Expat Neighborhoods

Common expat neighborhoods include:

• Gastown
• Coal Harbour
• Granville Island
• South Cambie
• Oakridge
• Strathcona
• Mount Pleasant
• Kensington-Cedar Cottage
• Hastings-Sunrise

Rental Housing Cost

Rental housing cost varies depending on the type, size, and location of the property:

Apartment Average Monthly Rent:
• 1 Bed: 1,500 CAD
• 2 Bed: 2,600 CAD


Local Details


Vancouver has an integrated public transportation system made up of buses, SkyTrain, and the SeaBus passenger ferry. The majority of city residents favor public transportation.

Fun Facts

With only 11 days of snow per year on average, Vancouver is the warmest city in Canada.

Approximately 40% of Vancouver’s population is foreign born.

Local Currency