Wood Buffalo

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 200 (2018)
Individuals experiencing chronic homelessness: 60% (2018)
Individuals in transitional housing:  Domestic violence or transitional housing unit: 25% (2018)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  46% (2018)
Individuals identifying as male:  60% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  19.7% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  19.3% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  19.8% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $921/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,100/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,352/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)