CENTRAL COQUITLAM

NEIGHBOURHOOD INFORMATION

Central Coquitlam is, as its name states, the central hub for Coquitlam that boasts a variety of residential areas, schools, and commercial zones. Everything you need is within a short distance, and there is an established bus presence for any non-drivers.

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ABOUT

By definition and location, Central Coquitlam is of course the most central subarea of all of Coquitlam. It is an area with a wide range of choices, from condos to townhouses to detached homes of all sizes. The majority of the homes in Central Coquitlam are on flat lots, and have easy access to busses and transportation. It is directly in the middle of Coquitlam’s 2 skytrain hubs – Lougheed Station and Coquitlam station. The majority of busses that run through Central Coquitlam with have direct access to both stations.

There are a variety of schools within Central Coquitlam, as well as a number of amenities and activities. One to highlight is the Poirier Sports Complex which is a new multi-recreational facility for swimming, figure skating, hockey, curling, and lacrosse as well as a community gym. In the area there is also a library branch, a tennis complex, a regularly hosted weekend farmer’s market, and the Dogwood Pavilion community centre.

DEMOGRAPHICS

CENTRAL COQUITLAM DEMOGRAPHICS

Population size:742

Median age:48.40

Average Household Size:3.24

Average Household Income:$122,267

Households with Children:72%

Households without Children:28%

Number of Households:172

Not in the Labour Force:26%

SCHOOLS
CRIME STATS

Crime: *Police Reported Crime Statistics in Canada, 2015. Released on 2016-07-20. Please note: This crime rate is city-wide, not neighbourhood-wide. Different neighbourhoods in the city might have totally different crime rate.

Violent Crime – Below Average

Property Crime – Average

Drug Crime – Below Average

Total Crime – Average

TRANSIT

Central Coquitlam has a great transit score, and is also nearby to skytrains at Brain Station, Lougheed Station, and Coquitlam Station. The skytrain will take you in to Port Moody, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, and various locations through Metro Vancouver. Regular busses run through Central Coquitlam west and east to Coquitlam Station (through to Port Coquitlam/Pitt Meadows) and Lougheed Station (through to New Westminster, Surrey, Burnaby, Vancouver, Richmond). Some main busses are 151, 152, 143 (to SFU).

THINGS TO DO

Central Coquitlam is a huge area that resides a large number of people, and with that means a ton of restaurants and businesses as well! Austin Avenue is a main road that from east to west consists of various restaurants, a Safeway grocer, multiple 7/11’s, banks, liquor stores, pubs, and much more. Because Central Coquitlam is smack dab in the middle of the city, you’re only a quick drive to both Lougheed mall and Coquitlam centre mall as well as the local Coquitlam VIP cinemas (movie theatre). Central Coquitlam is also home to a variety of parks such as Blue Mountain Park and Mundy Park, which have everything from dog parks to baseball fields and running trails.  For golfer’s there is also the Vancouver Golf Club off of Austin which has hosted the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. Regardless of whether you go north, south, east, or west, you won’t be short of things to do.

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CENTRAL COQUITLAM

DETACHED HOME STATS 2014 2015 2016 
AVG PRICE $855,369 $1,046,637 $1,307,180
PRICE: LOW-HIGH $496,000 – $1,930,000 $57,000 – $2,298,000 $114,000 – $2,698,000
AVG DAYS ON MARKET 38 20 16
# OF SALES 203 285 273
ATTACHED STATS 2014 2015 2016 
AVG PRICE $285,014 $298,170 $339,393
PRICE: LOW-HIGH $115,000 – $730,000 $109,000 – $888,000 $107,387 – $850,000
AVG DAYS ON MARKET 36 41 18
# OF SALES 59 96 91

Central Coquitlam Detached Stats Last 5 Years HPI

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