Saint Catharines Niagara

Saint Catharines Niagara, ON
Saint Catharines Niagara, Ontario on a map

Population: 345,000 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 7.1% (2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 7 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 147 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

No. of individuals estimated to be living on the streets: 60 (2013)
No. of individuals estimated to be living in emergency shelters: 125 (2013)
No. of individuals in transitional housing: 134 (2013)

Percentage of households in core housing need: 25% (approximately) (2013)


HOUSING

No. of affordable housing units: >8,200 (2013)

No. of emergency beds: 256 (2013)
No. of spaces available in emergency hostel system: 167 (2010)
No. of households on housing waitlist: 6.016 (2014)
Vacancy Rate: 3.1% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $763/mo. (2013)