Livability Score

69
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (10) B
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Spokes Bike Cafe
Coffee Shop
Cloudburst Cafe
Coffee Shop
Cloudburst Cafe
Coffee Shop
Atrium Cafe
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
1914 Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Fergie's Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (6) F
West Coast Railway Heritage Park
Museum
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
The Knotty Burl
Nightclub
Squamish Spit & Estuary
Attraction
Food and Drink (22) F
Shady Tree
Bar
Freshslice Pizza
Fast Food
BC Liquor Store
Alcohol
Subway
Fast Food
Locavore Food Truck
Fast Food
Backcountry Tasting Room
Bar
Backcountry Growlers & Store
Alcohol
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
A-Frame Tasting Room
Bar
A-Frame Tasting Room
Alcohol
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Gillespie's Fine Spirits
Bar
Gillespie's Fine Spirits
Alcohol
McDonald's
Fast Food
A&W
Fast Food
Squamish Liquor Store
Alcohol
The Backyard
Bar
Panago
Fast Food
Lucas Teas
Beverages
Howe Sound Brew Pub
Bar
Howe Sound Brew Pub
Alcohol
Fitness (3) F
Squamish Youth Centre
Community Centre
Squamish Youth Centre
Community Centre
The Hotspot Community Resource Centre
Community Centre
Groceries (6) F
Your Independent Grocer
Grocery Store
London Drugs
Grocery Store
Tall Tree Bakery
Bakery
Nesters Market
Grocery Store
Save-On-Foods
Grocery Store
Bisla Sweets
Butcher
Parks (32) F
pat goode park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Eagle Run Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Fisherman's Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Edgewater Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Brennan Park
Park
Cottonwood Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Smoke Bluffs Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Little Smoke Bluffs Playpark
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
McNaugnton Park Playground
Playground
McNaugnton Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Valleycliffe Elementary Playground
Playground
Shops (29) C+
Blownaway Salon & Spa
Hairdresser
BettyNaiLash
Beauty
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Bare Skin Co.
Beauty
Mark's
Clothing
Dollarama
Discount Store
Reflex Supplements
Nutrition Supplements
Canadian Tire
Department Store
Republic Bicycles
Bicycle
Brackendale General Store
Convenience Store
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Walmart
Department Store
Rona
Home Improvement
Vancouver Urban Timberworks
Home Improvement
Squamish Store
Gift Shop
Squamish Adventure Cenre
Gift Shop
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Home Hardware
Home Improvement
Bosley's Pet food
Pets
Unknown Name
Mall
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Stylezone Fashions
Fashion
Corsa Cycles
Bicycle
Shell
Convenience Store
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commute A

Of all people who commute, 1.7% take public transportation in Squamish.
Public Transit Stops (116)
Stops & Stations
A+
Government at Olson
Bus Stop
Government at Olson
Bus Stop
Government at Garibaldi (SB)
Bus Stop
Government at Garibaldi
Bus Stop
Tantalus at Newport Ridge (SB)
Bus Stop
Tantalus 40775 block (SB)
Bus Stop
Government 40850 block
Bus Stop
Government 40320 block
Bus Stop
Tantalus at Cheakamus (SB)
Bus Stop
Tantalus 40850 block (SB)
Bus Stop
Garibaldi at Tantalus
Bus Stop
Government 40300 block
Bus Stop
Garibaldi Way at Tantalus
Bus Stop
Garibaldi at Tantalus (EB)
Bus Stop
Diamond Head at Garibaldi
Bus Stop
Diamond Head at Hood
Bus Stop
Government 40180 block
Bus Stop
Government 40210 block
Bus Stop
Diamond Head at Kalodon
Bus Stop
Diamond Head at Kalodon
Bus Stop
Tantalus 41105 block (SB)
Bus Stop
Mamquam at Government (WB)
Bus Stop
Government 41010 block
Bus Stop
Mamquam at Government
Bus Stop
Government 41010 block
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
1.7%
F
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Squamish is 112/100 - which is 9% lower than British Columbia.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C+
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crime D-

Squamish crime rates are 6,057 per 100k, which is equal to British Columbia
Property Crime
4,934 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
1,123 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment A+

The median income in Squamish is $107,576 - which is 25% higher than British Columbia.
Med. Household Income
$107,576
A-
Unemployment Rate
4.0%
B+
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (5)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Squamish RCMP
Police
British Columbia Ambulance Service
Ambulance Station
Shoppers Drug Mart
Pharmacy
Squamish Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A
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housing A+

Squamish home prices are n/a - which is 100% lower than British Columbia
Home Price
n/a
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C+
Home Affordability
N/A
C
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schools B

The Squamish graduation rate is 89% - which is 4% higher than British Columbia
School Test Scores
63%
C
High School Grad. Rates
89%
B
Elementary Schools (10) F
Garibaldi Highlands Elementary
Mamquam Elementary
Skyridge Montessori Elementary
Brackendale Elementary
Les Aiglons
Squamish Waldorf School
Ecole Squamish Elementary
Sea to Sky Online School
Stawamus School
Valleycliffe Elementary
High Schools (6) F
Don Ross Middle School
Coast Mountain Academy
Sea to Sky Alternative School
Howe Sound Secondary
Sea to Sky Online School
Stawamus School
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ratings B

Squamish has an overall rating of 74% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (0)
From AreaVibes
User Surveys (4)
From AreaVibes
B
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Squamish Area Facts

  • Squamish has a Livability Score of 69/100, which is considered good
  • Squamish crime rates are equal to the British Columbia average
  • Cost of living in Squamish is 9% lower than the British Columbia average

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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Squamish? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

pat goode park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Eagle Run Park
Unknown Name
Fisherman's Park
Unknown Name
Edgewater Park

Entertainment

West Coast Railway Heritage Park
Unknown Name
The Knotty Burl
Squamish Spit & Estuary

Food & Drink

Shady Tree
Freshslice Pizza
BC Liquor Store
Subway
Locavore Food Truck
Backcountry Tasting Room
Backcountry Growlers & Store
Dairy Queen

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Squamish? Of all people who commute, 1.7% take public transportation in Squamish.
Drive to Work
48%

8% higher than the CDN average

Take Public Transit
2%

5% lower than the CDN average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the CDN average

D Health & Safety

Is Squamish a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Shoppers Drug Mart
Squamish Pharmacy

Doctors

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