St. Catharines Real Estate

  • 384 homes for sale in St. Catharines, ON.

  • $730,577 Avg List
  • Recently Sold

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Home Prices in St. Catharines

The asking price of homes for sale in St. Catharines has decreased -1.68% since October last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -83.6%. See more St. Catharines Home Prices & Values.

House
Median Asking Price
$584K
229 Houses
Townhouse
Median Asking Price
$599K
69 Townhouses
Condo
Median Asking Price
$589K
42 Condos

Find Real Estate & MLS® Listings in St. Catharines

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With Zolo you'll be able to find the hottest St Catharines 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 listings for sale, Zolo has a comprehensive set of 13 St Catharines rental listings, including 6 houses and 3 apartments for rent. Most locals in the city own their homes, while 31% live in rentals with an average lease price of $772.

MLS® Listing data for St Catharines is added every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Get in touch with one of our St Catharines real estate agents to get started on landing your dream home today.

St. Catharines City Guide

131K
Population
-0.4%
Population Growth
10%
Unemployment

St.Catharines is the largest city in the Niagara Region in the province of Ontario. The city is home to more than 133,000 people, who may argue that they are not only the largest, but also city the greatest city in the Niagara Region. The city’s beautiful trails, parks and gardens spread across 1000 acres, and are the main reason for its official nickname of “The Garden City”. 

The first people to settle in St. Catharines were the King’s Men, who were loyal to the British crown during the American Revolutionary War. In 1780, in exchange for their loyalty, the king gifted them land to compensate for their losses during the war. By the mid-19th century the city's population grew to 6000 people, 800 of whom were of African descent. In fact, St. Catharines is one of the most important cities in Black Canadian history. The area became a refuge for many slaves from the United States who were escaping slavery and made this city their home. To this day the city is celebrated for it’s diverse demographics consisting of people from English, Scottish, Irish, German and many other ethnicities. 

St. Catharines is one of the biggest urban areas in Ontario with manufacturing being the city’s main industry. One of the city’s largest employers is General Motors of Canada. When it comes to education, St. Catharines can offer opportunities for students at all academic levels. Apart from the 61 elementary and secondary schools in the area, the city is also home to Brock University, offering courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

The city is dedicated to eco-friendly policies. Since the city is so well connected with its bus routes, living here doesn’t require you to own a car. The city is also connected with two major freeways, the Queen Elizabeth Way and Highway 406.  It also has a train station and an airport, which make St. Catharines a haven for travelers. However, the most iconic transportation route is the Welland Canal, a ship canal that passes thru the city.  

As a result of its proximity to Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, the city has a very mild climate. Unlike many other cities in Canada, the residents of St. Catharines enjoy frost-free days during the winter and beautiful warm summers. This favourable climate creates opportunities for wineries to thrive in the area, making the city the perfect oasis for wine aficionados. 

If you are a real estate enthusiasts and looking for a home in Ontario, St. Catharines offers many investment opportunities for both low and high price points alike. 

Nearby Cities

Many buyers opt to purchase in a nearby city and commute to work. These buyers want larger homes and lots but with good commuter access to the St. Catharines downtown core. Good options include Thorold, Vineland and Niagara Falls. Look for neighbourhoods that are closer to the highway or commuter train stations. Even cities that require a bit of a longer commute, such as Youngstown, Beamsville, and Port Colborne are good options as they offer more affordable detached homes.

City
(Top 5)
Active listings
1Lincoln 40
2St. Catharines 396
3Wainfleet 40
4Niagara Falls 442
5Port Colborne 66

Demographics

Before buying a home in St. Catharines consider looking at the demographics of the city. This is best done by looking at Census Canada data. According to the Canadian census 84.7% of the population in St. Catharines is White, with Christianity being the dominant religion. The city has quite a diverse age population. 

To get a complete picture of the city, consider gathering more data such as the average income in St. Catharines. By looking up this information you can make an informed choice on whether St. Catharines is the right city for you and your family. 

31%
Rent
69%
Own
$772
Monthly Rent (Median)
$942
Monthly Mortgage (Median)
35,465
Total Families
$54,409
Family Income (Median)
44
Age (Median)
50%
College Educated

Schools

Elementary Schools

9.4 St James
9.2 Pine Grove
8.2 Woodland
8.0 St Ann
8.0 Memorial

Secondary Schools

7.1 Eden
7.0 Sir Winston Churchill
6.7 St Francis
6.5 Holy Cross
5.8 Laura Secord

Commuters

88%
Drive
5%
Transit
1%
Bike
6%
Walk

Local Scoop

St. Catharines is not just a city, it’s a community of people that offers a friendly feel, where neighbours actually talk to each other and where each family and individual can find activities to do all year round. 

The biggest testament to that community feel are the numerous sports teams in ice hockey, basketball, baseball, rugby, soccer, rowing and many more.  St. Catharines offers sports enthusiasts the opportunity to visit numerous games and cheer their local team. These teams compose the heart of the city and cheering them on will become your favourite family activity. 

In St. Catharines you can also find several art galleries such as Rodman Hall which displays diverse exhibitions all year round. The city is a haven for lovers of both classical and contemporary art pieces. Here you can find amazing works of art from both established and local community artists. 

You’ll also find that St.Catharines has a thriving music and theatre scene. The city regularly hosts the SCENE Music Festival, where pop, indie, punk, and metal lovers enjoy performances by both national and international artists and bands.  However, the city’s most famous festival is the Folk Arts Festival, which has been running for more than 35 years. St. Catharines also hosts a number of theatre companies such as the Garden City Productions, Mirror Theatre, and the Empty Box Theatre Company. Whether you enjoy comedy, drama or contemporary theater, you’ll find that the city has something for everyone's tastes. 

For those who prefer outdoor activities, St.Catharines offers a wide selection of areas for hiking, running and rowing in one of its many parks such as Montebello Park and Lakeside Park. The parks are amazing places that you can visit with your family and enjoy picnics and sunsets with your loved ones. 

True to its nickname, the Garden City, St. Catharines features a wide selection of exotic flowers and meticulously landscaped gardens. If you wish to enjoy the day and “stop to smell the roses”, Montebello Park features the largest rose collection in the city with 25 different varieties. 

You can always have a fun family day on one of the many beaches in St. Catharines. Take time to visit some of the ports in the city or take part in fishing or rowing with the friendly residents. Water lovers will also enjoy DeCew Falls, a 22-meter long waterfall. 

FAQs About St. Catharines Real Estate

According to current St. Catharines MLS© statistics, the average home listing price in St. Catharines, ON is $709,000. Based on St. Catharines housing inventory, the average home is listed on the market for 21 days and has a 98.3% selling to listing price ratio.

Based on current St. Catharines MLS© data, the average detached house in St. Catharines, ON has a listing price of $762,000. In St. Catharines, detached houses are on the market for 21 days on average.

According to current St. Catharines MLS© data, the average condo in St. Catharines, ON has a listing price of $643,000. In St. Catharines, the average price for a 2-bedroom condo is $652,000 and the average price for a 1-bedroom condo is $560,000.

The average townhouse in St. Catharines has an average listing price of $638,000, which represents a 14.3% change in price from last year. There are currently 68 townhouses for sale in St. Catharines, ON.

According to Statistics Canada Census data, the median total household income in St. Catharines is $54,409 per year, which is below the national median income of $67,000 per year.

In St. Catharines, ON, fewer people rent their homes than own at 31% rent versus 69% own. The median monthly rent price is $1,800 per month versus the median monthly mortgage of $2,600 per month.

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