The borough of Outremont, an affluent residential district, is distinguished by its beautiful residences with heritage character, its many good schools and its urban forest. Its parks are the envy of many.
Its population is 24,486 inhabitants, mostly French-speaking.

The most important thoroughfare that crosses the borough is Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road, while the main shopping streets are: Laurier Avenue West, Bernard Avenue and Van Horne Avenue.

Townhouses and single-family homes are the most important residences.