Steinbach has almost 1,000 more residences than it did five years ago.

Statistics Canada has released more data from the 2016 census. It shows, as of last year, Steinbach had just over 6,000 households compared to 5,100 in 2011.

The data also shows 3,900 of the households in Steinbach are owned by their occupants while just over 2,100 hundred are rented accommodations. Furthermore, most Steinbach residents spend less than 30 per cent of their income on housing

The average house price in Steinbach in 2016 was $275,000.

Residents spent an average of $1,100 a month on operating costs, including the mortgage payment.