Real Estate Market Report for
Big Valley, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $125,000
  • Monthly growth 19.10 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.67%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Big Valley Home Price

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Across the country as a whole, Big Valley is in the cheapest 20% when all of Canada’s suburbs are listed in order of real estate listing prices.

Want a cheaply priced house? Then at $125,000 this month, Big Valley, Alberta do not consider price wise.

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

There are 339 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Big Valley at the moment in Alberta which puts the neighbourhood bottom 40% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

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

Over the last three months in Big Valley, housing stock available seems to be getting more prevalent – this could mean that homes values might be less affected by availability problems.

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

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Big Valley 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)
3 bedrooms $184,950
Demographics
  • Population in 2011364
  • Population in 2006351
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)3.7
  • Total private dwellings187
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents168
  • Population density per square kilometre198.3
  • Land area (square km)1.84
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 360
    0 to 4 years 25
    5 to 9 years 15
    10 to 14 years 25
    15 to 19 years 15
    15 years 0
    16 years 0
    17 years 0
    18 years 10
    19 years 5
    20 to 24 years 10
    25 to 29 years 15
    30 to 34 years 20
    35 to 39 years 20
    40 to 44 years 20
    45 to 49 years 30
    50 to 54 years 30
    55 to 59 years 15
    60 to 64 years 35
    65 to 69 years 30
    70 to 74 years 20
    75 to 79 years 20
    80 to 84 years 15
    85 years and over 5
    Median age of the population 48
    % of the population aged 15 and over 83.6
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 300
    Married or living with a common-law partner 175
    Married (and not separated) 155
    Living common-law 20
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 125
    Single (never legally married) 45
    Separated 10
    Divorced 35
    Widowed 30
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 105
    Size of census family: 2 persons 65
    Size of census family: 3 persons 15
    Size of census family: 4 persons 15
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 5
    Total number of census families in private households 100
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 85
    Married couples 75
    Without children at home 50
    With children at home 25
    1 child 5
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 10
    Common-law couples 10
    Without children at home 5
    With children at home 5
    1 child 5
    2 children 0
    3 or more children 0
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 15
    Female parent 10
    1 child 5
    2 children 0
    3 or more children 5
    Male parent 5
    1 child 5
    2 children 0
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 85
    Under six years of age 25
    6 to 14 years 35
    15 to 17 years 5
    18 to 24 years 10
    25 years and over 10
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.9
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 360
    Number of persons not in census families 85
    Living with relatives 5
    Living with non-relatives only 25
    Living alone 60
    Number of census family persons 275
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 90
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 40
    Living with relatives 0
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 30
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 55
    Total number of private households by household type 165
    Census-family households 100
    One-family-only households 95
    Couple-family households 80
    Without children 50
    With children 25
    Lone-parent-family households 10
    Other family households 10
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 5
    Couple-family households 5
    Without children 5
    With children 5
    Lone-parent-family households 0
    Two-or-more-family households 0
    Non-census-family households 70
    One-person households 55
    Two-or-more-person households 10
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 170
    Single-detached house 120
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 30
    Other dwelling 20
    Semi-detached house 5
    Row house 10
    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 170
    1 person 60
    2 persons 70
    3 persons 20
    4 persons 10
    5 persons 10
    6 or more persons 5
    Number of persons in private households 365
    Average number of persons in private households 2.2
Census 2011

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