Core Housing Need
Income, Shelter Cost and STIR

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  1. Households in Core Housing Need
  2. Households Tested For Core Housing Need

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  1. Income and Shelter Costs ($)
  2. Shelter-Cost-to-Income-Ratio (STIR) (%)

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Toronto — Incomes and Shelter Costs (Households in Core Housing Need)

  Average Household Income Before Taxes Average Monthly Shelter Costs Median Household Income Before Taxes Median Monthly Shelter Costs
Toronto 28,329 1,115 27,032 1,004
Toronto (Central) 23,834 953 22,768 910
Toronto (East) 24,697 908 22,892 803
Toronto (North) 24,389 1,063 23,281 1,031
Toronto (West) 24,995 952 23,296 870
Etobicoke (South) 25,154 982 23,505 903
Etobicoke (Central) 28,142 1,082 26,786 1,051
Etobicoke (North) 30,029 1,043 29,032 1,001
York 26,124 961 23,983 879
East York 26,654 992 25,795 941
Scarborough (Central) 27,511 977 26,194 903
Scarborough (North) 30,457 1,160 29,400 1,099
Scarborough (East) 28,532 995 27,013 931
North York (Southeast) 28,083 1,053 26,940 1,011
North York (Northeast) 28,614 1,211 27,581 1,158
North York (Southwest) 27,892 933 26,372 920
North York (N.Central) 27,040 1,121 26,011 1,080
North York (Northwest) 28,378 973 27,018 931
Mississauga (South) 27,519 1,052 26,203 987
Mississauga (Northwest) 32,370 1,409 31,408 1,344
Mississauga (Northeast) 30,944 1,237 29,784 1,176
Brampton (West) 32,367 1,321 31,733 1,267
Brampton (East) 34,441 1,445 34,238 1,405
Oakville 28,522 1,236 27,296 1,103
Caledon 28,900 1,285 27,741 1,166
Richmond Hill/Vaughan/King 30,069 1,369 28,631 1,254
Aurora, Newmkt, Whit-St. 29,252 1,201 27,644 1,097
Markham 31,053 1,349 30,465 1,301
Pickering/Ajax/Uxbridge 30,231 1,295 29,236 1,250
Milton/Halton Hills 30,410 1,313 28,611 1,315
Orangeville/Mono 27,271 1,159 26,146 950
Bradford/West Gwillimbury/New Tecumseth 27,809 1,117 26,080 960
Notes:
  • Data include all non-farm, non-band, non-reserve private households reporting positive incomes and shelter cost-to-income ratios less than 100 per cent.
  • A household is in core housing need if its housing does not meet one or more standards for housing adequacy (repair), suitability (crowding), or affordability and if it would have to spend 30 per cent or more of its before-tax income to pay the median rent (including utilities) of appropriately sized alternative local market housing. Adequate housing does not require any major repairs, according to residents. Suitable housing has enough bedrooms for the size and make-up of resident households. Affordable housing costs less than 30 per cent of before-tax household income.
  • For renters, shelter costs include, as applicable, rent and payments for electricity, fuel, water and other municipal services. For owners, shelter costs include, as applicable, mortgage payments (principal and interest), property taxes, condominium fees, and payments for electricity, fuel, water and other municipal services.
  • STIR = Shelter-cost-to-income ratio (based on annual shelter costs and household income before taxes).