Belleville

Belleville, ON
Belleville, Ontario on a map

Population: 103,472 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 6.6%(September 2017)
Minimum Wage: $11.60 (2017)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

  • No. of individuals estimated to be homeless: 470 (2012)

HOUSING

  • No. of beds of transitional & supportive housing: 29 (2010)

 Hastings-county-wide number of:

  • social housing: 1,433 (2017)
  • rent supplement units: 273 (2015)
  • non-profit units: 851 (2015)
  • Waitlist for RGI housing: 1,270 households (December 2012)
  • 1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 4.1% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 3.3% (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): $671/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $844/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $953/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 4,925 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 13.4% (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 19.0 % (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​$706 (2016)
  • Ontario Works Total Caseload (Hastings County): 2,907 (June 2017)
  • Ontario Works Number of Beneficiaries (Hastings County): 5,307 (June 2017)
  • Percentage of populations receiving social assistance (within county): 3.73% (June 2017)