Real Estate Market Report for
Dorset, ON

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $434,000
  • Monthly growth 294.54 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.58%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Dorset Home Price

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The median asking price in Dorset is $434,000, a substantial increase over the median three months ago which was $322,000 .

Want a cheaply priced house? Then at $434,000 this month, Dorset, Ontario is probably not for you price wise.

Investors looking for properties in Dorset are most likely to find 3 bedroom homes on offer this month, with 2 bedroom potential investment properties the second most popular.

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

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.

When it comes to the size of the properties currently available to property investors in this neighbourhood, they tend to have the average number of bedrooms than the most commonly available across the nation.

Ontario 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.

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 $309,000
3 bedrooms $412,000
5 bedrooms $862,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20113284
  • Population in 20063570
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-8
  • Total private dwellings4471
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1440
  • Population density per square kilometre4.8
  • Land area (square km)677.58
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3285
    0 to 4 years 105
    5 to 9 years 125
    10 to 14 years 135
    15 to 19 years 145
    15 years 35
    16 years 35
    17 years 20
    18 years 30
    19 years 30
    20 to 24 years 150
    25 to 29 years 115
    30 to 34 years 105
    35 to 39 years 135
    40 to 44 years 165
    45 to 49 years 260
    50 to 54 years 310
    55 to 59 years 360
    60 to 64 years 330
    65 to 69 years 310
    70 to 74 years 225
    75 to 79 years 155
    80 to 84 years 90
    85 years and over 65
    Median age of the population 53.2
    % of the population aged 15 and over 88.8
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2915
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2015
    Married (and not separated) 1750
    Living common-law 260
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 905
    Single (never legally married) 495
    Separated 70
    Divorced 170
    Widowed 165
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1075
    Size of census family: 2 persons 695
    Size of census family: 3 persons 180
    Size of census family: 4 persons 145
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 50
    Total number of census families in private households 1075
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 985
    Married couples 860
    Without children at home 565
    With children at home 295
    1 child 130
    2 children 120
    3 or more children 40
    Common-law couples 125
    Without children at home 75
    With children at home 50
    1 child 20
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 85
    Female parent 65
    1 child 35
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Male parent 25
    1 child 20
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 720
    Under six years of age 130
    6 to 14 years 240
    15 to 17 years 85
    18 to 24 years 170
    25 years and over 100
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.7
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3225
    Number of persons not in census families 445
    Living with relatives 40
    Living with non-relatives only 50
    Living alone 360
    Number of census family persons 2775
    Average number of persons per census family 2.6
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 845
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 205
    Living with relatives 25
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 170
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 640
    Total number of private households by household type 1440
    Census-family households 1060
    One-family-only households 1010
    Couple-family households 935
    Without children 615
    With children 320
    Lone-parent-family households 75
    Other family households 50
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 35
    Couple-family households 25
    Without children 15
    With children 15
    Lone-parent-family households 10
    Two-or-more-family households 15
    Non-census-family households 380
    One-person households 360
    Two-or-more-person households 25
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1440
    Single-detached house 1390
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 15
    Other dwelling 40
    Semi-detached house 10
    Row house 0
    Apartment, duplex 0
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 25
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 1440
    1 person 360
    2 persons 685
    3 persons 185
    4 persons 150
    5 persons 50
    6 or more persons 15
    Number of persons in private households 3220
    Average number of persons in private households 2.2
Census 2011

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