Brandon

Brandon, MB
Brandon, Manitoba on the map

Population: 46,061 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 7.1% (July 2016
Minimum Wage: $11.00/hr (as of October 1, 2015)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 12 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals estimated to be

  • homeless: 146 (2016)
  • living on the streets: 28 (2014)
  • sheltered: 118 (2016)
  • living in facilities (incl. emergency beds): 659 (2010 est.) (2011)
  • unsheltered: 28 (2016)
  • at risk of becoming homeless: 5,810 (2010 est.) (2011)

HOUSING
No. of public housing units: 35,500 (prov. est.) (2008)
No. of clients on housing wait list: 2000+ (est. for avg. agency, province-wide) (2008)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 2.2%  (October 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $633/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $284/mo (2014)