Peterborough Real Estate

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Home Prices in Peterborough

The asking price of homes for sale in Peterborough has increased 16.26% since January last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -26.72%. See more Peterborough Home Prices & Values.

Median Asking Price
69 Houses
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3 Townhouses
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4 Condos

Peterborough MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo has the most comprehensive, up-to-date set of Peterborough real estate listings. Search for homes listed on the Peterborough MLS® system, including nearby cities, property types, and neighbourhoods. Currently, Peterborough has 90 homes for sale, including 69 houses, 4 condos, and 3 townhouses listed for sale.

Peterborough is home to 5 unique neighbourhoods. With Zolo you'll be able to find the hottest Peterborough neighbourhoods, the best schools in the city, and evaluate nearby amenities. Narrow down your home search to filter by price, bedrooms, size or search by our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate.

If you’re looking for rentals instead of properties for sale, Zolo has a comprehensive set of 13 Peterborough rental listings, including 7 houses and 0 apartments for rent. Most locals in the city own their homes, while 35% live in rentals with an average lease price of $850.

Our Peterborough MLS® Listing data is updated every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Contact one of our Peterborough REALTORS® to get started on landing your dream home today.

Peterborough City Guide

Population Growth

Located in Ontario, the city of Peterborough has a population of 78,698. The 4.4% population growth for this city is above average when compared to other Canadian cities.

There are 8.8% of immigrants in in Peterborough, 0.55% of which are recent immigrants to Canada. Other than English, the most common language spoken is French, with 1% of residents reporting it as their mother tongue. The largest cultural community within Peterborough is English at 38%, followed by Canadian at 35% and Irish at 30%.

Peterborough offers good employment opportunities with an unemployment rate that sits near 10%, which is above average when compared to other cities. Approximately 52% of residents hold a university degree. Residents can expect good quality of life in Peterborough based upon an average median family income of $52,883.

According to Statistics Canada 83% of Peterborough residents drive. About 15% of residents that are already established within the city will move within a year, while 43% will move within five years.

Peterborough's population is lower than average when it comes to homeownership, with 65% owning a home and 35% renting. The median monthly mortgage cost is estimated to be about $939, which is average when compared to renters in other Canadian cities.

In the Canadian real estate context, Peterborough is a good place to establish a foothold in the real estate market.


Peterborough is known as the city for great neighbourhoods. To help you to find the most appropriate community to settle consider each of Peterborough's 5 neighbourhoods. Better still, spend the weekend checking out open houses in Peterborough. Ask the Realtor on duty about the neighborhood. Their local knowledge will help in narrowing down the best spot to set up roots in the Canadian real estate market.

(Top 5)
Sold under 10d Sold above asking Average sale price Active listings
1Ashburnham 22% 11% $403K 3
2Downtown 13% 13% $283K 2
3Northcrest 0% 29% $422K 8
4Monaghan 0% 0% $372K 11
5Otonabee 0% 0% $405K 5

Nearby Cities

Many prospective homeowners opt properties for sale in areas that are further from Peterborough's downtown core. Suburban neighbourhoods usually offer larger homes on larger lots. For even more options, consider commuting into Peterborough's core from a nearby city, such as Otonabee-south Monaghan, , and . Even neighbouring cities that require a bit of a longer commute, such as , , and , are good options as they provide good housing options, often at more affordable prices.

(Top 5)
Active listings
1Smith-ennismore-lakefield 26
2Peterborough 96
3Douro-dummer 33
4Otonabee-south Monaghan 26


Buying a house means owning a piece of a neighbourhood, so it’s a good idea to get to know your neighbours. Here’s a snapshot of Peterborough’s demographics, including median age, schools and income, using census information from Statistics Canada.

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Total Families
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College Educated


For those interested in buying Canadian real estate in order to raise a family, take heart: Peterborough is home to top-rated elementary and secondary schools. To help you narrow down your Peterborough housing market search, here’s the top five schools in each category. (Learn more in our school guide.)

Elementary Schools

8.0 Monsignor O'Donoghue
7.4 Edmison Heights
6.8 St Anne
6.5 James Strath
6.2 St Catherine

Secondary Schools

7.4 St Peter's
6.3 Holy Cross
6.3 Crestwood
6.2 Thomas A Stewart
5.9 Adam Scott


According to Statistics Canada, residents in Peterborough use a variety of ways to get around.

The listing data above is provided under copyright by the Canadian Real Estate Association. The listing data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the Canadian Real Estate Association nor Zolo.