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Watson Lake (CSD)

Housing and Shelter Costs National Household Survey 2011

Datanote: Global non-response rate for this area: 39.8%

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 ratio345
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs305
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs45
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs35
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings210
% of owner households with a mortgage42.9
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs9.8
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)615
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)762
Median value of dwellings ($)139,643
Average value of dwellings ($)154,554
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings135
% of tenant households in subsidized housing39.3
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs18.5
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)834
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)802