Real Estate Market Report for
Rocky Mountain House, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $319,950
  • Monthly growth 0.94 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.71%
Apartment
  • Median price $247,500
  • Monthly growth 7.65 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.36%
Rocky Mountain House Home Price

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When looking across the province, Rocky Mountain House is the 126th most expensive in Alberta.

The $319,950 price tag on the median Rocky Mountain House home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

If you’re looking at investment properties in Rocky Mountain House, then you’re most likely to find homes with 4 bedrooms on sale this month.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 410th when comparing neighbourhoods by the number of properties available to investors across the nation, putting it in the top 10.

Alberta has hundreds of possible neighbourhoods for you to invest in and there is lots of data to sift through to help you narrow your search down.

Because the amount of real estate listed for sale has increased it looks like housing market forces in neighbourhood are likely to drive prices down.

With a median listing price of $247,500, Rocky Mountain House is Canada’s 375th most expensive when ordered by median listing price.

In Aug the median listed house price of $247,500 in Rocky Mountain House was an above average compared to the rest of Alberta.

If you’re looking at investment properties in Rocky Mountain House, then you’re most likely to find homes with 3 bedrooms on sale this month.

Alberta has the fourth most amount of properties available to property investors, with Rocky Mountain House having 32th most in the province, out of a total of 99.

Can we guarantee how well Rocky Mountain House is going to do next year? No, but we can look at the data we have and use it as a starting point before doing research.

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 Rocky Mountain House, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 11, this month we show 10.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $229,900 $247,500
3 bedrooms $304,950 $277,442
4 bedrooms $347,450
5 bedrooms $364,900
Demographics
  • Population in 20116933
  • Population in 20066874
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)0.9
  • Total private dwellings2800
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2651
  • Population density per square kilometre533.6
  • Land area (square km)12.99
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 6935
    0 to 4 years 510
    5 to 9 years 440
    10 to 14 years 445
    15 to 19 years 500
    15 years 100
    16 years 95
    17 years 85
    18 years 110
    19 years 110
    20 to 24 years 515
    25 to 29 years 550
    30 to 34 years 500
    35 to 39 years 470
    40 to 44 years 435
    45 to 49 years 485
    50 to 54 years 470
    55 to 59 years 370
    60 to 64 years 305
    65 to 69 years 225
    70 to 74 years 210
    75 to 79 years 150
    80 to 84 years 170
    85 years and over 170
    Median age of the population 35
    % of the population aged 15 and over 79.8
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 5535
    Married or living with a common-law partner 3160
    Married (and not separated) 2570
    Living common-law 595
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2375
    Single (never legally married) 1475
    Separated 180
    Divorced 355
    Widowed 365
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1845
    Size of census family: 2 persons 915
    Size of census family: 3 persons 365
    Size of census family: 4 persons 375
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 185
    Total number of census families in private households 1845
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1545
    Married couples 1250
    Without children at home 585
    With children at home 670
    1 child 225
    2 children 295
    3 or more children 155
    Common-law couples 295
    Without children at home 160
    With children at home 135
    1 child 60
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 30
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 305
    Female parent 235
    1 child 130
    2 children 65
    3 or more children 35
    Male parent 70
    1 child 45
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 2070
    Under six years of age 585
    6 to 14 years 795
    15 to 17 years 265
    18 to 24 years 325
    25 years and over 100
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 6685
    Number of persons not in census families 1225
    Living with relatives 110
    Living with non-relatives only 415
    Living alone 700
    Number of census family persons 5455
    Average number of persons per census family 3
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 750
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 285
    Living with relatives 20
    Living with non-relatives only 20
    Living alone 245
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 470
    Total number of private households by household type 2650
    Census-family households 1800
    One-family-only households 1635
    Couple-family households 1415
    Without children 670
    With children 740
    Lone-parent-family households 220
    Other family households 160
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 115
    Couple-family households 70
    Without children 30
    With children 40
    Lone-parent-family households 45
    Two-or-more-family households 50
    Non-census-family households 855
    One-person households 700
    Two-or-more-person households 150
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2650
    Single-detached house 1550
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 290
    Other dwelling 810
    Semi-detached house 260
    Row house 165
    Apartment, duplex 35
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 340
    Other single-attached house 10
    Total number of private households by household size 2650
    1 person 700
    2 persons 920
    3 persons 385
    4 persons 395
    5 persons 170
    6 or more persons 90
    Number of persons in private households 6680
    Average number of persons in private households 2.5
Census 2011

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