Real Estate Market Report for
Placentia, NL

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $116,950
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.12%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Placentia Home Price

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With a median listing price of $116,950, Placentia is Canada’s 4496th most expensive when ordered by median listing price.

While the median for Newfoundland and Labrador is $209,000 , which means that Placentia’s median price is $116,950 a lot lower than the rest of the province.

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 3 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing has properties with fewer bedrooms.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 4285th when comparing neighbourhoods by the number of properties available to investors across the nation, putting it in the lowest 10 percent.

As one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Placentia 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.

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 Placentia, the amount of stock on the market is about the same which is neither good nor bad indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 2, this month we show 2.

As one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Placentia 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.

In Placentia, housing stock has stayed the same over the last three months, which would tend to mean that home supply and demand are equal.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
3 bedrooms $132,000
4 bedrooms $189,450
Demographics
  • Population in 20113643
  • Population in 20063898
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-6.5
  • Total private dwellings1737
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1548
  • Population density per square kilometre62.8
  • Land area (square km)58.05
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3645
    0 to 4 years 135
    5 to 9 years 140
    10 to 14 years 165
    15 to 19 years 220
    15 years 55
    16 years 45
    17 years 45
    18 years 45
    19 years 30
    20 to 24 years 180
    25 to 29 years 150
    30 to 34 years 125
    35 to 39 years 180
    40 to 44 years 230
    45 to 49 years 260
    50 to 54 years 375
    55 to 59 years 375
    60 to 64 years 360
    65 to 69 years 220
    70 to 74 years 180
    75 to 79 years 135
    80 to 84 years 95
    85 years and over 120
    Median age of the population 50.5
    % of the population aged 15 and over 88
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3200
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1855
    Married (and not separated) 1615
    Living common-law 245
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1345
    Single (never legally married) 825
    Separated 55
    Divorced 125
    Widowed 345
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1090
    Size of census family: 2 persons 610
    Size of census family: 3 persons 235
    Size of census family: 4 persons 185
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 55
    Total number of census families in private households 1095
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 905
    Married couples 785
    Without children at home 430
    With children at home 355
    1 child 165
    2 children 145
    3 or more children 45
    Common-law couples 125
    Without children at home 60
    With children at home 65
    1 child 30
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 185
    Female parent 155
    1 child 100
    2 children 35
    3 or more children 15
    Male parent 35
    1 child 25
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 970
    Under six years of age 165
    6 to 14 years 275
    15 to 17 years 140
    18 to 24 years 220
    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 3530
    Number of persons not in census families 560
    Living with relatives 55
    Living with non-relatives only 70
    Living alone 435
    Number of census family persons 2970
    Average number of persons per census family 2.7
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 650
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 225
    Living with relatives 25
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 195
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 425
    Total number of private households by household type 1550
    Census-family households 1075
    One-family-only households 1015
    Couple-family households 860
    Without children 470
    With children 395
    Lone-parent-family households 145
    Other family households 60
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 50
    Couple-family households 20
    Without children 10
    With children 10
    Lone-parent-family households 20
    Two-or-more-family households 20
    Non-census-family households 475
    One-person households 435
    Two-or-more-person households 35
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1550
    Single-detached house 1360
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 30
    Other dwelling 155
    Semi-detached house 60
    Row house 55
    Apartment, duplex 20
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 20
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 1550
    1 person 440
    2 persons 605
    3 persons 240
    4 persons 190
    5 persons 55
    6 or more persons 20
    Number of persons in private households 3530
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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