Real Estate Market Report for
Bowser, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $454,900
  • Monthly growth 1.31 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.92%
Apartment
  • Median price $35,000
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.13%
Bowser Home Price

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Bowser was Canada’s 538th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

In Aug the median listed house price of $454,900 in Bowser was an above average compared to the rest of British Columbia.

If you’re looking at investment properties in Bowser, then you’re most likely to find homes with 3 bedrooms on sale this month.

British Columbia has the third most amount of properties available to property investors, with Bowser having 150th most in the province, out of a total of 359.

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.

Because the amount of real estate listed for sale has decreased it looks like housing market forces in neighbourhood are likely to put upwards pressure on house prices.

Across the nation CREW lists data for 1054 neighbourhoods, and this month Bowser is number 1051 putting it behind most of Canada .

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Bowser has a median home price of $35,000.

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

The amount of homes for sale in neighbourhood has stayed the same over the last three months – this means that supply and demand economics would mean that the pressure on house prices has also remained constant.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $311,000
3 bedrooms $464,200
4 bedrooms $354,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20113509
  • Population in 20063474
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)1
  • Total private dwellings2279
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1638
  • Population density per square kilometre12.6
  • Land area (square km)277.41
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3510
    0 to 4 years 115
    5 to 9 years 120
    10 to 14 years 110
    15 to 19 years 125
    15 years 25
    16 years 25
    17 years 25
    18 years 25
    19 years 20
    20 to 24 years 85
    25 to 29 years 105
    30 to 34 years 115
    35 to 39 years 110
    40 to 44 years 160
    45 to 49 years 255
    50 to 54 years 350
    55 to 59 years 440
    60 to 64 years 475
    65 to 69 years 340
    70 to 74 years 255
    75 to 79 years 180
    80 to 84 years 105
    85 years and over 60
    Median age of the population 56.2
    % of the population aged 15 and over 90
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3160
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2195
    Married (and not separated) 1800
    Living common-law 400
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 965
    Single (never legally married) 450
    Separated 90
    Divorced 255
    Widowed 165
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1165
    Size of census family: 2 persons 890
    Size of census family: 3 persons 135
    Size of census family: 4 persons 100
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 40
    Total number of census families in private households 1170
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1060
    Married couples 865
    Without children at home 665
    With children at home 195
    1 child 80
    2 children 80
    3 or more children 30
    Common-law couples 195
    Without children at home 150
    With children at home 45
    1 child 30
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 110
    Female parent 85
    1 child 55
    2 children 25
    3 or more children 5
    Male parent 25
    1 child 15
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 580
    Under six years of age 140
    6 to 14 years 205
    15 to 17 years 70
    18 to 24 years 100
    25 years and over 65
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.5
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3430
    Number of persons not in census families 625
    Living with relatives 45
    Living with non-relatives only 145
    Living alone 435
    Number of census family persons 2805
    Average number of persons per census family 2.4
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 900
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 220
    Living with relatives 20
    Living with non-relatives only 30
    Living alone 165
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 680
    Total number of private households by household type 1640
    Census-family households 1145
    One-family-only households 1075
    Couple-family households 995
    Without children 780
    With children 215
    Lone-parent-family households 80
    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 490
    One-person households 430
    Two-or-more-person households 60
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1635
    Single-detached house 1450
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 105
    Other dwelling 85
    Semi-detached house 55
    Row house 5
    Apartment, duplex 5
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 25
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 1635
    1 person 435
    2 persons 885
    3 persons 150
    4 persons 110
    5 persons 55
    6 or more persons 15
    Number of persons in private households 3425
    Average number of persons in private households 2.1
Census 2011

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