Core Housing Need
Households with Children Under 18


  1. % of Households in Core Housing Need
  2. Households in Core Housing Need
  3. Households Tested For Core Housing Need

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Calgary — Households with Children Under 18 (Households in Core Housing Need)

  Household Has at Least One Child Less Than 18 Years Old Other Household Type Total
Calgary 19,225 37,450 56,670
Downtown 230 2,160 2,390
Beltline 310 3,105 3,415
North Hill 400 2,445 2,845
Southwest 1,480 4,230 5,710
Southeast 2,650 4,400 7,055
Northwest 4,615 8,595 13,210
Northeast 4,940 4,280 9,220
Chinook 385 1,370 1,755
Fish Creek 2,580 4,760 7,335
Other Centres 1,640 2,100 3,740
  • 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.