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Whitehorse (City of)

Housing and Shelter Costs National Household Survey 2011

Datanote: Global non-response rate for this area: 25.3%

TopicValue
Total number of owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio9,160
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs7,145
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs2,015
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs1,665
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings6,390
% of owner households with a mortgage65.4
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs13.8
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)1,327
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)1,287
Median value of dwellings ($)349,751
Average value of dwellings ($)363,624
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings2,780
% of tenant households in subsidized housing19.1
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs40.7
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)933
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)1,045