Real Estate Market Report for
Cape Dauphin, NS

Updated : Sep 2014
House
  • Median price $268,000
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.08%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Cape Dauphin Home Price

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The $268,000 price tag on the median Cape Dauphin home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

According to our stats, Cape Dauphin is the neighbourhood that has the 610th most properties available to real estate investors in Nova Scotia.

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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.

Can we guarantee how well Cape Dauphin is going to do next year? No, but we can look at the data we have and use it as a starting point before doing research.

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

Demographics
  • Population in 20113828
  • Population in 20064140
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-7.5
  • Total private dwellings2455
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1694
  • Population density per square kilometre3.1
  • Land area (square km)1233.73
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3830
    0 to 4 years 150
    5 to 9 years 155
    10 to 14 years 200
    15 to 19 years 210
    15 years 35
    16 years 40
    17 years 50
    18 years 35
    19 years 40
    20 to 24 years 170
    25 to 29 years 125
    30 to 34 years 150
    35 to 39 years 165
    40 to 44 years 220
    45 to 49 years 305
    50 to 54 years 330
    55 to 59 years 360
    60 to 64 years 410
    65 to 69 years 310
    70 to 74 years 210
    75 to 79 years 160
    80 to 84 years 115
    85 years and over 80
    Median age of the population 50.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 86.9
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3325
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2070
    Married (and not separated) 1865
    Living common-law 200
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1255
    Single (never legally married) 730
    Separated 105
    Divorced 155
    Widowed 270
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1170
    Size of census family: 2 persons 700
    Size of census family: 3 persons 215
    Size of census family: 4 persons 175
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 90
    Total number of census families in private households 1170
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1020
    Married couples 920
    Without children at home 540
    With children at home 380
    1 child 170
    2 children 140
    3 or more children 75
    Common-law couples 100
    Without children at home 60
    With children at home 40
    1 child 10
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 150
    Female parent 115
    1 child 75
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 10
    Male parent 35
    1 child 25
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 10
    Total children in census families in private households 990
    Under six years of age 175
    6 to 14 years 320
    15 to 17 years 130
    18 to 24 years 210
    25 years and over 160
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.8
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3810
    Number of persons not in census families 635
    Living with relatives 60
    Living with non-relatives only 75
    Living alone 495
    Number of census family persons 3185
    Average number of persons per census family 2.7
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 870
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 290
    Living with relatives 30
    Living with non-relatives only 15
    Living alone 250
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 585
    Total number of private households by household type 1695
    Census-family households 1155
    One-family-only households 1100
    Couple-family households 980
    Without children 580
    With children 400
    Lone-parent-family households 120
    Other family households 55
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 35
    Couple-family households 20
    Without children 5
    With children 15
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 15
    Non-census-family households 540
    One-person households 500
    Two-or-more-person households 40
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1695
    Single-detached house 1465
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 110
    Other dwelling 120
    Semi-detached house 10
    Row house 0
    Apartment, duplex 40
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 65
    Other single-attached house 10
    Total number of private households by household size 1690
    1 person 495
    2 persons 705
    3 persons 215
    4 persons 180
    5 persons 75
    6 or more persons 30
    Number of persons in private households 3815
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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