Drummondville

Drummondville, QC
Drummondville, Quebec on a map

Population: 96,118 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 6.5% (August 2017)
Minimum Wage: $11.25/hr (May 2017)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2016)
Total Number of Beds: 18 (2016)

 

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

Number of people estimated to be: *

  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (general): 433 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (men): 989 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (women): 283 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (youth): 352 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (family): 0 (2012)

HOUSING

  • 1-bedroom vacancy rate: 5.0% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom vacancy rate: 1.7% (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (bachelor): $382/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $497/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $580/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 3,155 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 8.5% (2011)
  • No. of emergency shelter beds: 17 (2015) No. of Transitional housing beds: 1390 (2012)*

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 20.6% (2011)

*These statistics are for the whole province of Quebec