Real Estate Market Report for
Whitecourt, AB

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $439,900
  • Monthly growth 1.25 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 3.13%
Apartment
  • Median price $298,000
  • Monthly growth 0.00 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 0.23%
Whitecourt Home Price

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Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $290,900, which means that Whitecourt is in the top 20% for Canada.

The median house price listed in Whitecourt this month is $439,900.

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

If you’re looking for a large choice of properties on sale when you’re adding to your real estate investment portfolio, then Whitecourt has a huge choice compared to the rest of the province

Is Whitecourt a good investment prospect? It’s never a perfect science, but the data we have given us a number of indicators.

In Whitecourt, 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.

Whitecourt was Canada’s 235th most expensive suburb by listed median house price this month.

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Whitecourt has a median home price of $298,000.

Investors looking for properties in Whitecourt are most likely to find 3 bedroom homes on offer this month, with 2 bedroom potential investment properties the second most popular.

Alberta has the fourth most amount of properties available to property investors, with Whitecourt having 38th most in the province, out of a total of 99.

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

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 Whitecourt, the amount of stock on the market has increased which is a negative indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 8, this month we show 9.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
2 bedrooms $355,000 $299,900
3 bedrooms $429,900 $297,500
4 bedrooms $471,400
5 bedrooms $479,900
6 bedrooms $569,900
Demographics
  • Population in 20119605
  • Population in 20068971
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)7.1
  • Total private dwellings3893
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents3629
  • Population density per square kilometre367.4
  • Land area (square km)26.14
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 9605
    0 to 4 years 815
    5 to 9 years 645
    10 to 14 years 690
    15 to 19 years 720
    15 years 150
    16 years 135
    17 years 155
    18 years 140
    19 years 140
    20 to 24 years 760
    25 to 29 years 865
    30 to 34 years 840
    35 to 39 years 770
    40 to 44 years 785
    45 to 49 years 785
    50 to 54 years 670
    55 to 59 years 490
    60 to 64 years 300
    65 to 69 years 185
    70 to 74 years 135
    75 to 79 years 60
    80 to 84 years 60
    85 years and over 40
    Median age of the population 31.9
    % of the population aged 15 and over 77.7
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 7460
    Married or living with a common-law partner 4550
    Married (and not separated) 3460
    Living common-law 1090
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2910
    Single (never legally married) 2055
    Separated 230
    Divorced 420
    Widowed 200
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 2690
    Size of census family: 2 persons 1215
    Size of census family: 3 persons 635
    Size of census family: 4 persons 600
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 245
    Total number of census families in private households 2695
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2240
    Married couples 1695
    Without children at home 680
    With children at home 1015
    1 child 365
    2 children 465
    3 or more children 185
    Common-law couples 545
    Without children at home 280
    With children at home 265
    1 child 140
    2 children 90
    3 or more children 40
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 450
    Female parent 340
    1 child 185
    2 children 110
    3 or more children 45
    Male parent 110
    1 child 70
    2 children 20
    3 or more children 20
    Total children in census families in private households 3070
    Under six years of age 925
    6 to 14 years 1210
    15 to 17 years 410
    18 to 24 years 405
    25 years and over 120
    Average number of children at home per census family 1.1
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 9540
    Number of persons not in census families 1540
    Living with relatives 185
    Living with non-relatives only 560
    Living alone 790
    Number of census family persons 8000
    Average number of persons per census family 3
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 430
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 125
    Living with relatives 25
    Living with non-relatives only 15
    Living alone 90
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 305
    Total number of private households by household type 3630
    Census-family households 2640
    One-family-only households 2365
    Couple-family households 2020
    Without children 850
    With children 1170
    Lone-parent-family households 345
    Other family households 275
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 225
    Couple-family households 150
    Without children 65
    With children 85
    Lone-parent-family households 70
    Two-or-more-family households 55
    Non-census-family households 990
    One-person households 790
    Two-or-more-person households 200
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 3630
    Single-detached house 1940
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0
    Movable dwelling 710
    Other dwelling 980
    Semi-detached house 295
    Row house 145
    Apartment, duplex 170
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 375
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 3630
    1 person 790
    2 persons 1185
    3 persons 695
    4 persons 615
    5 persons 255
    6 or more persons 90
    Number of persons in private households 9545
    Average number of persons in private households 2.6
Census 2011

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