Real Estate Market Report for
Kentville, NS

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $215,000
  • Monthly growth 26.54 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 3.63%
Apartment
  • Median price $124,950
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.07%
Kentville Home Price

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The median asking price in Kentville is $215,000, pretty close to the median three months ago which was $199,000 .

While the median for Nova Scotia is $232,500 , which means that Kentville’s median price is $215,000 below average than the rest of the province.

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

If you are looking at investment properties in Kentville, 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.

The $124,950 price tag on the median Kentville home means that it is very cheap in comparison to the rest of the nation.

According to our stats, Kentville is the neighbourhood that has the 37th most properties available to real estate investors in Nova Scotia.

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

One of the important leading indicators for property investors is whether the amount of stock on the market is increasing or decreasing – as more comes on buyers have more choice so prices can tend to drop. In Kentville, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 3, this month we show 2.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $142,500
3 bedrooms $211,000
4 bedrooms $199,900
5 bedrooms $400,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20116094
  • Population in 20065815
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)4.8
  • Total private dwellings2782
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2660
  • Population density per square kilometre351.2
  • Land area (square km)17.35
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 6095
    0 to 4 years 325
    5 to 9 years 345
    10 to 14 years 330
    15 to 19 years 345
    15 years 60
    16 years 70
    17 years 60
    18 years 75
    19 years 75
    20 to 24 years 390
    25 to 29 years 310
    30 to 34 years 335
    35 to 39 years 365
    40 to 44 years 405
    45 to 49 years 455
    50 to 54 years 430
    55 to 59 years 435
    60 to 64 years 370
    65 to 69 years 310
    70 to 74 years 285
    75 to 79 years 230
    80 to 84 years 190
    85 years and over 235
    Median age of the population 43.7
    % of the population aged 15 and over 83.6
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 5090
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2865
    Married (and not separated) 2340
    Living common-law 525
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2225
    Single (never legally married) 1215
    Separated 190
    Divorced 390
    Widowed 435
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1715
    Size of census family: 2 persons 995
    Size of census family: 3 persons 335
    Size of census family: 4 persons 280
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 105
    Total number of census families in private households 1720
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1395
    Married couples 1130
    Without children at home 630
    With children at home 505
    1 child 200
    2 children 215
    3 or more children 90
    Common-law couples 260
    Without children at home 160
    With children at home 100
    1 child 55
    2 children 35
    3 or more children 10
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 320
    Female parent 265
    1 child 170
    2 children 70
    3 or more children 30
    Male parent 55
    1 child 30
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1565
    Under six years of age 385
    6 to 14 years 610
    15 to 17 years 180
    18 to 24 years 270
    25 years and over 120
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.9
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 5850
    Number of persons not in census families 1170
    Living with relatives 85
    Living with non-relatives only 220
    Living alone 865
    Number of census family persons 4675
    Average number of persons per census family 2.7
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 1050
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 350
    Living with relatives 25
    Living with non-relatives only 15
    Living alone 310
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 700
    Total number of private households by household type 2660
    Census-family households 1695
    One-family-only households 1590
    Couple-family households 1320
    Without children 750
    With children 570
    Lone-parent-family households 265
    Other family households 105
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 85
    Couple-family households 40
    Without children 20
    With children 25
    Lone-parent-family households 40
    Two-or-more-family households 25
    Non-census-family households 970
    One-person households 865
    Two-or-more-person households 100
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2660
    Single-detached house 1635
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5
    Movable dwelling 0
    Other dwelling 1020
    Semi-detached house 155
    Row house 35
    Apartment, duplex 190
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 625
    Other single-attached house 10
    Total number of private households by household size 2660
    1 person 865
    2 persons 1005
    3 persons 360
    4 persons 300
    5 persons 95
    6 or more persons 35
    Number of persons in private households 5850
    Average number of persons in private households 2.2
Census 2011

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