Bathurst

Bathurst, NB
Bathurst, New Brunswick on a map
  • Population: 31,110 (2016)
  • Minimum Wage: $11.00/hr (April 2017)
  • Total Number of Shelters: 1 (2016)
  • Total Number of Beds: 6 (2016)
  • Unemployment rate in economic region: 10.7% (August 2017)

Population Facts

HOUSING

  • Subsidized housing units (#): 632 (2008)
  • Households on housing waitlist (#): 200 (2008)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 1,165 (2011)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 1,165 (2011)
  • 1-bedroom vacancy rate (provincial): 6.8% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom vacancy rate (provincial): 6.2% (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (bachelor): $367/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $459/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $612/mo. (2016)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  •  Income assistance (single individual): $537/mo. (2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 9.1% (2011)