Barrie

Barrie, ON
Barrie, Ontario on a map

Population: 169,900 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 7.9% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 55 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Number of people estimated to be:

  • homeless, but not seeking assistance: 7,500+ (2011)
  • living in facilities (incl. emergency beds): 1,463 (2011)

HOUSING
No. of subsidized housing units: 2,801 (2011)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 1.3% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1167/mo. (2015)

Amount of income assistance: $656/mo (2014)