Real Estate Market Report for
Chilliwack, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $447,850
  • Monthly growth 4.19 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.97%
Apartment
  • Median price $167,000
  • Monthly growth 1.73 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.27%
Chilliwack Home Price

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

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Chilliwack has a median home price of $447,850.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 3 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing has properties with fewer bedrooms.

When we look at the data we have, it can help with trying to establish whether or not Chilliwack is a good investment target.

In Chilliwack, housing stock has decreased over the last three months, which would tend to mean that home buyers are snapping up properties faster than they come on the market.

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

With Chilliwack’s median house price at $167,000 in Aug , it is below average compared to the rest of British Columbia.

Investors looking for properties in Chilliwack are most likely to find 2 bedroom homes on offer this month, with 1 bedroom potential investment properties the second most popular.

There are 124 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Chilliwack at the moment in British Columbia which puts the neighbourhood in the top 20% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

It’s never an exact art, but to try to forecast how property is going to appreciate in Chilliwack 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.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $277,500 $119,900
2 bedrooms $339,900 $167,000
3 bedrooms $407,400 $375,000
4 bedrooms $507,450 $512,800
5 bedrooms $495,000
6 bedrooms $699,900 $604,450
Demographics
  • Population in 201177936
  • Population in 200669217
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)12.6
  • Total private dwellings32059
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents30432
  • Population density per square kilometre298
  • Land area (square km)261.5
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 77935
    0 to 4 years 5025
    5 to 9 years 4910
    10 to 14 years 5150
    15 to 19 years 5545
    15 years 1065
    16 years 1215
    17 years 1115
    18 years 1035
    19 years 1115
    20 to 24 years 4590
    25 to 29 years 4630
    30 to 34 years 4465
    35 to 39 years 4905
    40 to 44 years 5250
    45 to 49 years 5920
    50 to 54 years 5585
    55 to 59 years 4905
    60 to 64 years 4485
    65 to 69 years 3600
    70 to 74 years 2950
    75 to 79 years 2400
    80 to 84 years 1890
    85 years and over 1735
    Median age of the population 39.8
    % of the population aged 15 and over 80.6
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 62850
    Married or living with a common-law partner 37590
    Married (and not separated) 32160
    Living common-law 5435
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 25255
    Single (never legally married) 15250
    Separated 2120
    Divorced 4045
    Widowed 3840
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 22060
    Size of census family: 2 persons 11365
    Size of census family: 3 persons 4320
    Size of census family: 4 persons 4165
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2210
    Total number of census families in private households 22060
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 18490
    Married couples 15775
    Without children at home 7775
    With children at home 8005
    1 child 2675
    2 children 3435
    3 or more children 1900
    Common-law couples 2715
    Without children at home 1530
    With children at home 1190
    1 child 585
    2 children 410
    3 or more children 195
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 3565
    Female parent 2845
    1 child 1570
    2 children 895
    3 or more children 380
    Male parent 725
    1 child 495
    2 children 170
    3 or more children 55
    Total children in census families in private households 23955
    Under six years of age 5955
    6 to 14 years 8935
    15 to 17 years 3225
    18 to 24 years 4165
    25 years and over 1675
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 76845
    Number of persons not in census families 12335
    Living with relatives 1610
    Living with non-relatives only 2850
    Living alone 7875
    Number of census family persons 64505
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 11710
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 3870
    Living with relatives 435
    Living with non-relatives only 275
    Living alone 3155
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 7845
    Total number of private households by household type 30430
    Census-family households 21485
    One-family-only households 19315
    Couple-family households 16560
    Without children 8350
    With children 8205
    Lone-parent-family households 2760
    Other family households 2170
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 1615
    Couple-family households 1090
    Without children 450
    With children 640
    Lone-parent-family households 525
    Two-or-more-family households 555
    Non-census-family households 8950
    One-person households 7870
    Two-or-more-person households 1075
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 30435
    Single-detached house 17820
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 235
    Movable dwelling 310
    Other dwelling 12075
    Semi-detached house 1015
    Row house 4100
    Apartment, duplex 1005
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 5920
    Other single-attached house 30
    Total number of private households by household size 30430
    1 person 7870
    2 persons 10790
    3 persons 4510
    4 persons 4300
    5 persons 1850
    6 or more persons 1105
    Number of persons in private households 76845
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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