Real Estate Market Report for
Fort Nelson, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $286,500
  • Monthly growth 10.42 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.91%
Apartment
  • Median price $299,450
  • Monthly growth -3.23 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.18%
Fort Nelson Home Price

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With a median listing price of $286,500, Fort Nelson is Canada’s 1627th most expensive when ordered by median listing price.

The $286,500 price tag on the median Fort Nelson home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

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

There are 359 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Fort Nelson at the moment in British Columbia which puts the neighbourhood in the top 20% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

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

If you are looking at investment properties in Fort Nelson, then there are more homes for sale than there were three months ago. This would indicate that house prices will be influencing it towards being a buyers.

Fort Nelson was Canada’s 227th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

The $299,450 price tag on the median Fort Nelson home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 2 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing the same as the national average.

British Columbia has the third most amount of properties available to property investors, with Fort Nelson having 102th most in the province, out of a total of 124.

As one of British Columbia’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Fort Nelson needs to be carefully researched before investing in – and remember to check especially the locations within an area before spending - the old estate agent’s mantra of location, location, location has never lost its importance.

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 Fort Nelson have stayed pretty much the same which would tend to indicate that demand is steady.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $339,000
3 bedrooms $198,800
4 bedrooms $273,900
5 bedrooms $382,400
6 bedrooms $252,250
Demographics
  • Population in 20114987
  • Population in 20065702
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-12.5
  • Total private dwellings2271
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1985
  • Population density per square kilometre0.1
  • Land area (square km)85014.52
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 4990
    0 to 4 years 395
    5 to 9 years 315
    10 to 14 years 325
    15 to 19 years 360
    15 years 80
    16 years 80
    17 years 85
    18 years 70
    19 years 50
    20 to 24 years 365
    25 to 29 years 425
    30 to 34 years 410
    35 to 39 years 385
    40 to 44 years 420
    45 to 49 years 400
    50 to 54 years 455
    55 to 59 years 330
    60 to 64 years 190
    65 to 69 years 95
    70 to 74 years 50
    75 to 79 years 35
    80 to 84 years 20
    85 years and over 5
    Median age of the population 33.6
    % of the population aged 15 and over 79.1
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3950
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2435
    Married (and not separated) 1685
    Living common-law 750
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1520
    Single (never legally married) 1070
    Separated 145
    Divorced 220
    Widowed 80
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1400
    Size of census family: 2 persons 680
    Size of census family: 3 persons 325
    Size of census family: 4 persons 270
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 130
    Total number of census families in private households 1400
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1195
    Married couples 820
    Without children at home 370
    With children at home 450
    1 child 165
    2 children 195
    3 or more children 90
    Common-law couples 375
    Without children at home 180
    With children at home 195
    1 child 100
    2 children 65
    3 or more children 35
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 210
    Female parent 135
    1 child 75
    2 children 45
    3 or more children 10
    Male parent 75
    1 child 50
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1520
    Under six years of age 460
    6 to 14 years 575
    15 to 17 years 230
    18 to 24 years 195
    25 years and over 60
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 4965
    Number of persons not in census families 855
    Living with relatives 85
    Living with non-relatives only 250
    Living alone 525
    Number of census family persons 4115
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 205
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 75
    Living with relatives 0
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 65
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 125
    Total number of private households by household type 1985
    Census-family households 1365
    One-family-only households 1235
    Couple-family households 1075
    Without children 495
    With children 580
    Lone-parent-family households 160
    Other family households 125
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 90
    Couple-family households 65
    Without children 25
    With children 40
    Lone-parent-family households 25
    Two-or-more-family households 35
    Non-census-family households 620
    One-person households 525
    Two-or-more-person households 100
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1985
    Single-detached house 1190
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 350
    Other dwelling 440
    Semi-detached house 40
    Row house 115
    Apartment, duplex 0
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 290
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 1985
    1 person 525
    2 persons 675
    3 persons 335
    4 persons 265
    5 persons 125
    6 or more persons 65
    Number of persons in private households 4970
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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