Red Deer

Red Deer, AB
Red Deer, Alberta on a map

Population: 99,832 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 10% (as of July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $12.20/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 
69 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

Number of people estimated to be homeless: 137 (as of Fall 2014)
Of these individuals, the estimated number:

  • living on the streets: 22 (2014)
  • staying in emergency shelters: 92 (2014)
  • staying in short-term supportive housing: 12 (2014)
  • staying in public systems (hospital): 11 (2014)

HOUSING
No. of public & subsidized housing units: 309 (2014)
Apartment Vacancy Rate: 5.4% (October 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1,025/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $627 (2013)
No. of individuals who received assistance in the form of food, clothing, shelter, or employment: 5,387 (between 2008 and 2010)