Moncton

Moncton, NB
Moncton, New Brunswick on a map

Population: 148,000 (2015)
Minimum Wage: $10.65/hr (as of April 1, 2016
Unemployment Rate: 7.9% (July 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 60 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
People estimated to be (#):

  • homeless: 862 dofferent individuals (2015)
  • staying in shelters: 780 unique individuals (2015)
  • at risk of homelessness: 15,500 (2007)

HOUSING
Subsidized social housing units (#): 1,622 (2015)
Number of provincially subsidized social housing units: 1645 (2015)
Emergency shelter beds (#): 79 (2015)
Clients on housing wait list (#): 1,698 (2015)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 7.5% (October 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $760/mo. (2015)


SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $537 (2015)
Individuals receiving social assistance (#): 5,261 (2015)