Brantford

Brantford, ON
Brantford, Ontario on a map

Population: 113,000 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 5.5% (as of July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 94 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
No. of individuals estimated to be:

  • living on the streets: 316 (2007)
  • living in transitional housing: 213 (2007)
  • at risk of becoming homeless: 35 (est.) (2007)

HOUSING
Households on housing waiting list (#): 1,147 (2014)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 1.8% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $765/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $656 (2014)