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Whitehorse (City of)

Housing and Shelter Costs Census 2006

TopicValue
Total number of non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents - 20% sample data8,270
Tenant-occupied private non-farm, non-reserve dwellings2,695
Average gross rent $740
Tenant-occupied households spending 30% or more of household income on gross rent870
Tenant-occupied households spending from 30% to 99% of household income on gross rent785
Owner-occupied private non-farm, non-reserve dwellings5,580
Average value of dwelling $224,673
Average owner major payments $1,066
Owner households spending 30% or more of household income on owner's major payments790
Owner households spending 30% to 99% of household income on owner's major payments705
Tenant one-family households without additional persons in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents1,100
Average gross rent $823
Tenant one-family households without additional persons spending 30% or more of household income on shelter costs290
Owner one-family households without additional persons in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents3,880
Average owner major payments $1,136
Owner one-family households without additional persons spending 30% or more of household income on shelter costs505