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Kingston Real Estate & Homes For Sale


Kingston is a city located on the shore of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the St. Lawrence river. The city covers an area of 450.4 km². The city is also known as "Limestone City" because of the use of Limestone in the construction of many 19th century historic buildings.

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Kingston Real Estate Trends and Information

Demograhics

The total population of Kingston at the time of the Canada Census 2016 was 117,660. The population rose from, 114,928 indicating a 2.4% population growth from the year 2011 to 2016. The population density of Kingston is 1,573.7/km2.

  • AGE: The average age of the residents of Kingston is 41.9 years. The working-age group of 15 to 64 years comprises of majority of the population accounting for 65.8% of the total population. The working-age group is followed by the youngest residents (0- 14years), making around 15% of the total population. The smallest age group is that of 85+ years ones which make only 3%. Surprisingly, 35 people in Kingston crossed the age of 100 years at the 2016 Canada Census.
  • IMMIGRANTS: The total population of Kingston includes 13.2% immigrants. Therefore, the total toll of immigrants in Kingston is 15,105. Around 1,630 people migrated to Kingston from 2011 to 2016. Currently, there are 1,615 non-permanent residents in Kingston.

The count of the visible minority population in Kingston is 11,595, which is nearly 10.1% of the total population. Chinese community makes up almost 2.2% of the total population, followed by South Asians making up 2.1%. The third-largest visible minority is formed by the Black population accounting for 1.6% of the total population.

Homes For Sale in KingstonDWELLINGS IN KINGSTON:

Dwellings in Kingston are of various types based on their structure, including apartments, rowhouses, detached houses, and semi-detached houses:

  • Total Dwellings: 51,355
  • Single Detached Houses: 23,705
  • Apartments: 8,690
  • Other Attached Dwellings: 18,785
  • Semi Detached Houses: 4,035
  • Townhouses: 4,095
  • Apartments Duplex: 1,955
  • Other Apartments: 8,600
  • Other Single Attached Houses: 105
  • Movable Dwellings: 165

People living in private households were 114,440.

The average household size was 2.2.

Kingston Housing Market

  • Total number of homes sold in Kingston in September 2021: 315 units
  • Percentage change in the total number of homes sold: 25.4% decrease as compared to September 2020.
  • The average price of homes sold in Kingston (September 2021): $587,516
  • Percentage change in the average price of homes sold in Kingston (September 2021): 21.1% increase as compared to September 2020
  • The median sale price of single-detached houses in Kingston in September 2021: $551,125
  • Percentage change in the median price of single-detached dwellings in Kingston: 25.3% increase as compared to September 2020
  • Total number of new listings in September 2021: 472 units
  • Percentage change in the number of new listings as compared to September 2020: 17.9% decrease
  • Total number of active listings at the end of September 2021: 409 units
  • Percentage change in the total number of active listings as compared to last year: 32.7% decrease

Rentals

  • The mean rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON, is $1,315. The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment witnessed an increase of 1% as compared to last year.
  • Currently, the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON, is $1,545. However, the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment increased by 3% in the last 12 months.

Education

The primary school boards that manage school education in the Kingston area are:

  • Limestone District School Board – (21,000 students attend 70 elementary and secondary schools under this school board)
  • Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (12,800 students attend 36 elementary schools and five secondary schools)
  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario
  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est

Post Secondary Education

Interestingly, Kingston has the highest number of Ph.D. holders per capita of any city in Canada. The city is home to two prominent universities, which include:

Queen's University

Queen's University is a public university located in Kingston and covers an area of 1,400 hectares in Ontario. It also owns Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England. The University was founded in 1841 under a royal charter from Queen Victoria. The University enrolls nearly 25,000 students.

Royal Military College of Canada

Royal Military College of Canada came into existence in 1876, and it is Canada's only military University. This institution provides academics as well as leadership training to officer cadets. Presently, the University has 1,100 undergraduate students and 500 total full-time and part-time graduate students.

St. Lawrence College

St Lawrence College at Kingston Campus provides various post-secondary programs in different fields such as behavioural psychology, industrial trades, microelectronics, nursing, and business administration etc.

Recreation

Kingston has a plethora of places worth visiting for recreation and relaxing. Due to its location at the eastern end of Lake Ontario near the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, the city provides many breath-taking scenes to visitors. Some of the top places worthy of travelling are as below:

  • Fort Henry National Historic SiteKingston Penitentiary
  • Thousand Islands
  • Bellevue House
  • Frontenac Provincial Park
  • Historic Downtown Kingston
  • Kingston City Hall
  • Murney- The National Historic Site of Canada
  • The Pump House

FAQs (Kingston Real Estate)

  • Q1 What is the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON ?

The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON, is $1,315.

  • Q2 What is the average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON ?

The average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kingston, ON, is $1,545.

  • Q3 What is the median sale price of single-detached houses in Kingston, ON ?

The median sale price of single-detached homes in Kingston, ON, is $551,125.

  • Q4 What is the average price of homes sold in Kingston, ON ?

The average price of homes sold in Kingston, ON, is $587,516.

  • Q5 What is the total number of new listings in Kingston, ON in September 2021 ?

The total number of new listings in Kingston, ON, in September 2021 is 472 units.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Below you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions about Kingston


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