Thursday, December 08, 2016

2015 Shadow Community Analysis

This is an analysis of Home owner Grant Claimants (Full time residents in their principal property) as a percentage of all residential tax folios. The # of Residential tax folios include the home owner claimants and those that are not eligible because the property is a rental, unimproved land, or a secondary home situation. The properties in the unclaimed category are referred to as the shadow community. Vernon has a total of 11,224 properties that claim the 2015 home owners grant. The balance or 3651 are the shadow community not eligible. It is interesting to note the under and over 65 breakdown of the home owner grant claimants. Approximately 42.89% of Vernon's claimants are over 65 while only 35.4% of Coldstream's are over 65.

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