Real Estate Market Report for
Quesnel, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $249,900
  • Monthly growth 4.14 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.23%
Apartment
  • Median price $94,700
  • Monthly growth -47.09 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.26%
Quesnel Home Price

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Across the country as a whole, Quesnel is pretty average when all of Canada’s suburbs are listed in order of real estate listing prices.

While the median for British Columbia is $519,000 , which means that Quesnel’s median price is $249,900 better than average than the rest of the province.

Quesnel’s most common listing this month is 3 bedroom properties, less than province’s most common offering of 3 bedrooms.

There are 359 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Quesnel at the moment in British Columbia which puts the neighbourhood in the top 20% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

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

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 Quesnel have dried up which would tend to indicate that demand is higher than the supply of new properties.

Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $244,900, which means that Quesnel is in the cheapest 20% for Canada.

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Quesnel has a median home price of $94,700.

If you’re looking at investment properties in Quesnel, then you’re most likely to find homes with 2 bedrooms on sale this month.

It’s never an exact art, but to try to forecast how property is going to appreciate in Quesnel for investors, it’s important to look at data like:

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)
2 bedrooms $139,950 $89,000
3 bedrooms $239,000
4 bedrooms $296,200
5 bedrooms $322,000
6 bedrooms $249,000
Demographics
  • Population in 201110007
  • Population in 20069326
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)7.3
  • Total private dwellings4627
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents4328
  • Population density per square kilometre282.8
  • Land area (square km)35.38
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 10005
    0 to 4 years 625
    5 to 9 years 565
    10 to 14 years 615
    15 to 19 years 680
    15 years 130
    16 years 150
    17 years 130
    18 years 140
    19 years 130
    20 to 24 years 615
    25 to 29 years 560
    30 to 34 years 535
    35 to 39 years 560
    40 to 44 years 650
    45 to 49 years 720
    50 to 54 years 815
    55 to 59 years 755
    60 to 64 years 660
    65 to 69 years 450
    70 to 74 years 380
    75 to 79 years 300
    80 to 84 years 270
    85 years and over 245
    Median age of the population 41.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 82
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 8200
    Married or living with a common-law partner 4525
    Married (and not separated) 3580
    Living common-law 940
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3680
    Single (never legally married) 2060
    Separated 330
    Divorced 675
    Widowed 620
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 2800
    Size of census family: 2 persons 1550
    Size of census family: 3 persons 585
    Size of census family: 4 persons 440
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 230
    Total number of census families in private households 2805
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2215
    Married couples 1745
    Without children at home 940
    With children at home 800
    1 child 340
    2 children 310
    3 or more children 160
    Common-law couples 470
    Without children at home 270
    With children at home 200
    1 child 80
    2 children 70
    3 or more children 50
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 585
    Female parent 460
    1 child 250
    2 children 140
    3 or more children 65
    Male parent 125
    1 child 80
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 15
    Total children in census families in private households 2790
    Under six years of age 745
    6 to 14 years 1030
    15 to 17 years 380
    18 to 24 years 440
    25 years and over 200
    Average number of children at home per census family 1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 9830
    Number of persons not in census families 2020
    Living with relatives 215
    Living with non-relatives only 410
    Living alone 1400
    Number of census family persons 7810
    Average number of persons per census family 2.8
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 1510
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 610
    Living with relatives 50
    Living with non-relatives only 55
    Living alone 505
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 900
    Total number of private households by household type 4330
    Census-family households 2755
    One-family-only households 2510
    Couple-family households 2045
    Without children 1130
    With children 915
    Lone-parent-family households 470
    Other family households 245
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 205
    Couple-family households 115
    Without children 50
    With children 65
    Lone-parent-family households 85
    Two-or-more-family households 40
    Non-census-family households 1570
    One-person households 1400
    Two-or-more-person households 170
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 4325
    Single-detached house 2660
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 290
    Other dwelling 1380
    Semi-detached house 125
    Row house 235
    Apartment, duplex 145
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 855
    Other single-attached house 25
    Total number of private households by household size 4325
    1 person 1400
    2 persons 1550
    3 persons 610
    4 persons 470
    5 persons 215
    6 or more persons 85
    Number of persons in private households 9830
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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