Renting Versus Owning In Vancouver Island's Major Cities

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In the 2016 Canadian census, Parksville was pinpointed as the B.C. city with the highest percentage of homeowners. At the other end of the spectrum, Victoria has the fourth highest percentage of renters in B.C., behind Prince Rupert, Dawson Creek and Fort St. John.


Parksville

82% own  νs.  18.1% rent


Port Alberni

73.3% own  νs.  26.7% rent


Duncan

73.1% own  νs.  26.4% rent


Campbell River

72.8% own  νs.  27% rent


Nanaimo

69.8% own  νs.  30.1% rent


Victoria

62.6% own  νs.  37.3% rent


 This article is from the December 2017/January 2018 issue