Real Estate Market Report for
Fort St. James, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $234,450
  • Monthly growth -5.84 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 4.74%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Fort St. James Home Price

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Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $290,900, which means that Fort St. James is close to average for Canada.

Want a cheaply priced house? Then at $234,450 this month, Fort St. James, British Columbia do not consider price wise.

3 bedroom properties are the most common available for real estate investors this month in neighbourhood.

British Columbia has the third most amount of properties available to property investors, with Fort St. James having 115th most in the province, out of a total of 359.

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

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

Can we guarantee how well Fort St. James is going to do next year? No, but we can look at the data we have and use it as a starting point before doing research.

Over the last three months in Fort St. James, 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 $262,500
3 bedrooms $244,950
4 bedrooms $335,000
5 bedrooms $272,500
Demographics
  • Population in 20111691
  • Population in 20061350
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)25.3
  • Total private dwellings760
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents674
  • Population density per square kilometre72
  • Land area (square km)23.47
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 1690
    0 to 4 years 125
    5 to 9 years 140
    10 to 14 years 120
    15 to 19 years 130
    15 years 25
    16 years 35
    17 years 30
    18 years 30
    19 years 10
    20 to 24 years 105
    25 to 29 years 90
    30 to 34 years 105
    35 to 39 years 115
    40 to 44 years 115
    45 to 49 years 120
    50 to 54 years 125
    55 to 59 years 125
    60 to 64 years 80
    65 to 69 years 70
    70 to 74 years 55
    75 to 79 years 30
    80 to 84 years 15
    85 years and over 20
    Median age of the population 36.6
    % of the population aged 15 and over 77.8
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 1310
    Married or living with a common-law partner 750
    Married (and not separated) 570
    Living common-law 180
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 560
    Single (never legally married) 365
    Separated 65
    Divorced 70
    Widowed 65
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 470
    Size of census family: 2 persons 225
    Size of census family: 3 persons 105
    Size of census family: 4 persons 90
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 50
    Total number of census families in private households 470
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 370
    Married couples 280
    Without children at home 135
    With children at home 145
    1 child 45
    2 children 60
    3 or more children 40
    Common-law couples 90
    Without children at home 40
    With children at home 50
    1 child 25
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 10
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 100
    Female parent 70
    1 child 35
    2 children 25
    3 or more children 10
    Male parent 25
    1 child 15
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 555
    Under six years of age 135
    6 to 14 years 240
    15 to 17 years 80
    18 to 24 years 75
    25 years and over 30
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.2
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 1685
    Number of persons not in census families 290
    Living with relatives 40
    Living with non-relatives only 50
    Living alone 200
    Number of census family persons 1390
    Average number of persons per census family 3
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 185
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 65
    Living with relatives 10
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 55
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 120
    Total number of private households by household type 675
    Census-family households 450
    One-family-only households 405
    Couple-family households 335
    Without children 150
    With children 180
    Lone-parent-family households 70
    Other family households 45
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 30
    Couple-family households 15
    Without children 10
    With children 10
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Two-or-more-family households 20
    Non-census-family households 220
    One-person households 195
    Two-or-more-person households 25
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 675
    Single-detached house 510
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 5
    Other dwelling 160
    Semi-detached house 15
    Row house 65
    Apartment, duplex 40
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 45
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 675
    1 person 200
    2 persons 205
    3 persons 110
    4 persons 85
    5 persons 45
    6 or more persons 25
    Number of persons in private households 1680
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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