Core Housing Need
Age Of Primary Household Maintainer

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

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St. Catharines - Niagara — Age of Primary Household Maintainer (Households in Core Housing Need)

  15 - 24 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 Total 65+ Total
St. Catharines - Niagara 1,010 2,950 3,070 4,190 4,380 7,070 22,665
Central District 130 360 360 460 475 580 2,355
Downtown St. Catharines 40 135 60 85 140 175 635
East District 40 155 125 185 145 205 855
North District 105 470 475 545 625 1,420 3,645
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.
  • The primary household maintainer is the person or one of the people in the household responsible for major household payments such as the rent or mortgage. In households with more than one maintainer, the primary maintainer is the first person listed as a maintainer.