Kamloops

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 206 (2021)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 54% (2021)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness: 62 % (2021)
Individuals in transitional housing:  0% (2021)
Individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness:  38% (2021)
Number of hidden homeless:  Couch surfing: 15% (2021)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  47% (2021)
Individuals identifying as LGBTQ2S+: 2%(2021)
Individuals identifying as female:  22% (2021)
Individuals identifying as male:  76% (2021)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  1% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  0.8% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  0.7% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $932/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,029/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,238/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Family and individual visits to food bank:

Province wide: 131,001 (2021)

Income assistance (single person):

$935/month (October 2021)