Real Estate Market Report for
Dawson Creek, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $319,000
  • Monthly growth 6.36 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 3.50%
Apartment
  • Median price $452,000
  • Monthly growth 0.55 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.11%
Dawson Creek Home Price

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

The $319,000 price tag on the median Dawson Creek home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

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

According to our stats, Dawson Creek is the neighbourhood that has the 23th most properties available to real estate investors in British Columbia.

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.

The median asking price in Dawson Creek is $452,000, a substantial increase over the median three months ago which was $419,000 .

In Aug the median listed house price of $452,000 in Dawson Creek was an impressive compared to the rest of British Columbia.

If you’re looking at investment properties in Dawson Creek, then you’re most likely to find homes with 4 bedrooms on sale this month.

There are 124 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Dawson Creek at the moment in British Columbia which puts the neighbourhood bottom 40% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

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

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 $135,500
2 bedrooms $209,000
3 bedrooms $316,950
4 bedrooms $454,500 $579,000
5 bedrooms $351,000
6 bedrooms $404,450
Demographics
  • Population in 201111583
  • Population in 200610994
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)5.4
  • Total private dwellings5406
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents4859
  • Population density per square kilometre475.4
  • Land area (square km)24.37
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 11585
    0 to 4 years 775
    5 to 9 years 675
    10 to 14 years 720
    15 to 19 years 805
    15 years 165
    16 years 150
    17 years 150
    18 years 165
    19 years 180
    20 to 24 years 925
    25 to 29 years 955
    30 to 34 years 770
    35 to 39 years 710
    40 to 44 years 750
    45 to 49 years 845
    50 to 54 years 855
    55 to 59 years 715
    60 to 64 years 540
    65 to 69 years 375
    70 to 74 years 345
    75 to 79 years 320
    80 to 84 years 270
    85 years and over 235
    Median age of the population 36.2
    % of the population aged 15 and over 81.2
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 9415
    Married or living with a common-law partner 4995
    Married (and not separated) 3815
    Living common-law 1185
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 4415
    Single (never legally married) 2690
    Separated 370
    Divorced 690
    Widowed 665
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 3065
    Size of census family: 2 persons 1530
    Size of census family: 3 persons 735
    Size of census family: 4 persons 560
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 240
    Total number of census families in private households 3065
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2425
    Married couples 1840
    Without children at home 855
    With children at home 980
    1 child 395
    2 children 405
    3 or more children 185
    Common-law couples 590
    Without children at home 325
    With children at home 265
    1 child 140
    2 children 90
    3 or more children 35
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 635
    Female parent 495
    1 child 265
    2 children 160
    3 or more children 70
    Male parent 140
    1 child 85
    2 children 45
    3 or more children 15
    Total children in census families in private households 3280
    Under six years of age 890
    6 to 14 years 1250
    15 to 17 years 430
    18 to 24 years 505
    25 years and over 205
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 11245
    Number of persons not in census families 2470
    Living with relatives 240
    Living with non-relatives only 635
    Living alone 1595
    Number of census family persons 8770
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 1315
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 605
    Living with relatives 30
    Living with non-relatives only 35
    Living alone 540
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 705
    Total number of private households by household type 4860
    Census-family households 3000
    One-family-only households 2730
    Couple-family households 2240
    Without children 1075
    With children 1160
    Lone-parent-family households 495
    Other family households 270
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 200
    Couple-family households 115
    Without children 55
    With children 60
    Lone-parent-family households 90
    Two-or-more-family households 65
    Non-census-family households 1860
    One-person households 1595
    Two-or-more-person households 270
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 4855
    Single-detached house 3160
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 230
    Other dwelling 1470
    Semi-detached house 220
    Row house 295
    Apartment, duplex 55
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 900
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 4860
    1 person 1595
    2 persons 1560
    3 persons 775
    4 persons 595
    5 persons 225
    6 or more persons 105
    Number of persons in private households 11240
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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