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South Kamloops Statistics

Updated Saturday, June 24 2017

Apartment Unit

Total Listings24
Average Days On Market59
Average Price$244,421
Median Price$219,900
Lowest Price$124,900
Highest Price$488,800
Average Price/SqFt$275/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$173/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$436/SqFt

Fourplex

Total Listings1
Average Days On Market93
Average Price$585,000
Median Price$585,000
Lowest Price$585,000
Highest Price$585,000
Average Price/SqFt$323/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$323/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$323/SqFt

Half Duplex

Total Listings1
Average Days On Market58
Average Price$289,900
Median Price$289,900
Lowest Price$289,900
Highest Price$289,900
Average Price/SqFt$183/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$183/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$183/SqFt

Manufactured Home

Total Listings11
Average Days On Market37
Average Price$163,682
Median Price$149,900
Lowest Price$24,800
Highest Price$299,000
Average Price/SqFt$128/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$21/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$178/SqFt

Single Family

Total Listings31
Average Days On Market68
Average Price$602,555
Median Price$535,000
Lowest Price$324,900
Highest Price$1,688,888
Average Price/SqFt$233/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$147/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$335/SqFt

Townhouse

Total Listings4
Average Days On Market34
Average Price$292,400
Median Price$289,900
Lowest Price$289,900
Highest Price$299,900
Average Price/SqFt$217/SqFt
Lowest Price/SqFt$170/SqFt
Highest Price/SqFt$264/SqFt

About South Kamloops / Downtown

"South Kamloops" as it is known incorporates the downtown of the City of Kamloops along with anything below the TCH from Valleyview to the HWY overpass over Peterson Creek Park. Stretching along the North and South Thompson River the two rivers meet here at the base of Downtown Kamloops. Being the most Northern part of Kamloops before the river, resting on the South Shore. "Kamloopsians" first differentiate Kamloops by saying South Kamloops / North Kamloops. North Kamloops, Westsyde, Brocklehurst, Batchelor Heights and Westmount on the North West side of the two rivers where they join and South Kamloops, West Kamloops, Sahali, Aberdeen, Dallas, Dufferin, Pineview, Rosehill and Valleyview on the South Shore.

Interesting Fact

The South Thompson River current runs in the spring at a fast 5 knots (6.1 MPH, 6.8 KPH) slowing to approx. 3 knots (4.1 MPH, 4.8 KPH)during the rest of the season. River swimming is different than your lake swimming keep an eye on the kids and pets.

Across the river to the North is the First nations Land with Sun Rivers development perched atop. When the freshet (runoff) finishes in May, you will at times see fossil collectors sifting on the banks as arrow heads and such are regularly found from past Native camps and villages.

Name Origin

The name of Kamloops is derived from the First Nations "Tk'emlups" 'the meeting of the rivers'. The Shuswap or Secwepemc (pronounced suh-Wep-muhc) people occupy a vast territory of the interior of British Columbia. This traditional territory stretches from the Columbia River valley along the Rockey Mountains, west to the Fraser River, and south to the Arrow Lakes. Most Secwepemc people live in the river valleys.The Tk'emlupsemc, the people of the confluence, now known as the Tk'emlups Indian Band (TIB), are members of the Interior-Salish Secwepemc (Shuswap) speaking peoples of British Columbia. The word Kamloops is the English translation of the Shuswap word Tk'emlups, meaning 'where the rivers meet,' and for centuries has been the home of the Tk'emlupsemc, 'people of the confluence.

Outdoors

Two major parks are in the downtown area on the river Pioneer Park a mainly young person and dogs off leash park and Riverside Park where we find the Interior Savings Center Ice rink home of the Kamloops Blazers hockey team. Next door a band shell, kids water park concession's and the like where most large public city sponsored gatherings occur. Nightly music from live bands, performers etc. in the summer from the band shell. Swimming in roped off area supervised by lifeguards. The current runs in the spring at a fast 5 knots (6.1 MPH) slowing to approx. 3 knots (4.1 MPH)during the rest of the season. River swimming is different than your lake swimming keep an eye on the kids and pets. No dogs allowed in this park At Pioneer Park you will find the flattest and easiest boat launch to use considering the current. Launch and move your truck and trailer from the launch area parking up by the antique railway car. You will get ticked and towed if you park anywhere else. The "Kamloops Rivers Trail" a 40+ Km perfect dog and hiking trail, paved, runs along the water and continues over to the North shore out to Westsyde and to the airport for an easy Green run, ride or walk. Tennis courts are also located near Pioneer Park and go to "Under the Dome" in winter. Also along Lorne St we have our down town Dog Park and a horseshoe pit at the Old Kamloops Yacht Club, which is rentable for weddings Etc. Across from the dog park there is a play field , tennis courts and ball diamonds.

Shopping

You are downtown! Nothing more to say, except everything is available from all the major banks to pizza and chocolate. Every type of restaurant, many bars and a few rooftop pubs make eating downtown a pleasure. Parking is easy, pretty much, remember your license plate, find a meter station punch in and pay no need for a ticket on the dash. Our Kamloops Farmers Market run by the Farmers Market Society is every Saturday in the summer for fresh produce, meat, baked goods and handicrafts located at the corner of 3rd and St Paul St.