Real Estate Market Report for
Antigonish, NS

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $229,200
  • Monthly growth 66.75 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.76%
Apartment
  • Median price $236,000
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.12%
Antigonish Home Price

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Antigonish was Canada’s 2402th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

The $229,200 price tag on the median Antigonish home means that it is about average price.

Across Nova Scotia Antigonish has the 19th most properties on offer with 825.

Will prices rise across the next year in in Antigonish? There are a number of real estate indicators to consider.

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 Antigonish, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 73, this month we show 72.

Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $244,900, which means that Antigonish is in the top 40% for Canada.

With Antigonish’s median house price at $236,000 in Aug , it is above average compared to the rest of Nova Scotia.

Across Nova Scotia Antigonish has the 29th most properties on offer with 51.

Is Antigonish a good investment prospect? It’s never a perfect science, but the data we have given us a number of indicators.

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Antigonish there is about the same amount of stock than three months ago. This would indicate housing stock pressure remaining the same.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $102,250
3 bedrooms $281,700
4 bedrooms $369,900
Demographics
  • Population in 20114524
  • Population in 20064236
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)6.8
  • Total private dwellings2606
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2021
  • Population density per square kilometre879.2
  • Land area (square km)5.15
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 4525
    0 to 4 years 180
    5 to 9 years 150
    10 to 14 years 170
    15 to 19 years 320
    15 years 45
    16 years 55
    17 years 60
    18 years 65
    19 years 95
    20 to 24 years 610
    25 to 29 years 310
    30 to 34 years 205
    35 to 39 years 175
    40 to 44 years 205
    45 to 49 years 290
    50 to 54 years 320
    55 to 59 years 320
    60 to 64 years 290
    65 to 69 years 245
    70 to 74 years 200
    75 to 79 years 170
    80 to 84 years 145
    85 years and over 225
    Median age of the population 43.7
    % of the population aged 15 and over 88.9
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 4025
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1680
    Married (and not separated) 1435
    Living common-law 250
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2340
    Single (never legally married) 1700
    Separated 95
    Divorced 205
    Widowed 350
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1065
    Size of census family: 2 persons 600
    Size of census family: 3 persons 225
    Size of census family: 4 persons 155
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 85
    Total number of census families in private households 1065
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 815
    Married couples 695
    Without children at home 360
    With children at home 335
    1 child 140
    2 children 120
    3 or more children 75
    Common-law couples 120
    Without children at home 90
    With children at home 40
    1 child 20
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 245
    Female parent 210
    1 child 125
    2 children 60
    3 or more children 25
    Male parent 40
    1 child 30
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 1065
    Under six years of age 215
    6 to 14 years 280
    15 to 17 years 155
    18 to 24 years 280
    25 years and over 140
    Average number of children at home per census family 1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 4310
    Number of persons not in census families 1365
    Living with relatives 110
    Living with non-relatives only 480
    Living alone 780
    Number of census family persons 2945
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 805
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 360
    Living with relatives 30
    Living with non-relatives only 20
    Living alone 310
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 445
    Total number of private households by household type 2020
    Census-family households 1045
    One-family-only households 975
    Couple-family households 755
    Without children 410
    With children 350
    Lone-parent-family households 220
    Other family households 70
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 50
    Couple-family households 35
    Without children 20
    With children 15
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 20
    Non-census-family households 975
    One-person households 775
    Two-or-more-person households 195
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2020
    Single-detached house 925
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 30
    Movable dwelling 190
    Other dwelling 885
    Semi-detached house 60
    Row house 30
    Apartment, duplex 260
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 530
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 2020
    1 person 775
    2 persons 665
    3 persons 285
    4 persons 175
    5 persons 75
    6 or more persons 40
    Number of persons in private households 4310
    Average number of persons in private households 2.1
Census 2011

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