Real Estate Market Report for
Oshawa, ON

Updated : May 2016
House
  • Median price $399,900
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.83%
Apartment
  • Median price $252,900
  • Monthly growth -14.96 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.04%
Oshawa Home Price

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The median asking price in Oshawa is $399,900, a substantial increase over the median three months ago which was $399,900 .

Oshawa, Ontario has a median house price of $399,900 when compiling all the home listings in May .

In province, the most common property on the listings this month has 3 bedrooms, in this neighbourhood it’s 3.

The number of homes for sale this month in the neighbourhood has increased substantially at 1220 in May .

As one of Ontario’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Oshawa 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.

If you are looking at investment properties in Oshawa, 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.

The median asking price in Oshawa is $252,900, an improvement on the median three months ago which was $329,900 .

With Oshawa’s median house price at $252,900 in May , it is about average compared to the rest of Ontario.

When it comes to the size of the properties currently available to property investors in this neighbourhood, they tend to have fewer bedrooms than the most commonly available across the nation.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 272th when comparing neighbourhoods by the number of properties available to investors across the nation, putting it in the top 30.

Will prices rise across the next year in in Oshawa? There are a number of real estate indicators to consider.

Because the amount of real estate listed for sale has decreased it looks like housing market forces in neighbourhood are likely to put upwards pressure on house prices.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $280,900 $187,450
2 bedrooms $289,900 $271,400
3 bedrooms $369,450 $234,900
4 bedrooms $549,450 $229,900
5 bedrooms $424,900
6 bedrooms $649,900
Demographics
  • Population in 2011149607
  • Population in 2006141590
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)5.7
  • Total private dwellings61306
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents58797
  • Population density per square kilometre1027
  • Land area (square km)145.68
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 149610
    0 to 4 years 8355
    5 to 9 years 7995
    10 to 14 years 8565
    15 to 19 years 10155
    15 years 1945
    16 years 2000
    17 years 2025
    18 years 2075
    19 years 2105
    20 to 24 years 10160
    25 to 29 years 9610
    30 to 34 years 9385
    35 to 39 years 9495
    40 to 44 years 10120
    45 to 49 years 12775
    50 to 54 years 12235
    55 to 59 years 10105
    60 to 64 years 8780
    65 to 69 years 6445
    70 to 74 years 5050
    75 to 79 years 4220
    80 to 84 years 3250
    85 years and over 2920
    Median age of the population 40.6
    % of the population aged 15 and over 83.3
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 124695
    Married or living with a common-law partner 67885
    Married (and not separated) 55140
    Living common-law 12750
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 56810
    Single (never legally married) 35335
    Separated 4940
    Divorced 8860
    Widowed 7675
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 42925
    Size of census family: 2 persons 21420
    Size of census family: 3 persons 10090
    Size of census family: 4 persons 8155
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 3265
    Total number of census families in private households 42925
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 33465
    Married couples 27095
    Without children at home 12190
    With children at home 14905
    1 child 5970
    2 children 6355
    3 or more children 2580
    Common-law couples 6365
    Without children at home 3485
    With children at home 2880
    1 child 1420
    2 children 1000
    3 or more children 465
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 9460
    Female parent 7565
    1 child 4440
    2 children 2215
    3 or more children 905
    Male parent 1900
    1 child 1305
    2 children 480
    3 or more children 115
    Total children in census families in private households 46620
    Under six years of age 9860
    6 to 14 years 14850
    15 to 17 years 5710
    18 to 24 years 10185
    25 years and over 6020
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 147675
    Number of persons not in census families 24665
    Living with relatives 3620
    Living with non-relatives only 6205
    Living alone 14845
    Number of census family persons 123010
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 20600
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 6945
    Living with relatives 1140
    Living with non-relatives only 450
    Living alone 5355
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 13655
    Total number of private households by household type 58795
    Census-family households 41485
    One-family-only households 36490
    Couple-family households 29485
    Without children 13765
    With children 15720
    Lone-parent-family households 7010
    Other family households 4990
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 3580
    Couple-family households 2125
    Without children 820
    With children 1305
    Lone-parent-family households 1455
    Two-or-more-family households 1410
    Non-census-family households 17315
    One-person households 14845
    Two-or-more-person households 2470
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 58800
    Single-detached house 32845
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 6660
    Movable dwelling 5
    Other dwelling 19290
    Semi-detached house 5255
    Row house 5220
    Apartment, duplex 2970
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 5725
    Other single-attached house 120
    Total number of private households by household size 58800
    1 person 14845
    2 persons 19885
    3 persons 10410
    4 persons 8710
    5 persons 3365
    6 or more persons 1585
    Number of persons in private households 147675
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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