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Watson Lake (CSD)

Housing and Shelter Costs Census 2016

TopicValue
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% data345
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs295
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs50
30% to less than 100%35
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% data195
% of owner households with a mortgage39.5
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs7.9
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)643
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)785
Median value of dwellings ($)149,572
Average value of dwellings ($)163,412
Total - Tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% data155
% of tenant households in subsidized housing41.9
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs22.6
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)801
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)825