Barrie

HOMELESSNESS

Stayed the night in emergency shelter:  42% (2018)
Stayed the night in transitional housing: 14% (2018)
Stayed the night in unsheltered location:  12% (2018)
Hidden homeless (couch surfing):  22% (2018)
Experiencing chronic homelessness: 57% (2018)
Experiencing episodic homelessness: 21% (2018)
Provisionally accommodated: 45% (2018)

 

HOUSING

No. of social housing units (Simcoe County):

4,113 (2014)

Of which rent-geared-to-income units: 

3,035 (2014)

1 bedroom vacancy rate:  2.8% (2018)
2 bedroom vacancy rate: 2.8% (2018)
Bachelor average rent:  $848/mo. (2018)
1 bedroom average rent: $1141/mo. (2018)
2 bedroom average rent: $1331/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

No. of social assistance cases in county (sole-support parent):

1,843 (December 2016)

No. of social assistance cases in county (single individual): 

3,948 (December 2016)

Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​

$706 (2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Number of 20k homes survey participants who self-identified as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry: 

 139 (2018)

Percentage of 20k homes survey participants who self-identified as Indigenous or having Indigenous ancestry:

29% (2018)

Percentage of Indigenous Peoples in the general population:  4% (2018)