Nipissing/North Bay

Nipissing/North Bay, ON
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Population: 84,700 (2014)
Unemployment Rate: 8.3% (2011)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 29 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
No. of unique individuals who were found to be homeless: 513 (2013)
No. of people living in core housing need: 2,900 (2011)

HOUSING
No. of emergency shelter beds available: 66 (2009)
No. of individuals on housing waitlist: 1,068 (2013)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 3.4% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $720/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
No. of individuals receiving social assistance: 5,300 (approx.) (2009)