this boroughs school board. In Montréal-Nord, there are 14 French elementary schools. As well as many different High Schools like Lester B. Pearson High School, Calixa Lavallée Secondary School and École Secondaire Henri-Bourassa.

Montreal Nord is also home to many daycares and retirement centers.

Belleville, Bibliothèque de la Maison culturelle et communautaire, Charleroi, and Henri-Bourassa are the four Montreal Public Libraries Network libraries in the borough of Montreal Nord.

Quick Demographics

Age, income & marital status

The average age in Montreal Nord is 41 years old. Couples with no children at home make up 28% of the population while couples with children make up 42%. Single parent families make up 30% of the population.


  • French 67%
  • English 8%
  • Others languages 25%

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