Durham Region

Durham Region, ON
Durham Region, Ontario on a map

Population: 326,800 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 6.2% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 4 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 118 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

No. of individuals homeless and accessing services: >1200 (2010)
No. of individuals estimated to be living in shelters: 1,769 (2007)
Percentage of households living in core housing need: 70% (2007)

HOUSING
No. of shelter beds: 72 (2007)
No. of transitional and supportive housing units/beds: 123 (2007)
No. of households on housing waitlist: 5,237 (2014)

Vacancy Rate: 1.7% (2015)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $928/mo. (2015