Guelph

Guelph, ON
Guelph, Ontario on a map

Population: 130,400 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 5.3% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 7 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 99 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

Households in core housing need: 12.2% (2012)
Identified as experiencing homelessness: 295 (2016)
Number of people estimated to be living in shelters (avg. visits per mo.): 108 (2012)

HOUSING
Number of social housing units: 2,238 (2010)
No. of clients on housing wait list: 1,200 (2012)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 0.6% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $878/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $656/mo (2014)
No. of individuals receiving income assistance: 1,100 (2010