Best Neighborhoods in Montreal, Quebec

Montreal is the largest city in the Province of Quebec, and the 2nd largest city in Canada. "City of Mary", as Montreal is referred to by the locals, is the 2nd most populous city with approximately 3,859,318 people (2010 Statistics Canada). French is Montreal's official language. Design, technology, and pharmaceutical sales are large industries that contribute to Montreal's economy. Montreal is rated 34th globally for innovation. Montreal was rated "Most Livable" by Canada's Cultural Capital Monocle magazine.

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Average High - 79, Average Low - 9


Hockey - Canadiens (24 Stanley Cup championships)

Football - Alouettes (CFL)

Baseball - Nationals

Crime Rate

The crime rate in Montreal has a relatively low violent crime rate and a higher property crime rate.

Top Neighborhoods

Sherbrooke is a residential community in Montreal. Sherbrooke is loosely bounded by Rue Berri to the north and Boulevard Saint Laurent to the south. Sherbrooke Station is near the center of the community. Sherbrooke is located south of Parc Le Fontaine. Avenue Laval provides great green space for the residents of Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke is mostly residential. There are a number of apartment complexes located in the northwest section of the community.

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Ahuntsic is a neighborhood in northern Montreal. Ahuntsic is loosely bounded by Rue Lajeunneise on the south and Avenue Christopher Columb on the north. Parc Victor Barbeau and Parc Saint Alphonse are located within the borders of Ahuntsic. Ahuntsic is largely residential. There are some houses for rent or lease in the northwest section of the neighborhood. There are a number of apartment complexes and high rises near the center of the neighborhood.

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Notre Dame de Grace is neighborhood on the west side of Montreal Notre Dame de Grace is largely residential and bounded on the north by Chemis de la Cote des Neiges on the north and Autoroute Decarrie on the south. Oratorie Saint Joseph du Mont Royal is located near the center of Notre Dame de Grace. There are a number of apartment and condo high rises and houses to rent in the Notre Dame de Grace Community.

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Ville Saint Pierre is a neighborhood in Montreal located north of Montreal West and south of the Borough of LaSalle. Ville Saint Pierre is east of the Vieux Port de Montreal (old Port of Montreal). The University of Montreal at Quebec is located just south of the ville. The housing stock in Ville Saint Pierre is mixed. There are single family homes mixed use buildings, and a number of lofts, condos and apartments available for rent.

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Le Plateau Mont Royale (The Plateau) is a very popular Montreal neighborhood. The Plateau is chic and eclectic community that's described as pedestrian friendly. There are a number of shops, cafes and trendy boutiques located on the street for the residents of The Plateau to enjoy. Wallpaper Magazine has named the Plateau the "coolest neighborhood in North America". Housing stock in the Plateau consists of row homes- some single family, some for rent or lease. There are also a number of apartments available for those interested in locating in the hot neighborhood of the Plateau.

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Mile End is a sub neighborhood of The Plateau. Mile End is a neighborhood and community that draws a number of artists and creative souls. There are a number of filmmakers who call Mile End home. Mile End has lots of trendy shops, galleries, stores, and cafes for the residents of Mile End to enjoy. There are several famous local restaurants that keep visitors and residents coming back to Mile End. The housing stock in the Mile End community matches that available in the Plateau.

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