Real Estate Market Report for
Port Hawkesbury, NS

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $133,200
  • Monthly growth 2.54 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 1.41%
Apartment
  • Median price $71,900
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.13%
Port Hawkesbury Home Price

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Across the nation CREW lists data for 5162 neighbourhoods, and this month Port Hawkesbury is number 4238 putting it behind most of Canada .

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Port Hawkesbury has a median home price of $133,200.

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.

According to our stats, Port Hawkesbury is the neighbourhood that has the 69th most properties available to real estate investors in Nova Scotia.

There are a number of important pieces of research you should do before deciding where to buy an investment property – this data for Port Hawkesbury will hopefully provide an indicator to help you where to research in-depth

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Port Hawkesbury there is less stock than three months ago. This would indicate home price pressure increasing as housing stock availability drops.

When looking across the province, Port Hawkesbury is the 48th most expensive in Nova Scotia.

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia has a median house price of $71,900 when compiling all the home listings in Aug .

Across Canada the most common number of bedroom property being listed has 2 bedrooms, in Aug this neighbourhood’s most common listing the same as the national average.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 838th 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 Port Hawkesbury for investors, it’s important to look at data like:

Because the amount of real estate listed for sale has stayed the same it looks like housing market forces in neighbourhood are likely to not necessarily affect house prices.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $274,500
3 bedrooms $128,000
4 bedrooms $215,950
Demographics
  • Population in 20113366
  • Population in 20063517
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-4.3
  • Total private dwellings1562
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents1415
  • Population density per square kilometre414.8
  • Land area (square km)8.11
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 3370
    0 to 4 years 160
    5 to 9 years 200
    10 to 14 years 225
    15 to 19 years 235
    15 years 50
    16 years 40
    17 years 45
    18 years 40
    19 years 60
    20 to 24 years 215
    25 to 29 years 135
    30 to 34 years 200
    35 to 39 years 210
    40 to 44 years 220
    45 to 49 years 270
    50 to 54 years 250
    55 to 59 years 250
    60 to 64 years 265
    65 to 69 years 150
    70 to 74 years 150
    75 to 79 years 110
    80 to 84 years 50
    85 years and over 80
    Median age of the population 42.5
    % of the population aged 15 and over 82.6
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2785
    Married or living with a common-law partner 1550
    Married (and not separated) 1280
    Living common-law 265
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1240
    Single (never legally married) 765
    Separated 110
    Divorced 160
    Widowed 200
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 970
    Size of census family: 2 persons 520
    Size of census family: 3 persons 195
    Size of census family: 4 persons 180
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 75
    Total number of census families in private households 970
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 760
    Married couples 630
    Without children at home 320
    With children at home 305
    1 child 105
    2 children 140
    3 or more children 60
    Common-law couples 135
    Without children at home 75
    With children at home 55
    1 child 30
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 210
    Female parent 185
    1 child 115
    2 children 45
    3 or more children 30
    Male parent 25
    1 child 10
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 1000
    Under six years of age 200
    6 to 14 years 380
    15 to 17 years 125
    18 to 24 years 200
    25 years and over 100
    Average number of children at home per census family 1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 3305
    Number of persons not in census families 575
    Living with relatives 70
    Living with non-relatives only 80
    Living alone 425
    Number of census family persons 2730
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 490
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 185
    Living with relatives 20
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 165
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 305
    Total number of private households by household type 1415
    Census-family households 945
    One-family-only households 880
    Couple-family households 715
    Without children 370
    With children 345
    Lone-parent-family households 165
    Other family households 70
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 50
    Couple-family households 25
    Without children 15
    With children 10
    Lone-parent-family households 20
    Two-or-more-family households 25
    Non-census-family households 465
    One-person households 425
    Two-or-more-person households 45
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 1415
    Single-detached house 805
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 140
    Other dwelling 470
    Semi-detached house 90
    Row house 0
    Apartment, duplex 70
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 305
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 1415
    1 person 425
    2 persons 495
    3 persons 205
    4 persons 205
    5 persons 60
    6 or more persons 20
    Number of persons in private households 3305
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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