Real Estate Market Report for
Kent, BC

Updated : Jan 2016
House
  • Median price $476,650
  • Monthly growth 0.63 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.09%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Kent Home Price

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Across the country as a whole, Kent is in the top 20% when all of Canada’s suburbs are listed in order of real estate listing prices.

The $476,650 price tag on the median Kent home means that it is quite highly priced by Canadian standards.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 3420th when comparing neighbourhoods by the number of properties available to investors across the nation, putting it in the lowest 10 percent.

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

The amount of homes for sale in neighbourhood has fallen over the last three months – this means that supply and demand economics would mean that the pressure on house prices has also grown.

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

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Kent there is about the same amount of stock than three months ago. This would indicate housing stock pressure remaining the same.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $419,000
3 bedrooms $514,205
Demographics
  • Population in 20115664
  • Population in 20064738
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)19.5
  • Total private dwellings2192
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2054
  • Population density per square kilometre33.6
  • Land area (square km)168.39
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 5660
    0 to 4 years 295
    5 to 9 years 255
    10 to 14 years 295
    15 to 19 years 295
    15 years 55
    16 years 60
    17 years 55
    18 years 65
    19 years 55
    20 to 24 years 300
    25 to 29 years 345
    30 to 34 years 370
    35 to 39 years 310
    40 to 44 years 350
    45 to 49 years 420
    50 to 54 years 445
    55 to 59 years 430
    60 to 64 years 420
    65 to 69 years 330
    70 to 74 years 260
    75 to 79 years 210
    80 to 84 years 175
    85 years and over 165
    Median age of the population 45.3
    % of the population aged 15 and over 85
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 4815
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2590
    Married (and not separated) 2240
    Living common-law 350
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2230
    Single (never legally married) 1430
    Separated 155
    Divorced 325
    Widowed 315
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1430
    Size of census family: 2 persons 850
    Size of census family: 3 persons 255
    Size of census family: 4 persons 195
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 135
    Total number of census families in private households 1435
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1240
    Married couples 1070
    Without children at home 625
    With children at home 445
    1 child 170
    2 children 155
    3 or more children 120
    Common-law couples 170
    Without children at home 115
    With children at home 60
    1 child 25
    2 children 25
    3 or more children 15
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 190
    Female parent 135
    1 child 85
    2 children 45
    3 or more children 15
    Male parent 50
    1 child 30
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 1325
    Under six years of age 350
    6 to 14 years 490
    15 to 17 years 160
    18 to 24 years 220
    25 years and over 110
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.9
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 4825
    Number of persons not in census families 825
    Living with relatives 105
    Living with non-relatives only 150
    Living alone 570
    Number of census family persons 4000
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 1000
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 300
    Living with relatives 35
    Living with non-relatives only 20
    Living alone 250
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 695
    Total number of private households by household type 2050
    Census-family households 1410
    One-family-only households 1320
    Couple-family households 1165
    Without children 700
    With children 465
    Lone-parent-family households 150
    Other family households 90
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 70
    Couple-family households 50
    Without children 20
    With children 25
    Lone-parent-family households 25
    Two-or-more-family households 25
    Non-census-family households 645
    One-person households 570
    Two-or-more-person households 75
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2055
    Single-detached house 1585
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 60
    Other dwelling 410
    Semi-detached house 45
    Row house 160
    Apartment, duplex 25
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 170
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 2055
    1 person 570
    2 persons 845
    3 persons 270
    4 persons 205
    5 persons 95
    6 or more persons 65
    Number of persons in private households 4825
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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