Real Estate Market Report for
Qualicum Beach, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $548,000
  • Monthly growth 9.81 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.62%
Apartment
  • Median price $300,000
  • Monthly growth 0.33 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.33%
Qualicum Beach Home Price

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The median asking price in Qualicum Beach is $548,000, a substantial increase over the median three months ago which was $498,000 .

With Qualicum Beach’s median house price at $548,000 in Aug , it is above average compared to the rest of British Columbia.

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.

This month we track 41th neighbourhoods in British Columbia, and Qualicum Beach has the 41th most choice available for real estate investors.

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

It’s always hard to tell what property prices will do over the coming months, but over the last three months the properties available for purchase in Qualicum Beach have dried up which would tend to indicate that demand is higher than the supply of new properties.

While the median for British Columbia is $349,000 , which means that Qualicum Beach’s median price is $300,000 considerably better than the rest of the province.

2 bedroom properties are the most common available for real estate investors this month in neighbourhood.

This month we track 65th neighbourhoods in British Columbia, and Qualicum Beach has the 65th most choice available for real estate investors.

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

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.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $214,500 $234,950
2 bedrooms $436,950 $289,000
3 bedrooms $568,800 $749,900
4 bedrooms $589,900
5 bedrooms $725,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20118687
  • Population in 20068502
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)2.2
  • Total private dwellings4536
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents4129
  • Population density per square kilometre483.2
  • Land area (square km)17.98
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 8685
    0 to 4 years 155
    5 to 9 years 155
    10 to 14 years 275
    15 to 19 years 370
    15 years 75
    16 years 75
    17 years 80
    18 years 80
    19 years 60
    20 to 24 years 205
    25 to 29 years 165
    30 to 34 years 165
    35 to 39 years 195
    40 to 44 years 285
    45 to 49 years 400
    50 to 54 years 550
    55 to 59 years 730
    60 to 64 years 940
    65 to 69 years 1055
    70 to 74 years 950
    75 to 79 years 830
    80 to 84 years 645
    85 years and over 620
    Median age of the population 63.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 93.3
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 8105
    Married or living with a common-law partner 5500
    Married (and not separated) 5030
    Living common-law 465
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2605
    Single (never legally married) 970
    Separated 155
    Divorced 515
    Widowed 965
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 2885
    Size of census family: 2 persons 2270
    Size of census family: 3 persons 305
    Size of census family: 4 persons 230
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 80
    Total number of census families in private households 2885
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2660
    Married couples 2430
    Without children at home 1960
    With children at home 465
    1 child 210
    2 children 195
    3 or more children 65
    Common-law couples 230
    Without children at home 160
    With children at home 75
    1 child 45
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 10
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 225
    Female parent 190
    1 child 125
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 20
    Male parent 35
    1 child 25
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1235
    Under six years of age 175
    6 to 14 years 395
    15 to 17 years 225
    18 to 24 years 270
    25 years and over 170
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.4
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 8210
    Number of persons not in census families 1430
    Living with relatives 75
    Living with non-relatives only 165
    Living alone 1190
    Number of census family persons 6780
    Average number of persons per census family 2.4
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 3730
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 920
    Living with relatives 30
    Living with non-relatives only 50
    Living alone 845
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 2805
    Total number of private households by household type 4130
    Census-family households 2865
    One-family-only households 2775
    Couple-family households 2580
    Without children 2070
    With children 510
    Lone-parent-family households 195
    Other family households 90
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 70
    Couple-family households 50
    Without children 30
    With children 20
    Lone-parent-family households 20
    Two-or-more-family households 20
    Non-census-family households 1265
    One-person households 1190
    Two-or-more-person households 75
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 4130
    Single-detached house 3320
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 40
    Other dwelling 760
    Semi-detached house 160
    Row house 180
    Apartment, duplex 35
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 380
    Other single-attached house 5
    Total number of private households by household size 4130
    1 person 1190
    2 persons 2260
    3 persons 330
    4 persons 250
    5 persons 70
    6 or more persons 20
    Number of persons in private households 8210
    Average number of persons in private households 2
Census 2011

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