Saint-Léonard is the centre for Italian culture in Montreal and surpassed Ville-Émard as a destination for Italians during the1960s and 1970s.
Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel is a working-class neighbourhood.
About 49.5% of the riding’s population are immigrants, with some of the largest populations born in Italy, Haiti, and Algeria.
Italian and Arabic are the most common non-official mother tongues in the riding.
Less than 1% of the riding’s population identify as Aboriginal.
Average individual income is $31,321.