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Watson Lake

Housing and Shelter Costs Census 2006

Datanote: In some cases, the census subdivision boundary does not match the municipal boundary. To provide a more representative estimate of demography in this geographic area, the census subdivisions of Two and One-Half Mile Village (6001034), Two Mile Village (6001033), Upper Liard (6001032), and Watson Lake (6001003) were combined.

TopicValue
Total number of non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents - 20% sample data365
Tenant-occupied private non-farm, non-reserve dwellings155
Average gross rent $702
Tenant-occupied households spending 30% or more of household income on gross rent30
Tenant-occupied households spending from 30% to 99% of household income on gross rent30
Owner-occupied private non-farm, non-reserve dwellings215
Average value of dwelling $112,505
Average owner major payments $640
Owner households spending 30% or more of household income on owner's major payments20
Owner households spending 30% to 99% of household income on owner's major payments20
Tenant one-family households without additional persons in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents75
Average gross rent $802
Tenant one-family households without additional persons spending 30% or more of household income on shelter costs15
Owner one-family households without additional persons in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings occupied by usual residents150
Average owner major payments $665
Owner one-family households without additional persons spending 30% or more of household income on shelter costs10