Prince Albert

Prince Albert, SK
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on a map
  • Population: 44,160 (2016)
  • Unemployment Rate: 7.9% (August 2017)
  • Minimum Wage: $10.72/hr (October 2016)
  • Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2016)
  • Total Number of Beds: 80 (2016)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Number of people estimated to be:

  • living on the streets: 70 (est.) (2007)
  • living in emergency shelters: 100 (est.) (2007)
  • living in housing with supports: 80 (est.) (2007)
  • living in a state of 'hidden homelessness': 600 (est.) (2007)
  • at risk of homelessness: 700 (est.) (2007)

HOUSING

  • Number of transitional beds: 152 (2011)
  • 1-bedroom vacancy rate: 3.7% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom vacancy rate: 6.4% (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (bachelor): $606/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $754/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $880/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 2,130 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 14.2% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income assistance (single person/mo.): $1001 (2011)
  • Number of meals distributed/mo. by food bank: 2,135 (avg. for 2010) (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 21.3% (2011)