Charlottetown

Charlottetown, PE
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on a map

Population: 42,602 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 11.5% (2013)
Minimum Wage: $11.00/hr (as of October 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 1 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 7 (2015)

Population Facts

The figures below apply to the entire province of PEI unless otherwise noted.

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals estimated to be living in housing with supports: 213 (2011)

HOUSING
Number of public & subsidized housing units: 476 (2009)
No. of clients on housing wait list: 419 (2009)
Apartment Vacancy Rate: 4.2% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $685/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $575 (2011)
Individuals who accessed social assistance benefits: 5,602 (2011)