Real Estate Market Report for
Wainwright, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $269,000
  • Monthly growth 10.04 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 2.60%
Apartment
  • Median price $239,900
  • Monthly growth 3.22 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.39%
Wainwright Home Price

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The median asking price in Wainwright is $269,000, an improvement on the median three months ago which was $295,000 .

In Aug the median listed house price of $269,000 in Wainwright was an above average compared to the rest of Alberta.

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

According to our stats, Wainwright is the neighbourhood that has the 43th most properties available to real estate investors in Alberta.

Can we guarantee how well Wainwright 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.

Stock on the market can be an important leading indicator of whether market pressure will be on prices to rise or fall – in Wainwright there is more stock than three months ago. This would indicate pressure on prices easing.

Across the country as a whole, Wainwright is in the Top 40% when all of Canada’s suburbs are listed in order of real estate listing prices.

The $239,900 price tag on the median Wainwright home means that it is above the cost of most houses in the country.

According to our stats, Wainwright is the neighbourhood that has the 32th most properties available to real estate investors in Alberta.

As one of Alberta’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Wainwright 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.

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

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $154,850
2 bedrooms $170,000 $177,450
3 bedrooms $265,000 $239,900
4 bedrooms $309,450 $381,950
5 bedrooms $316,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20115925
  • Population in 20065426
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)9.2
  • Total private dwellings2577
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents2384
  • Population density per square kilometre665.4
  • Land area (square km)8.9
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 5925
    0 to 4 years 380
    5 to 9 years 340
    10 to 14 years 370
    15 to 19 years 385
    15 years 65
    16 years 70
    17 years 85
    18 years 75
    19 years 80
    20 to 24 years 435
    25 to 29 years 460
    30 to 34 years 435
    35 to 39 years 395
    40 to 44 years 385
    45 to 49 years 465
    50 to 54 years 455
    55 to 59 years 295
    60 to 64 years 245
    65 to 69 years 205
    70 to 74 years 185
    75 to 79 years 155
    80 to 84 years 140
    85 years and over 205
    Median age of the population 37
    % of the population aged 15 and over 81.6
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 4835
    Married or living with a common-law partner 2850
    Married (and not separated) 2350
    Living common-law 495
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1990
    Single (never legally married) 1195
    Separated 110
    Divorced 290
    Widowed 390
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 1605
    Size of census family: 2 persons 815
    Size of census family: 3 persons 345
    Size of census family: 4 persons 305
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 145
    Total number of census families in private households 1605
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1375
    Married couples 1125
    Without children at home 540
    With children at home 585
    1 child 210
    2 children 250
    3 or more children 120
    Common-law couples 245
    Without children at home 130
    With children at home 115
    1 child 70
    2 children 30
    3 or more children 10
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 230
    Female parent 180
    1 child 105
    2 children 50
    3 or more children 20
    Male parent 50
    1 child 30
    2 children 10
    3 or more children 5
    Total children in census families in private households 1640
    Under six years of age 435
    6 to 14 years 645
    15 to 17 years 215
    18 to 24 years 260
    25 years and over 85
    Average number of children at home per census family 1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 5665
    Number of persons not in census families 1040
    Living with relatives 95
    Living with non-relatives only 255
    Living alone 695
    Number of census family persons 4625
    Average number of persons per census family 2.9
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 675
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 260
    Living with relatives 15
    Living with non-relatives only 20
    Living alone 225
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 410
    Total number of private households by household type 2385
    Census-family households 1575
    One-family-only households 1465
    Couple-family households 1290
    Without children 630
    With children 660
    Lone-parent-family households 175
    Other family households 110
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 85
    Couple-family households 50
    Without children 25
    With children 30
    Lone-parent-family households 30
    Two-or-more-family households 30
    Non-census-family households 810
    One-person households 700
    Two-or-more-person households 110
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 2385
    Single-detached house 1750
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 75
    Other dwelling 555
    Semi-detached house 120
    Row house 140
    Apartment, duplex 60
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 235
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 2380
    1 person 695
    2 persons 825
    3 persons 365
    4 persons 315
    5 persons 140
    6 or more persons 40
    Number of persons in private households 5665
    Average number of persons in private households 2.4
Census 2011

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