Kelowna

Kelowna, BC
Kelowna, British Columbia on a map

Population: 155,600 (July 2016
Minimum Wage: $10.85/hr (as of September 15, 2016
Unemployment Rate: 6.8% (July 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 90 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals identified as being absolutely homeless: 233 (February 2016)
Individuals estimated to be living on the streets: 279 (2011)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness: 164 (February 2016)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness: 69 (February 2016)
Individuals living in homeless shelters: 164 (February 2016)
Individuals living in inerim housing: 231 (February 2016)
Individuals living in institutional care: 42 (February 2016)

HOUSING
Apartment Vacancy Rate: 0.7% (October 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $775/mo. (2014)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1,005/mo. (Fall 2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $610 (2011)