Fredericton

Fredericton, NB
Fredericton, New Brunswick on a map

Population: 56,224 (2011)
Minimum Wage: $10.65/hr (As of April 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 39 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals estimated to be (#):

  • absolutely homeless: minimum of 50 (2016)
  • staying in shelters: 256 (2013)
  • Women and children who stayed at Fredericton transition house (04/2012 - 03/2013): 111 women, 93 children (2013)
  • living in 'hidden homelessness': 1,300 (2012)

Households at risk of homelessness (#): 9,685 (2012)

HOUSING
Households on housing waitlist (#): 1,236 (2013)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 5.5% (October 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrms): $829/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Number of people assisted by food banks (in March): 4,424 (2013)
Income assistance (single individual): $537/mo. (2014)