Real Estate Market Report for
Smithers, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $285,000
  • Monthly growth -4.84 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 3.40%
Apartment
  • Median price $275,000
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 1.15%
Smithers Home Price

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The median asking price in Smithers is $285,000, an improvement on the median three months ago which was $319,500 .

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Smithers has a median home price of $285,000.

Investors looking for properties in Smithers are most likely to find 3 bedroom homes on offer this month, with 4 bedroom potential investment properties the second most popular.

Across British Columbia Smithers has the 65th most properties on offer with 359.

When we look at the data we have, it can help with trying to establish whether or not Smithers is a good investment target.

If you are looking at investment properties in Smithers, then there are more homes for sale than there were three months ago. This would indicate that house prices will be influencing it towards being a buyers.

When looking across the province, Smithers is the 62th most expensive in British Columbia.

While the median for British Columbia is $349,000 , which means that Smithers’s median price is $275,000 better than average than the rest of the province.

Investors looking for properties in Smithers are most likely to find 2 bedroom homes on offer this month, with 1 bedroom potential investment properties the second most popular.

According to our stats, Smithers is the neighbourhood that has the 49th most properties available to real estate investors in British Columbia.

As one of British Columbia’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Smithers needs to be carefully researched before investing in – and remember to check especially the locations within an area before spending - the old estate agent’s mantra of location, location, location has never lost its importance.

Over the last three months in Smithers, housing stock available seems to be falling – this could mean that homes values might increase faster.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $349,450 $177,500
2 bedrooms $242,250 $275,000
3 bedrooms $329,500
4 bedrooms $319,500 $279,900
5 bedrooms $379,700
6 bedrooms $314,500
Demographics
  • Population in 20115404
  • Population in 20065217
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)3.6
  • Total private dwellings2265
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2192
  • Population density per square kilometre353.8
  • Land area (square km)15.27
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 5405
    0 to 4 years 365
    5 to 9 years 365
    10 to 14 years 380
    15 to 19 years 435
    15 years 90
    16 years 100
    17 years 65
    18 years 95
    19 years 80
    20 to 24 years 345
    25 to 29 years 305
    30 to 34 years 320
    35 to 39 years 385
    40 to 44 years 370
    45 to 49 years 420
    50 to 54 years 410
    55 to 59 years 320
    60 to 64 years 280
    65 to 69 years 210
    70 to 74 years 150
    75 to 79 years 135
    80 to 84 years 105
    85 years and over 105
    Median age of the population 37.2
    % of the population aged 15 and over 79.3
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 4290
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2405
    Married (and not separated) 1935
    Living common-law 470
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1885
    Single (never legally married) 1200
    Separated 140
    Divorced 270
    Widowed 270
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1440
    Size of census family: 2 persons 695
    Size of census family: 3 persons 285
    Size of census family: 4 persons 290
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 170
    Total number of census families in private households 1440
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1185
    Married couples 950
    Without children at home 445
    With children at home 505
    1 child 170
    2 children 205
    3 or more children 140
    Common-law couples 235
    Without children at home 120
    With children at home 120
    1 child 45
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 20
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 255
    Female parent 200
    1 child 100
    2 children 60
    3 or more children 40
    Male parent 55
    1 child 30
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 10
    Total children in census families in private households 1705
    Under six years of age 420
    6 to 14 years 680
    15 to 17 years 245
    18 to 24 years 285
    25 years and over 80
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.2
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 5335
    Number of persons not in census families 1005
    Living with relatives 95
    Living with non-relatives only 225
    Living alone 685
    Number of census family persons 4330
    Average number of persons per census family 3
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 645
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 265
    Living with relatives 15
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 235
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 385
    Total number of private households by household type 2195
    Census-family households 1420
    One-family-only households 1315
    Couple-family households 1110
    Without children 530
    With children 585
    Lone-parent-family households 200
    Other family households 105
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 90
    Couple-family households 55
    Without children 20
    With children 35
    Lone-parent-family households 40
    Two-or-more-family households 15
    Non-census-family households 770
    One-person households 680
    Two-or-more-person households 90
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2190
    Single-detached house 1410
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 165
    Other dwelling 610
    Semi-detached house 100
    Row house 115
    Apartment, duplex 35
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 345
    Other single-attached house 20
    Total number of private households by household size 2190
    1 person 680
    2 persons 705
    3 persons 305
    4 persons 305
    5 persons 130
    6 or more persons 70
    Number of persons in private households 5335
    Average number of persons in private households 2.4
Census 2011

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