Real Estate Market Report for
Slocan, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $221,500
  • Monthly growth 2.59 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 8.64%
Apartment
  • Median price
  • Monthly growth
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market
Slocan Home Price

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Slocan was Canada’s 2509th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

With Slocan’s median house price at $221,500 in Aug , it is one of the cheapest neighbourhoods compared to the rest of British Columbia.

Slocan’s most common listing this month is 3 bedroom properties, less than province’s most common offering of 2 bedrooms.

From our data, it appears that neighbourhood is number 1631th when comparing neighbourhoods by the number of properties available to investors across the nation, putting it in the top 40.

Can we guarantee how well Slocan 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.

In Slocan, housing stock has increased over the last three months, which would tend to mean that more sellers are listing their houses than there are buyers to absorb the housing stock.

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

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $309,000
2 bedrooms $169,900
3 bedrooms $221,500
4 bedrooms $279,000
Demographics
  • Population in 2011296
  • Population in 2006314
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)-5.7
  • Total private dwellings162
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents135
  • Population density per square kilometre381.7
  • Land area (square km)0.78
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 295
    0 to 4 years 15
    5 to 9 years 10
    10 to 14 years 20
    15 to 19 years 20
    15 years 5
    16 years 5
    17 years 5
    18 years 10
    19 years 5
    20 to 24 years 5
    25 to 29 years 15
    30 to 34 years 10
    35 to 39 years 25
    40 to 44 years 15
    45 to 49 years 30
    50 to 54 years 35
    55 to 59 years 20
    60 to 64 years 30
    65 to 69 years 20
    70 to 74 years 10
    75 to 79 years 10
    80 to 84 years 5
    85 years and over 5
    Median age of the population 47.5
    % of the population aged 15 and over 85.5
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 250
    Married or living with a common-law partner 140
    Married (and not separated) 105
    Living common-law 35
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 110
    Single (never legally married) 60
    Separated 10
    Divorced 20
    Widowed 15
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 95
    Size of census family: 2 persons 60
    Size of census family: 3 persons 25
    Size of census family: 4 persons 10
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 5
    Total number of census families in private households 95
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 70
    Married couples 55
    Without children at home 30
    With children at home 25
    1 child 10
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 5
    Common-law couples 15
    Without children at home 15
    With children at home 5
    1 child 0
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 25
    Female parent 20
    1 child 10
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Male parent 10
    1 child 5
    2 children 5
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 80
    Under six years of age 15
    6 to 14 years 30
    15 to 17 years 10
    18 to 24 years 15
    25 years and over 5
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.8
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 300
    Number of persons not in census families 55
    Living with relatives 5
    Living with non-relatives only 5
    Living alone 40
    Number of census family persons 245
    Average number of persons per census family 2.6
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 45
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 15
    Living with relatives 5
    Living with non-relatives only 0
    Living alone 10
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 35
    Total number of private households by household type 135
    Census-family households 95
    One-family-only households 80
    Couple-family households 60
    Without children 40
    With children 25
    Lone-parent-family households 15
    Other family households 10
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 10
    Couple-family households 5
    Without children 0
    With children 5
    Lone-parent-family households 0
    Two-or-more-family households 0
    Non-census-family households 40
    One-person households 45
    Two-or-more-person households 0
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 135
    Single-detached house 120
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 10
    Other dwelling 5
    Semi-detached house 0
    Row house 0
    Apartment, duplex 0
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 0
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 135
    1 person 45
    2 persons 50
    3 persons 20
    4 persons 10
    5 persons 10
    6 or more persons 0
    Number of persons in private households 295
    Average number of persons in private households 2.2
Census 2011

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