Whitehorse

Whitehorse, YT
Whitehorse, Yukon on a map

Population: 28,225 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 3.8% (September-October 2017)
Minimum Wage: $11.32/hr (April 2017)
Total Number of Shelters: 2 (2016)
Total Number of Beds: 25(2016)

 

 

 


 

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

  • Individuals estimated to be homeless: 107 (2011)

HOUSING

  • Number of households on housing waiting list: 22 (2011)
  • Average vacancy rate: 3.0% (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,083/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 985 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 9.9% (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 19.1% (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income assistance (single individual): $501 (2011)