Dufferin

Dufferin, ON
Dufferin, Ontario on a map

Population: 61,735 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 4.4% (September 2017)
Minimum Wage: $11.60/hr (2017)
Total Number of Shelters: 1 (2016)
Total Number of Beds: 20 (2016)

Population Facts


HOMELESSNESS

  • Shelter and transitional housing available: 63 beds, 2 apartments (2013)

HOUSING

  • 1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 0.8% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 1.4% (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $967/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1,144/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 1,445 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 11.8% (2011)
  • Total social housing stock (# units): 671 (2016)

Of which:

  • Affordable housing units: 28 (2013)
  • Rent supplement units: 92 (2013)
  • Rent-geared-to-income/subsidized units: 225 (2013)
  • Units providing supported accommodation: 22 (2016)
  • No. of households that applied to Centralized Waiting List for social housing: 255 (2016)

 INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 15.4% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​$706 (2016)
  • Average monthly Ontario works caseloads (# of people on social assistance): 518 (2016)