Saint-Sulpice is a city in the Lanaudière region of Quebec. The city is part of the L’Assomption Regional County Municipality. Saint-Sulpice is located on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River and includes most of the Verchères Islands.

The name Saint-Sulpice dates back to the early stages of New France’s colonization. The Associés de Montréal acquired the region in 1640; they later ceded it to the Messieurs de Saint-Sulpice de Montréal in 1664. The only flour mill in the area at the time was located in Saint-Sulpice (Moulin du Père Gour).

Today, agriculture continues to play a significant role in Saint-Sulpice’s economy, particularly market gardening and dairy farming.

Reasons to Live in Saint-Sulpice

  • Great Livability & Safety

Saint-Sulpice is regarded as a very safe town with crime rates reported to be about 46% lower than the provincial average.

The city has a high livability score and the cost of living in Saint-Sulpice is lower than Quebec’s average.

  • Parks & Green Spaces

Saint-Sulpice has many wonderful parks and green spaces to enjoy with your family.

Saint-Sulpice – Quick Demographics

Age, Income & Family Types


The average age in Saint-Sulpice is 41 years old. 33% of the population is aged between 45 to 64 years old. 26% of the population is aged between 25 to 44 years old, making those the two largest age groups in Saint-Sulpice.


The average household income in Saint-Sulpice is $83,976. 30% of the population in Saint-Sulpice has a household income of less than $50,000. 26% of the population have a household income between $50,000 and $80,0000.

Family Types

42% of the population in Saint-Sulpice are married couples.

Couples without children at home make up 43% while couples with children make up 41% of the population in Saint-Sulpice. Single-parent families make up 16% of the population in Saint-Sulpice.

Languages Spoken

Since it is a part of Lanaudière, Saint-Sulpice is a predominantly French-speaking town with about 99% of the population being French. Only 1% of the population in Saint-Sulpice are English speakers.

67.3% of the population in Saint-Sulpice speak only French.

Source: canaguide