Kamloops

Kamloops, BC
Kamloops, British Columbia on a map
  • Population: 103,811(2016)
  • Minimum Wage: $11.25/hr (September 2017 )
  • Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2016)
  • Total Number of Beds: 41 (2016)
  • Unemployment: 5.1% (August 2017)

 

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

  • Individuals estimated to be living on the streets: 95 (2014)
  • Hidden Homeless: Approx. 1,160 (2014)

HOUSING

  • 1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 1.0% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 1.1% (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): $712/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $803/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $944/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 4,540 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 12.1% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE 

  • Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $710 (2017)
  • Income assistance for those with a disability (single person/mo.): $1,133 (2017)

INIDGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 22.2% (2011)