Real Estate Market Report for
High River, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $349,000
  • Monthly growth 29.30 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.53%
Apartment
  • Median price $239,900
  • Monthly growth 4.34 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.22%
High River Home Price

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

With High River’s median house price at $349,000 in Aug , it is above average compared to the rest of Alberta.

As one of Alberta’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, High River 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.

Over the last three months in High River, housing stock available seems to be falling – this could mean that homes values might increase faster.

The median asking price in High River is $239,900, an improvement on the median three months ago which was $254,900 .

With High River’s median house price at $239,900 in Aug , it is about average compared to the rest of Alberta.

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.

This month we track 27th neighbourhoods in Alberta, and High River has the 27th most choice available for real estate investors.

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

If you are looking at investment properties in High River, 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.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $216,450
Demographics
  • Population in 201112920
  • Population in 200610716
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)20.6
  • Total private dwellings5473
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents5261
  • Population density per square kilometre905.5
  • Land area (square km)14.27
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 12920
    0 to 4 years 820
    5 to 9 years 760
    10 to 14 years 725
    15 to 19 years 745
    15 years 145
    16 years 140
    17 years 155
    18 years 170
    19 years 130
    20 to 24 years 625
    25 to 29 years 765
    30 to 34 years 885
    35 to 39 years 825
    40 to 44 years 810
    45 to 49 years 865
    50 to 54 years 920
    55 to 59 years 830
    60 to 64 years 900
    65 to 69 years 760
    70 to 74 years 615
    75 to 79 years 505
    80 to 84 years 330
    85 years and over 245
    Median age of the population 41.8
    % of the population aged 15 and over 82.2
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 10615
    Married or living with a common-law partner 7000
    Married (and not separated) 6010
    Living common-law 990
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3615
    Single (never legally married) 1995
    Separated 310
    Divorced 690
    Widowed 620
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 3880
    Size of census family: 2 persons 2245
    Size of census family: 3 persons 710
    Size of census family: 4 persons 620
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 310
    Total number of census families in private households 3875
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 3425
    Married couples 2925
    Without children at home 1675
    With children at home 1255
    1 child 465
    2 children 530
    3 or more children 260
    Common-law couples 495
    Without children at home 310
    With children at home 190
    1 child 105
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 35
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 455
    Female parent 390
    1 child 210
    2 children 125
    3 or more children 50
    Male parent 65
    1 child 50
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 3430
    Under six years of age 960
    6 to 14 years 1340
    15 to 17 years 430
    18 to 24 years 530
    25 years and over 170
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.9
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 12715
    Number of persons not in census families 1985
    Living with relatives 185
    Living with non-relatives only 530
    Living alone 1265
    Number of census family persons 10735
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 2265
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 530
    Living with relatives 35
    Living with non-relatives only 35
    Living alone 460
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 1735
    Total number of private households by household type 5265
    Census-family households 3815
    One-family-only households 3530
    Couple-family households 3165
    Without children 1825
    With children 1340
    Lone-parent-family households 360
    Other family households 290
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 235
    Couple-family households 160
    Without children 80
    With children 80
    Lone-parent-family households 75
    Two-or-more-family households 55
    Non-census-family households 1445
    One-person households 1265
    Two-or-more-person households 175
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 5260
    Single-detached house 2765
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 305
    Other dwelling 2195
    Semi-detached house 935
    Row house 710
    Apartment, duplex 50
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 495
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 5260
    1 person 1270
    2 persons 2180
    3 persons 745
    4 persons 660
    5 persons 290
    6 or more persons 120
    Number of persons in private households 12715
    Average number of persons in private households 2.4
Census 2011

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