Summerside

Summerside, PE
Summerside, Prince Edward Island on a map

Population: 14,751 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 11.5% (2013)
Minimum Wage: $11.00/hr (as of October 1, 2016)

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: 7.8% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $614/mo. (2015)

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