Lethbridge

Lethbridge, AB
Lethbridge, Alberta on a map

Population: 96,828 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 7.6% (as of July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $12.20/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total number of shelters: 2 (2015)
Total number of beds: 
94 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Total number of Homeless:
140 (2014)

Number of people estimated to be:

  • living on the streets: 24 (2014)
  • living in facilities (incl. emergency beds): 106 (2013)
    • emergency shelter: 88 (2014)
    • short term supportive housing: 14 (2014)
    • corrections: 14 (2014

HOUSING
No. of households on housing wait list: 510 (2013)
Apartment Vacancy Rate: 6.1% (October 2015
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $757/mo (2013)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $900/mo (2015)


SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $583 (2012)