Real Estate Market Report for
Athabasca, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $359,500
  • Monthly growth 10.95 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 6.24%
Apartment
  • Median price $304,450
  • Monthly growth 3.23 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.16%
Athabasca Home Price

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When looking across the province, Athabasca is the 104th most expensive in Alberta.

While the median for Alberta is $375,000 , which means that Athabasca’s median price is $359,500 considerably better than the rest of the province.

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

Across Alberta Athabasca has the 39th most properties on offer with 339.

It’s never an exact art, but to try to forecast how property is going to appreciate in Athabasca for investors, it’s important to look at data like:

Because the amount of real estate listed for sale has increased it looks like housing market forces in neighbourhood are likely to drive prices down.

Across the country as a whole, Athabasca is in the Top 40% when all of Canada’s suburbs are listed in order of real estate listing prices.

The $304,450 price tag on the median Athabasca home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

Across Alberta Athabasca has the 80th most properties on offer with 99.

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

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 Athabasca, the amount of stock on the market is about the same which is neither good nor bad indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 2, this month we show 2.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $234,000
3 bedrooms $359,000 $304,450
4 bedrooms $377,450
5 bedrooms $415,000
6 bedrooms $529,750
Demographics
  • Population in 20112990
  • Population in 20062580
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)15.9
  • Total private dwellings1283
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1175
  • Population density per square kilometre171.1
  • Land area (square km)17.48
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 2990
    0 to 4 years 225
    5 to 9 years 190
    10 to 14 years 170
    15 to 19 years 200
    15 years 45
    16 years 35
    17 years 40
    18 years 45
    19 years 40
    20 to 24 years 170
    25 to 29 years 180
    30 to 34 years 190
    35 to 39 years 220
    40 to 44 years 165
    45 to 49 years 215
    50 to 54 years 215
    55 to 59 years 185
    60 to 64 years 155
    65 to 69 years 110
    70 to 74 years 80
    75 to 79 years 110
    80 to 84 years 90
    85 years and over 110
    Median age of the population 38.8
    % of the population aged 15 and over 80.3
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2400
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1355
    Married (and not separated) 1120
    Living common-law 235
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1045
    Single (never legally married) 590
    Separated 65
    Divorced 165
    Widowed 220
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 805
    Size of census family: 2 persons 415
    Size of census family: 3 persons 155
    Size of census family: 4 persons 170
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 70
    Total number of census families in private households 805
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 660
    Married couples 540
    Without children at home 265
    With children at home 275
    1 child 90
    2 children 130
    3 or more children 55
    Common-law couples 120
    Without children at home 65
    With children at home 50
    1 child 25
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 145
    Female parent 115
    1 child 65
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 25
    Male parent 30
    1 child 15
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 865
    Under six years of age 260
    6 to 14 years 320
    15 to 17 years 105
    18 to 24 years 120
    25 years and over 65
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 2840
    Number of persons not in census families 515
    Living with relatives 70
    Living with non-relatives only 100
    Living alone 340
    Number of census family persons 2330
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 385
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 140
    Living with relatives 5
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 130
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 235
    Total number of private households by household type 1175
    Census-family households 785
    One-family-only households 730
    Couple-family households 610
    Without children 310
    With children 305
    Lone-parent-family households 115
    Other family households 55
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 40
    Couple-family households 25
    Without children 15
    With children 10
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 20
    Non-census-family households 385
    One-person households 340
    Two-or-more-person households 45
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1175
    Single-detached house 715
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 110
    Other dwelling 350
    Semi-detached house 65
    Row house 85
    Apartment, duplex 40
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 160
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 1175
    1 person 340
    2 persons 410
    3 persons 155
    4 persons 170
    5 persons 60
    6 or more persons 35
    Number of persons in private households 2845
    Average number of persons in private households 2.4
Census 2011

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