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Watson Lake

Housing and Shelter Costs Census 2016

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 - 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% data440
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs355
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs85
30% to less than 100%55
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% data250
% of owner households with a mortgage40.0
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs14.3
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)616
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)769
Median value of dwellings ($)149,783
Average value of dwellings ($)165,056
Total - Tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% data205
% of tenant households in subsidized housing40.5
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs22.5
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)750
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)745