Westmount has always been a symbol for English-speaking dominance in Quebec, despite changes in the make-up of its population over the last 30 years.
Average household income is about $93,000. Fewer than 40% of residents own a home. Almost 40% identify as being immigrants to Canada.
There are several private and public schools here. Among the better known are Selwyn House (graduates include Charles Bronfman, Geoff Molson, André Desmarais, and Charles Taylor), Lower Canada College, Loyola High School, Villa Maria, Villa Sainte-Marcelline, The Study, Miss Edgar and Miss Cramps, Marianapolis College, and the Loyola Campus of Concordia University.