Real Estate Market Report for
Digby, NS

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $169,000
  • Monthly growth 2.73 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.78%
Apartment
  • Median price $330,000
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.27%
Digby Home Price

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Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $290,900, which means that Digby is in the bottom 40% for Canada.

The median house price listed in Digby this month is $169,000.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 3 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing the same as the national average.

Nova Scotia has the fifth most amount of properties available to property investors, with Digby having 47th most in the province, out of a total of 825.

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

It’s always hard to tell what property prices will do over the coming months, but over the last three months the properties available for purchase in Digby have stayed pretty much the same which would tend to indicate that demand is steady.

In Aug the median listed house price of $330,000 in Digby was an impressive compared to the rest of Nova Scotia.

If you’re looking for a large choice of properties on sale when you’re adding to your real estate investment portfolio, then Digby has a pretty average amount compared to the rest of the province

It’s never an exact art, but to try to forecast how property is going to appreciate in Digby for investors, it’s important to look at data like:

Over the last three months in Digby, housing stock available seems to be staying constant – this could mean that homes values might not be hugely affected by supply constraints.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $96,950
3 bedrooms $166,200
4 bedrooms $229,500
Demographics
  • Population in 20112152
  • Population in 20062092
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)2.9
  • Total private dwellings1117
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1025
  • Population density per square kilometre686.1
  • Land area (square km)3.14
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 2150
    0 to 4 years 85
    5 to 9 years 90
    10 to 14 years 105
    15 to 19 years 120
    15 years 30
    16 years 25
    17 years 20
    18 years 20
    19 years 25
    20 to 24 years 100
    25 to 29 years 95
    30 to 34 years 95
    35 to 39 years 105
    40 to 44 years 145
    45 to 49 years 180
    50 to 54 years 170
    55 to 59 years 165
    60 to 64 years 160
    65 to 69 years 135
    70 to 74 years 115
    75 to 79 years 115
    80 to 84 years 105
    85 years and over 80
    Median age of the population 48.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 87
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 1870
    Married or living with a common-law partner 925
    Married (and not separated) 715
    Living common-law 210
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 950
    Single (never legally married) 450
    Separated 75
    Divorced 170
    Widowed 245
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 595
    Size of census family: 2 persons 385
    Size of census family: 3 persons 115
    Size of census family: 4 persons 70
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 20
    Total number of census families in private households 595
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 445
    Married couples 340
    Without children at home 225
    With children at home 120
    1 child 60
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 10
    Common-law couples 105
    Without children at home 65
    With children at home 40
    1 child 20
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 150
    Female parent 125
    1 child 75
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 20
    Male parent 30
    1 child 20
    2 children 0
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 485
    Under six years of age 100
    6 to 14 years 170
    15 to 17 years 70
    18 to 24 years 85
    25 years and over 55
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.8
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 2025
    Number of persons not in census families 505
    Living with relatives 35
    Living with non-relatives only 55
    Living alone 405
    Number of census family persons 1525
    Average number of persons per census family 2.6
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 465
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 215
    Living with relatives 10
    Living with non-relatives only 15
    Living alone 185
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 250
    Total number of private households by household type 1025
    Census-family households 590
    One-family-only households 555
    Couple-family households 430
    Without children 275
    With children 155
    Lone-parent-family households 130
    Other family households 30
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 30
    Couple-family households 15
    Without children 10
    With children 0
    Lone-parent-family households 20
    Two-or-more-family households 5
    Non-census-family households 435
    One-person households 405
    Two-or-more-person households 30
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1025
    Single-detached house 570
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 10
    Other dwelling 445
    Semi-detached house 65
    Row house 15
    Apartment, duplex 55
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 310
    Other single-attached house 10
    Total number of private households by household size 1025
    1 person 410
    2 persons 380
    3 persons 130
    4 persons 80
    5 persons 15
    6 or more persons 10
    Number of persons in private households 2030
    Average number of persons in private households 2
Census 2011

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