Real Estate Market Report for
Alert Bay, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $195,000
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 6.07%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Alert Bay Home Price

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When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Alert Bay has a median home price of $195,000.

Alert Bay’s most common listing this month is 3 bedroom properties, less than province’s most common offering of 4 bedrooms.

British Columbia has the third most amount of properties available to property investors, with Alert Bay having 199th most in the province, out of a total of 359.

There are a number of important pieces of research you should do before deciding where to buy an investment property – this data for Alert Bay will hopefully provide an indicator to help you where to research in-depth

One of the important leading indicators for property investors is whether the amount of stock on the market is increasing or decreasing – as more comes on buyers have more choice so prices can tend to drop. In Alert Bay, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 14, this month we show 13.

British Columbia has hundreds of possible neighbourhoods for you to invest in and there is lots of data to sift through to help you narrow your search down.

Over the last three months in Alert Bay, housing stock available seems to be staying constant – this could mean that homes values might not be hugely affected by supply constraints.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $152,450
3 bedrooms $269,900
4 bedrooms $179,000
Demographics
  • Population in 2011537
  • Population in 2006485
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)10.7
  • Total private dwellings214
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents207
  • Population density per square kilometre216.3
  • Land area (square km)2.48
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 535
    0 to 4 years 35
    5 to 9 years 35
    10 to 14 years 40
    15 to 19 years 30
    15 years 5
    16 years 5
    17 years 5
    18 years 10
    19 years 5
    20 to 24 years 25
    25 to 29 years 30
    30 to 34 years 35
    35 to 39 years 30
    40 to 44 years 30
    45 to 49 years 55
    50 to 54 years 50
    55 to 59 years 35
    60 to 64 years 25
    65 to 69 years 35
    70 to 74 years 20
    75 to 79 years 15
    80 to 84 years 0
    85 years and over 5
    Median age of the population 42.1
    % of the population aged 15 and over 80.4
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 425
    Married or living with a common-law partner 210
    Married (and not separated) 125
    Living common-law 85
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 220
    Single (never legally married) 165
    Separated 15
    Divorced 15
    Widowed 25
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 150
    Size of census family: 2 persons 80
    Size of census family: 3 persons 30
    Size of census family: 4 persons 20
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 15
    Total number of census families in private households 150
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 105
    Married couples 60
    Without children at home 35
    With children at home 25
    1 child 10
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Common-law couples 45
    Without children at home 15
    With children at home 25
    1 child 15
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 45
    Female parent 35
    1 child 20
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 5
    Male parent 10
    1 child 15
    2 children 0
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 165
    Under six years of age 40
    6 to 14 years 60
    15 to 17 years 15
    18 to 24 years 30
    25 years and over 25
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 525
    Number of persons not in census families 110
    Living with relatives 50
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 50
    Number of census family persons 420
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 65
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 25
    Living with relatives 15
    Living with non-relatives only 0
    Living alone 10
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 45
    Total number of private households by household type 210
    Census-family households 140
    One-family-only households 115
    Couple-family households 90
    Without children 45
    With children 45
    Lone-parent-family households 30
    Other family households 25
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 15
    Couple-family households 15
    Without children 5
    With children 5
    Lone-parent-family households 5
    Two-or-more-family households 10
    Non-census-family households 65
    One-person households 50
    Two-or-more-person households 15
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 210
    Single-detached house 175
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 5
    Other dwelling 30
    Semi-detached house 15
    Row house 15
    Apartment, duplex 0
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 0
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 205
    1 person 50
    2 persons 80
    3 persons 35
    4 persons 25
    5 persons 15
    6 or more persons 10
    Number of persons in private households 530
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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