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 Tested for Core Housing Need)

  15 - 24 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 Total 65+ Total
St. Catharines - Niagara 3,655 17,715 22,935 31,580 34,195 52,910 162,985
Central District 470 1,790 1,815 2,085 2,230 2,900 11,285
Downtown St. Catharines 185 395 235 255 315 430 1,815
East District 175 905 960 1,195 1,145 1,605 5,980
North District 390 2,730 3,400 4,935 5,370 10,015 26,835
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.