Grande Prairie

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 228 (2018)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 53% (2018)
Individuals experiencing episodic homelessness: 10% (2018)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 139 (2018)
Individuals in transitional housing:  40 (2018)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness: 2% (2018)
Number of hidden homeless: 32 (2018)
Individuals identifying as youth:  Age 13-24: 14% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  52% (2018)
Individuals identifying as LGBTQ2S+: Transgender: 0.2% (2018)
Individuals identifying as female:  37% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  63% (2018)

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  13.2% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  6.8% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  15.6% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $827/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $967/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,118/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual):

$866/month (2019)

Number of family and individual visits to Calgary Food Bank: 

Province wide: 116,396 (2021)